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Zonegreen develops derailer powered by sun

Sheffield-based rail safety specialists, Zonegreen, have launched an innovative solar powered derailer, to bring clients environmental and economic benefits. The firm has developed a means of integrating renewable energy into a powered derailer, improving the safety of depot staff, whilst...

Work starts on the Tyne and Wear Metro’s new train depot

Work has started on Tyne and Wear Metro’s new £70m train depot. Contractors have begun removing large sections of track and overhead line to make way for the new building at South Gosforth in Newcastle. The new Metro depot will be...

A fresh approach to depot safety

FirstClass Safety & Control, the Essex-based safety control system specialist, which was created following a management buyout of the safety control division of Beck & Pollitzer back in 2017, has been supplying safety control systems for over 20 years. The...

Ardwick depot safety enhanced as it prepares for new fleet

Ardwick depot in Manchester is preparing for a £500 million new fleet of trains, set to replace the much-maligned Pacers. As part of the necessary upgrades, Sheffield rail safety specialist Zonegreen is installing its Depot Personnel Protection System (DPPS®) onto...

New £100m train depot to open in Wales

This depot will be used to house and service 36 new metro vehicles operating on the Taff Vale lines.

SNCF to open “factory of the future” in Romilly-sur-Seine

SNCF has acquired a six-hectare site in Romilly-sur-Seine where it plans to build a new technical centre of excellence.

Mechan to ship first order to the Americas

UK rail depot equipment specialist Mechan is preparing to ship its first order to the Americas.

Contractor chosen to build depot for Locomotive Workshop Rotterdam

In March, Mitsui and Siemens announced their intention to form a 50-50 joint venture (JV) and build the depot.

Elizabeth line Old Oak Common depot goes live

TfL Rail and Bombardier have launched operations at the new Elizabeth line depot at Old Oak Common.

Hochtief to build new GWR depot in Exeter

Great Western Railway has signed a contract with Hochtief to build a new maintenance depot in Exeter.

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