Scottish railway suppliers welcome the publication of rail funding for CP7 (April 2024 to March 2029)

RIA Scotland has today welcomed the publication of the High-Level Output Specification (HLOS) and Statement of Funds Available (SoFA) for Scotland's Railway infrastructure for Control Period 7 (CP7, April 2024 to March 2029). This comes after RIA Scotland last...

A step closer to more sustainable travel in South East Wales

Travelling by public transport, walking and cycling is becoming easier in South East Wales with continued progress towards a cleaner, greener, better-connected region. Details of the work undertaken by The Burns Delivery Unit have been released in its latest annual...

GTR has announced a variety of internal promotions and appointments across the company

Kicking off 2023, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) – the operator for Southern, Thameslink, Gatwick Express and Great Northern – has announced a variety of internal promotions and appointments across the company. Ralph Pidsley has taken on the role of Chief Financial...

Huge programme of signalling work continues between Feltham and Wokingham this February half term

During February half term, a dual railway closure will see lines closed for nine days as Network Rail continue to bring the old signalling system up to modern standards. From Saturday 11 to Sunday 19 February, buses will replace trains from...

First new TfW train named ‘Happy Valley’

The first brand new train unveiled by Transport for Wales has been named ‘Happy Valley’ following a national competition for young people. To celebrate the once-in-a-generation opportunity of brand new trains coming to Wales and the Borders, TfW ran a...

The Queensland Rail Revolution

Australia’s sunshine state is seeking rail professionals to be part of Queensland’s rail revolution. Queensland Rail (QR) exists to connect communities with the delivery of game-changing new infrastructure over the next decade. There’s never been a more exciting time...

HIMA Group acquires Sella Controls

Expansion of product and service portfolio for railway and process industries / Synergies for international growth / Continuity in strategy and management. The HIMA Group headquartered in Bruehl, Germany, which specialises in safety-related automation solutions, has acquired the UK system...

New research hub to help tackle decarbonisation and improve transport resilience

Government pledges £10 million to support innovation in transport decarbonisation. A new research hub is being launched to boost innovative measures to decarbonise and improve transport, as the country works towards its net zero goals. Decarbonisation Minister Jesse Norman has announced...

HS2 welcomes planning approval for Washwood Heath Depot near Birmingham

Today , Birmingham City Council granted Schedule 17 approval under the HS2 Phase One Act 2017, for HS2’s Washwood Heath Depot, north-east of Birmingham city centre. This is where HS2 trains will be maintained, serviced and stored when not...

Network Rail brings new life to land in Lowestoft

A team from Network Rail has cleared an area of disused railway land in Lowestoft and planted 30 young willow trees to boost biodiversity. The land, which is between the railway line and Denmark Road, was once allotments but became...

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Scottish railway suppliers welcome the publication of rail funding for CP7 (April 2024 to March 2029)

RIA Scotland has today welcomed the publication of the High-Level Output Specification (HLOS) and Statement of Funds Available (SoFA)...