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Avanti West Coast trials wayfinding technology to help customers navigate station

Avanti West Coast is trialling digital technology to help customers navigate their way around railway stations step by step. A digital wayfinding tool – an information system to guide people through a physical environment – in the form of a...

HS2 opens its Innovation Accelerator programme to cutting-edge tech firms

Entrepreneurs and innovative new uses of data and digital technology sought to cut carbon on the project and help increase construction site safety and security. The company delivering Britain’s new high speed rail network has today (3 June) launched the...

National Rail to help passengers make more informed decisions when travelling thanks to latest technology

From today National Rail passengers returning to the train over coming months can feel even more in control of their journey, thanks to the launch of a new last mile feature on National Rail’s Alert Me by MessengerAs part of...

Senceive acquired by Eddyfi/NDT

Canadian industrial technology group Eddyfi/NDT announced today the acquisition of London-based Senceive Ltd, a world-leader in the design, manufacture and continuous improvement of wireless condition monitoring technology for civil engineering applications. Senceive will join Eddyfi/NDT as a separate entity...

Rail industry first as ‘green pavement’ technology installed at London Northwestern Railway station

Remarkable new technology allowing rail passengers to generate green energy on their journey has been installed at a London Northwestern Railway (LNR) station. Leighton Buzzard, in Bedfordshire, has become the first transport hub in the country to receive the Pavegen system...

Hyperdrive Innovation recognised with Prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise as global demand for electrification reaches new heights

Hyperdrive Innovation, the UK’s leading designer and manufacturer of lithium-ion battery technology, has today been awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise, recognising the company for its excellence in Innovation, following a period of rapid growth as demand for...

World’s first Very Light Rail rapid-charger installed

World’s first Very Light Rail ultra-rapid charging station installed at Dudley test facilityUltra-rapid charge station technology a first for UK railBattery-powered VLR trams to help decarbonise urban transport The world’s first Very Light Rail (VLR) ultra-rapid battery charge station has...

HS2 joins forces with Digital Catapult to harness latest technologies for the project

HS2 is linking with Digital Catapult, the UK’s leading advanced digital technology innovation centre, to identify and secure the potential offered by emerging technologies such as 5G and machine learning. As part of a three-year framework agreement, HS2 will draw...

More eTickets help rail passengers socially distance on Thameslink and Great Northern

Rail passengers will be able to socially distance more easily, helping prevent the spread of Covid-19, by using smartphone eTickets at 14 more stations on the Gatwick Express, Great Northern, Southern and Thameslink network. Parent company Govia Thameslink Railway this...

D/Gauge Sign Long-Term Contract with Network Rail For ‘Network Clearance’ Software

Gauging expert D/Gauge has announced its latest contract secured with Network Rail: to provide clearance assessments for the entire network. The new platform, powered by specialist gauging software, will be rolled out to over 1,000 Network Rail users. With this contract, D/Gauge will be able to support Network Rail’s key asset management, maintenance...

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Four Network Rail employees recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Four Network Rail employees have been named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, published on Friday 11 June. Rajinder Pryor,...