Major disruption expected after Hampshire landslip

A large landslip in Hampshire has left one of the tracks of the main line from London to Basingstoke hanging in mid-air, one other track damaged, and huge disruption expected for customers. The slip, on an embankment to the northeast...

West Coast Mainline repair works completed

Emergency engineering works to fix flood-damage to the West Coast Mainline near Carstairs have now been completed. The line will reopen for passenger trains on Friday, January 6, but customers are being urged only to travel if their journey is...

Strike disruption to be compounded by engineering work warns GWR

GWR has reminded customers that major disruption to rail services will continue this weekend as strike action and planned engineering work limits the number of trains able to operate. On Saturday 7 January, industrial action will continue, as well as...

Work continues to improve level-crossing safety in Horsham this August bank holiday weekend

Network Rail engineers have successfully completed upgrades to Littlehaven level crossing and now have the bank holiday weekend to complete final stages of work at Parsonage Road level crossing in Horsham while the railway is less busy. People travelling through...

Eversholt Rail adopts Aiimi Insight Engine to deliver advanced business insights

Data and analytics specialist Aiimi today announced that rail rolling stock owners Eversholt Rail has adopted its AI-powered platform, the Aiimi Insight Engine, to enhance business intelligence and insights. The Aiimi Insight Engine will be used to aggregate, index, and...

Finboot appointed by Amey Consulting to help drive down conflict associated costs

Amey Consulting has entered into a partnership with Finboot to develop a blockchain solution using its MARCO platform to cut conflict-associated costs in the rail industry.  Conflicts cost the rail industry billions of pounds each year. A successful blockchain solution...

Boost to London’s night-time economy as full Night Tube service restored for the first time since the start of the pandemic

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that, from this weekend, all Night Tube services will be fully restored after they were suspended in March 2020 due to the pandemic. Services on the Piccadilly line return on the evening of Friday...

World first as high-speed trains wheel performance now digitally-monitored live

Hitachi Rail is installing its cutting-edge live monitoring solution across Great Western Railway’s high-speed fleet of 93 intercity trains, in a world-first for digital maintenance. This technology will boost fleet availability by over 100 days per year. This will be...

Northern’s fleet improvements continue apace with Class 333 trains serving North & West Yorkshire the latest to undergo digital upgrades

Northern’s programme of digital upgrades to its fleet continues apace with its Class 333 trains the latest to offer an improved experience to customers. Enhancements include the installation of high-definition CCTV cameras, USB charging points and plug sockets as well...

D/Gauge launch Dynamic Vehicle Modelling Service

D/Gauge have expanded their services to include dynamic vehicle modelling. Dynamic vehicle modelling is refining the designs of a vehicle, and then applying vehicle dynamics to assess safety, clearance, and risk implications. This service will greatly help with railway...

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Transport Secretary promises transformational industry change

Transport Secretary Mark Harper yesterday pledged to transform the UK’s railways as he set out his long-term vision. Speaking at...