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...

Stadler announces completion of first Class 93 carbody

Stadler has started production of the Class 93 locomotive fleet for Rail Operations UK and finished the first carbody. Assembly of all the components and sub-systems will soon begin. After a period of testing and approvals, the first locomotive...

GB Railfreight awards Wabtec UK long term maintenance contract

The multi-million-pound deal with GB Railfreight will deliver planned preventative maintenance and failure repairs for a total of 720 wagons, 570 of which are owned by Wascosa. In addition, Wabtec will overhaul wheelsets for the Wascosa vehicles at their...

Greater Anglia announces last scheduled trips for Class 317s

Greater Anglia has announced it Class 317 trains will run for the last time on Saturday 16 July, as the roll out of its new suburban trains continues. The introduction of new trains has already reached the point where...

eviFile and Alstom team up to digitise major rail signalling projects across UK

Leeds-headquartered SaaS firm eviFile has announced it’s working with Alstom Transport UK Ltd – the multinational rolling stock manufacturer and the UK’s leading signalling and rail infrastructure provider in CP6 – to roll out the eviFile platform across all...

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...

Start of testing marks major milestone for Avanti West Coast’s new fleet

The first of Avanti West Coast’s new fleet of trains has entered static testing at Hitachi Rail’s Newton Aycliffe factory in the North East of England. In a major milestone for the £350m project, carriages from a Class 805 bi-mode...

A new livery for LNER Intercity 225 fleet

London North Eastern Railway (LNER), as part of essential maintenance work, has unveiled a new and distinctive livery for its InterCity 225 fleet. The distinctive design features LNER’s trademark colours of red, oxblood, grey and white, along with its iconic...

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