Greater Anglia using new software to reduce delays caused by train faults

Greater Anglia is using a new hi-tech software tool which helps get trains fixed quickly if faults occur during journeys to reduce delays to customers. The software – a decision support tool - is used by technicians in the company’s...

August Bank Holiday work to introduce digital signalling on East Coast Main Line

Passengers intending to travel between London Kings Cross and Stevenage and on Great Northern routes into Moorgate over the August Bank Holiday weekend are being asked to plan ahead due to engineering work, and check how their journey may...

Powers sought to upgrade level crossings as part of major signalling upgrade programme for Cambridge

A Transport and Works Act Order (TWAO) application has been submitted to the Department for Transport to seek powers to upgrade seven level crossings as part of the £194 million Cambridge re-signalling programme.   Seven level crossings (six in Cambridgeshire and...

August Bank Holiday rail works set to improve passengers’ journeys

Passengers are advised to check before they travel this August Bank Holiday as Network Rail is set to carry out track, signalling and overhead wire works to improve Anglia’s rail network. Works will take place from Saturday 27 August to...

Historic lightboxes restored at Earl’s Court station

TfL has restored four train destination lightboxes from 1905, connecting them to a brand-new signalling system. The lightboxes are now fully operational on the District line platforms at Grade II listed Earl’s Court station. This comes as a part of...

Hitachi Rail wins French digital signalling infrastructure contract

Hitachi Rail has been selected by SNCF Réseau as the sole supplier within the framework agreement for the development and deployment of a new generation of wayside ERTMS (**) Radio Block Centers (RBC (*)). The deployment of the RBC Argos,...

Access to high-speed mobile connectivity on the Tube takes a major step forward

Vodafone and Virgin Media O2 have joined BAI Communications’ (BAI) network, meaning that customers of all four mobile network operators will be able to access high-speed 4G and 5G-ready mobile connectivity across the Tube. BAI was awarded a 20-year concession...

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...

£1 billion technology investment to bring railway into 21st century

More than £1 billion of Government funding will be used to replace outdated Victorian infrastructure with cutting edge digital signalling technology. One third of the nation’s population live within 20 minutes of a station on the East Coast Main Line...

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...

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RSSB’s Rail Carbon Tool (RCT) enables the rail industry to calculate and analyse the carbon footprints of UK rail...