Signalling at Manchester to be overhauled over Jubilee weekend

Network Rail will complete a major signalling overhaul in Manchester over the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday. As part of a project to modernise journeys into the city, a 132-year-old signal box near Philips Park will be removed, with control...

New signalling on Great Northern’s London Moorgate route

A new, state-of-the-art signalling system has been commissioned over the bank holiday, promising Great Northern rail passengers at 30 stations much more reliable journeys on the route to Moorgate in the City of London. The digital equipment replaces outdated and...

First passenger trains travel on new section of Northern line tunnel, as part of Bank Station Capacity Upgrade

Transport for London (TfL) completed a major milestone in the overhaul of Bank station over the Easter weekend, as test passenger trains ran through the new tunnel for the first time. More than 2km of new southbound running tunnel...

Northern City Line enters new phase as East Coast Digital Programme prepares to commission new equipment

Passengers intending to travel on the Northern City Line between Finsbury Park and Moorgate over the Early May Bank Holiday weekend (30 April – 2 May inclusive) are asked to plan ahead as work is taking place to commission...

Alstom wins second major South London signalling contract

Alstom, global leader in smart and sustainable mobility, has been awarded a £69million signalling contract by Network Rail to deliver Phase 5 of the hugely important Victoria Area Re-signalling Programme. The announcement for the delivery stages (GRIP 5-8) of Victoria...

Putting it to the test: Changes on Northern City Line as East Coast Digital Programme tests and commissions new equipment

Passengers travelling on the Northern City Line in April and May are being urged to plan ahead as work to test and commission newly installed signalling equipment takes place. This work will take place on 9/10 April and the Early...

Hitachi have training on track with new technology

Hitachi Information Control Systems Europe Ltd (HICSE) are taking their simulator support to the next level with the launch of the NX Panel high fidelity simulation which provides training support for Signallers in a real-time, real-world environment. For more than...

A Revolution in Safety, Performance and Efficiency for Lineside Signalling Power

Are you ready to join the revolution in railway asset management? Asset Managers, Engineers, Maintainers and Technology Specialists have been coming together to drive a step-change in safety, performance, efficiency and reliability in lineside signalling power assets using CableGuardian...

Power supply boost in latest stage of Midland Main Line Upgrade

Better journeys are on track for passengers in the East Midlands, as Network Rail continue to upgrade the railway between Luton and Bedford this month. On Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 March, engineers will be upgrading the overhead line equipment...

Major signalling delivery contract awarded to Alstom

Alstom has been awarded a £49 million signalling contract with Network Rail for the delivery of new signalling, level crossings and other assets between Farncombe in Surrey and Petersfield in Hampshire on the London Waterloo to Portsmouth. The delivery stages...

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Train service calls at Reston for first time in 50 years

Communities from East Berwickshire in the Scottish Borders were this morning connected by rail for the first time in...