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BRITAIN’s Department for Transport revealed its shortlist of bidders for the South Eastern franchise on June 22.
BRITAIN’s Department for Transport (DfT) has released the shortlist of bidders for the West Coast Partnership (WCP) franchise, which will operate inter-city services on the West Coast Main Line from…
BRITAIN’s infrastructure manager Network Rail has appointed Arcadis as a programme partner to support the implementation of its Digital Railway programme.
FIRSTGROUP and MTR will today sign a contract worth around £895m with Bombardier for 750 Aventra EMU cars for the new South Western Franchise, which the two companies will take…
BRITAIN’s infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) has awarded a £9m contract to Atkins to upgrade signalling on a section of the Cornish Main Line.
RESEARCHERS at the University of Huddersfield have developed a new software tool which harnesses big data to reduce the risk of Signals Passed at Danger (Spad) incidents.
THE steep decline in demand for coal continued to erode rail freight traffic in Britain during the 2016-17 financial year, according to statistics published by the Office of Rail and…
THE rail division of First Group, Britain, saw a 26.2% drop in profit from £72.9m for the year ending March 31 2016 to £53.8m in 2016-17, while its operating margin…
One of the recurring themes of Railtex 2017 was the ‘digital railway’, which emphasises using historical data and analytics to unlock a wide range of benefits ranging from predictive maintenance…
DB Cargo’s British subsidiary, DB Cargo UK, is now offering digital route learning for its drivers in collaboration with Track Access Services (TAS).
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