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Britain's infrastructure manager, Network Rail, has set up a consultancy subsidiary to sell its expertise to railways around the world. Network Rail Consulting's new managing director Nigel Ash (pictured) tells…
IRJ at InnoTrans 2012: HITACHI today announced it has selected MTU as its preferred supplier for the contract to supply and maintain 250 700kW diesel powerpacks for Britain's Intercity Express…
THREE signalling companies have been awarded contracts worth about £20m by Network Rail (NR) to develop software prototypes for a national traffic management system.
THE dispute over the award of the InterCity West Coast passenger franchise to First Group has intensified as Virgin Trains, the current operator of the London – Glasgow route, has…
SIR Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, has made a final appeal against the recent decision by Britain's Department for Transport (DfT) to award the 13-year four-month franchise for InterCity…
BRITAIN's Department for Transport (DfT) has awarded First Group the contract to operate the flagship InterCity West Coast franchise for 13 years and four months from December 9, ousting the…
MTR CORPORATION has stressed its commitment to expanding its activities in Europe, and in particular Britain, after revealing a 6.1% increase in first-half revenues.
DB Schenker Rail is to expand its freight operations between Britain and mainland Europe with the launch of a second weekly train between London and Wroclaw, Poland, on October 9.
A PROJECT to understand and address the causes of poor electrical transfer on the third rail dc network has been launched as part of the recently-formed alliance between British infrastructure…
This month London sees an unprecedented test of its transport infrastructure in the form of the Olympic Games. Keith Barrow examines how the city has prepared for the event.
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