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Network Rail is currently transitioning to a predictive and preventative infrastructure maintenance strategy. Kevin Smith charts the progress made so far and picks up on some of the challenges the…
Abellio Greater Anglia is the first British franchise to embark on complete replacement of its train fleet as part of its growth strategy to fund premium payments to the British…
IRJ at Railtex 2017: Alstom launched its CLever lightweight catenary system for the British market during the Railtex exhibition following a trial installation on the West Coast Main Line. The…
AFTER a difficult year in 2016, Eurostar returned to growth in the first three months of this year with increasing revenues and ridership, according to the operator’s first quarter results,…
IRJ at Railtex 2017: Hitachi and Talgo are both showing concept trains for potential operation on Britain’s HS2 high-speed line, which is due to open between London and Birmingham in…
IRJ at Railtex 2017: Speaking at the Railtex exhibition in Birmingham, Britain, MTR's Mr Jeremy Long revealed that MTR, the Crossrail operator, is talking to Transport for London (TfL) about…
TRANSPORT Scotland has appointed WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff to produce a business case for improvements to the Highland Main Line between Perth and Inverness.
THE first Hitachi class 802 inter-city train for Great Western Railway (GWR) services from London to Devon and Cornwall left the Japanese port Kobe on April 26 on the first…
BRITISH Steel says it has become the first manufacturer to produce and deliver ultra-long corrosion protected rail with the completion of a renewal project in Scotland.
GERMAN Rail’s (DB) British rail freight subsidiary, DB Cargo UK, confirmed on April 26 that it has successfully reached agreements with four trade unions, Aslef, RMT, TSSA, and Unite, who…
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