GWML

BRITISH infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) completed electrification of the Great Western Main Line (GWML) between Maidenhead and Didcot on December 27, enabling the start of electric services on January…
THE first 200km/h Inter-city Express Programme (IEP) bi-mode trains being supplied by Agility Trains consortium, which includes Hitachi Rail Europe, entered service with Great Western Railway (GWR) on the London…
A combination of poor project management and overengineering which had led to delays and soaring costs on a major British electrification project will seriously undermine the prospects for future main…
 THE cost of modernising Britain’s Great Western Main Line (GWML) has risen by £2.1bn more than originally planned in 2013 to £5.58bn, according to a damning report published by the…
BRITAIN’s Rail Minister Mr Paul Maynard MP announced on November 8 that after scrutiny from the Hendy review, he and the Department for Transport (DfT) have decided to defer four…
GREAT Western Railway (GWR) launched electric suburban services out of London Paddington on September 5, when the first two of 45 class 387 Electrostar EMUs began operating peak services to…
BRITISH infrastructure manager Network Rail NR has awarded Alstom a £79m contract to resignal the 58km London Paddington - Reading section of the Great Western Main Line.
BRITAIN's infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) has finally installed the first kilometre of wiring on the delayed project to electrify the Great Western Main Line between London and Bristol, Cardiff,…
Just a year into its five-year funding period, British infrastructure manager Network Rail is mired in a spending crisis with its programme of renewals and enhancements running behind schedule and…
The project to develop a new-generation long-distance train for Britain has suffered a lengthy gestation but with production facilities, depots and the first trains taking shape, the Intercity Express Programme…
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