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BRITAIN’s secretary of state for transport, Mr Chris Grayling, has confirmed electrification of the Manchester - York Trans-Pennine route will go ahead, following speculation that the government was planning to…
Britain’s regulator has launched an inquiry into the major disruption to train services on the Northern and Thameslink networks following the introduction of a new timetable on May 20. David…
BRITAIN’s railways are currently facing their worst crisis since the Hatfield derailment in 2000 which was caused by a broken rail and led to the virtual paralysis of the system…
ELECTRIFICATION remains an “optimal solution” for the development of the busiest parts of Britain’s railway network, despite the cancellation of three key schemes last summer, according to a report by…
BRITISH infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) has invited suppliers to bid for 10-year track maintenance contracts worth up to £5bn, as part of a plan to introduce three new geographically-focused…
BRITAIN’S Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has called for infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) to spend more on reliability and safety over the next five years, including an extra…
PORTERBROOK Leasing Company has awarded Siemens a First-in-Class (FiC) design and fitment contract to install ETCS Level 2, Baseline 3 on-board equipment on a Great Western Railways class 387 Bombardier…
MR Andrew Haines has been named as the new CEO of Britain’s infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) to succeed Mr Mark Carne. Haines will take up his new appointment in…
IRJ at Infrarail 2018 London: British infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) says it is planning to adopt a new approach to the procurement of ERTMS, with a focus on the…
BRITISH Steel has started construction of a new rail mill in Scunthorpe, Britain, to produce Zinoco-coated rails up to 108m long and welded rails with a maximum length of 216m.…
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