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BRITAIN's infrastructure manager, Network Rail (NR), has agreed framework deals with Ansaldo STS, Infrasig, Invensys Rail, and Signalling Solutions to develop and design ETCS Level 2 signalling and train control…
BRITISH infrastructure manager Network Rail has awarded Amey a five-year contract for electrification work on the Great Western Main Line (GWML).
Last month the British government issued its command paper on the future of the country’s railways, which set an ambitious target of cutting costs by £3.5bn by the end of…
BRITISH Infrastructure manager Network Rail has unveiled the new western concourse at King's Cross station in London, the terminus of the East Coast Main Line, and a major hub for…
BRITISH infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) has announced framework agreements worth approximately £1.5bn for railway signalling projects over the next seven years.
NETWORK Rail has awarded three contracts worth £55m as part of the so-called £1bn Edinburgh Glasgow Improvement Programme (EGIP). Morgan Sindall will rebuild Edinburgh's Haymarket station under a £25m scheme…
December 16, 2011

The red gold rush

With copper prices soaring, cable theft from railways has become more prevalent in recent years impacting the reliability of rail services all over the world. Kevin Smith examines the challenge…
BRITAIN's chancellor, Mr George Osborne, has announced that more than £1.4bn will be invested in rail projects in an attempt to stimulate the country's ailing economy. The main benefits will…
Chris Acton, director of British railway engineering and design consultancy Tritech Rail, highlights the continuing skills shortage in the industry, which he says is threatening business growth and the future…
BRITAIN has finally completed its roller-coaster project to modernise Europe’s busiest mixed-traffic railway, the 800km West Coast Main Line linking London, Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool and Glasgow - at the third…
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