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BRITAIN’s secretary of state for transport, Mr Chris Grayling, has announced changes to the way the railway is run in England which he says will improve the reliability of rail…
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…
SCOTLAND’s transport minister Mr Humza Yousef has called for Network Rail (NR) to fully transfer all responsibilities for infrastructure investment to its Scotland route following an independent review of corporate…
AS part of its continuing devolution strategy, British infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) has announced a major management restructuring, which includes creating a new managing director for its northern portfolio…
NETWORK Rail announced on August 11 that it has awarded a contract to Siemens Rail Automation for the design, construction, testing and commissioning of the Port Talbot West Phase 1…
BRITISH infrastructure manager Network Rail’s Thameslink Programme achieved a milestone on July 30 following the successful operation of a class 700 train through central London using European Train Control System…
Coal was once the cornerstone of the British rail freight business, but changes in energy policy have triggered a steep and rapid decline in volumes. Keith Barrow looks at the…
LORAM, United States, has announced its acquisition of RVEL, the rolling stock engineering and operating specialist based in Derby, Britain, and now seeks to grow its customer base in Britain…
THE first trials with two Hitachi Rail Europe class 800 Intercity Express Programme (IEP) bi-mode trains under electric traction were conducted on Britain's Great Western Main Line on the night…
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