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SIR Peter Hendy, London's transport commissioner, has been appointed chairman of Network Rail (NR) and told to review its five-year £38bn investment programme which is running over budget with some…
THE University of Huddersfield's Institute of Railway Research (IRR) has been tasked with investigating innovative switches and crossings as well as new types of track system as part of the…
BRITISH infrastructure manager Network Rail has completed the construction of a new platform at Needham Market station on the London – Norwich line in less than 36 hours using a…
Network Rail (NR) is currently revising its approach to track worker safety according to three specific principles. Stuart Browning, NR's programme manager control of work, Michelle Rogers, engagement manager at…
A shortage of suitable DMU stock means operators on many regional and suburban routes inBritain are struggling to cope with an inadequate fleet of ageing trains. One solution could be…
The economic disparity between the north and south of England has been mirrored by inconsistent levels of investment in the rail network. But with a general election this month and…
THREE new European Union (EU) railway research projects, which will form the preliminary work of the future core activities of the Shift2Rail joint technology initiative, were launched at an event…
NETWORK Rail (NR) has awarded Siemens Rail Automation a contract to develop system architecture and a deployment strategy for the rollout of an ETCS Level 2 overlay on the Great…
BRITAIN's infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) has awarded a contract to Jacobs Engineering Group, United States, for surveying work and design for a new western rail link to London's Heathrow…
BRITISH infrastructure manager Network Rail has awarded Signalling Solutions (SSL), a 50:50 joint venture between Alstom and Balfour Beatty Rail, a £43m contract to carry out resignalling work on the…
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