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BRITAIN's secretary of state for transport Mr Patrick McLoughlin announced on September 30 that electrification of the Trans-Pennine route from Manchester to Leeds, York, and Selby, and the Midland Main…
CHILTERN Railways reached a key milestone on the construction of its new link to Oxford on the morning of September 28 with the first driver training run over the new…
The infrastructure pillar of Europe's Shift2Rail research programme promises a raft of innovations aimed at improving resilience and reducing costs. Professor Andy Doherty, chief rail technology officer with Network Rail…
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…
THREE of Europe's major railways face some serious challenges in the coming months as they try to grapple with problems ranging from a failure to react to rapid changes in…
BRITISH infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) has selected Hitachi Rail Europe to supply the traffic management system for London's north-south Thameslink network as part of its £6.5bn upgrading and expansion…
FOUR British universities have launched an £8.5m five-year research programme aimed at developing track which will cost less, last longer and have reduced maintenance needs.
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…
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