Stuart Calvert, director of
programme technical services and supply chain at Network Rail’s Group Digital
Railway (GDR), has been announced as its new managing director following the
retirement of David Waboso.
Network Rail has announced
sweeping changes to its organisation following the completion of new chief
executive Andrew Haines’ ‘100 Day Review’.
Introducing his plans, Andrew
Haines said that the organisation needed to...
It’s all change at the top as Laurent Troger resigns as president of Bombardier Transportation to “pursue opportunities outside the company”. Danny Di Perna, who joined Bombardier in 2018 and is head...
High Speed Two (HS2) has released its latest
designs for the Old Oak Common complex in west London, which will be the
interchange between the high-speed railway from London Euston to Birmingham and
Rail Engineer has reported on the use of data analytics before (issues 136 and 148, February 2016 and February 2017) following attendance at Rolling Stock Maintenance conferences organised by London Business Conferences....
Network Rail took advantage of the Christmas and New Year holiday to undertake
some of the lengthier and more onerous projects that the renewal and
enhancement of the railway network demands.
Engineer has reported on numerous infrastructure upgrade projects to provide
the extra and longer trains needed for increasing passenger numbers. This extra
traffic also requires station enhancements to provide space for passengers to
question of what should replace GSM-R as the future radio bearer for track to
train communication has recently been the subject of conferences, discussions
and, yes, even articles in Rail Engineer. Considerations of...
Christmas, Battersea Pier junction became the latest focus of intense activity
as it was renewed over an 11-day blockade. Battersea Pier junction is one of
London’s busiest junctions.
the independent Czech railway operator that also runs services in Slovakia, has
introduced its new Bombardier TRAXX locomotives into passenger service on the
route from Prague to Ostrava and Návsí.
and North Eastern Railway started to electrify the Shenfield to Liverpool
Street line during the 1930s; civil engineering work had started before the
Second World War but the conflict delayed completion till 1949....
Wavertree resignalling is one of the latest resignalling schemes to be
completed and involved new signalling between Edge Hill station, just outside
Liverpool, and Winsford station in the south. Weaver Junction, the oldest
Guest author: Alan Bamforth, managing director of ABG Ltd.
infrastructure has retaining walls and bridge abutments. Inherent in the design
of these structures is the requirement for adequate water pressure...
Guest author: Nassar Majothi, director of the rail specialist services group at WSP London.
All too often, major infrastructure
programmes are subject to significant complications, which can delay delivery