The first of TransPennine Express’s (TPE) new fleet of Nova
3 trains, which will initially come into service in the coming months between
Liverpool Lime Street and Scarborough, has now completed testing and been
Bombardier’s new Class 710/2 ‘Aventra’ train, destined for London Overground’s Gospel Oak to Barking and Watford lines, has received its first limited approval from railway regulator the Office of Rail and Road...
Seminar programme, arranged and hosted by Rail Engineer, gives Railtex
exhibitors the opportunity to talk about their latest developments to an enquiring
and knowledgeable audience.
last Railtex exhibition, in...
Railtex, the UK’s definitive exhibition of railway products
and services, returns to Birmingham’s NEC next month. As always, the show will
have an international flavour and is expecting visitors from more than 50
Several railway engineering companies featured strongly at
the recent Plantworx Innovation Awards, and several others of the innovations
that were applauded have obvious applications in the sector. These were
indications of the stronger links between...
Train operators and Network Rail are set to publish new
measures for train punctuality as part of plans to reduce delays across the
network and boost customer satisfaction. From April, up to the minute
Rail Engineer regularly publishes articles that show the
railway is really very high-tech these days. In-cab signalling systems, digital
traffic management, remote condition monitoring, track-inspection trains,
long-line public address, aerial surveys - it’s all very...
Stadler’s new SMILE electric multiple unit, which Swiss
national operator SBB calls Giruno (Buzzard), has been issued an operating
licence by the Swiss Federal Office of Transport (FOT) to run at 200km/h
(125mph) in single-train...
accident on the Croydon tram network in November 2016, in which seven people
were killed and many more injured, has raised many questions about tram safety.
As reported in issue 171 (Jan/Feb 2019),...
An earlier article in Rail Engineer described HS2’s £2.75 billion procurement of at least 54 classic-compatible high-speed trains to run from London to Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool and Glasgow. This month’s issue considers...
Environmental Agency figures show that, per passenger kilometre, rail
transport’s CO2 emissions are respectively 28 and 11 per cent of those on road
and air transport. Nevertheless, however good rail’s environmental credentials,
the industry can...
RSSB, the not-for-profit company that is owned by major industry stakeholders and was established as the Rail Safety and Standards Board in April 2003, has recently published its 2019-2024 Business Plan.
Network Rail developed the GRIP (Governance for Railway Investment Projects) process to manage and control investment projects – ones that enhance or renew the national rail network as opposed to those involved...
Seminars take place in the Rail Engineer Seminar Theatre on stand D61
10:30 - Reliability Centred Maintenance: driving operational and cost efficienciesReg CookDirector - Asset Management, Telent Technology...
Driving Operation EfficiencyTelent Technology ServicesStand L31
Telent has over 30 years’ experience in delivering and maintaining railway station and operational communication systems. The company’s...
Start your intelligent journeyNomad DigitalStand B17
is a leading provider of passenger and fleet-management solutions. The
integration of Nomad’s solutions into the on-train environment improves...