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...
Metal wheels on metal rails have, for almost 200 years,
provided energy-efficient transport due to their low rolling resistance and
effective load bearing.
That apart, today’s railways bear little resemblance...
At a recent IRSE section event in Birmingham, Tim Lane,
principal strategy and innovation manager, Network Rail Telecom (NRT), gave a
presentation on Network Rail’s latest innovations in telecommunications and how
these may be applied...
For ten years, the innovation conference run by the Railway
Industry Association (RIA) has gone from strength to strength and, in 2018, won
the Trade Association Forum’s best conference award. This year, it attracted...
The safe operation and signalling of single-line railways
are crucial as any head-on crash between two trains is potentially
catastrophic. Incidents of this nature are thankfully very rare as the systems
devised to allow only...
UNIFE, the Association of the European Rail Industry,
has released a new vision paper on digitalisation that aims to bring the
European rail supply industry’s views and objectives into the centre of the
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...
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