There was a degree of déjà vu at 7.10am 20th March on an obscure but vital stretch of the west coast line at Stromeferry. The press and cameras were out in force to record the first convoy of cars driving...

Asking about rubber

With level crossings, and level crossing safety, very much in the public eye, the rail engineer met with Richard Whatley, Managing Director of STRAIL (UK) Limited, to ask about the advantage of rubber crossing surfaces. TRE: What made you interested...

Bombardier recruiting!

We’ve all seen the headlines about Bombardier’s factory in Derby. They all reported on the recent loss of the Thameslink contract, job losses, and even threats to the plant’s long-term future. These headlines were large, and loud, and usually...

Taking stock

Huge cost savings could be made when Britain buys its next generations of trains if the industry works together to design and procure them, according to Network Rail’s draft Route Utilisation Strategy (RUS) on passenger rolling stock. The report, which...

Network Rail approves Bender UK’s RS4 rail signal power protection system

Network Rail has approved Bender UK’s next-generation RS4 Rail Signalling Power Protection system that delivers increased sensitivity for first earth fault location...