Keith Williams, the independent chair of the Williams Rail Review, delivered the 2019 Bradshaw Address at the Institution of Civil Engineers. In it, he stated that “the industry needs to fundamentally realign itself to its customers – passengers and freight....
Bombardier Transportation has announced that it has signed an agreement with Motherson Rolling Stock Systems GB, a wholly owned subsidiary of Motherson Sumi Systems, transferring Bombardier’s assets in connection with the production and installation of electrical components...
Zetica, the engineering and environmental geophysics consultancy, has renovated a 21,500 sq.ft. building to accommodate up to 80 staff, as well as provide additional storage space for high tech equipment. The company, based in Eynsham, Oxfordshire,...
UGL Unipart, a 70:30 joint venture between UGL, a member of CIMIC Group, and Unipart Rail, has been awarded a two-year extension to its contract with Sydney Trains for the delivery of maintenance and logistics services for a section of...
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. When he takes up his new...
The thorny 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 4G, 5G and Wi-Fi options are...
When the government and the rail industry recently agreed a new Rail Sector Deal, intended to deliver more for passengers, create jobs and drive economic growth across the country, it was hailed as a key milestone in...
Network Rail has announced two (shortly to be three) track systems contracts that could cover the next 10 years and be worth around £5 billion to the successful bidders, or over £10 billion of work when the...
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 and breach the budget. In the rail...
Unipart Rail and McCulloch Rail have formed an alliance bring a range of innovative railway component handling and movement equipment to a worldwide audience, enabling rail track maintenance and construction projects to be completed in less time with reduced operational costs.

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...