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Siemens Mobility orders new deep-tube train door systems from Knorr-Bremse IFE

Knorr-Bremse, the international manufacturer of braking and other systems for rail and commercial vehicles, has won a major order to supply entrance...

Alstom purchase of Bombardier Transportation approved by European Commission

The European Commission has cleared Alstom’s proposed takeover of Bombardier Transportation, subject to four conditions that Alstom had itself suggested:

HS2 Chiltern tunnel headwall ready for tunnel boring machines

HS2 is preparing for the arrival of its first giant tunnelling machines by completing the 17-metre-high headwall and ground reinforcement at what...

Unipart Rail to distribute AB Hoses’ variable-rate sanding system

AB Hoses and Fittings has announced that it has appointed Unipart Rail as the exclusive world-wide distributor for its Advanced Automatic Sander...

Mott MacDonald working on improving the railway’s response to signalling failure

Engineering and design consultant Mott MacDonald is undertaking its first piece of work for the new Network Rail design services framework, supporting...

Birmingham: University station redevelopment given go ahead

Birmingham’s £56 million University station redevelopment has now been confirmed after West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) agreed the full business case.

New information screens for Thameslink passengers at St Pancras

Seven new passenger information screens at St Pancras, which can display 128 departures at one time, are now giving clearer, more comprehensive...

Tyne & Wear Metro secures additional government funding to prolong its maintenance programme

Tyne and Wear Metro has secured additional government funding to keep its programme of essential infrastructure renewal works going after March 2021.

New British-made face coverings kill bacteria

At a time when the British public is being asked to wear a face covering when on...

Crossrail delayed yet again

Crossrail’s board has met to consider the latest update from its leadership team concerning the impact of COVID-19 on progress to complete...

Mayor of London launches independent review of TfL’s long-term future funding

Following on from news of the government’s review of Transport for London’s financial position and structure, Mayor of London Sadiq has announced...

HS2 vent shaft headhouse at Chalfont St Peter designed to fit into landscape

HS2 has published its final design for the Chalfont St Peter vent shaft headhouse – the first of four similar structures that...

Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail orders 41 hybrid-ready MTU power packs from Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce Power Systems is to commence manufacture of its first order for MTU power packs that are prepared for future use as...

Alstom and Eversholt Rail to invest a further £1 million in hydrogen-powered trains

Hydrogen power on Britain’s railways has become one step closer as Eversholt Rail and Alstom have announced a further £1 million investment...

Dyer & Butler completes platform extensions at three station in the South East

Dyer & Butler has completed major platform extension works at three stations on behalf of Network Rail as part of the £150...

Jason Baldock to head up Alstom signalling systems & infrastructure in UK and Ireland

Following news that Jonathan Willcock will be leaving Alstom to join Skanska, Alstom UK & Ireland has...