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Delivering the UK’s temporary flood defences

Owing to changing global weather patterns, potential flood events are becoming increasingly unpredictable. In response to this, The UK’s Environment Agency (EA) continuously studies...

Power conversion solutions

The UK rail network is under continuous improvement by the operators, which creates certain demands on the type of DC-DC power converters required. Especially...

Get set for Railworx

The rail industry's new outdoor civil and systems show is just weeks away Railworx is a new-for-2019 rail industry...

“Hugely impressive!”

Francis Paonessa reflects on his time at Network Rail When Dr Francis Paonessa joined Network Rail in the...

Points of no return

Those of us who now need afternoon naps can find the modern world baffling, so it’s good to know that some things endure...

Stadler’s new SMILE (Giruno) train for the Gotthard Base Tunnel granted an operating licence.

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...

Design of new metro train for Montreal unveiled

The design for Montreal’s new metro train has been revealed by the Alstom-led consortium Groupe des partenaires pour la mobilité des Montréalais (Groupe PMM).

Network Rail announces CP6 spending plans of £42 billion

Network Rail has released its plans for Control Period 6, which starts on 1 April 2019. These show how the company intends to...

Network Rail awards Fugro contract to survey 850 route miles of track in Wales

Network Rail has announced plans to conduct a survey of more than 850 route miles of track across Wales and the border...

Finnish EKE Group acquires Humaware

Humaware, the Southampton-based company that develops and markets a range of data-driven predictive analytics tools to enhance the predict and prevent capability of the...

British Steel wins new Spanish rail contract

British Steel has announced a new contract for the supply of steel rails to Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya (FGC), the network operator...

Mark Southwell joins AECOM as MD of civil engineering

Mark Southwell has been announced as the new managing director of civil engineering for the UK and Ireland at AECOM, the global infrastructure consultant.

First 5G mobile network planned for South Western Railway

South Western Railway train operator FirstGroup and Blu Wireless have announced a project that will significantly boost the quality of connectivity on trains, pioneering...

New train protection system for Irish Rail

Above - CPC commercial manager John Mogridge and Egis systems integration lead François Pignard looking at the in-cab display for the...

Geophysical consultancy Zetica expands with help from HSBC UK

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...

UGL Unipart JV wins Sydney contract extension worth AU$395m

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...