Network Rail has announced plans to conduct a survey of more than 850 route miles of track across Wales and the border counties of England. This includes the proposed and current Transport for Wales (TfW) Rail Services...
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 railway network, has been acquired by EKE-Electronics of Espoo, Finland. A division of...
British Steel has announced a new contract for the supply of steel rails to Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya (FGC), the network operator in Catalonia, Spain. This new order is for the supply of R260 rail,...
Mark Southwell has been announced as the new managing director of civil engineering for the UK and Ireland at AECOM, the global infrastructure consultant. Formerly head of the signalling programme at Network Rail, which he joined from...
South Western Railway train operator FirstGroup and Blu Wireless have announced a project that will significantly boost the quality of connectivity on trains, pioneering the use of 5G technology on the railway. Several recent articles in...
Above - CPC commercial manager John Mogridge and Egis systems integration lead François Pignard looking at the in-cab display for the Iarnród Éireann Train Protection System. (CPC Project Services)
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...

Crossrail opening goes back to 2021

The estimated completion date of Crossrail, the new railway running under London from West to East, has now been put back to...