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Network Rail to supply references to suppliers seeking overseas contracts

UK suppliers looking to win overseas contracts or export opportunities will, from 1 May, be able to obtain a reference from Network...

New MD for Balfour Beatty Vinci joint venture working on HS2

Balfour Beatty Vinci, the joint venture that is working as a main civil engineering contractor for HS2,  has announced the appointment of...

LNER introduces FutureLabs to encourage rail innovation

LNER FutureLabs is a new innovation programme from London North Eastern Railway (LNER) that aims to fast-track digital and tech developments into...

Manchester Piccadilly Super Hub to be at heart of new northern transport network, report states

Three rail experts have published a report that sets out the need to accelerate plans for a northern transport revolution and proposes...

Plans submitted for new station at Soham

Network Rail has submitted a planning application to East Cambridgeshire District Council for permission to build a new station at Soham, on...

Greater Anglia uses new ‘fogging guns’ to clean trains

In response to the need to keep trains and stations cleaner than usual during the Coronavirus outbreak, Greater Anglia has invested in...

AmeyVTOL carries out first UK trials of ‘beyond visual line of sight’ drone inspection

The first drone inspection of UK infrastructure to go beyond visual line of sight (BVLoS) has been successfully demonstrated by AmeyVTOL. 

InnoTrans postponed!

InnoTrans, the largest global railway industry exhibition, held every two years in Berlin, Germany, has been postponed. Scheduled for...

Altran helps develop new railway signalling interlocking

Having just won a challenging new railway project in Belgium, a German manufacturer needed local support in the form of experienced and...

Freight line to Drax Power Station fully reopened

Network Rail has been working since February both to repair a major freight route and to keep supplies going into Drax power...

Another three Network Rail stations go blue for the NHS

Three key Network Rail stations have turned blue to show their support for the NHS during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Signaller training school opened in just four weeks

Network Rail recently appealed for retired signallers, or those who have moved to other careers in the railway industry, to volunteer to...

New technology helmets improve safety and aid social distancing

Ground Control – one of the leading suppliers of vegetation control services to Network Rail, has deployed ‘game changing’ high-tech safety helmets...

£46 million upgrade of line to Southend Victoria completed

Network Rail has completed the installation of a new overhead wiring system on the Southend Victoria branch line in a £46 million...

Siemens forms worldwide coronavirus aid fund

The managing board of Siemens AG has announced that it has set up a COVID-19 aid fund. Under the auspices of the...

Telent to provide CCTV support for Elizabeth line

Telent Technology Services, the leading technology and network services company, has been awarded a five-year contract by Transport for London (TfL) to support and...