Another vital step in the opening of the Elizabeth line has taken place, but one which has not been widely publicised and to which most passengers will be completely oblivious. With no public fanfare, Transport for London’s new Old...
On 23 February 2017, it was 10 years since the last passenger or staff fatality in a train accident on Great Britain’s national main line rail network.
Keeping passengers and freight on the move, on a punctual and reliable railway, can only be achieved if the UK’s traincare depots are developed strategically and well maintained, right across the network. These important facilities will continue to play...
There’s always time pressure, isn’t there? It seems to go without saying these days - just a part of modern life and all that. Rail infrastructure projects, complex as they might be, are invariably time constrained and, when those...
The new Hitachi Class 800 trains, due to be introduced on the East Coast route, can be quite long. They come in a variety of lengths, of course, but ten coaches are what is planned. They will be able...
Last year, in my first ever article for Rail Engineer (issue 136, February 2016), I reported on the fourth annual Rolling Stock Fleet Maintenance Summit. It was therefore with some trepidation I undertook to do the same...

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...