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Chair of Williams Rail Review speaks on the state of the industry

Keith Williams, the independent chair of the Williams Rail Review, delivered the 2019 Bradshaw Address at the Institution of Civil Engineers. In it, he...

InnoTrans 2018 – the largest one ever

Quick link to exhibitors: A-D, E-H, I-N, P-R, S-Z Every two years, the railway industry gathers in Berlin for the InnoTrans exhibition. Held between 18...

Looking forward to InnoTrans 2018

Seen from above during the InnoTrans exhibition, which this year runs from 18 to 21 September, Berlin’s exhibition complex is impressive. 200,000 square metres...

The annual Stapleford trials

The Stapleford Miniature Railway’s lawnmower had temporarily lost its magneto as it had been fitted to the University of Huddersfield’s Railway Challenge team’s locomotive....

Return of the Rail Partnership Awards

From state ownership under British Rail to its break-up into more than 100 privately owned companies and the transfer back of infrastructure to the...

Infrarail’s oddities and novelties

For over a hundred years, London’s once-thriving Royal docks drew people and produce from all over the world. They were once the world’s largest...

Technology takes centre stage

In 2011, businessman Sir Robert McNulty was tasked by the Department for Transport (DfT) and the Office of Road and Rail (ORR) with assessing...

Review: Infrarail 2018

First staged in 1994, Infrarail is firmly established as Britain’s leading showcase for every aspect of railway infrastructure, technology and expertise, with a strong...

RAILWORX: Rail Media and PLANTWORX launch new rail equipment trade show

PLANTWORX, the UK’s largest working plant and equipment exhibition in 2019, is about to get even bigger with the introduction of a new dedicated section for the rail industry.

Balfour Beatty MD to deliver keynote at Infrarail 2018

Mark Bullock, Managing Director of Balfour Beatty’s Rail, Power Transmission & Distribution and Gas & Water businesses, will deliver a keynote speech at Infrarail...

Asset Management is big business

Asset management can simply be defined as the coordinated activity of an organisation to realise the value from its assets. That is according to...

Education and information at Infrarail

At Infrarail 2018, Rail Engineer will once again be hosting and arranging the keynote speakers and the technical seminar programme. Tuesday 01/05/2018 10:30 -  Grand opening...

Infrarail 2018 – ready to ExCeL!

Infrarail, which takes place at ExCeL London between 1 and 3 May 2018, is the UK’s premier trade exhibition for the railway industry. Alternating...

Rail Partnership Awards returns for 2018

Railway companies big and small are vying to be recognised as one of Network Rail’s top suppliers at the 2018 Rail Partnership Awards.

The Future of Railway Engineering

Each year, the younger members of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers organise a seminar. The recent 2017 event, titled “Skills and Knowledge for the...

IMechE Rail Electrification 2017

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers Railway Division has an enviable reputation for the organisation of technical conferences and seminars related to the rail industry....