The future of GSM-R?

One of the benefits of attending any major industry conference is the opportunity to network and to renew old acquaintanceships. Having been involved with the development of GSM-R since 1993, when the UIC first decided it needed an international...
On Tuesday 1 May at 15:10, Peter Dearman, Head of Network Electrification at Network Rail will be presenting the seminar 'Electrifying The Network - Electrification Plans for the Future' at Inrafrail. Network Rail’s electrification programmes will provide work for a...

The Best of the Best

Network Rail’s supply chain recognised at the Rail Partnership Awards The Rail Partnership Awards, in which Network Rail shows appreciation and recognises its supply chain for its achievements over the previous year, took place in Birmingham in...
The Infrastructure Show (NEC, Birmingham, 17-19 October) will offer visitors a fresh insight into today’s major rail infrastructure projects. There will be an opportunity to understand how these schemes are managed to reduce environmental impact while still meeting spending...
Railtex, the UK’s definitive exhibition of railway products and services, returns to Birmingham’s NEC next month. As always, the show will have an international flavour and is expecting visitors from more than 50 countries, with lots of exhibitors bringing products...

Scherbinka’s big show

The biennial international fair of Russian-gauge railway equipment that is PRO//Motion.EXPO took place over four days at the end of August. This year was the seventh such show, which offers static and dynamic exhibits, extensive exhibition halls...
Part four of our look at what's on show at this month's Network Rail National Track Plant Exhibition. New MEWP and enhanced wiring SRS Rail System Limited will show a new 17 tonne road-rail vehicle which it intends to market worldwide....
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.

Room for expansion

However you measure it, Australia is huge. A vast island continent separating the Pacific and Indian oceans, it is the world’s sixth largest country by total area. Comprising the mainland, Tasmania and a number of smaller islands, it has a...
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 arms-length public body Network Rail, the control of Britain’s railways has a long and well...

Network Rail approves Bender UK’s RS4 rail signal power protection system

Network Rail has approved Bender UK’s next-generation RS4 Rail Signalling Power Protection system that delivers increased sensitivity for first earth fault location...