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5 things we learned from day one of Railtex 2017

Railtex 2017, a three-day international railway exhibition featuring product demonstrations, seminars from key industry figures and plenty of networking, was launched at the NEC...

Railtex 2017 preview – the exhibitors you need to look out for

With over 450 exhibitors, there are certainly plenty of stands to visit at this year's international exhibition of railway equipment, systems and services. Rail Engineer...

Railtex – the preview

Railtex - the UK’s most important rail industry trade exhibition is held every other year, on odd-numbered years, at the NEC in Birmingham. This year,...

Well that was Interesting!

Early December is the traditional time for the Rail Exec Club, the railway industry’s leading networking organisation for executives and professionals, to hold its...

In case you missed it – Looking into the FuTRO

While RSSB (Rail Safety and Standards Board) is sometimes only thought of as a standards authority, the company actually has a far greater role...

RVE goes from strength to strength

Writing about the 2015 RVE exhibition in Rail Engineer (issue 133, November 2015), Nigel Wordsworth called it “the best yet”. I was there last...

InnoTrans 2016 – Railways and rubber ducks

InnoTrans is the largest railway industry exhibition in the world. That’s not just organiser’s hyperbole, the numbers speak for themselves. Held every other year in...

Alstom – powered by hydrogen

The major integrated manufacturers were all at InnoTrans, all showing something new and promising more to come. Alstom revealed its new iLint train, powered by...

MI Awards – An interesting collection

As the 2016 Most Interesting Awards night draws closer, attention is starting to focus on the potential shortlist from which the winners will be chosen. These unique...

Digitally enabling electrification

Any investigation into the work that Network Rail is doing to prepare the network for the demands of the future is bound to include...

Infrarail 2016 Review: A positive move

It isn’t difficult to compare a modern trade exhibition to a butterfly. At 18:00 on the day before the show opens, all is a...

Infrarail 2016 preview: Part 1

GRP platform systems and structures Access Design & Engineering D15 Access Design & Engineering (ADE) specialises in the design, manufacture and installation of GRP rail platforms as...

Infrarail Map – Plan your visit

  3M UK Plc F60 A E Yates Group G75 Aalco Metals Ltd D64 AATi Rail Ltd D36 Abacus Lighting Ltd E60 ABB Ltd D51 Acal BFi (UK) Ltd C25 Access Design...

RailTech and the HackTrain Accelerator

If there’s one word which divides the rail industry, it’s innovation. Some will argue that the UK’s railways are the most innovative in the...

ERTMS in the UK another perception

There continue to be divergent views on how effective ERTMS - the European Rail Traffic Management System - will be in a) resolving the...

A Most Interesting evening

Just six weeks after the great and the good of the rail industry had gathered in Coventry for the RailStaff Awards, which celebrate the...