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Railtex: Westermo preview

At Railtex this year, Westermo will be exhibiting a range of rail approved, Network Rail Certified, industrial data communications products such as the Ethernet...

What to see at Railtex 2013 #6

In the run up to Railtex, Rail.co and the rail engineer will be looking at the must-see innovations on display at this year’s event. Harmill...

Railtex 2013 preview: Bosch Rexroth

The railway market makes special demands on its suppliers. Standards that cover difficult environmental conditions or electromagnetic conformity need to be met. Products also...

What to see at Railtex 2013 #4

In the run up to Railtex, Rail.co and the rail engineer will be looking at the must-see innovations on display at this year’s event. Ellis...

Inspiring Innovation

The 177 delegates attending the fifth Railway Industry Association’s (RIA) Technology and Innovation Conference were treated, amongst other things, to a mix of success...

What to see at Railtex 2013 #3

In the run up to Railtex, Rail.co and the rail engineer will be looking at the must-see innovations on display at this year’s event. CRC...

Russian Railways back in Berlin

With its vast collection, finding your way around the British Museum is difficult. Some readers may recall the Radio 4 series “A history of...

Gold medal performance for Olympics rail engineers

Here we are in November, and yet it seems only yesterday that we were cheering on our athletes at the Olympic and Paralympic Games...

IRSE: 100 years of progress

Commemorating a centenary should always be high profile and the Institution of Railway Signal Engineers did justice to this milestone with its Aspect Conference...

Network Rail at InnoTrans?

Well, that was a surprise. Who did we find right by the entrance of hall 22 at InnoTrans? There with an imposing open plan,...

Bombardier TRAXX DE ME – Four is better than one

Britain has largely forgotten that locomotives can usefully pull passenger trains. With most of the TOCs almost exclusively using DMUs and EMUs in various...

An electrifying conference

Forget HS2. The next big set of railway projects in the UK will be the mass electrification of the Great Western, the Midland Main...

Just how big is InnoTrans?

InnoTrans. Held every two years in Berlin, it is billed as “the world’s leading business meeting place for transport technology”. But, just how big...

What to expect at InnoTrans 2012

Every two years, the world’s railway industry gathers on the outskirts of Berlin for InnoTrans. Billed as the “world’s leading trade fair for rail...

Flying high

Network Rail’s annual Partnership Awards moved out of London again this year, to the Imperial War Museum at Duxford, just south of Cambridge. The evening...

Report on RailTel Europe 2012

Written by Les Giles The recent RailTel Europe conference was wide ranging in its scope, and covered amongst other things GSM-R and its potential replacement,...