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Strategic Aspects of Rail Welding

The Institute of Rail Welding’s seminar at the BOC site in Wolverhampton on 15 November 2011 had a slightly less technical flavour than usual...

Russian Renaissance

They know how to celebrate in Russia. The Second Russian Railway Congress may not sound like much of a party but its celebration of...

Considering Loughborough

It was a dark and stormy night. Yes, really, it was, when I first arrived at Loughborough station very late on a Sunday night...

Blackfriars Rail Bridge back in Business

This article is being written on an auspicious day for Network Rail’s project at Blackfriars. Today, 5 December 2011, the new South entrance of...

Better access and better stations for the railways

Over the past few years, the rail industry has seen an increase in station improvement projects across the UK. These include the development of...

Buckshaw Parkway Station becomes the latest addition to the rail network

In the face of continental economic meltdown, two diametrically opposed alternatives present themselves. The first: retrench, cut and struggle on with less. The second:...