The Rail Supply Group staged a reception at the London Transport Museum on Monday 17 June, ostensibly to mark the retirement of Gordon Wakeford, who has stepped down as both CEO of Siemens Mobility in the UK...
Railtex is a great show, featuring exhibits of all shapes and sizes by the railway industry supply chain, from (models of) complete trains to the smallest springs and washers. But there’s more to Railtex than...
For three days in May, the rail industry’s showcase that is Railtex filled the 20,000 square metres of the National Exhibition Centre’s halls 3 and 3a. With over 420 stands from 22 countries, there was much to see. Indeed, it...
The Technical Seminar programme, arranged and hosted by Rail Engineer, gives Railtex exhibitors the opportunity to talk about their latest developments to an enquiring and knowledgeable audience. At the last Railtex exhibition, in 2017, over 1,000 visitors attended...
UNIFE, the Association of the European Rail Industry, has released a new vision paper on digitalisation that aims to bring the European rail supply industry’s views and objectives into the centre of the digital debate. ‘Digital Trends...
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...
Railtex is the UK’s largest indoor show for the rail industry supply chain, and literally everything you can think of will be on show. Signals, track, cables, toilets and even trains - it will all be there....
Several railway engineering companies featured strongly at the recent Plantworx Innovation Awards, and several others of the innovations that were applauded have obvious applications in the sector. These were indications of the stronger links between Plantworx organiser the Construction Equipment Association...
European Environmental Agency figures show that, per passenger kilometre, rail transport’s CO2 emissions are respectively 28 and 11 per cent of those on road and air transport. Nevertheless, however good rail’s environmental credentials, the industry can and has to do much...
RSSB, the not-for-profit company that is owned by major industry stakeholders and was established as the Rail Safety and Standards Board in April 2003, has recently published its 2019-2024 Business Plan. This sets...

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...