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Westermo adds LTE routers to Ibex range of wireless networking solutions

Data communications specialist Westermo has introduced two LTE (Long-Term Evolution) routers to its Ibex range of wireless solutions for reliable and secure...

Intelligent Infrastructure explained

Guest writer: Tim Flower – professional head of maintenance at Network Rail.

New report examines future design of local stations

A report commissioned by Network Rail which looked into the future of railway station design has been published by Design Council. ThinkStation...

A little sand in the right place works wonders

Part 4, Passenger Service In this series so far, Rail Engineer has reported on the tests of Double Variable...

New MerseyRail ‘connected’ trains

Merseyrail is the commuter rail network serving Liverpool and is one of the most heavily used urban railway networks outside London. It...

HS2 reveals list of bidders for Curzon Street station

HS2 has revealed the names of the construction firms in the running to build Birmingham Curzon Street station – which will be...

Work on Cumbrian embankments almost complete

Network Rail is making a £3.5 million investment to protect the railway in Cumbria from landslips and provide more reliable journeys for...

Newcastle Central Station access improvements obtain Listed Building Consent

Proposed access improvements to Newcastle Central station have taken a major step forward after planners have granted Listed Building Consent in this,...

Ty’n Y Graig footbridge will be replaced

Transport for Wales will replace Ty’n Y Graig footbridge at Llanbradach on the Rhymney line as soon as possible, CEO James Price...

HS2 opens procurement for operational telecoms

High Speed Two (HS2) has begun the search for a specialist contractor to deliver 230km of state-of-the-art telecommunications systems which will connect...

Shottle signalling moves forward

A 110-year-old signal box, originally from Oddingley Crossing in Worcestershire, has been lifted into position at Shottle...

Aerial repairs for 175-year-old tunnel

A historic Victorian railway tunnel between Clitheroe and Manchester through a hillside in Darwen, Lancashire, has been...

Vital upgrades in Somerset and Dorset are progressing well

Work in the area of Templecombe that will deliver vital improvements for passengers across Somerset and Dorset has successfully passed the half-way...

VolkerFitzpatrick will build Gosforth depot for Stadler and Tyne & Wear Metro

Swiss train manufacturer Stadler has commissioned VolkerFitzpatrick to build a brand-new depot at Gosforth for its new trains for the Tyne and...

Greens call for commitment to increased electrification and regional connectivity

In its response to the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) rail assessment commission for the North and Midlands, the Yorkshire and Humber Green...

Work on HS2 tunnel launch site proceeds

As work on HS2 gathers pace, excavation of the launch site for the two 2,000 tonne tunnel-boring machines – currently being manufactured...