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Looking forward to InnoTrans 2018

Seen from above during the InnoTrans exhibition, which this year runs from 18 to 21 September, Berlin’s exhibition complex is impressive. 200,000 square metres...

High Speed One renewals programme

High Speed One (HS1), originally known as the Channel Tunnel Rail Link, is reaching an interesting point in its history. Section 1 of HS1...

Residuary inspections of redundant railway structures to continue

When British Rail was privatised in 1994, ownership of the operating railway infrastructure passed to Railtrack and subsequently (in 2002) to Network Rail.

Extending Worcester’s Battenhall Bridge

The A4440 Worcester Southern Link Road (SLR) is an essential part of Worcestershire’s strategic road network and provides an important link between junction 7...

CP6: A game of two halves

Railway control periods are a lot like the World Cup. They come around every few years, cost billions to deliver and the performances aren’t...

Review: Infrarail 2018

First staged in 1994, Infrarail is firmly established as Britain’s leading showcase for every aspect of railway infrastructure, technology and expertise, with a strong...
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Video: Rhondda Tunnel Detailed Examination

In South Wales, the campaign to reopen a disused railway tunnel as a foot and cycle path has passed a crucial milestone with the...

Balfour Beatty MD to deliver keynote at Infrarail 2018

Mark Bullock, Managing Director of Balfour Beatty’s Rail, Power Transmission & Distribution and Gas & Water businesses, will deliver a keynote speech at Infrarail...

Asset Management is big business

Asset management can simply be defined as the coordinated activity of an organisation to realise the value from its assets. That is according to...

Education and information at Infrarail

At Infrarail 2018, Rail Engineer will once again be hosting and arranging the keynote speakers and the technical seminar programme. Tuesday 01/05/2018 10:30 -  Grand opening...

Infrarail 2018 – ready to ExCeL!

Infrarail, which takes place at ExCeL London between 1 and 3 May 2018, is the UK’s premier trade exhibition for the railway industry. Alternating...

Reducing the risk from automatic level crossings

Great Britain’s level crossing safety record is one of the best in the world and overall the risks are well managed. However, level crossings...

CP6: Planned from the bottom up

The next Network Rail control period (CP6) commences on 1 April 2019 and will run for five years until the end of March 2024.

Northam junction S&C success

Northam Junction is located in the heart of Southampton, close to St Mary’s Stadium, home of Southampton FC. It links the Basingstoke to Weymouth...

Tunnel aerodynamics: how pressure changes can cause significant damage

Some Victorians were wary of the railways. First there was the speed. Anything over 30mph and you wouldn’t be able to breathe. Then there...

Digging deep in the Valleys

Cloaked in subterranean gloom is a party of visionaries, determined to revive economic fortunes in a corner of South Wales where coal was formerly...