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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...

Crossrail Christmas at Paddington

Crossrail in London is currently Europe’s largest infrastructure project, running from Reading and Heathrow in the west, through 42km of new tunnels under London...

Preparing for Thameslink

Whilst the new track layout and signalling at London Bridge is complete, the introduction of the enhanced Thameslink service across central London will begin...

London Bridge: The Final Countdown, Christmas 2017

Rail Engineer has closely followed progress on the London Bridge station rebuilding, track layout enhancements and re-signalling throughout its 4½ year project life. Finally,...

Rail infrastructure and the 507 Specialist Team Royal Engineers

Back in the day, when railways were the best way of transporting heavy freight and large numbers of people over distances (some say that...

Yuletide activities: A comprehensive overview of Network Rail’s Christmas engineering work

Traditions are important at Christmas. They promote feelings of nostalgia, harking back to earlier, simpler times. There are Christmas trees (a medieval import from...

Second Christmas at Sevenoaks Tunnel

Another year, another Christmas and yet another session on the drains of Sevenoaks tunnel. Some of you - the sharper eyed, even after the...