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New alliance of Unipart Rail and McCulloch Rail to cover a worldwide market

Unipart Rail and McCulloch Rail have formed an alliance bring a range of innovative railway component handling and movement equipment to a worldwide audience, enabling rail track...

Shine a light

At the time of year when days are shortest, nights longest, and when Network Rail carries out its most extensive work over the Christmas...

Tame the dust

Ballast dust continues to be a priority issue, with several high-profile campaigns such as ‘No Time to Lose’ and Network Rail’s Ballast Dust Working...

Riding Network Rail’s New Measurement Train

Network Rail, as the infrastructure owner of Britain’s railways, constantly monitors the condition of its assets, particularly its 20,000 miles of track. One of...

Improving safety for trackside installations

Across the UK, the rail network supports over 4.6 million passenger journeys a day and over 20,000 miles of track. As numbers grow year-on-year,...

Impressive new rail grinders

RIDC Tuxford, Network Rail’s rail innovation and development centre at High Marnham, is where new on-track machines and heavy plant are put through their...

Reliability through redundancy

Tradition can be a great thing. Most of us enjoy our traditional Christmas lunch and are amused by such quirky British traditions as Morris...