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A fresh approach to depot safety

FirstClass Safety & Control, the Essex-based safety control system specialist, which was created following a management buyout of the safety control division of Beck...

ZF Services UK wins RISAS approval

Nottingham-based ZF Services UK has successfully gained RISAS recertification for a further three years for both rail final drives and bogie overhaul at its...

QTS reveals the Mega Chipper V2

Not satisfied with having the world’s first rubber-tracked and rail-mounted chipper in its railway plant fleet, national rail contractor QTS Group has unveiled its...

Moving on

It’s an inescapable reality that life is unpredictable; generally, though, its ups and downs impact uniquely on each individual. Yes, recessions hit periodically and...

Rhomberg Sersa’s list of successes

It seems a world away. December 2019 was so uncomplicated, with the agonies of Christmas shopping being just one of the rather minor issues...

Rhomberg Sersa’s Swiss Army Knife

Catching up with Europe’s materials handling When someone who has had over forty years in the railway industry says that a machine is probably one...

HAKI and Enigma forge new distribution partnership

HAKI, the manufacturer and supplier of modular scaffolding & tailored access solutions for temporary works, has entered an exclusive agreement with Enigma Industrial Services,...

From awkward to straightforward

Rhomberg Sersa’s in-line excavator comes out of the mines to sort out the Railway’s ‘difficult list’ Imagine, if you will, a single-track terminus platform. To...

Zero-carbon: the need for innovative construction plant

Guest writer: Simon Meades, Ecolite product manager at Taylor Construction Plant. With the announcement this year that the UK has become the first major economy...

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...

Behind the scenes at Total Rail Solutions and GOS Engineering

Total Rail Solutions (TRS) was founded in January 2007, primarily as a consultancy business, with a £200,000 turnover. However, by late 2008, the company...

Complex asset portfolio? Avoiding surprises and delivering benefits

Railways are highly complex systems, reliant on many assets of varying types and ages that are operated and maintained by different organisations. If part...

Tampers out at Bletchley

While the railway is closed over bank holidays for major work to take place, it’s an excellent time for engineers to get lots of...

Modified MEWPs go underground

The Four Lines Modernisation (4LM) programme is a major Transport for London (TfL) project to upgrade the four sub-surface lines of London Underground - the Circle, District,...

Swiss towing Discovery

The rail industry has an access problem. While a few lines run alongside roads for part of their length, most are located away from...