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Zero-carbon: the need for innovative construction plant

Guest writer: Simon Meades, Ecolite product manager at Taylor Construction Plant.With the announcement...

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,...

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...