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CWE announces new senior management team and unveils new brand as part of its future growth strategy

CWE - the independent supply, maintenance and logistics partner for the rail industry - has announced the appointment of a new senior management team...

Highways England still threatening plans to reuse disused railways

The Historical Railways Estate comprises about 3,200 bridges, tunnels and viaducts on disused railways throughout the UK. With the abolition of the residuary British...

Back to the Future – The historic permanent way is here to stay

There’s no shortage of articles proclaiming the benefits of Hyperloop and Maglev transportation. Yet such features rarely have any serious engineering analysis. In 2012,...

A big step forward

Articles on electrification invariably focus on 25kV overhead systems or indeed the modern-day 50kV auto-transformer variant. The safety procedures that go with these are...

Winning Dawlish’s coastal battles

Work to improve the resilience of the railway infrastructure to climate change is once again in full swing at Dawlish, on the coastal stretch...

Learning from Carmont

Although the Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has yet to produce its final report on the fatal train crash at Carmont on 12 August...

Colne Valley Viaduct – HS2’s largest bridge

HS2 is a massive undertaking with many huge contracts already let and underway. The largest bridge will be the Colne Valley Viaduct (CVV) -...

Southampton freight upgrade

Southampton is the UK’s second busiest container port and a vital part of the UK freight network. Around 800 containers a day pass through...

Class 93 tri-mode locos on order

Rail Operations (UK) has signed a framework agreement with Stadler for the supply of 30 Class 93 tri-mode locomotives, of which an initial batch...

Rail freight in the pandemic

It doesn’t take more than a few seconds looking at a deserted King’s Cross or New Street to appreciate the effect that the Covid-19...

Monitoring cyber security

In days gone by, activists flattened pylons to forcibly isolate smaller areas from the energy grid. Nowadays it’s hackers - whose motives range from...

The safeguarding challenge

From cyber-secure to cyber smart: why a broader understanding of cyber security is vital to our railway’s resilience. The safety of our railways is paramount....

Understanding Cyber Security

Much continues to be written about cyber security, the threats that exist and the precautionary measures that should be taken. The problem is very...

Controlling Docklands’ traction

The Docklands Light Railway (DLR) has been a feature of the east side of London for many years now; it’s difficult to remember a...

A question of confidence

Against the backdrop of the Coronavirus pandemic, there has been a significant decrease in the number of those travelling by public transport, resulting in...