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An evening of goodbyes as Gordon Wakeford retires from the Rail Supply Group

The Rail Supply Group staged a reception at the London Transport Museum on Monday 17 June, ostensibly to mark the retirement of...

ATO – Exploiting the technology

Automatic Train Operation (ATO) is nowadays a given technology for metro operation and, although it is still...

Enabling better performance

For the past six years, the national rail public performance measure (PPM) has fallen steadily each year from 91.0 per cent in 2013...

Is the future 5G or Wi-Fi 6?

There are currently two main technology choices used for railway radio communications, mobile telephone (GSM/LTE) or Wi-Fi. GSM-R private networks are used predominately for...

Delivering change

This month we take the title of our editorial from the address given by George Clark, the new President of Institution of Railway Signal...

Work starts on Horden station, County Durham

Construction of a new station at Horden, near Peterlee, County Durham, has commenced and should be complete by Spring 2020.

Technical Seminars at Railtex – Keynote Speeches Revised

The Technical Seminar programme, arranged and hosted by Rail Engineer, gives Railtex exhibitors the opportunity to talk about their latest developments to an enquiring and...

French rail industry on show at SIFER 2019

Almost unnoticed by most of the UK railway supply chain, the 11th SIFER exhibition took place in Lille on 26-28 March 2019. The...

Whiteball Tunnel

Now fit for purpose in the 22nd century Railway passengers planning journeys earlier this year to and from the...

White Hart Lane

A new station for a new stadium White Hart Lane is the station for, and shares its name with,...

First TransPennine Express Nova 3 train handed over

The first of TransPennine Express’s (TPE) new fleet of Nova 3 trains, which will initially come into service in the coming months between Liverpool...

New London Overground Class 710/2 train obtains conditional approval to run

Bombardier’s new Class 710/2 ‘Aventra’ train, destined for London Overground’s Gospel Oak to Barking and Watford lines, has received its first limited...

Welcoming the industry to Railtex 2019

Railtex, the UK’s definitive exhibition of railway products and services, returns to Birmingham’s NEC next month. As always, the show will have an international...

Railtex 2019 Planning your visit

Railtex is the UK’s largest indoor show for the rail industry supply chain, and literally everything you can think of will be...

Recognising Innovation – the Plantworx Innovation Awards

Several railway engineering companies featured strongly at the recent Plantworx Innovation Awards, and several others of the innovations that were applauded have obvious applications...

Risk-based CWR Management

A regular concern within the rail industry has long been the conflict between the need for standards and the wish to be able...