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Straightening out Market Harborough

On a route which has had mixed fortunes in terms of investment and speed improvements, the works at Market Harborough - the design and...

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...

HydroFLEX one year on

Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education’s (BCRRE) research into the application of fuel cells and hydrogen in railway traction system design stretches back...

Editor’s eye for Railtex

For three days in May, the rail industry’s showcase that is Railtex filled the 20,000 square metres of the National Exhibition Centre’s halls 3...

Huntworth Bridge

Photo above: Huntworth bridge was in a poor state and could not be brought up to standard....

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 centuryRailway passengers planning journeys earlier this year to and from the...

White Hart Lane

A new station for a new stadiumWhite 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...