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Cummersdale Makeover

George Stephenson, Engineer for the Maryport and Carlisle Railway, reported that the cost of construction would be low as the level nature of the...

Oresome tunnel works

Coal miners are back in the Southeast of England. Twenty three years after the closure of the Betteshanger, the last pit in the Kent...

Considering Loughborough

It was a dark and stormy night. Yes, really, it was, when I first arrived at Loughborough station very late on a Sunday night...

Bishops Grange underbridge reconstruction

At the rail engineer we like to celebrate success. So we are pleased to report on the Bishop’s Grange underbridge reconstruction, winner of Civil...

All that glitters

The Chinese must be feeling very smug indeed, gazing westwards at the warm glow of Capitalism burning. In the second quarter of 2011, economic growth...

Crossrail’s Royal Oak Portal

There are always developments going on beside the railway. Many go un-noticed. If you travel by train from South Wales into Paddington, there’s always...

Story Rail’s recent projects

On any rail project that affects the track, it is the replacement of the permanent way that attracts most attention. Ironic perhaps as it...

Green project to provide power for part of Belgium’s rail network

Work has been completed on a green project to provide power for part of Belgium’s rail network. The scheme has involved the installation of...