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Scotland establishes hydrogen accelerator at University of St Andrews

A new hydrogen accelerator will be located at the University of St Andrews in a £300,000 investment by the Scottish government.

Drones search out Skylarks on HS2’s route

The HS2 route passes through some lovely countryside. That’s been one are of complaint from naturalists and ecologists,...

New British-made face coverings kill bacteria

At a time when the British public is being asked to wear a face covering when on...

Alstom and Eversholt Rail to invest a further £1 million in hydrogen-powered trains

Hydrogen power on Britain’s railways has become one step closer as Eversholt Rail and Alstom have announced a further £1 million investment...

Hitachi Rail and Hyperdrive sign agreement to develop battery trains

Train manufacturer Hitachi Rail and battery specialist Hyperdrive Innovation have got together to sign an exclusive agreement to develop battery packs to...

Westermo adds LTE routers to Ibex range of wireless networking solutions

Data communications specialist Westermo has introduced two LTE (Long-Term Evolution) routers to its Ibex range of wireless solutions for reliable and secure...

Intelligent Infrastructure explained

Guest writer: Tim Flower – professional head of maintenance at Network Rail.

New MerseyRail ‘connected’ trains

Merseyrail is the commuter rail network serving Liverpool and is one of the most heavily used urban railway networks outside London. It...

DfT funding for HydroFLEX hydrogen-powered train design

A grant from the Department for Transport will bring the UK’s first hydrogen-powered train (HydroFLEX closer to commercial operation.

UK business leaders call for clear hydrogen strategy

Hydrogen Strategy Now is a campaign group of leading businesses that are looking to build a green recovery. The...

Vivarail secures finance to support growth for the future

Vivarail, the Stratford-Upon-Avon-based designer and manufacturer of modular trains, has secured a £1.5 million loan from the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF)...

LNER partners with O2 to improve mobile coverage north of Newcastle

To boost mobile phone coverage along a 45-mile stretch of the East Coast route between Newcastle and Edinburgh, London North Eastern Railway...

Fugro to conduct RILA survey of Network Rail’s Western route

Network Rail has contracted Fugro to conduct a RILA survey of a major part the rail network on the Western route in...

Sunbelt Rentals Rail invests £400K on solar lighting

Sunbelt Rentals Rail - the new name for A-Plant in the rail industry - has added £400,000 of new solar lighting towers...

LNER introduces FutureLabs to encourage rail innovation

LNER FutureLabs is a new innovation programme from London North Eastern Railway (LNER) that aims to fast-track digital and tech developments into...

AmeyVTOL carries out first UK trials of ‘beyond visual line of sight’ drone inspection

The first drone inspection of UK infrastructure to go beyond visual line of sight (BVLoS) has been successfully demonstrated by AmeyVTOL.