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Mobility is changing. In everyday life, consumers want everything immediately and rely on high-speed communications to order goods and services and to...

TIGER is released into the paperwork jungle

Over the years - over generations in fact - there have been many questions that have been posed in the sphere of...

Cyber Security update

The widespread introduction and availability of modern internet protocol (IP) fixed and radio-based telecoms networks provide many benefits for a modern railway....

From awkward to straightforward

Rhomberg Sersa’s in-line excavator comes out of the mines to sort out the Railway’s ‘difficult list’ Imagine, if you...

Collis hits 50 NOT OUT

Having opened its doors in 1970, Collis Engineering is celebrating 50 years in business this year. From its local steelwork origins to...

Improving New Train Introduction – industry requirements

In issue 180, (December 2019), Malcolm Dobell reported on recent experiences by train operators in introducing new trains, as presented to a...

Azuma from Edinburgh

It can take a long time to introduce a new train. In 2007, the Department for Transport (DfT) issued its invitation to tender...

Every second counts – new measures of train punctuality

Train operators and Network Rail are set to publish new measures for train punctuality as part of plans to reduce delays across the network...

Tram Speed Protection

The tragic accident on the Croydon tram network in November 2016, in which seven people were killed and many more injured, has raised many...

The management of railway incidents

No matter how reliable or how safe the railway becomes, incidents will always occur, be they related to weather, safety, technical or human...