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Putting the Paisley Corridor into the WSSC

The new generation of Network Rail Control Centres are growing by number every year, but one of the first to be commissioned has recently...

ETCS coming to the UK

Although Network Rail is a member of the ERTMS Users Group, as described in Clive Kessell’s article, the Cambrian Line is the only ERTMS...

The Steer to Future Success

The ERTMS (European Rail Traffic Management System) concept has been around since 1989, some 23 years ago. The idea conceived a pan-European network where...

Infrarail seminars: Signalling Plug & Play Project Solutions

On Wednesday 2 May at 11:50, Phil Hickey, Senior Project Manager at Unipart Rail will be presenting 'Signalling Plug & Play Project Solutions -...

Infrarail seminars: Electrification Plans for the Future

On Tuesday 1 May at 15:10, Peter Dearman, Head of Network Electrification at Network Rail will be presenting the seminar 'Electrifying The Network -...

Jubilee Line Transformed

London Underground’s Jubilee Line has had an interesting history.The Stanmore section was originally part of the Metropolitan Line but became a branch of the...

Ingenuity at the Interface

What do interfaces mean to engineers? Perhaps a good definition would be the interconnection between systems or sub systems from the same or different...

ERTMS reaches Croatia

The first railway line in Croatia to be equipped with European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) / European Train Control System (ETCS) technology has...

Success in the South

The Kent Coast electrification of the late 1950s was all about eliminating steam traction and only partial modernisation of signalling on the North Kent...

Signalling the Link

Saturday 12th November 2011 saw the Institution of Railway Signal Engineers, Minor Railways Section (MRS) hold their biennial technical seminar at Kidderminster Railway Museum,...

STAMP and other acronyms

Network Rail held a Signalling Suppliers’ Technical Conference in the Royal York Hotel on the 16 November 2011.This was one of a series of...

Re-Signalling Heritage Style

Much has been written about new signalling schemes on Network Rail, London Underground and elsewhere. The wonders of modern electronics and computer control make...

Signalling products for the seven day railway

In November 2008, SigAssure UK was created by a team of railway signalling engineers who were convinced that the railway industry in the UK...

Network Rail Telecoms is go…

As this is the Signalling & Telecommunications issue of the rail engineer, it is opportune that Network Rail chose this month to announce the...

Wholesale closure of almost every signal box on the network

Boxing cleverThe headline announcing the closure of over 800 signal boxes is bound to attract attention. Even more so when there will be only...

Network Rail forms Network Rail Telecoms

As this month sees the Signalling & Telecommunications issue of the rail engineer, it is opportune that Network Rail chose this month to announce...