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Merseyrail gives Energy Vault the green light

In a continuously innovating modern world, in which technology advancements seem to have no boundaries, rail stations are now facing increasing pressure to deliver...

The other Northern Powerhouse: behind the scenes at Amey Rail North

In a year that has seen it take on joint operation of the Greater Manchester Metrolink and be announced as a key partner in...

VolkerFitzpatrick: Upgrading stations

With Network Rail’s comprehensive Railway Upgrade Plan well underway and the modernisation of Britain’s railways firmly in the spotlight, there is a growing need...

Selected auditing problems of rail telecommunication network model

[SPONSORED FEATURE] In the digital connectivity, big data and cybersecurity world, rail telecommunication becomes more important than ever before.

Essential functions in rail telecommunication network modelling

[Sponsored] Due to the advent of high capacity bandwidth technology, an innovative approach to mapping new age Synchronous Data Hierarchy (SDH) in rail networks is needed.

Rail telecommunication network documentation and modelling

(Sponsored) Traditional drawing methods employed by rail owners to describe the Plesiochronous Data Hierarchy (PDH) networks are no longer applicable.

Troubleshooting failed electronics components in the rail industry

Taking on the challenge of finding robust alternatives to failing electronic components often requires some creative thinking and a little customisation. It is a scenario...

A concrete solution

Following permission being granted for the redevelopment and extension of Nottingham’s tram system that included substantial investment, the city and surrounding areas were set...

Landfill journeys

Here at Rail Engineer, we’ve made occasional mention of alternative track support materials. But, time and again, the industry reverts back to traditional materials...

High-output track renewal, German-style

During the spring of 2016, the railway line from Hamburg to Cuxhaven in northern Germany was renewed in stages. This line, which first opened on...

Deploying unidirectional gateways

As a vital part of the national economy, the rail industry in the UK is undergoing an increase in demand for transporting passengers and...

UK’s most advanced carriage wash

Cairn Cross Civil Engineering Limited and Airquick Limited, working in partnership and on behalf of Network Rail and Arriva Trains Wales, have successfully completed...

Advanced energy management

For many decades, the area south of the Grand Union Canal at Old Oak Common in West London has included 100 acres of railway...

Digitising Euston

London Euston station is the sixth busiest railway station in the UK and acts as the southern terminus of the West Coast Main line,...

The ‘power’ of maintenance

Since the implementation of the Electricity at Work Regulations (EAWR) in 1989, a greater responsibility has been placed on owners of electrical networks and...

Reading the meter

When railways were integrated, and largely Government-owned, nobody worried about apportioning the electricity bill. The trains used as much electricity as they needed, and...