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Swiss role for Amtrain

Amtrain is celebrating its selection by Schweizer-Electronic UK as training partner for the Lookout Operated Warning Systems and Automatic Track Warning Systems. Amtrain will...

National Rail Enquiries app hits five million downloads

The National Rail Enquiries app has reached a five million download milestone. Buying tickets by smartphone is proving popular with customers. NRE’s smartphone app for...

Sound move for ultrasonic train

The introduction of a new Ultrasonic Test Unit means Network Rail can now deploy four of these vehicles to better manage its Asset Information...

Robo-flock scares pigeons

Robotic falcons are being deployed at Edinburgh Waverley to scare away pigeons from the new 34,000 square metre glass roof. Network Rail Scotland has ordered...

New platform for Railtex

New Year 2013 means another confidence-boosting rail industry exhibition to look forward to. Railtex takes centre stage at Earls Court in London from 30...

Wheel always have Paris

Dubbed the world’s most romantic metro system, the Paris Metro has turned to an unromantic factory in Market Harborough to keep its passengers moving...

Mechan shows support for depot staff

Maintenance equipment specialist Mechan, is proud to be sponsoring this year’s Depot Staff of the Year award. Sheffield-based manufacturer Mechan is renowned for the quality,...

Welcome to the Show!

Civil engineering is heavy work. Whether it is digging ditches, moving muck, removing rocks, shifting sand, carrying concrete, grading gravel or levelling the landscape...

Milton Keynes – Home of Railway Values

At first glance the choice of Milton Keynes as the new headquarters of Network Rail seems eccentric. Look a little closer and the move is...

Signalling in the frame

New framework signalling contracts governing the next ten years will introduce industry stability, improve efficiency and reduce costs. Three framework contracts have now been decided,...

App’y ScotRail

ScotRail is launching its first-ever mobile website, following a spectacular increase in passengers using smartphones and iPads to visit its site. The new website offers...

Wifi in the west

Wifi access is being increased at 23 stations on First Great Western’s network. WiFi provider, The Cloud, will be implementing the scheme. Says First Great Western...

Dial Frethun

Eurotunnel is installing a telephone system in the Channel Tunnel that means passengers on high speed trains and Le Shuttle will be able to...

Translink ticks m-ticketing

Rail passengers in Northern Ireland can now use Translink’s new mobile phone ticketing system, mLink. Passengers can buy, receive and display an electronic ticket on...