Industry News

UK Rail sector launches ground-breaking partnership between industry and universities to deliver £92m Centres of Excellence 20 February, 2018
Rail Industry responds to Network Rail Strategic Business Plan 13 February, 2018
Rail Industry responds to announcement of phasing out of diesel-only trains 12 February, 2018
Rail industry responds to Institute for Government report on transforming infrastructure decision making 08 February, 2018
RIA responds to announcement of Mark Carne retiring from Network Rail 06 February, 2018
Rail industry – No delay to Crossrail 2 due to financial review 02 February, 2018
RIA responds to Workload Trends Survey showing slump in rail work 01 February, 2018
RIA and RFEM announce new partnership to increase offering to members 29 January, 2018
Rail industry urges Parliamentary Transport Committee to seek an end of ‘boom and bust’ in the UK’s rail investment programme 29 January, 2018
Rail Industry welcomes new Ministers 18 January, 2018
RIA welcomes Sir John Armitt as Chair of the National Infrastructure Commission 18 January, 2018
Rail industry responds to Transport for the North Strategic Transport Plan 16 January, 2018
Rail Industry welcomes Ministerial report on Digital Railway 21 December, 2017
Railway Industry calls on Government to ensure Crossrail 2 Financial Review does not delay the scheme 21 December, 2017
Railway Industry Association gives evidence to the Transport Select Committee Inquiry into rail funding: We need to end systematic ‘boom and bust’ in the Control Period system 19 December, 2017
Rail Industry welcomes launch of East West Rail Company 14 December, 2017
Digital Railway, University of Birmingham and Railway Industry Association join forces for new industry initiative 13 December, 2017
Transport Secretary sets out opportunities to supply chain leaders from the Government’s Rail Strategy at Manchester Roundtable 08 December, 2017
Transport Select Committee Chair meets UK railway suppliers in Derby to debate rail funding and Brexit 08 December, 2017
The Railway Industry Association Presents ‘UK Rail, World Class’, A Collaboration with ITN Productions 03 December, 2017
Rail Industry welcomes Government’s Strategy to reopen lines & invest in new infrastructure 29 November, 2017
RIA responds to Chris Grayling “Rail Strategy” statement in Parliament on innovation in the UK railways 29 November, 2017
UK rail industry: Some positive news on £200m additional funding and major projects, but more to do 22 November, 2017
RIA calls on the Government to use Transforming Cities Fund to boost rail services 20 November, 2017
Welsh Government and rail industry work together to promote innovation 16 November, 2017
Rail industry joins forces with Network Rail to solve Standards Challenge 13 November, 2017
RIA welcomes Transport Select Committee Inquiry into rail funding 10 November, 2017
RIA responds to launch of RDG’s In Partnership for Britain’s Prosperity 30 October, 2017
New poll today shows rail investment is high priority for the public 25 October, 2017
Rail Industry responds to two asks of Transport Secretary 24 October, 2017
RIA Chief Executive sets out seven challenges for Government on rail supply 20 October, 2017
RIA backs Lord Adonis’ National Infrastructure Assessment 13 October, 2017
Rail Industry welcomes increased funding for improvements to rail network 12 October, 2017
RIA responds to ORR figures showing record levels of private investment in UK railways 11 October, 2017
RIA responds to the Rail Supply Group’s consultation on the rail sector deal 06 October, 2017
UK Government should scotch recent rumours of delay to Crossrail 2 03 October, 2017
RIA welcomes new funding for rail projects in the North 02 October, 2017
Rail Minister: No point in HS2 without Northern Powerhouse Rail 01 October, 2017
RIA says both Digitalisation and Northern Powerhouse Rail Required 27 September, 2017
Shadow Transport Secretary Andy McDonald MP: Need to De-Politicise Funding of Rail Projects 26 September, 2017
RIA responds to Transport Secretary’s call for the North of England to “take control” of transport 23 August, 2017
RIA welcomes former Chancellor’s calls for Northern Powerhouse Rail 22 August, 2017
Unipart Rail appoint new non-Executive Director to Rail Board 21 August, 2017
RIA hires new Technical and Innovation Manager to boost the expert support it provides to members 14 August, 2017
Hansford Review Recommendations: “Exciting & Forward-Thinking” – Railway Industry Association 31 July, 2017
Strong political backing for Crossrail 2 is “Excellent News” – Railway Industry Association 24 July, 2017
Plowman Craven launches Vogel R3D Rail Survey System 24 July, 2017
Greater Supply Chain certainty “Strongly Welcomed”: RIA response to HLOS & DfT guidance to ORR 20 July, 2017
Renewals Volumes Pose “Significant Threat” to UK Rail Supply Sector: RIA Policy Director to MPS & Peers 18 July, 2017
HS2 Fantastic Opportunity for UK supply chain to showcase British engineering at its very best: Railway Industry Association 17 July, 2017
Universities and industry unite in £92 million UK railway research partnership 10 July, 2017
Knorr-Bremse Rail UK Celebrates 50,000 07 July, 2017
Rail Industry: HS2 Progress Welcome but absence of Crossrail 2 & Northern Powerhouse Rail commitment a concern 21 June, 2017
Network Rail appoints Arcadis to support Digital Railway 21 June, 2017
Bombardier Wins Major Rail and Maintenance Contract in the UK 20 June, 2017
Rail can be an economic anchor post-Brexit as jobs grow 24,000 in two years 14 June, 2017
RIVVAL sign agreement for the distribution of Aqueous Guard in Ireland 13 June, 2017
Train companies respond to General Election manifestos 18 May, 2017
Non-Traction Energy Savings Potentially Worth Millions 18 May, 2017
Rail Industry response to Liberal Democrat Manifesto 17 May, 2017
Transport for London begins search for supplier to build new generation of DLR trains 17 May, 2017
Rail Industry response to Labour Manifesto 16 May, 2017
Alstom presents its new CLever cantilever for the UK rail network at Railtex 10 May, 2017
Knorr-Bremse presents Connected Systems at Railtex ‘17 03 May, 2017
Construction advances at Abbey Wood as new Elizabeth Line tracks and platforms complete 03 May, 2017
Rail can get Britain on track – Rail suppliers’ response to the Government’s industrial strategy consultation published 28 April, 2017
RSG hails SME as vital to supply chain future after inaugural small and medium sized business conference 28 April, 2017
Siemens exhibits innovative rail portfolio at Railtex 27 April, 2017
British Steel rises to corrosion challenge with long length rail 24 April, 2017
Bridgeway Wins The Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Sustainable Development 21 April, 2017
HS2 opens procurement for world class train manufacturer 20 April, 2017
British Steel puts National College on track to train high speed rail engineers of the future 12 April, 2017
SNC-Lavalin awarded two UK design contracts 12 April, 2017
Tunnelling starts to extend the Northern line to Battersea 11 April, 2017
Hitachi on track to recruit for 250 jobs at newly built Doncaster rail depot 10 April, 2017
The winners of the YRP Awards announced at Annual Dinner 10 April, 2017
HS2 launches hunt for station designers and Euston development partner 07 April, 2017
New Chairman of the Railway Industry Association announced 07 April, 2017
New overhead line fabrication facility opens in Crewe 06 April, 2017
Sleeper factory plans will secure manufacturing jobs in the West Midlands 05 April, 2017
CH2M confirms withdrawal of interest from HS2 Phase 2b Development Partner Contract 29 March, 2017
RIA comments on the triggering of Article 50 29 March, 2017
New trains on the way as Thames Valley electrification reaches major milestone 28 March, 2017
Principal appointed to National College for High Speed Rail 28 March, 2017
First MTR South Western Trains Limited wins South Western franchise 27 March, 2017
Big data and smarter tech set to make railways even safer 21 March, 2017
Unipart Rail presented with supplier Recognition Award by EAO 21 March, 2017
6,400 extra trains a week to run to more places, more often 20 March, 2017
Railway Industry Association supports rail campaign 20 March, 2017
Reimagining railways: innovation funding announced 17 March, 2017
Business leaders call on Government to deliver on Crossrail 2 17 March, 2017
Record numbers attend RIA Conference on ‘Embedding Innovation’ 17 March, 2017
Hansford Review welcomed by Hendy 16 March, 2017
200 Easter projects part of plan to deliver a rail network fit for the future 15 March, 2017
Altran UK granted Authorised Engineering Organisation status in New South Wales, Australia 15 March, 2017
Altran brings Big Data analytics expertise to support Digital Railway’s Degraded Mode Working System 15 March, 2017
South Eastern franchise consultation launched 14 March, 2017
British Steel’s pledge to customers and suppliers endorsed by prestigious quality award 14 March, 2017
HS2 marks National Apprenticeship Week by launching its search for apprentices 10 March, 2017
Train fleet growth fastest for decades 10 March, 2017
Network Rail and Stagecoach lead the way on International Women’s Day with female route leaders 08 March, 2017
Apprentices from Network Rail’s Thameslink Programme inspire young people to consider an apprenticeship on the railway 08 March, 2017
Doors are Opening campaign launched at the National College for High Speed Rail 08 March, 2017
Mechan acquired by major French rail group 03 March, 2017
Failings on Great Western upgrade raise concerns over future rail projects 03 March, 2017
Government ministers attend roundtable to discuss Brexit with rail industry leaders 01 March, 2017
East Midlands rail franchise: 3 firms make the shortlist 01 March, 2017
Network Rail completes Edinburgh-Glasgow bridges ahead of electrification 01 March, 2017
Britain’s railway must lead change, urges industry chief 28 February, 2017
Unipart Rail gain significant logistics support contract with American Transport Authority 28 February, 2017
Siemens opens new rail depot in Glasgow 24 February, 2017
£229 million of industrial strategy investment in science, research and innovation 23 February, 2017
Full speed ahead as HS2 gets Royal Assent 23 February, 2017
10 years after Grayrigg, rail passengers are safer than ever 23 February, 2017
Track, train and passenger join together for the first time as Network Rail transformation continues apace 23 February, 2017
Joanna Whittington confirmed as Office of Rail and Road CEO 20 February, 2017
British Steel appoints Peter Bernscher as new CEO 17 February, 2017
New Hitachi trains for GWR’s Devon and Cornwall route a step closer to entering service 15 February, 2017
World’s first “formation flying” engineering trains will upgrade the railway faster and cheaper 15 February, 2017
Completion of acquisition of c2c franchise by Trenitalia 13 February, 2017
British Steel delivers 16km of rail as part of £350m Metro renewal 13 February, 2017
£50m North Wales Railway Upgrade Project underway 13 February, 2017
Alstom installs latest ETCS technology to Network Rail’s Class 313 trains in the UK 10 February, 2017
Staying on Track: using the rail industry’s funding model to drive skills and technology 09 February, 2017
Hitachi donates cab of new generation high speed train to National Railway Museum 09 February, 2017
Network Rail Consulting opens new Canadian subsidiary 09 February, 2017
HS2 appoints Phase 2b Development Partner and engineering and environmental consultants 09 February, 2017
A world-class future for transport in Greater Manchester 08 February, 2017
Rail companies set out blueprint for age of the digital train 07 February, 2017
RIA responds to the RDG’s Capability Delivery Plan 07 February, 2017
150 new jobs created in Bristol area by Hitachi Rail Europe 06 February, 2017
Unipart Rail acquires leading technology company Instrumentel Ltd 06 February, 2017
Industry sets out vision for future of Scotland’s railway 02 February, 2017
HS2 announces new CEO 26 January, 2017
Nexus to invest £35m in modernisation work in 2017 26 January, 2017
Railway Industry Association comments on the Government’s Industrial Strategy 23 January, 2017
PM unveils plans for a modern Industrial Strategy fit for Global Britain 23 January, 2017
Alex Hynes appointed managing director of ScotRail Alliance 23 January, 2017
Search underway for company to build HS2 trains in £2.75 billion government rail investment 20 January, 2017
Railway Industry Association comments on HS2 train procurement 20 January, 2017
Senior management changes in ScotRail 20 January, 2017
Siemens’ statement on HS2 20 January, 2017
New opportunities offered as details of new rail franchise are released 19 January, 2017
Balfour Beatty welcomes Transport Secretary Chris Grayling to its Rail Innovation Hub in Derby 19 January, 2017
KeolisAmey awarded contract to run Greater Manchester’s Metrolink 18 January, 2017
Keeping the power distribution on track at London Underground 18 January, 2017
Network Rail awards £49m Shotts Line electrification contract 12 January, 2017
Acquisition of c2c franchise by Trenitalia 11 January, 2017
UK’s smart train on track thanks to new university collaboration 06 January, 2017
New report: Closer running and post-Brexit investment to transform the capacity of Britain’s railways 04 January, 2017
RDG responds to IMechE report on investment in rail capacity 04 January, 2017
Crossrail works successfully delivered by Network Rail over Christmas 03 January, 2017
Christmas starts now for 24,000 railway engineers after successful delivery of £100m upgrade work 03 January, 2017
Siemens present supplier award to Unipart Rail 21 December, 2016
Alstom to acquire Nomad Digital 21 December, 2016
Knorr-Bremse acquires Electrical Systems activities of Vossloh 21 December, 2016
SNC-Lavalin collaboration creates innovative solution to leaves on the line 20 December, 2016
Pauley Interactive’s year driving rail innovation and skills 19 December, 2016
New Merseyrail trains by 2020 after City Region leaders give green light 16 December, 2016
Transformed finances support investment in better railway 16 December, 2016
Metro’s £3m tunnel re-railing project is completed 15 December, 2016
Modernised depot to transform Great Northern rail services 13 December, 2016
Network Rail and Chiltern Railways open ground-breaking new rail line connecting Oxford city centre and London 12 December, 2016
Crossrail minister takes ride on the Elizabeth line train as testing is set to move to London 12 December, 2016
Hitachi unveils first UK built Intercity Express Train 09 December, 2016
Report from supply industry highlights potential for digital technology cost savings 07 December, 2016
Competition and contestability review to be chaired by Professor Peter Hansford 07 December, 2016
Transport secretary puts passengers at the heart of the railway 06 December, 2016
Chris Burchell appointed as chairman of the Rail Delivery Group 05 December, 2016
UK infrastructure investment to reach record high 05 December, 2016
Amey’s intelligent software powers UK’s first single display customer information systems 05 December, 2016
ABB unveils new medium-voltage high-speed direct current breaker DCBreak for railway applications 05 December, 2016
Siemens launches major new initiative to boost UK rail supply chain 05 December, 2016
Network Rail to open its doors to competition and contestability 01 December, 2016
Unipart Rail gain prestigious Investors in People Award 29 November, 2016
Unipart Rail become one of the first in the rail industry to gain ISO9001:2015 certification 28 November, 2016
A new settlement with members: RSSB review complete 28 November, 2016
ORR’s half-year assessment of Network Rail in Scotland 24 November, 2016
Tram trains to boost economy by providing direct rail link between Glasgow Airport, Paisley and the city centre 24 November, 2016
Australia shows faith in Zonegreen safety system 22 November, 2016
Railway ‘must harness new technology and change the way we work’, say industry leaders 21 November, 2016
An open letter from the rail industry, for which RIA was a co-signatory 21 November, 2016
Ministerial statement on ScotRail 21 November, 2016
Rail Regulator supports drive to more devolved decision making 17 November, 2016
Hitachi Intercity trains begin digital signalling tests 17 November, 2016
Rail Infrastructure Strategy consultation launched 17 November, 2016
HS2 route to the East Midlands, Leeds and Manchester set out by the government 15 November, 2016
HS2 names Enabling Works contractors 15 November, 2016
Siemens UK appoints rail industry leader to top job at Rail Systems 15 November, 2016
Transformation of train services across the north 11 November, 2016
Rail update: Rail investment in the Great Western route 08 November, 2016
Great Western electrification ministerial statement – RDG responds 08 November, 2016
The train now arriving is faster, smarter and better connected 07 November, 2016
Skills Minister and Crossrail’s 600th apprentice mark the start of ‘Tomorrow’s Engineers Week’ 07 November, 2016
Government announces new rail franchise for Inter City West Coast with the introduction of High Speed 2 services 04 November, 2016
HS2 will become a very important part of Britain’s railway for decades to come 04 November, 2016
Regulator publishes revised guidance for rail industry on developing and maintaining staff competence 03 November, 2016
Hull Trains to expand fleet with £60 million deal 02 November, 2016
Altran selected as Independent Safety Assessor for Advanced Train Control Migration System Project in Sydney 02 November, 2016
Digital Railway could bring substantial benefits to rail network 27 October, 2016
Ricardo Rail to install revolutionary switch funded by RSSB 26 October, 2016
Transformation of Rail in the North Begins 24 October, 2016
Rail Delivery Group and Association of Train Operating Companies to adopt single name 21 October, 2016
Longsight lengthens list of Mechan equipment 21 October, 2016
ScotRail Alliance publishes performance improvement plan 20 October, 2016
Transport for the North Submits Formal Proposal to DfT 20 October, 2016
UK Rail Academy launches new Apprenticeship Standard 18 October, 2016
Railway Industry Association appoints new Chief Executive, Darren Caplan 17 October, 2016
Green light for new Trafford Park Metrolink line 13 October, 2016
Transport Secretary confirms government commitment to HS2 12 October, 2016
Investment vital to meet demand and improve services as rail journeys continue to rise 06 October, 2016
Double crane order grants Mechan Allerton Hatrick 05 October, 2016
National College of High Speed Rail takes major step towards completion 05 October, 2016
Martin Darbyshire wins International Award at h.Club 100 05 October, 2016
Over £3 million to improve passenger comfort and accessibility on our railways 03 October, 2016
Better journeys for passengers on the Cross Country network 30 September, 2016
Bombardier wins fleet maintenance contract extension from UK operator CrossCountry Trains 30 September, 2016
Balfour Beatty acquires Omnicom Engineering 30 September, 2016
Rail industry sets out vision for the station of the future 30 September, 2016
Bombardier Wins Rolling Stock and Maintenance Contracts for Abellio’s East Anglia Franchise in the UK 30 September, 2016
Angel Trains signs deal to finance Abellio’s £900m procurement of UK rolling stock for East Anglia rail franchise 30 September, 2016
Altran to sponsor High Integrity Software conference 30 September, 2016
Rail industry publishes document to inform future of Scotland’s railway 23 September, 2016
Rail Minister welcomes new Employment and Skills Academy 16 September, 2016
Formal consultation provides positive feedback for new 15 September, 2016
‘Britain Runs on Rail’ – M&C Saatchi and Rail Delivery Group launch 14 September, 2016
Companies come together to plan for building Crossrail 2 14 September, 2016
Rail staff set to go mobile with new Rule Book app 13 September, 2016
Hitachi first to signalling milestone in major boost for digital railway 07 September, 2016
Latest News from Komplete 07 September, 2016
Boosting railway depot capacity 07 September, 2016
Scottish businesses encouraged to seize opportunities with HS2 06 September, 2016
Package of measures announced to help improve resilience of Southern network 01 September, 2016
Mechan equips innovation centre for new IEP trains 31 August, 2016
Sadiq Khan rides Elizabeth line route to mark Crossrail reaching 75 per cent complete 31 August, 2016
Better journeys on the way for rail passengers across the West Midlands 30 August, 2016
Government announces £20 million fund for new railway stations 26 August, 2016
Balfour Beatty Kilpatrick formed to strengthen Balfour Beatty’s position as a leading UK M&E engineering provider 26 August, 2016
New Safety Management Intelligence System goes live on 5 December 24 August, 2016
RSSB appoints two new board members 23 August, 2016
Dover to Folkestone railway to reopen on Monday 5 September, three months ahead of schedule 22 August, 2016
Thales appoints VolkerRail for work on London Underground 16 August, 2016
Hong Kong raises Mechan’s export expectations 16 August, 2016
Innovate UK pleased by EU funding commitment 15 August, 2016
‘Britain Runs on Rail’ campaign 12 August, 2016
Siemens Successfully Commissions Banbury Resignalling Programme 11 August, 2016
Siemens Awarded Port Talbot Phase 1 Resignalling Contract 11 August, 2016
Better journeys for rail passengers and boost for Derby train industry as new East Anglia franchise announced 10 August, 2016
Mechan jacks up presence at Innotrans 10 August, 2016
Bombardier Named Preferred Bidder to Supply Rolling Stock for UK’s East Anglia Franchise 10 August, 2016
Contractor sought to build transformational Barking Riverside extension 08 August, 2016
Queen Street tunnel works completed early for passengers 05 August, 2016
Innovative Electrification Training Centre inspires Indian railway project 04 August, 2016
Network Rail’s Kirow crane to be operated by VolkerRail 04 August, 2016
Great Western Railway increases Hitachi Intercity fleet size with new multi-million pound order 03 August, 2016
The Thameslink Programme successfully tests new trains using advanced “in-cab” signalling system 03 August, 2016
Siemens Awarded Victoria 2: Sutton to Wimbledon Contract by Network Rail 02 August, 2016
First Elizabeth line train takes to the test track 29 July, 2016
Rail leaders call summit to plan fares and tickets improvements 29 July, 2016
HS1 performing on target: ORR’s Annual Report on HS1 Ltd released today 29 July, 2016
Virgin Trains fleet refurbishment programme milestone achieved 29 July, 2016
Independent HS2 Construction Commissioner appointed 28 July, 2016
LORAM completes acquisition of RVEL 28 July, 2016
Network Rail engineers prepare for electrification of the Severn Tunnel at state-of-the-art training facility in Wales 25 July, 2016
New train underpass at Acton reached structural completion 22 July, 2016
Infrastructure 2050: Future Infrastructure Need 21 July, 2016
Transport Secretary receives progress report on plan to get Midlands economy firing 21 July, 2016
RSSB Non-technical skills guide refreshed 20 July, 2016
ORR’s annual assessment of railway health and safety: Safest in Europe, but consistency of implementation needs to improve 19 July, 2016
First all-electric train runs on Great Western 18 July, 2016
RIA Director General retires 18 July, 2016
First South West Trains’ Class 707s enter testing phase 15 July, 2016
Network Rail publishes Scotland Route Study 14 July, 2016
Platforms completed at new Liverpool Street station 14 July, 2016
Level crossing deaths at lowest level for nearly a generation 13 July, 2016
Network Rail and Northern alliance launched to provide a better service to passengers 13 July, 2016
Atkins and CH2M win design and modelling contract for Crossrail 2 On-Networks Systems 12 July, 2016
Crossrail 2 developed further in response to community comments 07 July, 2016
David Higgins recommends new HS2 plans for South Yorkshire 07 July, 2016
ORR’s annual assessment of Network Rail: Good on safety but network performance needs to improve 05 July, 2016
Better journeys on the way for rail passengers across the South Western network 04 July, 2016
New Deputy MD for Unipart Rail 04 July, 2016
Key Account Manager to unlock Mechan potential 04 July, 2016
Customers and delivery at the centre of Network Rail’s year 04 July, 2016
Scotland’s railway enhancement programme 04 July, 2016
First of new generation of high-tech trains takes maiden voyage on Great Western Railway 30 June, 2016
Scottish Transport Minister Glimpses Future of Caledonian Sleeper 30 June, 2016
HS2 Ltd response to NAO report 28 June, 2016
Thameslink’s new train enters passenger service 24 June, 2016
Innovative award win for Borders Railway 22 June, 2016
Panasonic acquires UK technology systems integrator Alan Dick Communications 20 June, 2016
TfL working with schools to inspire more women & young people to work in transport 13 June, 2016
Karen Boswell, HRE Managing Director, receives OBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours List – Recognition for contribution and services to rail industry 11 June, 2016
Crossrail Chairman recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours 11 June, 2016
ORR starts quinquennial review of RSSB 10 June, 2016
Altran successfully completes Taiwan High Speed Rail safety project for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries 09 June, 2016
Great Western Railway confirms brand new trains for Thames Valley commuters 08 June, 2016
First signals turn green for the upgrade of the Tube network 07 June, 2016
Rail as a key to decarbonising transport 06 June, 2016
£4m Innovation competition to improve rail services 03 June, 2016
Minister views progress as engineers reach half-way in £60m Glasgow tunnel renewal 03 June, 2016
Successful upgrades for Hornsey depot ahead of introduction of Class 700 03 June, 2016
Updates from Rail Forum East Midlands 02 June, 2016
Regulator reports on rail companies’ work for passengers 02 June, 2016
Network Rail’s orange army delivers a bigger, better railway for passengers in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex 01 June, 2016
Thales equips the world’s longest railway tunnel 01 June, 2016
Network Rail creates ‘virtual route’ to provide better service for freight and national passengers operators 31 May, 2016
Climate change will affect resilience of whole GB railway system, new report finds 31 May, 2016
Borders Railway 22% ahead of target for first 6 months 31 May, 2016
Head of design at Birmingham New Street station takes home top prize at European awards ceremony 26 May, 2016
Royal College of Art and Hitachi Rail Europe collaborate on design project for deep tube and high-speed trains 25 May, 2016
Lord Adonis proposed as new chair of Crossrail 2 24 May, 2016
Thameslink showcases future of commuting at London Blackfriars 24 May, 2016
More new trains for the North and Scotland 20 May, 2016
New Rail Engineering Apprenticeships launched and ready for delivery 19 May, 2016
Rail Sustainability Principles made relevant for railway of the future 18 May, 2016
A safer, more efficient and better performing railway 18 May, 2016
Expanding its service activities, Alstom invests in a new site in the North-West of England, UK 17 May, 2016
Bombardier Transportation Unveils New Testing and Commissioning Facility at Derby 16 May, 2016
UK ambassador to Vienna visits Siemens plant 16 May, 2016
Secretary of State visits new station in Cambridge as work ramps up one year before completion 13 May, 2016
Rail regulator approves future new passenger services on the East Coast Main Line 12 May, 2016
New London-Edinburgh low fares rail service given green light 12 May, 2016
Gordon Wakeford appointed Industry Chair of RSG 10 May, 2016
Mechan solves space issue for VolkerFitzpatrick at Ilford depot 10 May, 2016
Rail investment vital to meet demand as journeys reach 1.7BN a year 09 May, 2016
Government confirms £80 million for National Colleges to deliver the workforce of tomorrow 09 May, 2016
RSSB appoints Technical Director 09 May, 2016
Major step forward for National College for High Speed Rail as construction starts in Birmingham and Doncaster 09 May, 2016
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and UK Prime Minister David Cameron visit Hitachi Train Maintenance Centre 05 May, 2016
Major works for Crossrail project delivered by Network Rail over bank holiday weekend 04 May, 2016
Alstom completes overhaul of Pendolino trains in the UK 03 May, 2016
Network Rail announce new code of conduct to keep suppliers on the right track 29 April, 2016
Winning workforce bags Mechan manufacturing glory 28 April, 2016
Next Generation Rail research and skills showcase draws in top career talent 28 April, 2016
Network Rail awards contracts worth £90m to increase capacity and improve reliability of railway between London and Reading 27 April, 2016
Railway sector joins forces to deploy digital technology 26 April, 2016
Mechan bags order boost from Crossrail contract 21 April, 2016
TfL names new Managing Director of London Underground 19 April, 2016
£4m innovation competition creates customer benefit through collaboration 19 April, 2016
Latest news from Komplete Group 19 April, 2016
SYSTRA is Pleased to Announce the Acquisition of SIAS 19 April, 2016
Mechan helps High Output train live up to its name 15 April, 2016
Strategic Transport Apprenticeship Taskforce to boost apprenticeships 15 April, 2016
TfL signs contract with Arriva as new operator for London Overground 14 April, 2016
Harsco’s Rail Business awarded Multi-Year Contract for UK Rail Grinding Services 13 April, 2016
HS2 Ltd and TUC sign framework agreement 08 April, 2016
Three train companies shortlisted to compete for West Midlands franchise 07 April, 2016
Alliance formed to make new Ordsall Chord a reality 31 March, 2016
TransPennine Express and Angel Trains orders 95 Inter City rail carriages from UK manufacturer Hitachi 31 March, 2016
Zonegreen on point for first depot converters 30 March, 2016
Network Rail appoints Tube upgrade chief to spearhead Digital Railway 30 March, 2016
Major Crossrail work successfully delivered by Network Rail over Easter 30 March, 2016
Network Rail sets out options to enable faster and more frequent journeys for the East of England 24 March, 2016
Long-term vision for East Midlands Rail published 24 March, 2016
Network Rail unveils choices for Wales’ rail future 24 March, 2016
Over £800million to improve London’s busiest railway station and one of Britain’s busiest railways 23 March, 2016
Green light for First Hull Trains to continue service until 2029 23 March, 2016
HS2 to create jobs and boost skills as companies shortlisted for major engineering contracts 23 March, 2016
Mechan has measure of Irish tram track wear 23 March, 2016
Transport Minister launches Scotland’s rail freight strategy 22 March, 2016
Full steam ahead for Crossrail 2 18 March, 2016
Mayor gives the green light for London Overground extension to Barking Riverside 18 March, 2016
Arriva named as new operator for London Overground 18 March, 2016
Virgin unveils the Virgin Azuma 18 March, 2016
Altran selected to take part in the latest phase of the COMPASS project 18 March, 2016
‘Rail revolution’ means 200 more services and 20,000 more seats for Scots passengers 15 March, 2016
Transport Minister views permanent track installation progress in Crossrail tunnels 15 March, 2016
HS2 Ltd launches two consultations as part of preparations for next phase of UK’s new high speed rail network 11 March, 2016
Time to challenge the stigma around apprenticeships, says Network Rail chief 10 March, 2016
UK remains one of the safest railways in Europe despite passenger numbers reaching highest ever point 10 March, 2016
Manufacturing – not just a man’s world 10 March, 2016
Bombardier Transportation celebrates launch of first new train for Gatwick Express 10 March, 2016
‘Crossrail 2 will keep London moving, we should get on with it right away’ – Adonis 10 March, 2016
Northern Transport Strategy Spring Report marks major progress 08 March, 2016
CMA signals route for greater rail competition 08 March, 2016
Graham Goswell joins Hitachi Information Control Systems Europe 07 March, 2016
Network Rail and Great Western Railway sign alliance to deliver a bigger, better, more reliable railway for passengers 04 March, 2016
Network Rail tests market for power infrastructure investors to support Railway Upgrade Plan 04 March, 2016
Dubai to host region’s first career zone dedicated to the rail industry 01 March, 2016
Reading railway redevelopment gains international recognition 29 February, 2016
Major new Crossrail initiative to share lessons learned with the wider industry 29 February, 2016
New competition to find good vibrations 29 February, 2016
David Higgins: “HS2 already changing Britain” 29 February, 2016
Railway Upgrade Plan to deliver a better, more reliable railway for passengers and freight this Easter 25 February, 2016
Crossrail to become the Elizabeth line in honour of Her Majesty the Queen 24 February, 2016
Mechan scoops major rail industry prize 23 February, 2016
CommonTime to Deliver Innovative Mobile App for London & South Eastern Railway 22 February, 2016
Single departmental plan 2015 to 2020 for the Department for Transport 22 February, 2016
Howarth & Co to lead inaugural Careers Zone at Middle East Rail in Dubai on 9th March 22 February, 2016
GTR strikes £200m-plus deal for new train fleet serving City of London 18 February, 2016
New RIA Technical Director appointment 12 February, 2016
Faster, Longer, Greener ‘train’ unveiled at Edinburgh Waverley 11 February, 2016
New funding for south west rail study 09 February, 2016
Siemens Completes Winter Commissionings 09 February, 2016
HS2 moves closer to construction as Transport Secretary officially opens Birmingham headquarters 05 February, 2016
Prime Minister delivers EU speech from Siemens in Chippenham 04 February, 2016
Two companies shortlisted to compete for the next South Western rail franchise 04 February, 2016
Government and industry unite to drive UK rail growth 02 February, 2016
Parliamentary visit to European Train Control System test centre 02 February, 2016
Key milestones for Crossrail project during 2016 29 January, 2016
Record investment in transport network used to guarantee apprenticeships 28 January, 2016
Rail journeys across Britain have doubled in 20 years 28 January, 2016
Arriva signs rolling stock contract for new Northern rail franchise 22 January, 2016
Hendy Review of Network Rail – Delivery Plan Update 22 January, 2016
Transport Secretary and Mayor set out vision for rail travel across London and the south east 21 January, 2016
Edinburgh Gateway interchange shapes up 21 January, 2016
Rail Minister Claire Perry celebrates contribution of women to Crossrail 21 January, 2016
Balfour Beatty VINCI announces Managing Director for High Speed 2 Joint Venture 19 January, 2016
Siemens Rail Systems achieves Gold Award from Investors in People 14 January, 2016
Mechan sets sights on Middle East expo 14 January, 2016
Another step towards new Merseyrail trains as bidder shortlist announced 13 January, 2016
New advanced railway engineering techniques saved time and money at Christmas 11 January, 2016
Transport Secretary tours £700 million Victoria tube station upgrade 07 January, 2016
Boost for London Overground users as capacity of key routes increased 07 January, 2016
Construction Commissioner wanted for High Speed Two 07 January, 2016
Major Crossrail improvement works delivered over Christmas and New Year 05 January, 2016
Unipart Rail Acquires Park Signalling 04 January, 2016
Better, more reliable train services as £150m Christmas Railway Upgrade Plan is successfully completed 04 January, 2016
Invitation to tender issued for £112m Queen Street station transformation 30 December, 2015
West Coast main line reopens after successful Christmas rail upgrade near Stafford 29 December, 2015
ORR announces senior management change 29 December, 2015
Better journeys for rail customers as new Northern and TransPennine Express franchises confirmed 23 December, 2015
ScotRail Alliance launches biggest-ever train improvement programme 21 December, 2015
Ex-Military Personnel Successfully Complete Military2Rail Training 21 December, 2015
Transport Secretary appoints interim Chair of Office of Rail and Road 18 December, 2015
EU funding proposals for new London Overground stations 18 December, 2015
Digital pioneers scoop £25,000 investment to improve data quality on rail disruption 18 December, 2015
Shift2Rail launches first calls for projects worth €170 million 17 December, 2015
Milestone for Northern Powerhouse as UK’s first tram train unveiled in Sheffield 14 December, 2015
HS2 shortlists enabling works contractors 11 December, 2015
Proposal to establish Crossrail 2 Ltd to help advance vital new railway 10 December, 2015
Rail and road users at heart of ORR’s approach to enforcement 10 December, 2015
London Underground breaks the record again for busiest day ever on the tube 10 December, 2015
Massive boost to rail services brings Northern Powerhouse to life 09 December, 2015
Government’s rail investment plan forges ahead 08 December, 2015
Major success at NCE International Tunnelling Awards 08 December, 2015
East West Rail Phase 2 contract award 07 December, 2015
ORR and Network Rail agree new £4.1m ‘Rail Reparation Fund’ to directly benefit passengers 04 December, 2015
Wayfindr launches with major London Underground trial at Euston 04 December, 2015
Consultation gets underway on new rail link to Barking Riverside 04 December, 2015
Transport Secretary pledges to build a new transport legacy for Wales 04 December, 2015
New contract to make journeys better for West Midlands rail passengers 03 December, 2015
Network Rail sets out £4m fund to benefit passengers between London and south coast 01 December, 2015
Work set to begin on Tinsley Chord to bring Britain’s first tram-trains to South Yorkshire 30 November, 2015
Rail passengers to benefit from £9.3BN boom in train building 30 November, 2015
HS2 route from Birmingham to Crewe to open 6 years early – Chancellor confirms 30 November, 2015
Department for Transport’s settlement at the Spending Review 2015 26 November, 2015
Largest investment in railways since Victorian times will continue 26 November, 2015
Network Rail reviews – RDG responds 26 November, 2015
Virgin trains announces £21 million train refurbishment programme 25 November, 2015
Funding in place for Metropolitan line extension 24 November, 2015
Crossrail surface works reach halfway point 19 November, 2015
London Underground carries more people than ever before 19 November, 2015
New regional Network Rail boss vows to work with communities to deliver economic growth 13 November, 2015
Economic boost for Greater Lincolnshire and South Humber Ports thanks to £100m Network Rail upgrade plan this Christmas 13 November, 2015
Rail operating centre officially opened in Rugby 13 November, 2015
Network Rail installs the first overhead electrification wiring on the Great Western Main Line 13 November, 2015
HS2 Independent Design Panel announced 11 November, 2015
Mechan explores export potential at AusRAIL 06 November, 2015
Arrival of new South West Trains moves a step closer as Siemens starts to build new trains 06 November, 2015
Alstom refocused on rail transport with strong leadership positions 02 November, 2015
Porterbrook invests in additional Class 387 EMUs 02 November, 2015
Mechan takes place in flagship Thameslink 28 October, 2015
Public consultation begins on route and design of ‘transformative’ Crossrail 2 28 October, 2015
Chiltern Railways and Network Rail open groundbreaking new rail line connecting Oxford and London 26 October, 2015
New state of the art rail training academy now open 23 October, 2015
New transport strategy to make Midlands an engine for growth 23 October, 2015
Focus on young talent aids Mechan bid to be the best 22 October, 2015
Transport Secretary and East Midlands Trains mark new era for customers as £13 million investment programme gets underway 19 October, 2015
Transport Secretary unveils state-of-the-art Thameslink train facility 16 October, 2015
Network Rail is taking immediate action to improve planning and delivery of rail enhancements 16 October, 2015
Network Rail IT chief pledges to inspire young women into IT careers with competition launch 15 October, 2015
Hitachi Rail Europe Wins RailStaff Award for Depot Team of the Year 14 October, 2015
DCA and Hitachi win 2015 User-Centred Product Design Award for Class 800/801 train 14 October, 2015
Rail Minister visits Siemens in Chippenham 14 October, 2015
RDG responds to EU agreement on 4th Railway Package 09 October, 2015
Network Rail announces new strategy director 08 October, 2015
Transport Secretary unveils £44 million revamp of Manchester Victoria station 06 October, 2015
Fugro integrates and rebrands UK-based geotechnical specialists as Fugro GeoServices Ltd 05 October, 2015
Regulator publishes new data on passenger journeys 01 October, 2015
TransPennine and Midland Mainline electrification works to resume 30 September, 2015
Suppliers welcome restart of electrification work 30 September, 2015
Research confirms benefits of Crossrail 2 29 September, 2015
Mechan traversers carry first IEP trains 28 September, 2015
Bombardier wins maintenance services support contract extension from East Midlands Trains 25 September, 2015
Recycling energy from Tube trains to power stations 25 September, 2015
High speed rail industry leaders statement on chancellor’s announcement of HS2 contracts 24 September, 2015
£11.8bn HS2 bidding process opens 24 September, 2015
Mike Brown named as new Transport Commissioner 24 September, 2015
Hitachi celebrates two successes at the National Rail Awards 2015 – Karen Boswell MD of Hitachi Rail Europe Wins Outstanding Personal Contribution in Rail 22 September, 2015
Birmingham New Street station opens to passengers 22 September, 2015
Rail contributes £10.1bn in added value to Britain’s economy 22 September, 2015
Zonegreen chosen to safeguard intercity depots 22 September, 2015
Major boost for East Anglia as government confirms ambitious ‘Norwich in 90’ plans 18 September, 2015
Crossrail 2 Growth Commission Announced 18 September, 2015
Transport Secretary hails Birmingham New Street station transformation 18 September, 2015
Better journeys for East Midlands rail passengers as government confirms new deal 17 September, 2015
Comply Serve sign major infrastructure contract in Malaysia 17 September, 2015
Unipart Rail host visit of 50 senior rail managers from China 17 September, 2015
Rail’s multi-million pound turnaround helps fund better services 14 September, 2015
Mechan seals deal with Doncaster neighbour 11 September, 2015
New proposals for Isle of Wight rail services announced 11 September, 2015
Paul Plummer to run RDG and ATOC 10 September, 2015
Britain’s first ‘workshop on wheels’ set to revolutionise railway maintenance 10 September, 2015
Crossrail trains take shape 10 September, 2015
Siemens Welcomes 18 Graduates to Chippenham 10 September, 2015
Hitachi brings rail manufacturing back to its British birthplace 03 September, 2015
Hull Trains Enters Industry Consultation for New High-speed Units 03 September, 2015
Hitachi Information Control Systems Europe Formed 01 September, 2015
Rail Minister tours Great Western electrification works 28 August, 2015
Building apprenticeships in transport sector at heart of government infrastructure investment plans 28 August, 2015
Network Rail transparency update 28 August, 2015
LU decides to defer launch of Night Tube to allow successful conclusion of union talks 28 August, 2015
HS2 confirms tunnel extension for South Heath 28 August, 2015
Rail finances ‘transformed’ 28 August, 2015
Regulator publishes new data on government financial support to rail industry 28 August, 2015
ORR 2014-15 Annual Statistical Release 28 August, 2015
History made as new tram routes open 26 August, 2015
Rail Engineering Advanced Technician Apprenticeship Standard gets go ahead 21 August, 2015
Building apprenticeships in transport sector at heart of government infrastructure investment plans 21 August, 2015
Unipart Rail and Siemens gain joint BS 11000 Certification 19 August, 2015
New business manager set to grow Frazer-Nash’s rail business 14 August, 2015
Government boost for Northern Powerhouse 14 August, 2015
Hitachi Rail Europe wins award for environmental innovation 14 August, 2015
Britain’s biggest tunnel-boring machine starts work on Bolton railway upgrade 14 August, 2015
From tunnelling to tracks: Crossrail marks the arrival of 465 metre long concreting train 14 August, 2015
Network Rail responds to ORR performance fine 11 August, 2015
ORR investigation finds Network Rail in breach of licence in 2014-15 10 August, 2015
New Director General of Rail Executive announced 31 July, 2015
DB Regio completes £30m refurbishment of Tyne and Wear Metro fleet five months ahead of schedule 31 July, 2015
New high speed trains confirmed for the South West 30 July, 2015
Railway Projects Ltd company rebrand 30 July, 2015
Deal signed to help provide more frequent, reliable trains and better customer information on cross-London commuter route 29 July, 2015
Hitachi Rail Europe Wins First Traffic Management Contract in UK 29 July, 2015
First planning permission submitted by Network Rail to upgrade London Waterloo station 27 July, 2015
‘Orange army’ on track to prepare Bath’s railway line for electrification 27 July, 2015
HS2 Design Panel recruitment begins 24 July, 2015
Zonegreen is hit with SSIP 22 July, 2015
Record eighth year in a row without a passenger or workforce fatality in a train accident 21 July, 2015
Britain’s railways now safest in Europe, but regulator highlights priorities for improvement 21 July, 2015
Final bridge rebuild to start in Bolton as part of electrification project 20 July, 2015
Work begins to prepare Bath’s railway line for electrification 16 July, 2015
Lord Adonis joins HS2 Ltd Board as new non-executive member 16 July, 2015
Leading train operators granted innovation funding 15 July, 2015
Productivity plan launched 10 July, 2015
Network Rail Consulting on winning team for US high-speed rail contract 08 July, 2015
Bombardier Signs Major Rolling Stock and Maintenance Contracts for Transport for London’s LOTRAIN Project 07 July, 2015
TfL signs contract with Bombardier Transportation for new trains 03 July, 2015
ATOC appoints new Managing Director of Customer Experience 01 July, 2015
National Training Academy for Rail Enters Final Phase 01 July, 2015
Climate change will affect resilience of whole GB railway system, new report finds 01 July, 2015
Better health is happening in rail 01 July, 2015
Battery-powered train wins industry award for innovation 30 June, 2015
Sir Peter Hendy, who delivered London’s Olympic transport plan, appointed as new chair of Network Rail 26 June, 2015
Lord Ahmad backs Women in Engineering campaign 26 June, 2015
Network Rail confirms review of five-year CP5 plan 26 June, 2015
More to do to improve rail services and passenger satisfaction 26 June, 2015
Apprentices join the front line to deliver £38bn railway upgrade plan 24 June, 2015
RMT, TSSA and Unite members vote to accept Network Rail’s pay offer 24 June, 2015
Update to legislation brings HS2 one step closer to construction 19 June, 2015
New bridge is the key to major earth-moving at Stafford rail development 19 June, 2015
ORR publishes Network Rail performance review for 2014-15 12 June, 2015
Network Rail response to ORR 2014/15 annual assessment 12 June, 2015
Investment up as Network Rail publishes its full-year results 12 June, 2015
Passenger WiFi praised by public for UP Express launch 11 June, 2015
Rail passenger journeys reached a record high of 1.65 billion between 2014 – 2015 04 June, 2015
Prime Minister and Transport Secretary celebrate completion of Crossrail tunnelling 04 June, 2015
Shortlist for East Anglia franchise announced 02 June, 2015
Transport Secretary confirms government is forging ahead on high-speed rail and a Northern Powerhouse 01 June, 2015
Alstom acquires 100% of Signalling Solutions Ltd (SSL), in the United Kingdom 28 May, 2015
Mechan secures industry accolade 27 May, 2015
Bombardier and London Underground Win Best New Rolling Stock Product Award at the 2015 Railtex Awards 26 May, 2015
Passengers set to benefit as key commuter rail services transfer to TfL 22 May, 2015
Passengers reap the benefits of three major rail projects 22 May, 2015
Nomad Digital wins Remote Condition Monitoring trial for Metro Trains Melbourne 21 May, 2015
First new Crossrail tracks laid in southeast London 13 May, 2015
New siding at £250m Stafford rail development will cut deliveries by road 13 May, 2015
Better journeys for passengers after successful May Day bank holiday rail upgrade work 08 May, 2015
Transport for London adopts Network Rail’s ‘passport’ to the railway infrastructure from 1 April 2015 28 April, 2015
Mechan scoops prestigious SME Award 23 April, 2015
Morgan Sindall Plc completes railway bridge milestone on Crewe Green Link Road Project 23 April, 2015
Ricardo to acquire Lloyd’s Register Rail 17 April, 2015
Zonegreen develops smarter depot system 15 April, 2015
Omnicom Engineering wins annual innovation prize 14 April, 2015
TfL starts search for next operator to run Overground 09 April, 2015
Desiro City manufacture ‘on track’ with passenger service drawing close for new Thameslink trains 07 April, 2015
TRE secures Product Acceptance for TREsa 31 March, 2015
Bombardier Wins Ten-Year Fleet Maintenance Contract for the UK’s Essex Thameside Franchise 30 March, 2015
Track completion marks significant milestone for Britain’s newest train factory 27 March, 2015
RSSB and EPSRC to jointly fund £2m into research on the reduction of asset costs 27 March, 2015
New £50 million package of passenger benefits on South West Trains 25 March, 2015
Zonegreen Celebrates Landmark Order 25 March, 2015
New deal for rail passengers in west of England and Wales 23 March, 2015
Revolutionary plans for northern transport set out 20 March, 2015
Better journeys for passengers on TransPennine Express 20 March, 2015
£6m rail innovation competition open for bids 17 March, 2015
TBMs ordered to build Northern Line Extension to Battersea 17 March, 2015
NSARE Announces New Chief Executive 13 March, 2015
Hitachi Rail Europe signs contract with Abellio to provide new trains for ScotRail franchise 12 March, 2015
New state-of-the-art InterCity Express train arrives in the UK 12 March, 2015
Extra funding for station improvements 12 March, 2015
New Rail Industry Apprenticeship Standards Unveiled 12 March, 2015
Transport Secretary in Sheffield to receive northern electrification report 05 March, 2015
Rail industry confirms future potential demand for new trains and carriages 03 March, 2015
Bombardier Transportation Celebrates Success at Rail Business Awards 02 March, 2015
Transformation of rail travel in the north 27 February, 2015
Perpetuum launches unique onboard asset management services into Asia-Pacific rail market 27 February, 2015
RSSB – focussing on members and collaboration 26 February, 2015
High output team grows with new £50m ballast cleaner and 500 new Network Rail staff 26 February, 2015
Hitachi to invest in Signalling and Rolling Stock operations of Finmeccanica, positioning for leadership in the global Rail Sector 24 February, 2015
New East Anglia franchise competition begins 19 February, 2015
Balfour Beatty awarded £12.5m Bombardier Crossrail trains facility 17 February, 2015
Claire Perry, MP and Under Secretary of State for Transport, Visits the Knorr-Bremse Melksham Facility 16 February, 2015
Rail regulator publishes industry financials report for 2013-14 16 February, 2015
End of the line for Borders rail installation 12 February, 2015
Passengers must be at heart of rail planning 12 February, 2015
Free wi-fi to help rail commuters stay connected 11 February, 2015
Minding the gap – platform safety to improve as rail industry launches collaborative strategy 09 February, 2015
Plan for better services, journeys and value published by rail industry 06 February, 2015
Transport Minister promotes UK transport expertise in Taiwan and Japan 29 January, 2015
Funding boost for Dudley’s rail innovation 29 January, 2015
Network Rail must deliver record investment following Christmas disruption 23 January, 2015
New state-of-the-art InterCity Express train to arrive in the UK in March 22 January, 2015
ABB appoints Jay Mehta as Rail Sector Manager for the UK 22 January, 2015
Industry and government join forces to launch new vision for UK rail supply chain 21 January, 2015
Railway Vehicle Engineering Ltd gets RISAS certification 21 January, 2015
Batteries included: Prototype battery-powered train carries passengers for first time 13 January, 2015
Rail industry to conduct review of improvement work timing 12 January, 2015
Transport Secretary presses ahead with rail improvements in the north 08 January, 2015
New plan to secure rail services for the north 08 January, 2015
Network Rail completes £200m festive upgrade programme 05 January, 2015
£2.4m platform improvement scheme at Liverpool Lime St complete 19 December, 2014
Rail industry publishes winter weather plans 19 December, 2014
Murphy turns to Minecraft to attract civil engineers of the future 11 December, 2014
Army of 11,000 railway engineers to work on record-breaking Christmas investment programme to deliver a bigger, better railway 10 December, 2014
Norwich in Ninety is backed by government 02 December, 2014
Rail electrification plan for Lake District 28 November, 2014
Omnicom moves house 27 November, 2014
More seats, more services and new trains for East Coast passengers 27 November, 2014
Funding and financing options for Crossrail 2 27 November, 2014
Bombardier to Deliver New Train Fleet for Gatwick Express Services 18 November, 2014
FutureRailway announce £4.4 million Powertrain competition 17 November, 2014
New Chairman announced for the Railway Industry Association 14 November, 2014
Mechan secures future of historic London bogies 12 November, 2014
Extra carriages for London Overground services 06 November, 2014
Zonegreen points shunter safety in right direction 04 November, 2014
PM and Chancellor give green light to develop HS3 27 October, 2014
New UK Rail Academy takes shape to future-proof 27 October, 2014
Transforming transport connectivity in the north 27 October, 2014
Demand for rail travel outpaces growth in economy and employment 24 October, 2014
Design for the ‘New Tube for London’ revealed 09 October, 2014
Hitachi Rail Europe to provide new trains for Abellio franchise in Scotland 09 October, 2014
New deal to transform rail services 08 October, 2014
New high speed rail college to be in Birmingham and Doncaster 30 September, 2014
30th September, 2014 Technology broadcaster Maggie Philbin and Network Rail team up to show girls how tech and trains can lead to a great career 25 September, 2014
News Release from Network Rail 15 September, 2014
New rail franchise to transform London’s busiest routes 15 September, 2014
Network Rail opens biggest railway control centre in the country 12 September, 2014
Network Rail agrees renewal and enhancement contracts in a £1.6bn framework deal 04 September, 2014
LORAM acquires majority stake in RVEL 04 September, 2014
Passengers to benefit from £210m train order for UK’s busiest commuter network 03 September, 2014
First trams tested on iconic station bridge 28 August, 2014
LU awards contract to build Northern line extension 21 August, 2014
Shortlist for Northern and TransPennine Express rail operators revealed 19 August, 2014
LU to source additional Tube trains 18 August, 2014
Batteries included: Network Rail begins on-track trials of prototype battery-powered train 12 August, 2014
Government launches study into potential Crossrail extension 07 August, 2014
Let’s make our towns and cities ‘magnets for growth’, says Transport Secretary in response to HS2 Growth Taskforce 24 July, 2014
Celebration as work begins on Thameslink trains in Hebburn 24 July, 2014
TfL announces MTR to run Crossrail services 18 July, 2014
Her Majesty The Queen opens redeveloped Reading station 17 July, 2014
Regulator strengthens oversight of rail industry 16 July, 2014
TfL shortlists bidders for trains 15 July, 2014
SHIFT²RAIL officially launched alongside other Horizon2020 JTIs at the European Commission’s launch event in Brussels 09 July, 2014
Rail sector contributes billions to UK economy – new report 09 July, 2014
Colas Rail Morgan Sindall joint venture awarded Paddington station refurbishment work 08 July, 2014
Network Rail responds to regulator’s performance report for 2009-14 07 July, 2014
Regulator reports on Network Rail’s performance between 2009 and 2014 07 July, 2014
TfL names Keolis Amey Docklands as Docklands Light Railway operator until 2021 04 July, 2014
Major package of rail improvements for Cornwall 03 July, 2014
Great Britain’s Rail Safety Performance and Trends in 2013/14 02 July, 2014
Mechan to make trio of express deliveries 26 June, 2014
Bombardier Wins Fleet Maintenance Contract with Virgin Trains for West Coast Franchise 20 June, 2014
Big opportunities ahead for UK Rail Supply Chain 19 June, 2014
Better journeys for passengers on the West Coast Main Line 19 June, 2014
Network Rail orders 500 railfocX® GSM-R radios 18 June, 2014
UK and China sign Memorandum of Understanding on rail 17 June, 2014
Balfour Beatty awarded £16 million Crossrail substation contract 17 June, 2014
Shortlist announced for National College for High Speed Rail 13 June, 2014
Mechan looks to continent to boost product range 12 June, 2014
Systra appoints Tim O’Neill as Chief Executive Officer for Systra Ltd. 12 June, 2014
UNIFE members elect Lutz Bertling, President of Bombardier Transportation as UNIFE Chairman 12 June, 2014
Record investment in Britain’s railways as Network Rail publishes its full-year results 12 June, 2014
Wabtec completes acquisition of Fandstan 06 June, 2014
New legislation to boost infrastructure 05 June, 2014
Britain’s rail revolution quickens pace as first contracts for new ‘traffic management’ technology are awarded 29 May, 2014
Exciting new Sleeper contract unveiled 28 May, 2014
New rail franchising deal set to transform passenger services across London and south east 23 May, 2014
EGIP services charge ahead 19 May, 2014
Network Rail announces track delivery partners for 2014-19 investment programme 12 May, 2014
Raising the roof at Manchester Victoria station 07 May, 2014
Government funding to make stations accessible to all 29 April, 2014
Rail journeys continue to rise across England, Scotland and Wales 24 April, 2014
Heat Trace receives a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation 24 April, 2014
Discounted tickets net rail industry £3bn – ORR rail financials report 2012-13 16 April, 2014
Better services for passengers on the Greater Anglia franchise 16 April, 2014
Government confirms £2.7 billion deal to build new state-of-the-art trains 16 April, 2014
TfL begins search for supplier to provide new trains on new and existing London Overground routes 09 April, 2014
Search for location of new High Speed Rail College begins 07 April, 2014
Network Rail appoints new managing director to spearhead £25bn infrastructure investment programmes 04 April, 2014
Millions to benefit from massive multi-billion pound railway investment programme 31 March, 2014
HS2 launches BIM Level 2 survey 28 March, 2014
New deal for rail in the north 27 March, 2014
Crossrail extended to Reading 27 March, 2014
Railway suppliers respond to HS2 growth report 21 March, 2014
HS2 will drive Urban Regeneration 21 March, 2014
Hitachi to Strengthen Leadership Team to Drive Global Business Expansion in the Rail Systems Business 20 March, 2014
Railway Suppliers welcome HS2+ Report 17 March, 2014
Time to move on from if to how HS2 will run, say Rail Leaders 14 March, 2014
EU Transport Council adopts a favourable position on SHIFT²RAIL, a major step towards the creation of the Joint Undertaking for Rail Research. 14 March, 2014
Minister announces £5 million Wolverhampton tram track upgrade 13 March, 2014
Siemens to the Rescue 11 March, 2014
Network Rail chief executive apologises for past failings on level crossing safety but points to significant progress 07 March, 2014
Contract awarded for design and build of new route between London and Oxford 06 March, 2014
London Underground begins search for supplier to build the ‘New Tube for London’ 28 February, 2014
Rail industry reiterates future potential demand for new trains and carriages 27 February, 2014
Britain’s railways continue to achieve record breaking levels of growth 20 February, 2014
Bombardier Signs Major Contract with Transport for London (TfL) to Build Crossrail Rolling Stock and Depo 19 February, 2014
Passengers on track to receive multi-billion pound improvements to services 18 February, 2014
New Network Rail CEO to take over early 14 February, 2014
FutureRailway launch structures electrification competition 10 February, 2014
Network Rail agrees to funding settlement to enable a better railway for a better Britain 10 February, 2014
Chancellor unveils the start of £600m rail investment in the north of England 07 February, 2014
Transport for London Announces Bombardier as Winning Bidder for Crossrail 06 February, 2014
Crossrail rolling stock and depot contract to be awarded to Bombardier 06 February, 2014
40 years in control – Hima-Sella celebrates its 40th anniversary 05 February, 2014
Tracsis Rail and Bus Operations poised to capitalise on new industry developments 05 February, 2014
Network Rail chooses suppliers to deliver £2bn programme to electrify railway across Britain 04 February, 2014
GB Rail Safety Performance and Trends for 2013 31 January, 2014
New state-of-the-art passenger train unveiled 28 January, 2014
Alliancing contract signals new phase in Edinburgh-Glasgow Improvement Programme 27 January, 2014
Crossrail: National Audit Office Report 24 January, 2014
Hima-Sella appoints John Blackwell as Managing Director 23 January, 2014
Safety boost as Network Rail reaches target of closing 750 level crossings 21 January, 2014
Network Rail starts search for new project and construction director 17 January, 2014
Shortlist for new InterCity East Coast rail services 17 January, 2014
Mechan readies Belfast depot for modern fleet 16 January, 2014
Competition to deliver innovation in Light Rail 14 January, 2014
First new college in 20 years to support development of HS2 14 January, 2014
Record-breaking festive rail investment programme delivers bigger, better railway 02 January, 2014
Rail Industry response to Conservative Manifesto 02 January, 2014