Guest Writers stories

East West Rail: cutting across established lines

10th January 2020 Editor Dan Clark spoke to East West Railway Company CEO Simon Blanchflower about the progress made so far It’s […]

Linbrooke delivering connectivity and technology with military precision

3rd January 2020

We’re entering a critical junction for the rail sector. Billions of pounds of investments are coming down the line but, […]

A year of rail change – the inside track of 2019

19th December 2019

As we enter the final weeks of 2019, it’s only when you look back through the 12 months that it […]

The most viewed stories of 2019

18th December 2019

Everyone at would like to thank you for your ongoing support over 2019. 2020 marks a very exciting year […]

Driving Innovation with SMEs

12th December 2019

UKRRIN as a way in Great ideas and innovation can rise quickly ….. but fail spectacularly. Failure that can be […]

When a vertical understanding of the railways makes a difference

11th December 2019

Data interaction across the wheel/rail interface The size and complexity of rail system means that developing new technological innovation can […]

Adding Value with continuous development and innovation

10th December 2019

Park Signalling’s technology identifies the off-target performance and enables value-adding intervention The signalling and telecommunication systems that manage traffic on […]

BEHIND THE HEADLINES: “Whoever forms the next UK Government, we need it to vote #RAIL2050”

10th December 2019

Darren Caplan, Chief Executive, Railway Industry Association The UK heads to the polls this Thursday for the third General Election […]

Instrumentel in our success

9th December 2019

Firstly – a lesson in etymology: Instrumentel is a portmanteau word of “Instrument Telemetry” – and reflects that Telemetry is […]

Red is red is red. But it’s not.

6th December 2019

The transformation of signalling with LEDs Unipart Dorman LED signalling is now SUCH a part of the railway signalling system, […]

Siemens Mobility boss says it’s time for inclusion

5th December 2019

The Chief Executive Officer of Siemens Mobility will today tell a packed conference that it is in everyone’s interests to […]

Conference to highlight steps to create gender balance

4th December 2019

A major conference takes place this week to explore the steps businesses can take to ensure a gender balanced, diverse […]

Changing the culture is the key for gender balance in the rail industry

3rd December 2019

Companies in the rail industry are being urged to change their culture if they’re to attract more women to work […]

The sky’s the limit in terms of opportunities in the rail industry

2nd December 2019

The Leader of the Women in Rail Malaysia says we’ve got to get the message out of the opportunities available […]

Women in Rail guest speaker says companies taking positive action to address gender balance

29th November 2019

A highly experienced operator in the skills environment says companies are seeing the benefits of investing time and money to […]

Delivering Value for Siemens

14th November 2019

This is what good collaboration looks like. Keeping an eye on the costs of a business makes good financial sense. […]

Understanding our Customers’ Needs

13th November 2019

What do they want and how do we deliver it…and more The day-to-day. It can get in the way of […]

Customer Services – people do business with people

12th November 2019

Rewarding success – MIA Extra Mile for Siemens Signal Delivery Occasionally things go wrong and not all the correct materials […]

Managing Risk in the Supply Chain

11th November 2019

We make it go away by managing inventory and availability It’s tempting, isn’t it, to make sure that you have […]

Upstream Management in Supply Chain

8th November 2019

How a strong supply base is essential to collaborating at the “sharp end” Your maintenance, project or renewal is planned […]

The rail plant sector is heading into the perfect storm

23rd October 2019

Adam Richardson, Chairman at Quattro Group and AB2000 The Rail Plant Association (RPA) has recently released a discussion paper entitled […]

How learning from other industries helps us in rail – and Key Fasteners

17th October 2019

Learn from the best, but find your own way. That’s a Unipart principle. We are constantly looking for better ways […]