Guest Writers stories

Guaranteed long lasting protection for trains

31st July 2019

When protecting the exterior and interior hard surfaces of trains there is no room for compromise. That’s why train operators […]

Zero Maintenance Signalling Systems

30th July 2019

Unipart Dorman worked in close collaboration with Network Rail and other industry stakeholders on the latest generation of LED railway […]

The evolution of signalling power

29th July 2019

For many years, Unipart Rail has been providing the rail industry with a full suite of signalling solutions, ranging from […]

It’s not rocket science…it’s space engineering!

26th July 2019

Storage, lifting, testing and transportation are operational challenges faced across the rail industry every day. Quite often the most simple […]

Adrian Shooter, Chief Executive of Vivarail – highlights from the Railbusinessdaily.com conference at RSN 2019

16th July 2019

Adrian Shooter, Chief Executive at Vivarail kicked off the presentations at the railbusinessdaily.com conference at RSN 2019. During his speech […]

Maggie Simpson, Director General of Rail Freight Group – highlights from the Railbusinessdaily.com conference at RSN 2019

16th July 2019

The second speaker at RSN’s Railbusinessdaily.com conference was Maggie Simpson of the Rail Freight Group. Maggie discussed the position of […]

Hein van der Schoot, Managing Director at Stadler Rail’s USA, UK and NL – highlights from the Railbusinessdaily.com conference at RSN 2019

16th July 2019

The third speaker at RSN’s Railbusinessdaily.com Conference was Stadler Rail’s Hein van der Schoot. Hein took to the stage to […]

Karl Watts – Chief Executive Officer of Rail Operations (UK) Limited – highlights from the Railbusinessdaily.com conference at RSN 2019

16th July 2019

Taking to the conference stage from Rail Operations (UK) Limited was Chief Executive Officer Karl Watts. Karl used his speech […]

Barry Tan- Vehicle Dynamics Engineer, RSSB – highlights from the Railbusinessdaily.com conference at RSN 2019

16th July 2019

Barry Tan, Vehicle Dynamics Engineer for the Rail Safety Standards Board (RSSB), presented a guidance note relating to winter preparation […]

Craig Purcell – Chief Executive Officer at Fenix Rail Systems – highlights from the Railbusinessdaily.com conference at RSN 2019

16th July 2019

Craig hosted a Q&A session to discuss Fenix Rail Systems’ Tie-Fenlock Depot Control system which was first installed in the […]

Ravi Taheem- Sourcing Director Rolling Stock UK at CAF – highlights from the Railbusinessdaily.com conference at RSN 2019

16th July 2019

Ravi Taheem, Sourcing Director at Spanish rolling stock manufacturer CAF, took to the Railbusinessdaily.com conference stage to discuss CAF’s procurement […]

Cath Bellamy, Managing Director, Vintage Trains – highlights from the Railbusinessdaily.com conference at RSN 2019

16th July 2019

Cath Bellamy, Managing Director at Vintage Trains, told the railbusinessdaily.com conference how a future for mainline steam can be secured […]

Takeover week: Craig Purcell, CEO of Fenix Rail Systems

5th July 2019

I’m Craig Purcell, CEO of Fenix Rail Systems. Fenix is a specialist in depot control and meeting signalling and telecoms […]

Cost avoidance through improved supply chains – hidden costs

4th July 2019

There’s a lot of hidden cost in supply chains. Some of the cost is necessary and actively contributes towards the […]

Cost avoidance through improved supply chains

3rd July 2019

Cost. It mounts up. And in rail supply chains the costs are massive. So too are the risks. Possessions are […]

How Collaboration Adds Value

2nd July 2019

Trust. It’s hard won and easily lost. When you start dealing with a new business partner it can take years […]

Putting the Passenger First – Unipart Rail

28th June 2019

Network Rail have defined that “Putting the Passenger First” is at the heart of their new devolved operating model.  It […]

The UK’s first hydrogen train makes its debut at Rail Live 2019

22nd June 2019

Rail Live is one of the highlights in the rail events calendar, taking place over two days at the Quinton […]

Samurai Security’s Dr David Day talks about Hacking the Track

20th June 2019

Recently I was invited to deliver a talk at the Young Rail Professionals Forum at SNC Lavalin in Derby. I […]

Cath Bellamy – Managing Director at Vintage Trains announced as guest speaker at the Rail Business Daily conference at Rolling Stock Networking

20th June 2019

Cath Bellamy – Managing Director at Vintage Trains (VTL) will speak at the railbusinessdaily.com conference at Rolling Stock Networking (RSN) […]

Celebrations all round for the nominees and winners at this years’ Rail Live Network Rail Plant Awards

20th June 2019

Organised by the Rail Alliance on behalf of Network Rail, this was an evening to celebrate the best in Rail […]

Digitalising the railway

19th June 2019

Digitalisation is one of the biggest challenges facing the railway sector and the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research (BCRRE) is […]