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All the latest rail infrastructure and network news.

New Managing Director of Andromeda appointed

28th May 2019

Andromeda has announced the appointment of Jeff Davies as its new Managing Director. Jeff joined Andromeda, a multi-disciplined design engineering […]

Story Contracting shortlisted for three Rail Partnership Awards

24th May 2019

Story Contracting are proud to have been shortlisted for three awards at this year’s prestigious Rail Partnership Awards. The family-owned […]

Researchers seek remedy to railway wheels losing roundness

24th May 2019

Wheels can lose their profile in less than a month ultimately leading to severe vibration, discomfort for passengers and serious […]

Southeastern high-speed train driver swaps rail-track for race-track

24th May 2019

Deal based racing driver, Toby Trice, will be making his motorsport debut this weekend (May 18th) at the Ginetta Racing […]

Devonport and Caroline St Bridge replacements by Volker Fitzpatrick

24th May 2019

Two life-expired underbridges in central London have been removed and replaced to help create a more enjoyable, smoother and reliable […]

Rail industry celebrates the Women in Rail Awards 2019

24th May 2019

Joined by over 600 attendees from across the rail industry, the second Women in Rail Awards took place on Wednesday […]

London Bridge station named building of the year

24th May 2019

London Bridge Station has scooped two prestigious awards in the Royal Institute of British Architects regional awards for London. The […]

The Rail Alliance does it again!

20th May 2019

The Rail Alliance is well known for its ability to adapt and adjust in response to industry needs and demands, […]

Not long until Rail:North with an opportunity to get involved with schemes

17th May 2019

Businesspeople are being urged to book their space at Rail:North 2019, with not long left to register. Held in Sheffield […]

Cambridge and King’s Lynn upgrade awarded

17th May 2019

As part of a significant enhancement scheme to tackle congestion between Cambridge and King’s Lynn, VolkerFitzpatrick has been appointed to […]

Railtex 2019- day two blog

16th May 2019

Another hectic, but very interesting day at Railtex. Today I went straight to the exhibitors, as I’d only had time […]

Rail Minister calls for digital skills and diversity in rail industry at Railtex 2019

16th May 2019

The Rail Minister, Andrew Jones MP, attended Railtex today (Wednesday 15th May) at Birmingham’s NEC, delivering a keynote speech at […]

Railtex 2019 officially opens with jam-packed programme of events

14th May 2019

The 14th Railtex exhibition officially opened today, Tuesday 14th May, welcoming visitors from all corners of the rail industry. The […]

Now boarding: Eurostar’s Vegetarian Train

14th May 2019

Eurostar goes meat free for National Vegetarian Week Over a third (34%) of British, French and Belgian’s have a meat […]

Perpetuum wins first contract in Middle East with The Saudi Railway Company SAR

14th May 2019

Perpetuum has announced it has won its first contract in the Middle East with The Saudi Railway Company (SAR). The […]

Multi-million-pound Crossrail contract to take GRAHAM to the next level in the rail sector

13th May 2019

GRAHAM’s rail director says the awarding of a major multi-million-pound Crossrail contract from Network Rail will take the company to […]

Deadline approaching for free registration to rail industry’s leading showcase

10th May 2019

The UK’s premier exhibition of railway equipment, systems and services Railtex 2019 takes place at the NEC in Birmingham from […]

Britcon Engineering Services secure new rail contracts

9th May 2019

Britcon Engineering Services (BES) has secured two further contracts in support of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan. To support the […]

Lock-making heritage is key to Black Country railway station designs, say residents

9th May 2019

New rail stations in the Black Country could receive an artistic makeover, after residents said they wanted to see the […]

Network Rail awards final west London station upgrade contracts for Crossrail project

8th May 2019

As part of its ongoing work for the Crossrail project, Network Rail today confirmed the award of contracts for construction […]

University of Birmingham strengthens links with leading Serbian rail organisations

8th May 2019

The Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) at the University of Birmingham has today signed co-operation agreements with […]

Wigan is the next destination for rail’s favourite networking event – Rail Infrastructure Networking (RIN)

7th May 2019

One of the industry’s most popular free-to-attend networking events, Rail Infrastructure Networking (RIN), takes place on Thursday (9th May) at the […]