Maintenance stories

XRAIL Group awarded 7-year maintenance contract on mega project in Saudi Arabia

15th January 2020

XRAIL Group is proud to announce it has won a prestigious long-term maintenance contract in Saudi Arabia on the Haramain […]

SWR completes £70m ‘Desiro’ refurbishment

10th January 2020

South Western Railway (SWR) is pleased to announce the final refurbished Desiro train has entered passenger service on one of […]

Hitachi to make Newton Aycliffe train factory more flexible, agile and globally competitive

10th January 2020

Hitachi Rail’s factory at Newton Aycliffe, Co. Durham, which opened in 2015, will this year complete one of the UK’s […]

ORR sets £25.9 million charges per year to keep High Speed 1 in good condition

8th January 2020

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has today decided that train operators using the High Speed 1 rail line […]

£642 million deal to refurbish and maintain Avanti West Coast Pendolinos

8th January 2020

Britain’s most iconic train fleet is to undergo a major refurbishment that will create scores of high-skilled engineering jobs and […]

CEMEX upgrades facilities at Salford to improve rail depot capability

7th January 2020

CEMEX has invested over £300,000 into its Salford railhead, upgrading its track and storage bays to improve safety and allow […]

Maintenance contract awarded for Network Rail’s ‘Flying Banana’ train

7th January 2020

Network Rail has awarded a contract to Loram UK for the maintenance of its New Measurement Train following a competitive […]

Northern makes 1,000 improvements at region’s stations

7th January 2020

Northern has made more than 1,000 improvements at its stations as part of plans to make journeys better for customers. […]

Lift work at Waterloo station to improve reliability

6th January 2020

Transport for London (TfL) is warning customers that from Monday 6 January step-free access at Waterloo Tube station will be […]

Greater Anglia bids to improve access at Suffolk rail stations

2nd January 2020

Greater Anglia has submitted bids for funding to help improve access at two Suffolk rail stations. The company put in […]