Supply Chain stories

All the latest supply chain news for the Rail Industry.

Rail Infrastructure Networking (RIN) Events to form new partnership with the Railway Industry Association (RIA)

17th October 2018

Jobson James Rail and the Railway Industry Association (RIA) are announcing a new partnership for the highly popular Rail Infrastructure […]

Llanelli & Mynd Mawr Railway steams ahead with British Steel

17th October 2018

A heritage railway in Wales is expanding with the support of British Steel. The firm has supplied more than 700 […]

Porterbrook announces BatteryFLEX in Green Great Britain Week

16th October 2018

Porterbrook has completed an engineering assessment that makes a positive case for the conversion of one of the UK’s most […]

Leeds City Region on shortlist for Talgo train manufacturing plant

11th October 2018

Spanish train builder Talgo has announced that Leeds City Region is one of six UK locations shortlisted to become the […]

Thousands of young people to benefit from ground breaking engineering programme with global rail giant

11th October 2018

Hitachi Rail is launching a brand new educational programme with Primary Engineer that will see 2,700 5 to 11 year […]

CAF wins at Global Light Rail Awards

4th October 2018

CAF has scooped two coveted titles at this year’s prestigious Global Light Rail Awards – Supplier of the Year and […]

VIP visitors tour new CAF train manufacturing facility

3rd October 2018

CAF welcomed VIP visitors to its new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility at the Celtic Business Park site in Newport, South Wales, […]

14th edition of leading UK rail show to return with revamped programme

28th September 2018

Railtex, the UK’s premier rail industry exhibition is returning for its 14th edition at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre from 14-16 […]

Unipart Rail’s interactive VR experience showcased at Innotrans

27th September 2018

Supply Chain and Technology & Product Solutions were Unpart Rail’s themes at Innotrans this year. Transformational skills that address the […]

Regional Rail events announced by Peloton for 2019

27th September 2018

Peloton Events has announced it is hosting three exciting events in the first half of 2019, taking place in Glasgow, […]

Porterbrook and University of Birmingham sign partnership to develop HydroFlex – the UK’s first hydrogen train

26th September 2018

Porterbrook has entered into an MoU with the University of Birmingham’s Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (‘BCRRE’) to […]

Perpetuum and Knorr-Bremse RailServices look ahead to future cooperation

26th September 2018

Knorr-Bremse RailServices, the aftermarket specialists in the Rail Vehicle Systems division of Knorr-Bremse, and Perpetuum have signed a declaration of […]

Depot control for the 21st century

25th September 2018

The UK’s rail industry has faced a number of challenges over the last year, with increasingly negative reports of punctuality […]

Furrer+Frey Sign Two Memorandums of Understanding at Innotrans to work more closely with India.

25th September 2018

The world’s largest rail transport trade fair saw the signing of two deals between the UK branch of Furrer+Frey and […]

JSP’s Surefit™ Thermal Helmet Liner keeps the winter chill off track workers

21st September 2018

As the colder weather sets in, JSP has developed the perfect answer to keeping workers’ heads warm on Construction Sites […]

Network Rail supports British business with £200m British Steel contract extension

19th September 2018

A two-year contract extension continues the close partnership between British Steel and Network Rail, owner and infrastructure manager of Britain’s […]

CAF shortlisted for Tyne and Wear Metro contract

18th September 2018

CAF has been shortlisted to bid for the supply and maintenance of a fleet of 42 new trains for the […]

New Managing Director and Chairman appointed for Bombardier Transportation in the United Kingdom

18th September 2018

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has appointed senior rail executive, Phil Hufton, as its new Managing Director and Chairman of […]

CAF trains start UK track testing for Northern

17th September 2018

UK track testing of new state-of-the-art CAF-manufactured trains for rail operator Northern is underway. The test runs on the North […]

DB Cargo UK scoops prestigious industry award

14th September 2018

DB Cargo UK has been awarded a number of accolades at this year’s prestigious Rail Freight Awards. The introduction of […]

Hitachi Rail and Bombardier Transportation open new HS2 development centre in Birmingham

13th September 2018

Two British-based global rail giants are opening up a new High Speed 2 bid centre in Birmingham to develop their […]

Harsco Rail to showcase technology and services at Innotrans

13th September 2018

Harsco Corporation’s Rail division will be exhibiting at Berlin’s Innotrans event, the International Trade Fair for Transport Technology. With more […]