Supply Chain stories

All the latest supply chain news for the Rail Industry.

Bombardier confirms three-year services contract for new East Midlands Railway franchise in the UK

21st August 2019

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has announced that it has signed a new Train Services Agreement (TSA) with Abellio and […]

EXCITING NEW Composite and GRP capabilities on stand P8 Advanced Engineering 2019 at NEC

16th August 2019

With their new RTM and Hand lay-up facilities in Hungary now fully on stream , COMPOTECH AG UK are able […]

Dyer & Butler STEM ambassador programme gathers momentum

14th August 2019

Dyer & Butler, a multi-disciplined engineering services specialist focused on essential infrastructure including airports, railways and highways, and part of […]

VolkerRail appointed as ECM for Network Rail’s Kirow 1200 crane for further three years

14th August 2019

Network Rail has appointed VolkerRail as the operator and maintainer of its Kirow 1200 rail mounted crane for a further […]

Snowdon Mountain Railway invests in future with new hybrid diesel locomotives

13th August 2019

Snowdon Mountain Railway has begun a programme of replacement for its existing diesel locomotives which began service in 1985. The […]

Porterbrook announced as Destination Decarbonisation Event lead sponsor

12th August 2019

Destination Decarbonisation, the UK’s first dedicated expo dedicated to showcasing rail decarbonisation technology and innovation taking place on 17 September, […]

Rolls-Royce Power Systems business unit to restructure its brands

9th August 2019

The Rolls-Royce Power Systems business unit, with its core brand MTU, will present itself more clearly in future as an […]

VolkerRail appointed as ECM for Network Rail’s Kirow 1200 crane for further three years

9th August 2019

Network Rail has appointed VolkerRail as the operator and maintainer of its Kirow 1200 rail mounted crane for a further […]

Pennant International acquires Track Access Services

30th July 2019

Pennant International acquires Track Access Services Pennant an established long-standing supplier in the Rail Sector of O & M Manuals, […]

Work to allow eight car trains between Cambridge and King’s Lynn to start this autumn

30th July 2019

Work to tackle congestion on peak train services between Cambridge and King’s Lynn is set to start this autumn. VolkerFitzpatrick […]

Siemens Mobility plans approved for Goole rail manufacturing facility

29th July 2019

Siemens Mobility Limited has formally received approval for planning application to develop an industry-leading rail manufacturing site in Goole, East […]

VolkerRail join forces with social enterprise to sustainably repurpose waste wood

26th July 2019

VolkerRail has teamed up with local social enterprise – Community Wood Recycling – for a new, environmentally friendly approach to […]

That’s a wrap for Rail Live 2019

24th July 2019

This June KeTech made its debut at Rail Live; the only exhibition that brings suppliers together in a real railway […]

New Amey design hub in Cardiff welcomed by Transport Minister

23rd July 2019

Leading infrastructure consultancy Amey has announced the opening of a new design hub in Cardiff, which it says will create […]

Touax build new wagons for Mendip Rail

22nd July 2019

Following a successful tender and signing of contracts, Touax Rail UK are pleased to announce the order of 55 new […]

Icomera strengthens its mobile connectivity offering by acquiring dg8 design and engineering

22nd July 2019

Icomera, a subsidiary of ENGIE Ineo, announces that it has completed the acquisition of dg8 design and engineering through its […]

VolkerFitzpatrick presented with second RoSPA President’s Award

22nd July 2019

VolkerFitzpatrick has been presented with their second RoSPA President’s Award, as a result of winning eleven consecutive Gold Awards. The […]

A-Plant Rail on the right track with Network Rail award

19th July 2019

A-Plant Rail has proved that it is on the right track after receiving a Bronze Award in Network Rail’s Route […]

Signals are good from major networking event

18th July 2019

Fenix Rail Systems was delighted to attend the Rolling Stock Networking (RSN) 2019 event in Derby. The company was among […]

Photuris Ltd awarded only UK partnership with Fogtec for rolling stock

16th July 2019

Photuris Ltd have been awarded the UK’s only Official Fogtec Partnership for Rolling Stock, this comes after intensive training for […]

Visitors encouraged to book for RSN 2020 after more than 1,200 attend first event

16th July 2019

The sell-out show packed Derby Arena at Rolling Stock Networking (RSN) 2019 in what was an incredibly successful event. The […]

Keeping employees happy and healthy in work

11th July 2019

It’s been estimated that 122,171 working days are lost to mental ill-health in the rail industry annually, with mental health […]