Supply Chain stories

All the latest supply chain news for the Rail Industry.

Closeout of projects and Handback of assets is pointedly analytical work but it is essential to the safety of the operations and maintenance teams

3rd July 2020

Sarah Mills, Closeout and Handback Specialist at CPMS Group has written an article titled the ‘closeout of projects and handback […]

VolkerFitzpatrick and Green Biofuels building a future with better local air quality and reduced greenhouse gases

3rd July 2020

VolkerFitzpatrick, the multi-disciplinary construction and engineering company, and Green Biofuels, provider of low emission fossil-free fuel for fleet and infrastructure […]

Sheffield-based 3Squared secures major contract on HS2

3rd July 2020

Sheffield-based SME 3Squared has been awarded a major contract working on High Speed Two (HS2), generating new jobs within the […]

DB Cargo UK secures new five-year contract with Drax

2nd July 2020

DB Cargo UK has announced a new, five-year ‘hook and haul’ contract to transport supplies of sustainable biomass to Drax. […]

Digital Railway – The Future

2nd July 2020

Digital Railway – The Future Outlook was the third instalment of the Railway Industry Association’s popular Unlocking Innovation – Digital […]

The Rail Alliance launches new website with added benefits

2nd July 2020

The Rail Alliance has launched its new website today, offering its members access to a significantly more interactive site with […]

Guidance to help prepare industry to run domestic and cross-border rail operations from 1st January 2021

1st July 2020

The Department for Transport has released guidance to help prepare the rail industry to run domestic and cross-border rail operations […]

GB Railfreight announce deal with DB Cargo for Class 60 maintenance

1st July 2020

GB Railfreight (GBRf) has announced a new three-year deal with fellow rail freight company DB Cargo UK to undertake the maintenance […]

Sir Adrian Montague to join Porterbrook as Chairman

30th June 2020

Porterbrook has confirmed that Sir Adrian Montague will be joining the rail asset management company as Chairman of the Board […]

Outline of £250 million HS2 phase 2 ground investigation work

26th June 2020

Details have been revealed of the HS2 route wide ground investigation’s programme for phase two – a contract estimated to […]

Keltbray becomes the first major engineering and construction company to offer customers Earth Friendly Concrete on temporary works projects 

25th June 2020

Keltbray Group, the UK’s leading specialist engineering and construction services company, announced that it would be offering all its customers the use […]

Leading transport strategy consultant on her new role at Journey4

25th June 2020

Leaders have to be more agile, responsive and take a step back to look at the strategic challenges being faced […]

Stadler makes raft of UK appointments for Nexus contract

25th June 2020

In light of the increasing number of UK orders, Stadler has made a series of appointments to support its portfolio […]

GRAHAM sees double for Carpenter’s Land Bridge at CIHT Awards

24th June 2020

Construction and civil engineering specialist GRAHAM is celebrating a double win at the national Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation […]

‘Goede dag’ from The Netherlands, Hird Rail Development open European office

24th June 2020

Hird Rail Development (HRD), the leading specialist in rail infrastructure products, have announced the opening of their new offices in […]

Unipart Rail wins First of a Kind competition encouraging innovation in the rail industry

23rd June 2020

Unipart Rail has been announced as a winner in a national competition funded by The Department for Transport and delivered […]

Covid19 : Managing Passenger Density with Infodev EDI – APC Advanced Passenger Counting and AIIIM Seat & Space Occupation Systems

22nd June 2020

Whilst transport authorities and operators are responding to COVID-19 and are adapting to the rapidly changing situation, the key question […]

LIBERTY Steel Group UK to tackle £500 million market for steel reinforcing bar

22nd June 2020

LIBERTY Steel Group UK (LSUK) is to begin producing steel reinforcing bar at its Rotherham site, to support major UK […]

HS2 launches race for operational telecoms supplier

22nd June 2020

HS2 today began the search for a specialist contractor to deliver 230km of state-of-the-art telecommunications systems which will connect up […]

Rail industry calls for green hydrogen and battery train order to spur post-Coronavirus economy

19th June 2020

The Railway Industry Association, the trade body for UK rail suppliers, has called for investment in green hydrogen and battery […]