Supply Chain stories

All the latest supply chain news for the Rail Industry.

Recognition for British Steel Rail at the RIA Parliamentary Reception

11th December 2018

British Steel’s Rail team has been recognised for its part in the Rail Fellowship Programme award ceremony which was hosted at the annual […]

Siemens hosts annual supplier event to support innovation in SMEs

10th December 2018

Siemens Mobility Limited’s annual rolling stock supplier event took place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Chipping Norton in November. […]


6th December 2018

Photo caption: Translink Group Chief Executive Chris Conway (right) with Josu Esnaola, Group Commercial Director, CAF signing a contract for […]

Rail Alliance and BCRRE to join forces

5th December 2018

Photo: Colin Flack, Rail Alliance Chairman with Alex Burrows, Managing Director, BCRRE following the signing of the MoU at yesterday’s Rail […]

Now’s the time to join RIA, whatever the size of your rail business

4th December 2018

In September this year, the Railway Industry Association (RIA) – the voice of the UK rail supply community – threw […]

Global High Speed Rail Learning Programme – Bombardier Transportation and Hitachi Rail to work with the National College for High Speed Rail

30th November 2018

Hitachi and Bombardier, the UK-based global technology and engineering leaders who have joined forces in a bid to build the […]

Music mogul buries railway time capsule

30th November 2018

Record producer, songwriter and railway enthusiast Pete Waterman, was guest of honour at a time capsule ceremony, held at the […]

Building starts on new Wolverhampton railway station

30th November 2018

Work has started on putting in place the foundations for the first section of the new Wolverhampton Railway Station building. […]

Dyer & Butler completes important nine day blockade for Network Rail on North Cotswold platforms

29th November 2018

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

Stronger together

29th November 2018

We operate in a complex and fast-changing landscape. With budget restrictions across all public spending; shifts in consumer values and […]

Digital Rail to take centre stage at Railtex 2019

28th November 2018

The term ‘Digital Rail’ is one which brings much discussion around the industry, as Network Rail seeks to create more […]

Tackling Low Adhesion using Digital Technology

27th November 2018

Digital technology consultancy 3Squared has teamed up with the Met Office and Colas Rail to tackle one of the rail […]

New Industry Event – Rolling Stock Networking (RSN)

27th November 2018

RSN (Rolling Stock Networking) will continue the rapid and successful growth profile of the highly successful RIN (Rail Infrastructure Networking) […]

Siemens Mobility’s new £8m Train Bogie Service Centre officially opens in Lincoln

27th November 2018

Siemens Mobility Limited has celebrated the official opening of its new Bogie Service Centre in Lincoln. Following an £8 million […]

Rail infrastructure networking roadshow keeps on growing as its tour of the UK continues

26th November 2018

Entering its third year, Rail Infrastructure Networking (RIN) is a not-for-profit quarterly networking event, each taking place in a different […]

Spanish investment puts UK rail industry on the fast track

21st November 2018

Spanish train manufacturer Talgo has announced that more than 1,000 jobs are to be created at a new train manufacturing […]

DB Cargo UK leads the way with new tracking system for customers

21st November 2018

DB Cargo UK, Britain’s largest rail freight company, has launched an industry-leading new service that enables customers to view their […]

Siemens Mobility Limited signs contract to design and manufacture a new generation of Tube trains

20th November 2018

London Underground Limited (a subsidiary of Transport for London) has signed a contract with Siemens Mobility Limited to design and […]

Network Rail seeks partner to deliver major digital railway transformation programme

20th November 2018

Network Rail is seeking a private sector partner to deliver a major digital railway transformation programme on the East Coast […]

Helping innovators get more familiar with rolling stock

19th November 2018

Rail experts have warned that innovations designed to improve rail transport could be doomed to fail because of a lack […]

Preventative maintenance – better than cure

19th November 2018

GBRf has teamed up with digital technology consultancy 3Squared to help eliminate avoidable locomotive failures that can cause potentially costly […]

DB Cargo UK voted best rail freight operator at Global Freight Awards 2018

16th November 2018

DB Cargo UK has been crowned Rail Freight Operator of the Year at the prestigious Global Freight Awards 2018 in […]