Supply Chain stories

All the latest supply chain news for the Rail Industry.

JNCTION wins Innovate UK First of a Kind funding for Operations Decision Support Tool

14th June 2019

JNCTION is thrilled to announce that we have been awarded Department of Transport (DfT) funding to develop an AI tool […]

Digital Railway Industry Conference: Make sure you’re there!

12th June 2019

The final few places are remaining for the Digital Railway Industry Conference on the evening of 25 June and day […]

The Midlands – a showcase for Rail Excellence

29th May 2019

Jointly organised by the Midlands Engine and the Rail Alliance – “Promoting Global Excellence in Rail” was held at UK […]

Revealed: Thousands of railway engineering and construction business eligible for government tax credit

22nd May 2019

The late American political theorist Benjamin Franklin famously said that “nothing in this world can be said to be certain […]

3Squared signs three-year deal with Stadler Rail for RailSmart Employee Development System

22nd May 2019

Digital consultancy 3Squared has signed a three-year contract with Stadler Rail to provide the Swiss train builder with its RailSmart […]

3Squared signs 5-year deal with Davis Wagon Services

21st May 2019

 Rail freight wagon maintenance company Davis Wagon Services (DWS) has signed a new, five-year contract with digital software consultants 3Squared […]

Manchester SaaS start-up Raildiary receives £650,000 investment

20th May 2019

Manchester-based start-up Raildiary has today announced it has secured a £650,000 investment from the Rail Supply Growth Fund and Angelgroups […]

Second gold award for Story’s plant team

20th May 2019

Second Gold award for Plant team Story Contracting is delighted to announce that its Plant team have successfully retained Gold […]

Minister shown how WMG literally weaved design of Very Light Rail – Braided structure is super lightweight

20th May 2019

WMG, at the University of Warwick, has worked with partners, to create a new design of incredibly lightweight Very Light […]

Eco-friendly train maker Vivarail increases workforce ahead of schedule

13th May 2019

Vivarail, the manufacturer of eco-friendly passenger trains, has accelerated expansion of its site in County Durham and turned it into […]

Network Rail awards contract to BAM Nuttall for new Dawlish sea wall which will protect vital rail artery to the south west

10th May 2019

Network Rail has awarded the contract for construction of the first phase of the Dawlish sea wall to BAM Nuttall […]

Deadline approaching for free registration to rail industry’s leading showcase

10th May 2019

The UK’s premier exhibition of railway equipment, systems and services Railtex 2019 takes place at the NEC in Birmingham from […]

The Midlands is the Place to be for Rail Business Investment

8th May 2019

The Midlands Engine supported by the Rail Alliance BCRRE are hosting an event at Railtex 2019 at the NEC in […]

Harmill Systems Announces new battery electric road/rail train and bogie moving vehicle – the Turtle 3100

3rd May 2019

Harmill Systems Ltd. Leighton Buzzard based depot plant and equipment specialist announce the introduction of its innovative electric road/rail train […]

RIN calls out for final registration as its North West event nears

2nd May 2019

Rail Infrastructure Networking (RIN) is encouraging businesses not to miss out on significant business networking opportunities by registering as a […]

FirstGroup plc Board appointments announced today

2nd May 2019

FirstGroup plc (‘FirstGroup’ or the ‘Group’), a leading provider of transport services in the UK and North America, today announces […]

Tracsis acquires Bellvedi Ltd

1st May 2019

Tracsis is pleased to announce that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of Bellvedi Limited. Bellvedi is a […]

Consultation on proposed name change for NCHSR

1st May 2019

The National College for High Speed Rail is an employer-led college created by the Government to match industry’s demands for higher technical skills with British […]

New Venue, New Theme, New Faces!

1st May 2019

The RBF are delighted that their Annual Dinner has seen many new table bookings and sponsorship for the evening. The […]

Teesport rail freight investment continues to drive Tees Valley as engine room of the Northern Powerhouse

29th April 2019

North East-based PD Ports has celebrated the success of its second daily rail freight connection to Scotland, with an official […]

Infodev EDI’s AI Seat and Space Occupancy System to be demonstrated on the Porterbrook Innovation HUB Train

26th April 2019

Following an innovation competition process performed by Porterbrook, a select number of suppliers offering innovative rail products will be demonstrating […]

UKRRIN welcomes two new industry members into network

26th April 2019

The UK Rail Research Network (UKRRIN) has welcomed two new industry members into its network. Furrer + Frey and Worldline […]