Supply Chain stories

All the latest supply chain news for the Rail Industry.

KeTech forges new partnership as company continues to grow

2nd October 2019

Real-time passenger information provider, KeTech Systems Ltd, has forged a new alliance with Australia based Omada Group. KeTech has a […]

Contract Awarded for Rail Test Rig

1st October 2019

Heinrich Georg (UK) have secured a contract to design a Test Rig for the University of Leeds’ new Institute for […]

New capabilities for Rubber and Elastomer parts for UK customers

27th September 2019

At this year’s ADVANCED ENGINEERING Exhibition at the NEC in October , FLEXIX will launch their unique capabilities for the […]

Network Rail awards Ilford and Romford station upgrade contract to VolkerFitzpatrick

25th September 2019

The contract to complete Network Rail’s upgrade of east London stations for the Crossrail project has been awarded to VolkerFitzpatrick. […]

BCRRE connects with Central, East and Southern Europe

25th September 2019

Exhibiting for the first time at the TRAKO international railway fair on the British Pavilion in Gdansk, Poland, Birmingham Centre […]

Harsco Rail secures major rail equipment order in Germany

17th September 2019

Pact with Deutsche Bahn represents new business relationship for Harsco Rail    Harsco Corporation’s Rail division has secured a major […]

Gleeds appoints Richard Stansfield as director of rail

12th September 2019

Continuing to develop its specialist services to the rail sector, Gleeds has appointed Richard Stansfield as director of cost management. […]

Students enjoy a month’s summer internship with VGC Group

3rd September 2019

Year 12 students Ryan and Omar enjoyed four weeks’ work experience at VGC this summer. The paid internships were part […]

Fenix Rail Systems looks for Graduate Project Manager

3rd September 2019

Can you keep a cool head when the heat is on? We are seeking a graduate Project Manager to join […]

Hitachi Rail UK MD and Group CAO Karen Boswell to stand down

2nd September 2019

Hitachi Rail Group today announces that Group Chief Administration Officer (CAO) and Managing Director of Hitachi Rail Limited, Karen Boswell […]

Business Wales in partnership with Transport For Wales are hosting fully funded workshop

30th August 2019

New VAT reverse charge for building and construction services – what it means for your business New rules around VAT […]

British Steel to promote local rail partnership at EXPO Ferroviaria 2019

30th August 2019

British Steel will be exhibiting at EXPO Ferroviaria 2019 at Rho Fiera, Milan, Italy from 1-3 October. Taking place every […]

Vortex IOT set to launch innovative Rail Sensor System

28th August 2019

Internet of Things (IoT) company, Vortex IOT, is preparing to officially launch its state-of-the-art Rail Optical Detection of Intrusions and […]

Scott Parnell opens new depot in Leeds

23rd August 2019

Scott Parnell – the civils and drainage supplies specialist – has announced the opening of its new depot in Leeds. […]

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 […]