Supply Chain stories

All the latest supply chain news for the Rail Industry.

Walbrook Entrance at Bank Station officially opened

19th December 2018

Following AmcoGiffen’s successful delivery of the new Walbrook entrance at Bank Station in London, the opening was made official last […]

New exhibitors to make debut at NEC for Railtex 2019

18th December 2018

Railtex 2019, the 14th edition of the UK’s leading rail event, will welcome a host of new exhibitors for their […]

Balfour Beatty appoints former Network Rail director to lead its Gas & Water business

17th December 2018

Balfour Beatty today announces the appointment of Matthew Steele as Managing Director of its Gas & Water business. Matthew joins […]

Auctus Management Group accelerates growth with relocation to new office headquarters

14th December 2018

Specialist infrastructure services provider, Auctus Management Group (AMG) Ltd, and its subsidiary businesses INFRA Skills Ltd and RSS Infrastructure (RSSI) […]

Vivarail and Hoppecke announce long-term supply of batteries for Class 230s

14th December 2018

Vivarail and Hoppecke today confirmed that they will be working together to design and integrate batteries for Vivarail’s Class 230 […]

Glancing back; looking forward

14th December 2018

Reflecting on the good, the bad and the indifferent from 2018, as CEO of one of the UK’s leading rail […]

British Steel wins two major contracts with Italy’s national rail network

13th December 2018

British Steel has won two multi-million-pound contracts to supply 86,000 tonnes of rail to Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI), the manager […]

Hitachi Rail Europe reaches 1,000 employee landmark

13th December 2018

Leading UK rail manufacturer Hitachi Rail Europe has reached the major milestone of employing 1,000 people across the UK. The […]

Translink to offer inside track for prospective suppliers at engagement event

13th December 2018

Translink has joined forces with InterTradeIreland to deliver a supplier engagement event with a difference. Taking place on Tuesday 26th […]

Northern engineering firms Hitachi and Spencer Group team up for Tyne and Wear Metro bid

12th December 2018

Two northern engineering powerhouses have formed a partnership to bid for a £500 million contract to build new trains and […]

Amco awarded Dunbar station upgrade contract

12th December 2018

Network Rail has appointed Amco as the main contractor for the planned £13m enhancement of Dunbar station. The project will […]

Bridge over troubled waters

12th December 2018

A crumbling rail bridge located in a town’s ‘best kept secret’ area can now continue to safely carry passengers to their […]

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 […]