Supply Chain stories

All the latest supply chain news for the Rail Industry.

The BCRRE Rail Alliance brings to you Destination Decarbonisation – second of its kind

13th May 2020

Following the success of the Infrastructure e-breakfast meeting yesterday, BCRRE Rail Alliance continues to deliver industry relevant, rail ONferences. If […]

Railway industry sets out key Coronavirus-related issues and concerns to Parliament’s Transport Committee

13th May 2020

The Railway Industry Association (RIA) has published its submission to the Transport Select Committee on the impact of Coronavirus to […]

Comprehensive safety measures unveiled as JCB production resumes

13th May 2020

JCB has announced a partial re-starting of production at four of its UK factories as a comprehensive package of safety […]

New rail freight terminal to boost recovery of London’s construction sector post-Covid-19 pandemic

12th May 2020

Despite the Government’s ongoing restrictions, DB Cargo UK has announced the official opening of its new £7 million rail freight […]

RFG and Transform call for a National Low-Carbon Freight Network

11th May 2020

Transform Scotland, alongside Rail Freight Group (RFG), have published their joint proposal for a ‘National Low-Carbon Freight Network’ in response […]

Railcare signs new framework contract with Network Rail

11th May 2020

Network Rail has signed a new framework contract with Rail Care which is valid from 8th May 2020, to 8th […]

SSE Enterprise Rail reveals new rail lead as it builds a platform for improving in the industry

7th May 2020

SSE Enterprise Rail has revealed Tom Smith as its new rail director, as the specialists in mechanical and electrical maintenance and […]

Network Rail to help UK rail supply chain secure business abroad

7th May 2020

Network Rail has announced that references will now be provided for use by UK suppliers when bidding for overseas contracts […]

Trainline on track for long-term growth despite coronavirus challenges

7th May 2020

The CEO of digital rail ticketing platform Trainline says she remains confident in its long-term growth plans. The comments from […]

Keeping on track with the BCRRE Rail Alliance ONference Programme

6th May 2020

BCRRE Rail Alliance continues with its supply chain focused ONference programme with the announcement of the Rail Infrastructure focused event […]

Mott MacDonald launches collaborative design and construction VR tool Rehearsive

6th May 2020

Mott MacDonald has launched Rehearsive, a new virtual reality (VR) and desktop product that helps users rehearse their construction and […]

CAF agrees maintenance contract extension with the Northern Ireland operator Translink

5th May 2020

CAF has concluded an agreement to extend the maintenance contract that the Company has been performing on the Class 3000 […]

Porterbrook wins The Banker’s Deal of the Year award for landmark £250m refinancing

4th May 2020

Porterbrook, the rolling stock asset management company, is pleased to announce that the 2019 refinancing of its £250m 2020 public […]

RIA launches new online mini-series to support rail exports

1st May 2020

The Railway Industry Association (RIA) has launched three webinars, in partnership with the Department of International Trade (DIT), to support […]

Rail supply chain urged to ‘have your say’ on best way to bounce back from coronavirus

30th April 2020

The Rail Supply Group (RSG) is launching a survey to get the views of businesses supplying the rail industry on […]

Trainline plc covenant waiver agreed with lenders

29th April 2020

Trainline plc has announced that its lenders have waived the financial covenant in respect of its £350m revolving credit facility […]

GB Railfreight Contract Renewal with Etex Building Performance

29th April 2020

GB Railfreight (GBRf) are delighted to announce Etex Building Performance (EBP) has renewed its contract for three years from 1 […]

RFG member survey reveals cautious optimism for post-coronavirus recovery

28th April 2020

A survey conducted by Rail Freight Group (RFG) of its members has highlighted the challenges facing companies across the rail […]

InnoTrans postponed until next year

28th April 2020

InnoTrans, the world’s leading trade fair for transport technology, due to be held in September 2020, has been postponed and […]

Acquisition of MER’s rolling stock leasing business

28th April 2020

Akiem Group has finalised the transaction to acquire the rolling stock leasing business of Macquarie European Rail (MER). The news […]