Supply Chain stories

All the latest supply chain news for the Rail Industry.

Thousands of volunteers across Britain bring stations and railways into the heart of communities

11th April 2019

A report out today (11 April) has revealed that a hidden army of 8,500 ‘community rail’ volunteers give nearly 400,000 […]

Flotec’s secrets to reliable rolling stock

10th April 2019

Since 2016, Flotec Industrial have been nominated twice for Innovation within Rail. This is because our revolutionary solutions have been […]

Park Signalling to launch the replacement Solid State Interlocking Technician’s Terminal

9th April 2019

Park Signalling is holding a launch day of its Network Rail product approved Solid-State Interlocking (SSI) MT04S Technician’s Terminal on […]

Alstom commissions the highest-capacity welding robot in the railway industry

5th April 2019

Alstom’s Le Creusot site has unveiled the highest-capacity welding robot in the railway sector, developed and manufactured by its supplier […]

Hoppecke to showcase innovation in battery technology at Railtex 2019

2nd April 2019

Hoppecke Industrial Batteries is to showcase its development of lithium-ion battery technology and underline its credentials in sustainable energy solutions […]

Robin Hood Energy wins Nottingham Tram contract

1st April 2019

After a long and competitive tender process, Robin Hood Energy has been awarded a multi-million pound contract to supply 100 […]

Chair of Transport Committee Visits KeTech

29th March 2019

KeTech had the pleasure of welcoming Lilian Greenwood, MP for Nottingham South and Chair of the Transport Select Committee to […]

Snap-on Industrial announces that Eurostar adopts Automatic Tool Control system

29th March 2019

The relationship between Snap-on and Eurostar began in 2013 when Eurostar acquired some ControlTech industrial electronic torque wrenches from Snap-on […]

Quattro Group increases competitive advantage after achieving gold sustainability standard

29th March 2019

Multi-disciplined plant hire business Quattro Group has become just one of 58 businesses to have achieved a Gold standard with […]

Suppliers secure price cut in RISQS scheme

28th March 2019

​Suppliers to the rail sector are set to benefit from price reductions, announced by rail industry body RSSB, for the […]

Railway Industry Association calls on Government to reveal its proposals to enhance the UK’s railways

26th March 2019

The Railway Industry Association (RIA), the voice of the UK rail supply community, has written an open letter to the […]

3Squared to boost rail experience and expertise by partnership with PSC

18th March 2019

Award winning digital technology company 3Squared has engaged rail processes and systems consultancy PSC Rail to support its business objectives […]

Railway Industry Association: Electrification can be delivered at 33-50% lower cost

18th March 2019

A new report launched by the Railway Industry Association (RIA), the national trade body for the UK’s rail supply community, […]

West Midlands Railway invites local business leaders to discuss May timetable improvements

18th March 2019

West Midlands Railway is inviting local economic and business leaders to find out about new opportunities arising from a range […]

RPS Trustee announces new Chair

15th March 2019

The Railway Pensions Trustee Company Limited (RPTCL) has announced the appointment of Chris Hannon as the new Chair of its […]

AEI Cables working with Network Rail

15th March 2019

Network Rail has chosen specialist cables from AEI Cables for a range of signalling needs across its infrastructure – meeting […]

Charity Brings Dinner Home!

13th March 2019

The Railway Benefit Fund (RBF) has held their Annual Fundraising Dinner in Glasgow for 12 years, with many wonderful events […]

Dyer & Butler hits milestone safety record

12th March 2019

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

Rail Alliance and University of Birmingham announce combined service offer to the rail industry

12th March 2019

The Rail Alliance and Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) have officially announced the formal integration of the […]

Infodev offers services to rail businesses

11th March 2019

In the UK alone, Infodev equipment is fitted to train classes 142, 144, 150, 153, 155, 156, 158, 165, 168, […]

Porterbrook, South Western Railway and Eminox partner to clean up Britain’s railway

8th March 2019

Porterbrook, is working with South Western Railway and Eminox Limited (‘Eminox’) to trial ground-breaking, emissions-reducing, technology which could be rolled […]

Pod-Trak wins Supplier & Contractor Excellence Award

8th March 2019

Pod-Trak is delighted to announce its success at the 21st Rail Business Awards. Its joint-entry to the Supplier & Contractor […]