Supply Chain stories

All the latest supply chain news for the Rail Industry.

Touax build new wagons for Mendip Rail

22nd July 2019

Following a successful tender and signing of contracts, Touax Rail UK are pleased to announce the order of 55 new […]

Icomera strengthens its mobile connectivity offering by acquiring dg8 design and engineering

22nd July 2019

Icomera, a subsidiary of ENGIE Ineo, announces that it has completed the acquisition of dg8 design and engineering through its […]

VolkerFitzpatrick presented with second RoSPA President’s Award

22nd July 2019

VolkerFitzpatrick has been presented with their second RoSPA President’s Award, as a result of winning eleven consecutive Gold Awards. The […]

A-Plant Rail on the right track with Network Rail award

19th July 2019

A-Plant Rail has proved that it is on the right track after receiving a Bronze Award in Network Rail’s Route […]

Signals are good from major networking event

18th July 2019

Fenix Rail Systems was delighted to attend the Rolling Stock Networking (RSN) 2019 event in Derby. The company was among […]

Photuris Ltd awarded only UK partnership with Fogtec for rolling stock

16th July 2019

Photuris Ltd have been awarded the UK’s only Official Fogtec Partnership for Rolling Stock, this comes after intensive training for […]

Visitors encouraged to book for RSN 2020 after more than 1,200 attend first event

16th July 2019

The sell-out show packed Derby Arena at Rolling Stock Networking (RSN) 2019 in what was an incredibly successful event. The […]

Keeping employees happy and healthy in work

11th July 2019

It’s been estimated that 122,171 working days are lost to mental ill-health in the rail industry annually, with mental health […]

Railway Industry Association wins Conference of the Year Award

10th July 2019

The Railway Industry Association (RIA) has just won the prestigious Conference of the Year Award at the Trade Association Forum […]

Record jack numbers boost Mechan order book

5th July 2019

Rail maintenance equipment specialist, Mechan, is enjoying record-breaking demand for its flagship lifting jacks, securing orders for more than 160 […]

VolkerRail and Network Rail invest in suite of AEDs

5th July 2019

In a move to create a safer work environment on the country’s rail network, VolkerRail and Network Rail have invested […]

Heliguy wins place on £2.6m Network Rail drone framework contract

3rd July 2019

Heliguy, the UK’s largest drone provider, has been awarded a major nationwide contract with Network Rail, as part of an […]

University of Birmingham wins First of a Kind funding for hydrogen-fuelled train

18th June 2019

The first mainline testing of a hydrogen-fuelled train in the UK is one of two dozen successful projects being funded […]

Women in Rail launching a new regional branch in Wales

18th June 2019

Women in Rail, the charity created to support women in UK rail and improve gender balance in our sector is […]

Railway town of Darlington plays new role in sector skills

18th June 2019

The great railway town of Darlington is playing a new role in developing the next generation of industry experts, having […]

CAF named in the final three for Tyne and Wear contract

18th June 2019

CAF has been announced as one of the final three shortlisted to bid for the supply and maintenance of a […]

RSG hosts Spring Reception to discuss rail sector deal and say goodbye to key individuals

18th June 2019

The RSG has introduced its new chair to a number of key stakeholders at its Spring Reception in the London […]

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 […]