Supply Chain stories

All the latest supply chain news for the Rail Industry.


15th February 2019

As Britain prepares its workforce to deliver a pipeline of major infrastructure schemes worth more than £600bn over the next […]

TyTek is on track to help trauma victims

14th February 2019

The UK has seen a spate of attacks on the rail network. Incidents at Ilford Station, on the London/Essex border, […]

Harsco Rail manufactures modern universal utility track vehicles for maintenance of Swiss Federal Railways overhead rail lines

14th February 2019

The first of 59 vehicles to be delivered in 2019 Harsco Rail has announced that vehicles built specifically by the […]

Unipart Rail and McCulloch Rail Partnership

8th February 2019

Unipart Rail has formed an alliance with McCulloch Rail to enable worldwide rail track maintenance and construction projects to be […]

Women in Rail Awards set to celebrate diversity in the rail industry

8th February 2019

My involvement with Women in Rail started when I became a mentor as part of the Mentoring Programme back in […]

Railtex welcomes international audience as visitor registration officially opens

7th February 2019

Professionals from across the rail industry are being urged to secure their place at Railtex 2019, the 14th international exhibition […]

Work continues to improve rail capacity along Lee Valley

7th February 2019

The construction work being delivered by VolkerFitzpatrick, on behalf of Network Rail, to boost capacity along the Lee Valley rail […]

Porterbrook wins prominent rail leasing award for 2018 refinancing

7th February 2019

Porterbrook, the rolling stock asset management company, has announced that the successful £885m refinancing of its bank facilities has won […]

GRAHAM takes to the stage at Broadway

6th February 2019

GRAHAM has secured its first ever contract with Transport for London (TfL) following the successful award of the ‘55 Broadway […]

HR Kilns Ltd Anti Trespass System receives enhanced Product Acceptance by Network Rail

4th February 2019

Prime Rail Solutions Ltd is pleased to announce the further product acceptance by Network Rail of the HR Kilns Ltd […]

RIA grows its membership by 34% since 2017 – hits record 250 members this week

1st February 2019

The Railway Industry Association (RIA) has announced this week that its membership has grown by 34% since 2017 and has passed more than […]

Story Scotland welcomes employee 100

1st February 2019

Following a year of record growth and an exceptional start to 2019, Story Scotland – a division of Story Contracting […]

Dyer & Butler completes restoration of Victorian footbridge in Lewes

31st January 2019

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

DB Cargo UK wins communication centre contract extension

30th January 2019

DB Cargo UK has been awarded a new contract to continue running the National Rail Communication Centre (NRCC) – the […]

SEGRO signs Maritime Transport to operate flagship Rail Freight Interchange in East Midlands

29th January 2019

SEGRO has signed a 25 year lease with Maritime Transport, the market leading multi-modal logistics company, who will operate the […]

Fifth Access For All Scheme delivered in Scotland by Story Contracting

28th January 2019

Train travel to and from the Scottish burgh, Kilmarnock, is set to become a lot easier thanks to a major […]

Maritime Transport and DB Cargo UK announce agreement to increase UK railfreight capacity

25th January 2019

Two of the UK’s largest freight operators have announced plans to combine their expertise to increase railfreight capacity and competition […]

Modern slavery- a crime hidden in plain sight

25th January 2019

Preventing modern slavery is something I feel passionate about. Modern slavery has been described as a crime hidden in plain […]

Freightliner plans new Ipswich maintenance facility

23rd January 2019

Freightliner, a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W), is planning to build a state-of-the-art railroad locomotive and wagon maintenance […]


21st January 2019

The UK’s leading provider of heavy-duty vehicle lifting solutions is looking to take its expertise into the rail sector after […]

Story Contracting welcomes first ever cohort of Scottish apprentices

21st January 2019

This week Story Scotland has welcomed their first cohort of apprentices, with six new starters joining the team as Apprentice […]

RSK appointment to put rail sector on the right track

18th January 2019

RSK Group, the UK’s leading integrated environmental, engineering and technical services business, has appointed Adrian Calder as its Business Development […]