The UK government has dedicated £200,000 to develop better mobile connectivity for passengers when travelling across the UK rail network.
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Vortex IoT is set to provide a fully operational and validated RODIO-TSM product - the Rail Optical Detection of Intrusions and Obstructions – Tunnel and Station Monitoring solution - to be demonstrated on Network Rail’s infrastructure by March 2021.
On trial until December 2020, the high-definition colour screen will provide passengers with easy-to-understand up-to-the-minute journey information.
The competition from Network Rail and RIBA Competitions will give architects, engineers and designers the chance to improve the travel experience for the millions of passengers who use Britain’s railway, and leave a lasting legacy on station design.
The UK's Office of Rail and Road's 2019-2020 assessment shows Network Rail has saved more than £385 million in the first year of its new control period 6, but passenger and freight performance varied by region.
London Victoria - Britain’s second busiest railway station - has started a trial aiming to recycle 85 per cent of all waste created on the site.
Commissioned by Network Rail, the ‘ThinkStation’ report provides a framework for the future design of local stations across Great Britain, following a wide-reaching engagement exercise.
CableGuardian, a sophisticated cloud-hosted cable monitoring and fault diagnosis system by Viper Innovations, has gained product approval from Network Rail.
The demolition of London Euston station’s western ramp and canopy is a significant milestone in the preparation for the construction of the new HS2 station.
On International Women in Engineering Day 2020, Network Rail has announced its new efforts to highlight the contributions of women to engineering and STEM.
The new investment will contribute to the development and implementation of digital signalling on the East Coast Main Line.
The £400,000 grant will see the University of Birmingham and Porterbrook develop the detailed final production design and testing of the HydroFLEX hydrogen train.
Whilst ensuring that the rail network will continue to operate safely in the future, the new training facilities are also a welcome support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As of 15 June 2020, passengers travelling on trains across England are now required to wear face coverings in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Leaders across the North of England have highlighted the importance of restoring passenger confidence in rail in order to ensure post-COVID-19 stability.