In partnership with a consortium of specialist suppliers, government funding has been secured to develop a dual-fuel solution for Freightliner's Class 66 locomotive.
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RSSB's latest Annual Health and Safety Report highlights Britain’s railways remain the safest and greenest forms of land transport, but there is no room for complacency.
The funding will support the development of the Rail Data Marketplace, which will ultimately improve journeys for passengers across the UK.
Known as the 2023 Periodic Review (PR23), the process sets a five-year settlement that will determine the level of funding Network Rail/Great British Railways should receive for its operation, maintenance and renewals activities.
ORR's new guidance does not specify requirements or solutions, allowing for a proportionate, case-by-case approach to be made for each level crossing in the UK.
Following the publication of the Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail, Transport for the North has called for the UK government to ensure that local and regional leaders are at the core of the reform of the UK's railways.
The project to replace the over 40-year-old tracks and track layout on the 1.5 mile approach into London King's Cross station has been completed.
In total, 10 touchscreens have been installed at London Euston station that offer the latest passenger information using British Sign Language.
Working with Porterbrook, Network Rail has announced plans to showcase some of the best of British low-carbon train technology at the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow.
Britain’s rail infrastructure operator has joined railway organisations from around the world in signing the UIC's Climate Declaration to further commit to tackling climate change.
The UK government has announced the formation of a new public body, Great British Railways, which will bring the UK's railways under single, accountable national leadership.
ORR has raised its concerns regarding the two main players in the UK's railway signalling market, stating that competition needs to be improved for alternative companies.
RSG's Work Pipeline Visibility Charter asks businesses in the rail supply chain to commit to sharing their work pipeline information with their suppliers.
Following the publication of the Sustainable Stations: Best Practice Guide, all station managing companies in the UK have pledged their commitment to making the country's railway stations more sustainable.
In order to meet the government’s legally binding net zero commitments, 15 UK rail industry stakeholders have called for an immediate programme of electrification.