Survey results published by Transport Focus have shown that passengers on Great Northern are the most satisfied in the UK with the cleanliness of their train.
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Stimio’s remote monitoring solution assists rail infrastructure managers in ensuring that catenary tensioning is monitored and maintained, keeping rail operations uninterrupted and safe.
Network Rail have used more than £2 million of funding to remove graffiti from railway infrastructure in hotspot areas.
UK Rail for Ukraine will be sending more than a million items of aid to Ukraine in response to the humanitarian crisis in the region.
Zonegreen has installed its DPPS, the first in a planned series of depot enhancements for ScotRail, to protect staff from unauthorised vehicle movements.
VR Group’s Board of Directors have announced that they will discontinue Eastern freight traffic, with VR Transpoint tasked with creating a traffic rundown plan.
Following safety issues that lead to the withdrawal of Hitachi Rail’s Class 800 series trains in May 2021, ORR have published a safety review with several recommendations.
Polling commissioned by HS1 Ltd has revealed that people are likely to travel to Europe by train over plane for business, showing that demand for environmentally-friendly travel is on the rise.
ScotRail has launched plans to invest £918,000 on a hospitality recruitment drive as the operator reintroduces its on-board food and drink service.
ORR has accepted a set of commitments offered by the RACF that will reduce membership restrictions and give train companies more choice.
Although Deutsche Bahn’s performance in 2021 was affected by the pandemic, increasing passenger numbers have resulted in the highest percentage growth in revenue since 2019.
Wabtec has been awarded a contract from Indian Railways for its OMRS system to help detect defects and prevent in-service failures.
The RIA have welcomed positive statistics from the DfT that show national rail passengers reached 80 per cent of pre pandemic levels on 18 March 2022.
The Illinois Commerce Commission is expected to spend $386 million over a five-year period to pay for improvements at almost 880 level crossing locations.
ARA have welcomed funding for safety and training initiatives in the recent Federal Budget, as the industry looks to support the nation’s economic growth.