Network Rail's first digital railway takes major step forward with the announcement of Siemens and Atkins as project partners.
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Jo Moffatt, Engineering Practice Director for Strategic Rail at Atkins, writes that the rail industry is facing a serious skills shortage, and urgently needs to respond by focusing on attracting new staff, increasing diversity, and upskilling the current workforce.
This issue includes articles from Poland's Transport Minister about the country's much-needed railway investment programme, In-Depth Focus sections on Additive Manufacturing, Winter Operations and the Future Railway Mobile Communication System (FRMCS), plus much more.
The Varberg tunnel contract was awarded to Atkins, who are now responsible for the detailed planning of the construction phase.
Managing Director of Atkins' transportation division, Lizi Stewart, has been appointed as one of 13 Railway Industry Association Board members.
Atkins’ Client Director for Strategic Rail in UK and Europe, Tom Meacock, describes how the rail sector is coping during this period of technological change and what trends he considers will continue to disrupt the future of rail.
Teams across the rail industry are thinking about the needs of passengers and businesses and considering how the railway can be adapted through innovation to meet future requirements. Will major rail projects deliver key benefits to Britain? Will space technology revolutionise rail signalling and infrastructure efficiency? What role will rail…
The latest contract award covers work in London North West, London North East and East Midlands routes.
11 February 2019 | By
Speaking to Gordon Wakeford, RSG Chair and CEO Siemens Mobility Ltd, Philip Hoare, CEO Atkins UK and Europe and Sector Deal co-Lead, and Anna Delvecchio, Commercial Account Director at Amey and Sector Deal co-Lead, Global Railway Review’s Junior Editor, Tara Nolan, gained a deeper understanding of the Rail Sector Deal…
Interview Spotlight: Conor Linnell, Client Director for Strategic Rail, Signalling and Telecommunications at SNC-Lavalin Atkins
On 10 May 2018, the UK Secretary of State for Transport and the Chief Executive of Network Rail announced the UK’s new Digital Railway strategy – committing all new trains and signalling will be digital or digital-ready by 2023. With this shift will come important new benefits to passengers and…
SNC-Lavalin Group member, Atkins, has signed a contract to conduct a study for the Rail Baltica project, which should strengthen its chances for continued EU support…
21 March 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
HS2 Ltd. has appointed a group consisting of H2M, Atkins and SENER as its Phase One Engineering Delivery Partner.
25 September 2014 | By Atkins
Atkins’ chief executive officer, Prof Dr Uwe Krueger, delivered a speech at InnoTrans, the world's largest trade fair focused on the rail transport industry, in Berlin...