Conventional rail signalling can no longer deliver the capacity required to match growing passenger and freight numbers. Digital signalling and train control must be deployed to help maximise capacity and increase reliability and safety. However, the move from traditional to digital systems is not easy. Read on to find out…
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25 February 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
The iconic 60103 Flying Scotsman officially returned to the East Coast Main Line today after 80 years since it became the first locomotive to reach 100 miles an hour (160 kph).
22 July 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
Rail Minister Claire Perry MP visited Newcastle Central Station on 22 July 2015 to view progress made on the Department for Transport multi-million pound funded improvement scheme.
12 June 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
Transport operator FrstGroup has unveiled plans for a new rail service between London, North East England and Edinburgh reducing the current average fare by half.
27 November 2014 | By Department for Transport
Rail journeys between London and Edinburgh will be transformed by more seats, more services and new trains after the government announced its intention to award the new East Coast franchise to Inter City Railways, a consortium of Stagecoach and Virgin...
1 October 2013 | By East Coast
Train operator announces £2.2 million upgrade to its on-board wireless internet systems...
In this Signalling & Telecoms supplement: ETCS in operation on Spanish high-speed, commuter and three-rail lines (Ignacio Jorge Iglesias, Technical Coordination Director for High-Speed, Adif), Comparison of Control Centres and Railway Operating Centres (Chris Carson, Head of Service Delivery, East Coast Main Line Company Ltd)...