Under the agreement, Bombardier will fit ETCS equipment and the BOMBARDIER EBI Cab 2000 onboard Automatic Train Protection system to all ELECTROSTAR fleets in the UK.
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Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) is a train operating company, operating the Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern rail franchise in England. Within the franchise, GTR runs the Thameslink, Great Northern, Southern and Gatwick Express airport services.
When harsh winter weather threatens major disruption to rail services, infrastructure managers and train operating companies must pull together to keep rail networks moving safely. The authors in this In-Depth Focus share the benefits of robust planning strategies and the importance of being prepared to deal with the challenges that…
In this issue, we feature articles from industry experts on a vast range of topics including: Transforming Australia’s freight network; HS2: Continuing to innovate to drive the workforce skills agenda; Making switch machines intelligent plus our 'On-Board Connectivity' and 'Winter Preparedness' In-Depth Focuses.
To mark the International Day of People with Disabilities, Network Rail's Southern region has highlighted new accessibility features that have been introduced during November and December 2020.
By encouraging passengers to use e-tickets, the two train operators can ensure social distancing and limit the spread of COVID-19.
Isana Derici, Social Media Interface Manager at Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), provides a look into how social media is used to improve the customer experience for the UK’s biggest rail operator.
Great Northern, Southeastern, Southern and Thameslink worked with the British Transport Police to enforce face covering rules over an eight-week period, experiencing a 98.4 per cent success rate.
Laboratory tests have found that the COVID-19 viruscide being used on Southern, Thameslink and Great Northern trains is successfully working.
The five metre by 2.5m full-colour LED display is the largest and clearest single passenger information display in the UK.
Zoey Hudson, Head of Talent, Diversity and Inclusion at Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) – the UK’s biggest rail franchise – looks into the different specialisms and opportunities for GTR’s workforce and gives three colleagues the opportunity to discuss their roles.
The e-ticket barcode readers, which help to limit the spread of COVID-19, will also be installed at another 29 stations across the GTR network.
The operator has now set itself the target of having a 50/50 gender split on all training programmes by the end of 2021.
In this issue, we feature articles from industry experts on a vast range of topics including: What HS2 will mean for rail freight capacity in Britain; the latest developments on the Ceneri Base Tunnel project; and how GTR’s workforce is its greatest asset, plus our 'Smart Track Maintenance' and 'Cyber-Security'…
After being in operation for a year, Great Northern's Class 717 trains have enabled significant carbon emission savings across the Hertfordshire network.
During Q1 of 2020-2021, the number of passenger journeys decreased by more than 400 million when compared to the same quarter in 2019-2020.