A Railway Industry Association (RIA) report has highlighted how Britain's East Coast Digital Programme (ECDP) should lead the way for a national digital signalling programme and other major schemes.
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Great British Railways (GBR)
Great British Railways (GBR) is a planned state-owned public body that, from 2023, will oversee rail transport in Great Britain. The organisation will replace Network Rail as the operator of rail infrastructure, and will also control the contracting of train operations, the setting of timetables and fares, and the collection of fare revenue in the majority of England.
The transition team behind creating Great British Railways, the new public body that will run and plan Britain's rail network, has taken its first steps by launching its Whole Industry Strategic Plan for Rail 'Call for Evidence'.
Viper Innovations uses a Total Asset Management signalling system to maximise the value, safety, and efficiency an asset works within its day-to-day environment and operational performance.
The groundbreaking Transport Decarbonisation Plan includes the aim to create a net zero rail network by 2050.
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.
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 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.