In an interview for Global Railway Review, Managing Director, Edward Davies from Viper Innovations, explains how their cloud-hosted CableGuardian solution will help rail infrastructure managers revolutionise their trackside cable monitoring and fault-finding activities, and how the UK’s Network Rail has given the solution their internationally recognised product approval.
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Network Rail own, operate and develop Britain’s railway infrastructure; that’s 20,000 miles of track, 30,000 bridges, tunnels and viaducts and the thousands of signals, level crossings and stations. Network Rail also runs 20 of Britain’s largest stations. Here follows our content related to Network Rail.
Isabelle Fonverne, Senior Advisor for Safety at the International Union of Railways (UIC), writes that, to better address risks at level crossings, soft or harder measures must be taken not only by the railways, but also by the road sector and relevant authorities.
The UK's Office of Rail and Road's 2019-2020 assessment shows Network Rail has saved more than £385 million in the first year of its new control period 6, but passenger and freight performance varied by region.
London Victoria - Britain’s second busiest railway station - has started a trial aiming to recycle 85 per cent of all waste created on the site.
Commissioned by Network Rail, the ‘ThinkStation’ report provides a framework for the future design of local stations across Great Britain, following a wide-reaching engagement exercise.
CableGuardian, a sophisticated cloud-hosted cable monitoring and fault diagnosis system by Viper Innovations, has gained product approval from Network Rail.
The demolition of London Euston station’s western ramp and canopy is a significant milestone in the preparation for the construction of the new HS2 station.
On International Women in Engineering Day 2020, Network Rail has announced its new efforts to highlight the contributions of women to engineering and STEM.
The new investment will contribute to the development and implementation of digital signalling on the East Coast Main Line.
The £400,000 grant will see the University of Birmingham and Porterbrook develop the detailed final production design and testing of the HydroFLEX hydrogen train.
As part of Global Railway Review’s Improving Rail’s Environmental Impact series, the Head of Sustainability at Avanti West Coast, Gareth Williams, discusses the operator’s efforts to improve its energy consumption and carbon footprint by working with local communities and passengers.
Whilst ensuring that the rail network will continue to operate safely in the future, the new training facilities are also a welcome support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As of 15 June 2020, passengers travelling on trains across England are now required to wear face coverings in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Leaders across the North of England have highlighted the importance of restoring passenger confidence in rail in order to ensure post-COVID-19 stability.
The Rail Supply Group (RSG) – the leadership body for the UK rail supply chain – has shared the findings of its independent research into the impact of COVID-19 on businesses supplying the rail industry.