Read below to find out more about the positive rail news that has happened this week and all the extra work rail people do.
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As part of the East Coast Digital Programme, GTR’s first Class 387/1 Great Northern Electrostar train has completed static testing of new digital ETCS in-cab signalling equipment.
Porterbrook have launched a £3 million Asset Management Facility at the Long Marston Rail Innovation Centre.
The 100th Class 377 Electrostar operated by Govia Thameslink Railway has returned to passenger service with improved reliability thanks to the Project Aurora upgrade programme.
Porterbrook’s Long Marston Rail Innovation Centre replicated a mainline incident involving a train and a road vehicle to test the response of Network Rail and their multi-agency partners.
Northern has given an international delegation a preview of LIDAR technology made famous by NASA aboard its Intelligent Trains concept train.
Transport Focus has worked with rolling stock leasing company Porterbrook to understand what passengers think about the interiors of its Turbostar trains.
For Global Railway Review, OIy Turner, Head of ERTMS for Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), explains the importance of the first Class 387/1 Great Northern Electrostar being upgraded with ETCS in-cab signalling and details GTR's involvement with the East Coast Digital Programme.
GTR has completed the first tranche of Southern's fleet modernisation project to bring better on-board facilities for passengers.
With passengers returning to UK rail, Ben Ackroyd, Chief Operating Officer at Porterbrook, explores how the increased use of data analytics will be key in delivering better reliability and will play a huge part in retaining passenger growth.
GTR has sent its first Class 387/1 Great Northern train to be retrofit with ETCS in-cab signalling as part of the East Coast Digital Programme.