As the rail industry strives for carbon neutrality, MP Peter Kyle has seen how cross-industry cooperation will lead to decarbonised railways.
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Florence Eshalomi AM, Chair of the London Assembly Transport Committee, has called on the rail industry to encourage inclusivity and diversity within sector.
Network Rail has published a framework that sets out the long-term delivery of digital signalling, to bring significant benefits to passengers and help suppliers to plan resources.
Philip Hoare, President of Atkins, SNC-Lavalin’s Engineering, Design and Project Management sector has been appointed as chair of the Rail Supply Group (RSG), he succeeds Gordon Wakeford, the former CEO of Siemens Mobility UK.
Chi Onwurah MP, has issued a rallying cry to the rail industry ahead of International Women in Engineering Day, stating that ‘more needs to be done to promote women in engineering and in rail more widely.’
Theresa May has announced new legislation that says the UK will have ended its global warming contributions by 2050.
As the Tory leadership battle races on, former Transport Secretary and Chief Whip Sir Patrick McLoughlin MP has urged the next Prime Minister of the UK to back 30,000 jobs and £92 million in economic growth HS2 facilitates.
According to the Williams Rail Review, suppliers need greater visibility of upcoming work, understand how the private sector can get more involved in financing rail improvements, and consistency in workloads to provide rail of the future.
The Transport Committee has launched an inquiry into the development of alternatively-fuelled trains and how carriages can be designed to meet the changing demands of the travelling public.
The rail industry remains under pressure to improve network performance and resolve capacity issues. Crucial for success is the design of permanent way and deployment of new engineering solutions. Read on to find out how innovative techniques can assist in creating safer and more efficient track systems.
Darren Caplan, Chief Executive of the Railway Industry Association (RIA), writes that whilst the UK’s economy and its role in the world is clearly under the spotlight, it is heartening that research carried out in 2018 shows the UK railway industry is an even greater economic contributor to the country…
With Control Period 6 beginning, the Railway Industry Association highlights how a visible delivery of consistent rail infrastructure work is imperative.