The UK Prime Minister has confirmed that HS2 will go ahead, with construction for Phase 1 from London to the West Midlands set to begin in April 2020.
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Managing Director of Atkins' transportation division, Lizi Stewart, has been appointed as one of 13 Railway Industry Association Board members.
Global Railway Review is delighted to welcome three new members to its growing Editorial Advisory Board – Maggie Simpson, Director General of the Rail Freight Group (RFG); Maria Price, Expert – Technical Interoperability Department at the Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF); and Darren Caplan, Chief Executive of…
Five significant politicians from across Wales have joined with the rail industry by supporting a new Global Centre for Rail Excellence - a new rail testing facility proposed by the Welsh Government in South Wales.
The First Minister of Scotland has set out plans to reduce Scotland's contribution to climate change through initiatives such as introducing hydrogen-powered trains.
The Railway Industry Association (RIA) has launched a new campaign which asks the UK Government to be transparent in the amount of funding available to the rail industry over the coming years.
UK government pledges investment in cleaner and greener transport has been welcomed by the industry as railways are leading the way in green technology.
As the rail industry strives for carbon neutrality, MP Peter Kyle has seen how cross-industry cooperation will lead to decarbonised railways.
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.