RIA's campaign will call on the UK government to increase its efforts to decarbonise the UK rail network, including through electrification and hydrogen power, ahead of COP26 in November 2021.
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With the investment coming from the UK government's Restoring Your Railway Fund, the line between Exeter and Okehampton will be re-opened to passengers all year round, instead of just during the summer.
As part of its efforts to build back better from the pandemic and improve connectivity, the UK government has set out a range of improvements for the UK's transportation network.
Dr Sam Bemment, Technical and Innovation Manager at the Railway Industry Association (RIA), explores how Great Britain’s railway copes with the challenges that harsh winter weather can bring and what innovations can be developed to minimise disruption to the rail network in the future.
The UK rail industry has expressed its displeasure with the UK Chancellor’s Budget 2021, which lacked any visibility on upcoming rail schemes.
Published by Britain's High Speed Rail Group (HSRG), the report examines the benefits, opportunities and extent of international high-speed rail, with contributions drawn from across the infrastructure industry.
RIA has outlined three recommendations for the UK government to prioritise rail in the UK's recovery plans in order to support both the industry and the government's efforts to build back better.
The Railway Industry Association, Rail Alliance and Rail Forum Midlands have set out five key 'asks' to the UK government to ensure that the rail supply chain can support the industry and ensure that Rail Project SPEED is a success.
The next stage of Project SPEED will see the industry pioneer new ways of working to halve the time and reduce the cost of delivering critical infrastructure projects.
How can rail innovators contribute to carbon reduction? The industry response to this has been to set up the cross-industry rail decarbonisation taskforce, but what can innovators like Viper Innovations do to pitch-in?
In a letter to the UK Prime Minister, rail industry leaders have called for all UK regions to be able to benefit from HS2's connectivity and the Integrated Rail Plan.
When harsh winter weather threatens major disruption to rail services, infrastructure managers and train operating companies must pull together to keep rail networks moving safely. The authors in this In-Depth Focus share the benefits of robust planning strategies and the importance of being prepared to deal with the challenges that…
In this issue, we feature articles from industry experts on a vast range of topics including: Transforming Australia’s freight network; HS2: Continuing to innovate to drive the workforce skills agenda; Making switch machines intelligent plus our 'On-Board Connectivity' and 'Winter Preparedness' In-Depth Focuses.
The Routes into Rail website will showcase sector role models, include a jobs portal and provide access to the latest news and opportunities.
The funding will accelerate feasibility work for digital signalling on vital sections of the West Coast Main Line, Midland Main Line and East Anglia route.