Siemens Mobility and ScotRail have extended their Technical Support & Spares Supply Agreement by five years to December 2026.
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Working with Porterbrook, Network Rail has announced plans to showcase some of the best of British low-carbon train technology at the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow.
With oversight from the UK's Office of Rail and Road, Hitachi Rail, train operators and the government have agreed a service recovery plan to safely reintroduce more Class 800 Series and 385 Series trainsets into passenger service after cracks were found on some trains.
It has been announced that ScotRail services will be provided within Scottish Government ownership from the expiry of the current ScotRail franchise, currently expected in March 2022.
Neil Archibald, Head of Strategic Workforce Planning at ScotRail, writes that apprenticeships in Scotland have been hit hard by COVID-19. However, ScotRail is seizing this opportunity to actively develop its Early Careers strategy for the next generation.
When winter weather threatens disruption to rail services, networks need to pull together to keep everyone moving safely. For Global Railway Review, David Simpson, ScotRail’s Operations Director, shares some of the planning, preparation and response work by the dedicated partnership, Scotland’s Railway, to achieve just that.
By 2025, ScotRail plans to increase its number of apprenticeships tenfold, while also supporting the Scottish government's Young Persons Guarantee.
By working on the development of Scotland's first hydrogen train, Arcola Energy and the consortium will support the country's target to achieve net-zero emissions by 2035.
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.
During Q1 of 2020-2021, the number of passenger journeys decreased by more than 400 million when compared to the same quarter in 2019-2020.
In the next instalment of our TOCs Management Series, Alex Hynes, Managing Director of Scotland’s Railway, explains the importance of punctuality and reliability, as well as the ways in which the operator has had to adapt during COVID-19.
All train operators in Britain and Network Rail are now signed up to the Sunflower scheme, designed to enable people with non-visible disabilities to discreetly let others know that they might require a little more time, support or assistance when travelling.
ScotRail now provides passengers with real-time data about train type and carriage length, as well as the use of carriages and allocation of trains.
Carriages specifically designed for bikes and large sporting equipment to be introduced to Scotland’s scenic rail route.