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Making rapid and good progress on the three phases of HS2

In his annual update of HS2 developments for European Railway…

15 September 2016 | By

In his annual update of HS2 developments for European Railway Review, Chief Engineer and Technical Director Professor Andrew McNaughton this time covers progress made to the project’s three phases including details about amendments to the Bill such as a revised plan for the London terminus at Euston and recommendations for…

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High-Speed Rail supplement

In our latest free-to-view High-Speed Rail Supplement, Andrew McNaughton, Chief…

4 June 2015 | By

In our latest free-to-view High-Speed Rail Supplement, Andrew McNaughton, Chief Engineer for HS2 Ltd gives a project update as the hopeful start of construction date draws closer, plus Christian Schang from SNCF Réseau looks at the challenges to come for French high-speed line developments and network modernisation...

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High-Speed Rail supplement

In our latest free-to-view High-Speed Supplement, Libor Lochman, Executive Director…

18 September 2014 | By

In our latest free-to-view High-Speed Supplement, Libor Lochman, Executive Director at the CER discusses what’s next for this area in Europe, Andrew McNaughton, Technical Director for HS2 covers what’s important for high-speed rail passengers, Alexander Misharin, VP at Russian Railways discusses developments, plus members of ADIF’s high-speed maintenance section provide…

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HS2 Ltd joins rail industry body RSSB

Safety is paramount on the railways and the new north-south…

9 April 2014 | By Rail Safety and Standards Board

Safety is paramount on the railways and the new north-south high speed rail network will very much build on the industry’s best practice...

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High-Speed supplement

In this High-Speed supplement: The potential of high-speed rail: CER’s…

4 October 2013 | By

In this High-Speed supplement: The potential of high-speed rail: CER’s perspective; Thalys: a model of highspeed mobility; HS2: building a connected Britain; Putting into service the Albacete to Alicante high-speed section...

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Introducing our new-look Editorial Board!

Global Railway Review is committed to keeping our readers informed…

20 February 2013 | By

Global Railway Review is committed to keeping our readers informed of current and future rail transport developments throughout Europe. We achieve this via our mix of project and investment coverage, regional and country profiles, technical features and industry news. To help with the continuing success of Global Railway Review, we…

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The case for high-speed rail – Britain’s 21st century travel solution

In Britain, about once a century for the last few…

4 August 2010 | By Prof Andrew McNaughton FREng, Chief Engineer, High Speed Two Ltd and Global Railway Review Editorial Board Member

In Britain, about once a century for the last few hundred years a new long-distance surface transport system has been planned and built to meet the developing needs of a continually advancing society. The 18th century brought the canals and the 19th the railways, both initially more focussed on transporting…

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A new process for the aluminothermic weld repair of discrete rail surface defects

Isolated rail head defects formed under traffic, detected either by…

3 December 2008 | By Professor Andrew McNaughton, Chief Engineer, Network Rail and Global Railway Review Editorial Board Member, Brian Whitney, Head of Rail Management, Network Rail and Ian Banton, Technical Development Manager, Thermit Welding (GB) Ltd.

Isolated rail head defects formed under traffic, detected either by visual inspection or ultrasonic flaw testing, can significantly reduce the service life of rails if not managed correctly. Surface initiated defects account for approximately 50% of all defects removed from Network Rail (NR) Infrastructure. These are predominately made up of…

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Working towards the railway of 2030

Compare our European railway network today with that of 25…

27 November 2007 | By Professor Andrew McNaughton – FREng, CEng, FICE, FPWI, MIOD, Chief Engineer, Network Rail and Global Railway Review Editorial Board Member

Compare our European railway network today with that of 25 years ago. Safety and punctuality have continued to improve, however, traffic growth has been patchy and costs have risen enormously. Meanwhile there have been revolutionary changes in the communications and transport environment. Mobile phones, internet and e-mail didn’t exist 25…

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Track maintenance and machinery inspection

The strategy for the maintenance and renewal of track on…

28 November 2006 | By Andrew McNaughton, Chief Engineer, Network Rail and Global Railway Review Editorial Board Member and Bob Cummings, Head of Track Engineering, Network Rail

The strategy for the maintenance and renewal of track on the Great British network has been transformed over recent years. There is now a well embedded pro-active engineering culture of ‘predict and prevent’, rather than a reactive one of ‘find and fix’.

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Some developments on the UK Network

These are exciting times for the UK rail network and…

3 November 2005 | By Andrew McNaughton, Chief Engineer, Network Rail & Member of Global Railway Review Editorial Board

These are exciting times for the UK rail network and for its infrastructure manager, Network Rail and the next five years will lay the foundation for the next 50.