The high-resolution imagery from satellites and aircraft can produce detailed maps of habitats, helping Network Rail to identify likely biodiversity ‘hotspots’ found alongside Britain's rail network.
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ORR's draft guidance proposals aim to give the industry greater confidence in putting forward innovative designs to reduce risks and increase safety at level crossings.
Up-cycled from a fleet previously owned by GWR, the new Heathrow Express trains feature the most up to date train and passenger technology.
An open letter written to the UK's Chancellor and Secretary of State by London’s business leaders, has urged the government to step in and offer financial assistance to Eurostar.
The Class 93 trains can operate at a higher speed than trainsets already in operation in the UK and will work to significantly reduce carbon emissions.
While the public are being asked to stay at home, the rail industry is using this opportunity to plan improvements around Manchester ready for when passengers return in much greater numbers.
According to a new study, UK government investment into rail research at the Universities of Leeds and Huddersfield would deliver significant benefits to the North of England's economy.
As Head of IT at DB Cargo UK, Marie Hill has developed an innovative approach to cyber-security for the organisation, which focuses on engaging the workforce in cyber-awareness activities and fun and interactive training. Here she explains how the WannaCry cyber‑attack firmly put cyber-security on her radar and how this…
The technology will monitor the real-time performance of rail assets and allow for the swift detection and repair of faults.
Richard Thomas is a UKRRIN Industrial Fellow in Data Integration and Cyber-Security at the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE). In this article for Global Railway Review, Richard explains the intricacies of protecting and maintaining railway assets, while constantly evolving to meet the cyber-security needs of future technology.
The new system will share vital health and safety information across contractors and help to ensure consistency of standards and performance.
Under the agreement, Bombardier will fit ETCS equipment and the BOMBARDIER EBI Cab 2000 onboard Automatic Train Protection system to all ELECTROSTAR fleets in the UK.
Following England being placed into a third national lockdown, Hull Trains and Grand Central have again announced a period of hibernation.
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.
Following a survey of 2,000 adults, which found that 41 per cent have a disability with no physical signs, Heathrow Express joined the Sunflower lanyard scheme to recognise and boost hidden disability support.