HS2 Ltd has revealed the colossal logistics operation that is taking place at its logistics hub near Willesden Junction, which will be used to process earth and deliver construction materials.
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Getlink is to inaugurate a new cross-Channel Tunnel unaccompanied rail freight service for all transporters, which will operate 24 hours a day and six days per week.
On World Suicide Prevention Day (10 September 2021), Govia Thameslink Railway has announced it is now offering training to its key partners, to increase the number of people who can identify vulnerable passengers.
In its interim report, the Office of Rail and Road has reviewed the Hitachi’s Class 800 and 385 series trains, that were impacted by corrosion and cracks caused by stress and fatigue.
HS2 announces the shortlisted candidates for the Washwood Heath train depot and network control centre, with the contract providing great job opportunities for the community.
Network Rail has published its second phase of the decade-long Network Operating Strategy, which aims to provide a better experience for passengers and freight users.
One of HS2’s construction sites is trialling a far-reaching fibre optic technology that can detect minute ground subsidence movements in embankments, to prevent landslides and sink holes.
Lumo is to become the new, wholly electric rail service to launch between Edinburgh and London to replace domestic flights and produce more sustainable and affordable travel options.
Network Rail is set to trial Fibre Optic Acoustic Sensing technology, that aims to support improvements to the railway’s safety measures and its overall performance.
HS2 Ltd begins a major restoration project to refurb one of the world’s longest surviving pieces of monumental railway architecture, the Grade One listed Old Curzon Street Station in Birmingham.
From December 2021, TransPennine Express will launch a new service between Newcastle and Edinburgh calling at several key stations in Northumberland.
HS2 has unveiled the first plans for the final ‘barn design’ headhouses, as construction has begun to provide emergency access to the 10-mile-long Chiltern tunnel.
The Rail Supply Group (RSG) announces Transport for London (TfL) as its latest project sponsor, with the scheme aiming to provide simpler ways to export supplier’s services and products overseas.
HS2 Ltd has announced the shortlist of bidders for the £370 million contract to build the environmentally-friendly Interchange Station, based at the heart of the UK’s new high-speed rail network in Solihull.
Manchester’s railway has received a once in a generation maintenance upgrade of a 21st century signalling system, which aims to improve future journeys for passengers and rail freight.