The Office of Rail and Road has published data demonstrating that the UK is electrifying its railway at less than half the rate needed to decarbonise by 2050.
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Viper Innovations uses a Total Asset Management signalling system to maximise the value, safety, and efficiency an asset works within its day-to-day environment and operational performance.
Rail is already one of the cleanest and greenest modes for transporting large numbers of people and goods, but the industry is being called on to cut its carbon footprint even further. This In-Depth Focus explores some of the latest projects, developments and initiatives being worked on to ensure rail…
Why are overhead contact line systems necessary? What are the requirements on the conductors? What about LCC and sustainability? Johannes Kaltenbach, Application Engineer at Elcowire Rail answers these, and other questions, here.
KiwiRail’s electrification project of the rail line between Papakura and Pukekohe has been approved by an independent panel, under COVID-19 fast-track legislation.
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Watch this webinar, in partnership with Cummins, which explored some key trends impacting the future of the rail industry, including how to address improvements in sustainability.
Viper Innovations looks at how to build back better from the impact of COVID-19 on Britain's rail network and the importance of delivering more for less.
The Rail Delivery Group has outlined six recommendations for the UK government to support shift more freight on to rail and off of the roads.
Viper Innovations’ CableGuardian system was called into action by Network Rail engineers to identify and locate several Insulation Resistance failures on a signalling power supply system at Euxton on the West Coast Mainline.
The project to replace the over 40-year-old tracks and track layout on the 1.5 mile approach into London King's Cross station has been completed.
Tim Wood, Interim Chief Executive of Transport for the North and Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) Director, explains how the construction of new high-speed lines across the North of England have the potential to revolutionise rail travel in the region.
Midlands Connect is proposing that rail electrification, faster local trains and a new hourly train to London from Shrewsbury, would bring nearly £500 million of benefits to the UK economy.
The Class 769 bi-mode trains enable operation without an overhead or third rail supply, spreading the benefits of electrification to non-electrified routes.
Ahead of the publication of the UK government's Rail White Paper, GB Railfreight has called for the appointment of a 'Freight Evangelist’ to steer the UK rail freight sector and assure future growth.
Pietro Tricoli, Head of the Power Electronics Group at the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE), and Sina Sharifi, member of the BCRRE, explain how the Flexible Medium Voltage DC Electric Railway Systems (MVDC-ERS) project aims to explore how medium voltage DC technology can be applied to railway…