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Network Rail confirms year’s largest property sale

20/10/2017Network Rail confirms year’s largest property sale

Network Rail has pocketed £35m from the sell-off of its National Logistics Centre in Ryton – representing the organisation’s largest-value property sale this year. The deal... more >
West Midlands JV awards £680m deal for over 100 new trains

17/10/2017West Midlands JV awards £680m deal for over 100 new trains

Bombardier Trains and Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) have been handed a major £680m contract to build 107 diesel and electric trains as part of the new West Midlands franc... more >
DfT allots £48bn for CP6 alongside new major upgrade funding process

12/10/2017DfT allots £48bn for CP6 alongside new major upgrade funding process

Transport secretary Chris Grayling has announced £48bn spending on railways from 2019 to 2024, including more maintenance and a promised increase in renewals. The figure, quoted in the... more >
Plans revealed for major Stoke station upgrade ahead of HS2

20/10/2017Plans revealed for major Stoke station upgrade ahead of HS2

Plans for a major to upgrade Stoke station in... more >
Network Rail confirms year’s largest property sale

20/10/2017Network Rail confirms year’s largest property sale

Network Rail has pocketed £35m from the... more >
Services set to return to Liverpool Lime Street

20/10/2017Services set to return to Liverpool Lime Street

Services into Liverpool Lime Street are set t... more >
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What makes a truly outstanding project?

20/10/2017What makes a truly outstanding project?

With the rail industry currently in a state of continuous change, there are plenty of well-run and innovative new projects being delivered across the country. From the construction of the Or... more >
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Secure stations

25/09/2017Secure stations

Gary Heward, di... more >
Optimising traffic management

25/09/2017Optimising traffic management

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A remarkable project

25/09/2017A remarkable project

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Interviews

Pushing forward with East West Rail plans

21/09/2017Pushing forward with East West Rail plans

Source: RTM Aug/Sep 17
Andy Free, head of engineering assurance at East West Rail (EWR) Alliance, ... more >
A game changer for Wales and Borders

17/07/2017A game changer for Wales and Borders

Source: RTM Jun/Jul 17
Andy Thomas, managing director for Network Rail’s Wales route, descri... more >
‘In the rail business, we’re leading the way’

13/07/2017‘In the rail business, we’re leading the way’

Source: RTM Jun/Jul 17
Andy Milner, the chief executive of Amey, tells RTM about the transformatio... more >
Expanding an unprecedented level of style and comfort

13/07/2017Expanding an unprecedented level of style and comfort

Source: RTM Jun/Jul 17
At the end of May, Eurostar introduced its new e320 train on the London-Bru... more >

editor's comment

04/09/2017A series of incredible events

There are a couple of announcements I’d like to make in this editor’s comment, which I believe could be very beneficial to many of our readers.  Firstly, the deadline is fast approaching to enter the UK Rail Industry Awards (UKRIA), which will take place on 22 March 2018 at Battersea Evolution in London.  Now in its fifth year, UKRIA continues to bring together the leaders and decision-makers running the rail industry for the sector’s biggest and most... read more >

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Encouraging youngsters to be safe on the railway

Encouraging youngsters to be safe on the railway

This summer, Arriva Group's CrossCountry and the Scout Association joined to launch a new partnership to promote rail safety among young people. Chris Leech MBE, business community manager at the TOC, gives RTM an update on the innovative scheme... more > more last word articles >