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Repoint: revolutionising track switch

15/01/2019Repoint: revolutionising track switch

Source: RTM Dec/Jan 2019
Sam Bemment, senior R&D engineer at Loughborough University, brings us an update on the Rep... more >
ORR: Defining an 'efficient' railway

15/01/2019ORR: Defining an 'efficient' railway

Source: RTM Dec/Jan 2019
Ahead of CP6, Howard Taylor, cost manager of railway planning and performance at the ORR, dives... more >

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Crossrail restarts dynamic testing on Elizabeth Line after series of delays

18/01/2019Crossrail restarts dynamic testing on Elizabeth Line after series of delays

Crossrail has begun operating test trains on the Elizabeth Line, restarting a crucial part of testing after months of setbacks and delays. Two test trains will operate on the line during the first week of the main dynamic testing phase whic... more >
Unions launch campaign after closure notice served on 200-job Glasgow rail depot

18/01/2019Unions launch campaign after closure notice served on 200-job Glasgow rail depot

Rail maintenance company Gemini Rail has served a closure notice on its Springburn depot and served workers with redundancy notices, sparking unions to launch a campaign to save the rail works. Gemini Rail announced its intention to close t... more >
Train derailment between Sheffield and Doncaster prompts RAIB investigation

17/01/2019Train derailment between Sheffield and Doncaster prompts RAIB investigation

The RAIB have launched an investigation into a train derailment after a freight train came off the tracks between Sheffield and Doncaster, causing major disruption. The freight locomotive had just left Roberts Road depot at around 5.17pm on... more >

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Crossrail restarts dynamic testing on Elizabeth Line after series of delays

18/01/2019Crossrail restarts dynamic testing on Elizabeth Line after series of delays

Crossrail has begun operating test trains on the Elizabeth Line, restarting... more >
Unions launch campaign after closure notice served on 200-job Glasgow rail depot

18/01/2019Unions launch campaign after closure notice served on 200-job Glasgow rail depot

Rail maintenance company Gemini Rail has served a closure notice on its Spr... more >
Train derailment between Sheffield and Doncaster prompts RAIB investigation

17/01/2019Train derailment between Sheffield and Doncaster prompts RAIB investigation

The RAIB have launched an investigation into a train derailment after a fre... more >
Network Rail announces final CP6 multimillion-pound contract winners for rail projects in Scotland and North East

17/01/2019Network Rail announces final CP6 multimillion-pound contract winners for rail projects in Scotland and North East

Network Rail has announced the winners of its final major multimillion-poun... more >
Northern to deliver new fleet of trains on Cumbrian rail routes this summer

16/01/2019Northern to deliver new fleet of trains on Cumbrian rail routes this summer

A new fleet of trains will be introduced for the first time on routes in Cu... more >