A comprehensive long-term strategy to develop the UK’s inter-urban rail network. That, says the industry-wide High Speed Rail Group, is essential for future economic growth and achieving net zero. Those claims are backed up by a new report from the group. It urges political parties to look beyond the HS2 high-speed rail project and take a fresh approach to maximise...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
What to Focus on to Meet CBTC Interoperability Challenges? All-Encompassing Breakdown

Meeting CBTC interoperability challenges: a breakdown

Up to 10 railway systems worldwide annually move to Communications-based train control (CBTC), completely or partially. For instance, last year it witnessed the first commissioning in Australia’s history of the next-generation CBTC-based signalling system on...Read more
|Comment|author: Emma Dailey

Europe’s busiest mixed traffic route blocked

The West Coast Main Line, which connects London with Birmingham, Manchester Liverpool and Glasgow, is blocked by a freight train derailment. The incident happened overnight Wednesday-Thursday, at a location north of Preston. Services to Scotland...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton