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Topic: Maintenance-of-rail-infrastructure

Newcastle Light Rail, source: Wikipedia

Ricardo Rail steps up to Australia

British advisory and engineering company Ricardo has purchased shares of Transport Engineering, a leading rail technical services consultancy based in Australia. The acquisition strengthens Ricardo’s rail division and increases its total staff to more than...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Network Rail helicopters monitor tracks, source: Network Rail

Network Rail monitors tracks with helicopters

British infrastructure manager Network Rail provides condition monitoring of railway tracks with the help of helicopters. The air vehicles allow the company to cover large areas in a short amount of time, identify the smallest...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
RILA system at Manchester Airport station, source: Fugro

Fugro inspects railway network of Wales

Dutch technology company Fugro has started inspecting the railway network in Wales and the border counties of England. The contractor will survey around 1,368 kilometres of tracks and will provide a holistic view of the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Deutsche Bahn upgrades infrastructure, source: Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn will upgrade 1,500 kilometres of tracks

Deutsche Bahn (DB) continues to invest in upgrading the German railway infrastructure. The company intends to allocate 10.7 billion Euros for the construction and renovating projects. The infrastructure upgrading includes modernisation of around 1,500 kilometres...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

RailTech Europe 2017 – Day Three review

The third and final day of RailTech Europe 2017 was based on Predictive Maintenance of Rail Infrastructure, and its increasing importance in delivering efficient working practices, cost savings and enhanced safety. Launching proceedings was Marc Antoni,...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

Break down barriers to a culture of rail sector safety

“Their passion makes the trains work.” A simplistic mantra perhaps, but Network Rail’s ‘change champion’ Lynn Chamberlain-Clark is unwavering in her contention that it is the UK rail infrastructure manager’s ‘family of staff’ which makes...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

Zeus on RailTech Europe 2017 Exhibition

Since the acquisition in June 2015, Zeus Beton has manifested itself as a significant player in the Rail Infrastructure market.
 As a certified manufacturer, Zeus has over 15 years of experience, and with the establishment...Read more
|Comment|author: Rob Vos