Topic: Network Rail

Five big signalling deals granted in UK

UK’s infrastructure manager Network Rail has chosen three contractors to improve the signalling systems in five regions. The entire value of the five deals is over 7 billion euros. They cover the Control Period 6...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Fugro will measure platform gauges in UK

Dutch technology company Fugro is expanding its activities in the UK rail market. Its RILA survey system has been approved by the country’s infrastructure manager Network Rail for measuring the platform gauges. With this solution,...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Network Rail focuses on partnership with SMEs

UK’s infrastructure manager Network Rail will focus on a more effective cooperation with small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The company intends to increase its annual expenditure to be spent via SMEs to 33 per cent...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Sun-powered trains closer than you think

Even in rainy Britain, the railway can be solar-powered. It sounds like science fiction, but it is very much fact. A modest solar farm has been installed at Aldershot in the south of England to...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
PKP Cargo uses drones, source: PKP Cargo

Drones become new rail workers

The usage of drone technology is upcoming in the railway industry. More and more railway companies use them in various areas. What roles could the unmanned aerial vehicles play in the rail sector of the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Colas Rail UK, source: Colas Rail UK

Colas Rail gets three contracts from Network Rail

Colar Rail UK, a subsidiary of Colas Group, has obtained three major contracts from infrastructure manager Network Rail. The British rail freight and maintenance company will supply signalling, telecoms, other equipment and provide rail haulage...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
GSMR-communications, source: Network Rail

Network Rail upgrades GSM-R cab radios

British infrastructure manager Network Rail will retrofit the GSM-R cab radios of the entire rolling stock fleet in the United Kingdom. The upgrading will start in October when Siemens Mobility will supply 11,000 cab communication...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