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Topic: Network-rail

First TransPennine Express at Lancaster railway station

Network Rail to start trials with 5G

Network Rail and the British government will soon start trials with a 5G network for passengers on the TransPennine Express connection between Leeds and Manchester. The aim is to improve the Wi-Fi connection in trains...Read more
|Comment|author: Marieke van Gompel
Drone employed to inspect overhead line equipment

Network Rail uses drone to survey railway

Network Rail performed its first drone survey last Friday on the southwestern rail route near Bournemouth, England. The drone made its first flight to survey a trespass hotspot, looking to record anyone risking their lives...Read more
|Comment|author: Carlijn Kruidhof

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