Topic: UK

A new dawn for Scotland’s Forth Bridge

Network Rail, the UK infrastructure management agency, is currently concluding a lengthy protection and maintenance programme on a World Heritage Site. It also happens in one of the most iconic structures across the railway network....Read more
|Comment|author: Nick Augusteijn

D/Gauge launch Dynamic Vehicle Modelling

D/Gauge, the UK specialists in gauging and clearance assessment, have expanded their services to include dynamic vehicle modelling. According to the Derby-based engineers, the new offering will provide greater benefits to vehicle owners, manufacturers, operators...Read more
|1 comment|author: Simon Walton

UK Strike: end of the beginning

Saturday, June 25 was the third and last of the one-day strikes called by the trades union RMT. After a huge ballot mandate, the union called out members from most passenger train operating companies in...Read more
|1 comment|author: Simon Walton

London transport deal needed says RIA

A multi-year deal is best for London and the UK, says the Railway Industry Association. The body that represents the interests of the railway supply chain has written an open letter to the transport secretary...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Colne Valley: HS2 takes it to the bridge

The company building Britain’s high speed railway has begun work on the biggest surface project along the route of HS2. The Colne Valley Viaduct, a structure that will become the UK’s longest railway bridge, is...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Storm clouds gather over UK rail strike 

The executive of the trades union RMT is scheduled to meet later today (Tuesday 7 June) with the country braced to expect the announcement of strike action later in the month. After an overwhelming vote...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton