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ScotRail train close to Tay Bridge, source: ScotRail

High Speed Train to Highlands

They may be almost fifty years old, but the fastest ever production diesels have a new lease on life serving some iconic destinations. Often credited with saving British Rail, when the former publicly owned network was...Read more
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CAF-designed prototype for HS2 project, source: CAF

Britain’s high speed rail five years late

The biggest infrastructure project in Europe is on hold, and that’s official. Britain’s controversial HS2 – the high speed rail line between London and Birmingham – is already under government review, and is now at...Read more
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Hitachi AT300 train of Abellio, source: Abellio

Abellio replaces Stagecoach in East Midlands

The Dutch-owned transport company Abellio has replaced the UK-based Stagecoach Group in running the East Midlands rail franchise. Since 18 August East Midlands Railway (EMR), a subsidiary of Abellio, started its service on the routes...Read more
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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
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British Steel Rail Handling, source: British Rail

How rails are handled to installation points

Rails are an essential part of the rail industry. Delivering them from the manufacture sites to installation points require a lot of skills and great attention to detail. A fantastic amount of attention is taken during...Read more
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B07 train on Docklands Light Railway, source: Wikipedia

CAF supplies 43 driverless trains to London

Transport for London (TfL) has chosen a supplier for new rolling stock to be operated on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR). Spanish company CAF will deliver 43 five-car driverless trains. The deal also includes technical...Read more
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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
LNER Azuma train, source: LNER

Bi-mode Azuma train debuts in Yorkshire

British train operating company London North Eastern Railway (LNER) has entered into regular service the Hitachi-built Azuma trainset. On 15 May the nine-car bi-mode vehicle travelled from London King’s Cross station to Leeds, Yorkshire. It...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko