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Gemma King

Steam Locomotive update

EXCITING times lie ahead over the next few months for the impressive steam locomotive fleet based on the Bodmin & Wenford Railway. The only surviving London & South Western Railway T9 Class 4-4-0 locomotive No 30120 arrived back at Bodmin...

ABB to deliver power quality solutions for High Speed 1

ABB capacitive compensation technology will prevent voltage drops along High Speed 1’s traction power catenary supply that provides power for Eurostar trains ABB has secured a major project with High Speed 1 to design, manufacture and install capacitive compensation solutions...

Improvement works means changes to Virgin Trains’ services over August Bank Holiday weekend

There will be alterations to services over the August Bank Holiday weekend because of route improvement work but the principal travel days of Friday and Bank Holiday Monday will see near normal services operating. On the Saturday work will be...

Network Rail appoints new head of retail

Network Rail has appointed Gavin McKechnie to join its property division, as head of retail. Mr McKechnie will have overall responsibility for retail within the organisation, with a focus on the enhancement and expansion of the retail estate at some...

Eurostar appoints Chief Financial Officer

Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service which links the UK with the continent, has appointed James Cheesewright as Chief Financial Officer. James joins Eurostar from Misys Plc, where he was Group Vice President, Corporate Finance, with responsibility for cost and...

Twice as many passengers and freight to use the railway by 2035

Twice as many passengers and a doubling of freight by 2035 is predicted in a new document published today, looking at long term planning for the rail industry, 'Planning Ahead'. With our roads getting more congested and the need to...

Balfour Beatty receives notice to proceed with Eagle P3 Project

Balfour Beatty receives notice to proceed for phase one of Eagle P3 Commuter Rail Project contract in Denver, United States. Balfour Beatty’s share for phase one valued at £560 million Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, announces today that the Denver...

Russian Railways takes additional environmental measures in Sochi

Russian Railways is continuing its environmental protection efforts while building infrastructure for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. In line with national environmental laws, Russian Railways has drawn up and is implementing measures to compensate for the impact of...

Arriva Trains Wales Appoints Manchester Studio For Series Of Rail Masterplans

BDP On Track For Station Success BDP’s Manchester Studio has been appointed by Arriva Trains Wales to masterplan a number of stations across the UK, including Swansea. The new developments will benefit over six million passengers a year. For each individual...

New Railtrack approved LED buffer stop light from Aerco

Now available from Aerco is a new LED buffer stop light that has a robust housing supporting a multi-cluster of high intensity, sunlight readable red LED elements. Operating from either 110 VDC or AC, the polycarbonate...

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