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KeTech – Connected Driver Advisory System

The November issue of Rail Engineer (issue 179) covered the Network Rail long-term deployment plan for ETCS (European Train Control System). ETCS, however, is only part of the overall digital railway programme, with the other parts including: traffic management (TM)...

Stuart Calvert to be new Digital Railway head

Stuart Calvert, director of programme technical services and supply chain at Network Rail’s Group Digital Railway (GDR), has been announced as its new managing director following the retirement of David Waboso. When he takes up his new...

Škoda Transportation receives certification for high-speed trains for Germany

Škoda Transportation has received TSI European certification from notified body Eisenbahn Cert for its high-speed trains for DB Regio.

UK Budget 2018: Extra funding for major rail projects

Although focused on investment in public services, supporting business and boosting living standards, extra money has been committed to some of the UK's major rail projects.

Infrabel awards British Steel major rail contract

British Steel has secured a major new four-year contract from Infrabel, Belgium’s national rail infrastructure manager, for the maintenance and renewal of the country’s rail network.

New US production facility for Getzner

Getzner's US headquarters are in Charlotte, North Carolina, which is also being expanded to create additional space.

HS2 plans to replicate Crossrail in setting up international consultancy

Newly appointed HS2 chairman Sir Terry Morgan has told suppliers that he plans to replicate the success of Crossrail International.

The UK at InnoTrans

Transport secretary Chris Grayling led the charge as UK rail companies went in search of new international opportunities at InnoTrans.

Audit launched into Rail Baltica

The audit's main aim is to understand whether the existing procurement and contracting models are efficient and enable an effective and economic delivery of the Rail Baltica project.

Further contract win for Hyundai Rotem in Bangladesh

The $239 million order for 70 diesel-electric locomotives, announced on October 11, follows an order for 10 diesel-electric locomotives in May.

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Telent to provide CCTV support for Elizabeth line

Telent Technology Services, the leading technology and network services company, has been awarded a five-year contract by Transport for...

Railway workers make sure vital supplies get through

While passenger services have been cut back due to the Coronavirus epidemic, rail’s freight services have been carrying on regardless.

LNER Sandwiches go to those fighting hunger

In a move to continue support its suppliers and communities during the Coronavirus outbreak, London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is supplying fresh sandwiches, that...

New Direct Award Contract for Southeastern

Southeastern has confirmed that the Department for Transport (DfT) has awarded a Direct Award Contract that will allow the Southeastern franchise to continue operating...

New agreement ensures continuity of GWR services until 2023

Train operator First Group has signed a new direct award agreement with the Department for Transport (DfT) to continue operating Great Western Railway (GWR)...