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Network Rail announces interim results

Network Rail  announced its interim results for the six months to 30 September 2010 recognising the scale of the challenges facing it, and the industry as a whole, in the months and years ahead. The company reports...

AECOM strengthens rail business with Tritech Rail

AECOM announced that it has acquired the trading interests of Tritech Rail – a UK-based market leader in rail services specialising in areas from infrastructure surveying and design to electrification. With headquarters in Wigan, Lancashire, the firm was founded in...

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...
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Interim report on Port Talbot track worker fatalities reveals “there was no safe system of work in place”

Network Rail has released an interim report into the fatalities that occurred at Margam, near Port Talbot in...
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Gian Paolo Gotelli to head up TX Logistik

Rail logistics group TX Logistik has appointed Gian Paolo Gotelli as its new CEO. TX Logistik, which was founded in...

First train for Shanghai Metro line 14 completed

The first driverless metro train for Shanghai Metro’s Line 14 has rolled off the assembly line in CRRC Nanjing Puzhen.

The role of apprenticeships in filling the skills gap

Rail Forum Midlands talks about the skills gap and what its doing to bridge it

New train protection system for Irish Rail

Above - CPC commercial manager John Mogridge and Egis systems integration lead François Pignard looking at the in-cab display for the...