London Midland’s innovative Stourbridge branch line service has recorded 99.5 % reliability in 2010 while providing nearly seventy thousand services for passengers. In the first full calendar year of operation for its lightweight, low-energy Class 139 railcars, the proportion...
The annual Channel Tunnel bi-national safety exercise will take place during the night of Saturday 8 to Sunday 9 January 2011 and will involve emergency services from both the UK and France. This is the only initiative on this...

Cornish link severed

The bad weather that hit Cornwall in November could close the branch between Par and Newquay until the middle of this month. There were three separate landslips in the Pontsmill area - one deposited several thousand tonnes of spoil...
Plasser & Theurer’s MFS system of conveyor and hopper units has been put to the test in the Manawatu Gorge on New Zealand’s North Island. Following a landslide, 60 metres of tracks were buried under 10,000m3 of material. The...
Russian Railways invested 1.4 billion rubles in the construction and reconstruction of environmental protection facilities during 2010, as part of its Environmental Strategy. Under the programme, 110,000 tons of industrial and consumer waste were recycled and...
The recovery operation and investigation into the collision on a level crossing near Sudbury yesterday, Tuesday 17 August, continues today. “Following yesterday’s rescue operation, our main task today will be to gather physical and technical evidence,” said Deputy Chief Constable...
National Express East Anglia confirms that the 17.31 Sudbury – Marks Tey train service collided with a road tanker at Sewage Lane Crossing near Bures at 17.37 this evening. There were around 20 passengers on board. Our teams are...