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Quick thinking rail staff praised

Quick thinking rail staff have been praised for routing a passenger train through sidings at Grove Park after a signal failure on the main line between London Canon Street and Orpington halted services. Bemused commuters were told to close windows...

Signal success for volunteer

Jim Tyers, a volunteer at the Lincolnshire Wolds Railway has won an award from the Institute of Railway Signalling Engineers. Involved with the heritage steam railway since he was 14 Jim Tyers now 27 works as a signalman on the...

Network Rail awards Modular Signalling contract to Invensys Rail

Invensys Rail announced today that it has been awarded a multi-million pound contract by Network Rail to complete the Modular Signalling programme on the Shrewsbury to Crewe Pilot Line. The contract covers the GRIP 5 to 8 Stage Works and...

GE Transportation and TESSCO form long-term partnership

GE Transportation and TESSCO Technologies Incorporated have announced a long-term partnership to offer Positive Train Control (PTC) solutions to the North American Rail industry. GE Transportation and TESSCO will co-produce, market, and sell integrated, turnkey, Positive Train Control and Monitoring...

Ansaldo STS wins €200m tender for signalling upgrade of Turin – Padua line, Italy

Ansaldo STS has been awarded a part in a contract for the technological upgrade of the conventional lines on the Turin-Padua route worth a total of approximately €486m. The share of the deal relating to Ansaldo STS comes to approximately €200m. The...

Atkins wins West Midlands signalling contract

Network Rail has awarded a major signalling upgrade contract to Atkins. The project, worth over £13 million, will see new signalling equipment designed and installed on a stretch of line between Stourbridge and Hartlebury in the West Midlands. The work...

Straight down the middle

It might not be on quite the scale of the West Coast Main Line upgrade but there’s a rail corridor in Scotland that is every bit as busy and is set to be completely rebuilt. The six-mile double-track railway...

Frequentis systems ‘go live’ at Irish Rail

In May 2009, Iarnród Éireann contracted Frequentis for the set up of  'Communication Terminals for Signalling Control Operators'. The project’s aim was an integrative system for telephone, analogue train radio and the future deployment of GSM-R based on the Fixed...

Cold remedy for Oxley

A 16-month programme of works was completed at 04:40 on 29th November when Invensys Rail successfully commissioned the Oxley resignalling project on behalf of Network Rail, culminating in a nine-day blockade. This saw the decommissioning of Oxley signal box...

Thales telecoms projects completed in North East

Thales has successfully completed two key telecommunications projects in the North East for Network Rail, following contract awards from Invensys Rail in 2009. Both projects, delivered from Thales UK’s mainline rail projects team, were delivered ahead of schedule and...

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Fugro to conduct RILA survey of Network Rail’s Western route

Network Rail has contracted Fugro to conduct a RILA survey of a major part the rail network...

Welsh railways to receive up to £65 million to help keep services running

The Welsh Government has announced that it will spend up to £65 million over the next six months to ensure train services...

3Squared and East Midlands Railway sign five-year extension agreement

3Squared, the Sheffield-based rail technology specialists, has announced that it has signed an extension with East Midlands Railway (EMR) for the train...

Well-known public figures thank rail workers – and remind us all to ‘be safe, be patient, be kind’

A host of well-known politicians, sports stars and media personalities have said “thank you” to railway staff for keeping freight and critical...

Transport for London to extend use of RISQS supplier qualification scheme

Transport for London (TfL) has extended its use of rail-industry body RSSB’s Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme (RISQS), which will now be...