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15 weird and wonderful concepts that could transform disused rail infrastructure

The UK isn't short of long-since-retired rail infrastructure in need of revitalisation. There are creative examples of rail renovation everywhere. Railway arches are now sought after for office space and ghost Tube stations the site of future tourist traps. The Royal...

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Extra trains for the ‘V Festival’ 2010

National Express East Anglia is providing extra train services for the ‘V Festival’ 2010. Festival-goers travelling to the ‘V Festival’ in Chelmsford, on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 August are being encouraged to choose the ‘green’ travel option and use...

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...

Next step towards providing new light rail for Sydney’s CBD

The NSW Government today announced the calling of tenders for a detailed transport study which will identify the preferred route for the CBD light rail link. The study will: Make a recommendation of the preferred alignment and consider traffic modelling around...

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...

Rare open day for Electric Railway Museum

A public open weekend will be held at the Coventry Electric Railway Centre site on Rowley Road, Baginton on the weekend of Saturday the 25th and Sunday the 26th of September 2010.  Visitors will be able to view an extensive...

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...

New York’s Transit Authority Dashboard allows public to track projects and spending

The MTA unveiled a new on-line Dashboard that will enable the public to track the progress of the MTA’s various capital projects. This new web tool will feature a user-friendly interactive system that will provide...
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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...