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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...

Station transformation moves a step closer

The transformation of Manchester’s Victoria railway station into a bright, clean, modern facility fit for the 21st century, that people will want to use and visit, has taken a giant step towards becoming a reality. Network Rail has awarded a...

M-Pact Thales consortium awarded additional extension works on prestigious Manchester Metrolink Project

The M-Pact Thales (MPT) consortium has been awarded the contract to provide the new Manchester airport link and extensions through Oldham town centre and into Rochdale town centre as part of the ongoing programme to deliver a world-class tram...

Bombardier to Supply 14 Additional Light Rail Vehicles to Manchester Metrolink in the UK

Bombardier Transportation, together with consortium partner, Vossloh Kiepe, have signed an option to supply an additional 14 Bombardier Flexity Swift light rail vehicles to Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive’s Metrolink system. This option forms part of the contract signed...

Contractors appointed for Metrolink extensions

This week has been a landmark for Manchester’s Metrolink system as contractors were appointed to construct new Metrolink lines to Oldham and Rochdale town centres and to Manchester Airport via Wythenshawe. GMPTE has appointed MPact-Thales (MPT)...

All clear for three new Metrolink lines

In a historic decision, Greater Manchester’s leaders have given the green light to three Metrolink extensions, which will see the city region’s iconic tram system running to Oldham and Rochdale town centres and to Manchester ...

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What is the judicious mix?

The Rail Engineer feature “Getting electrification done: the net-zero imperative” with its electrification map attracted a great...

The Kilsby Genie

Writer - Grahame Taylor - Rail Engineer Magazine Here at Rail Engineer magazine, we...

3Squared wins major contract from HS2 contractor

A Yorkshire-based SME (small to medium enterprise) has been awarded a major contract working on High Speed Two (HS2), generating new jobs

Safer Travel Pledge helps protect passengers as train frequency increases

Free face coverings being handed out at London Waterloo station. As trains start to run more frequently and...

Special train livery says Thank You to key workers

Great Western Railway (GWR) has unveiled a special livery for one of its inter-city express trains, paying tribute to key workers for...