Manchester

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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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...