Spain draws up €2bn rolling stock investment plan

Spain draws up €2bn rolling stock investment plan ACCORDING to Spanish press reports, Spain’s Ministry of Development and national train operator Renfe are finalising plans...

‘Much more to do’ as only a third of commuters happy with rail value...

‘Much more to do’ as only a third of commuters happy with rail value for money Less than half of total passengers travelling on the...

Modernising asset data capture

Modernising asset data capture David Shipman, innovations engineering manager in Infrastructure Projects Signalling at Network Rail, explains how automation and machine learning are transforming the...

DSB withdraws locomotives from service after discovering cracks in wheelset axles | Global Rail...

DSB withdraws locomotives from service after discovering cracks in wheelset axles | Global Rail News DSB has grounded all of its 33 ME locomotives after...

HS2 seeking contractors for £1.55bn M&E contracts

HS2 seeking contractors for £1.55bn M&E contracts HS2 Ltd has today opened the initial bidding on £1.55bn of mechanical and electrical (M&E) work on sections...

Automatic Train Operation takes to the main line

Automatic Train Operation takes to the main line Automatic Train Operation has been widely used on metro lines for decades, but the technology is now...

UK rail travel: Two thirds of commuters think train journeys are not good value...

UK rail travel: Two thirds of commuters think train journeys are not good value for money, survey finds | The Independent The majority of commuters...

New year vision – RailStaff

New year vision - RailStaff 2018 will be a year of transition. As CP5 draws to a close, the industry is readying itself for the...

Funding must be ring-fenced to keep UK rail freight sector on track – The...

Funding must be ring-fenced to keep UK rail freight sector on track - The Loadstar Rail freight funds must be safeguarded if the UK is...

Apprentices on tour with HS2 – RailStaff

Apprentices on tour with HS2 - RailStaff As part of its ongoing commitment to HS2 and improving connectivity, Morson’s latest cohort of track maintenance apprentices...

Call Confidential: A new approach – RailStaff

Call Confidential: A new approach - RailStaff Confidential reporting and analysis was adopted by the mainline railway companies shortly after the catastrophic rail incident that...

Who’s Hoo: A new home for Amtrain – RailStaff

Who's Hoo: A new home for Amtrain - RailStaff Built at the turn of the millennium, the Hoo Junction training facility in Kent has seen...

New-build steam locomotive LNER Gresley V4 project receives first components

New-build steam locomotive LNER Gresley V4 project receives first components The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust have announced they have obtained the first components to be...

How much is spent on YOUR part of the railway?

How much is spent on YOUR part of the railway? The cost of running the railway for the year 2016-17 came to £19.5 billion, a...

Rising levels of vandalism in the Netherlands leads to plea for return of railway...

Rising levels of vandalism in the Netherlands leads to plea for return of railway police | Global Rail News Dutch infrastructure manager ProRail has called...

“A safer network, a cleaner network”

“A safer network, a cleaner network” 2017 has already proven to be one of the most significant years in the history of Manchester Metrolink, as...

Hand-lettered illustrations reflect distinct personalities of London Underground lines | Creative Boom

Hand-lettered illustrations reflect distinct personalities of London Underground lines | Creative Boom As any Londoner will know, each of the tube lines on the London...

WhatsApp to help keep Germany’s railway stations clean | Global Rail News

WhatsApp to help keep Germany’s railway stations clean | Global Rail News Deutsche Bahn (DB) is to give customers around the country the opportunity to...

Transport secretary Chris Grayling faces questions over reappointment of Office of Rail and Road...

Transport secretary Chris Grayling faces questions over reappointment of Office of Rail and Road chair Stephen Glaister | City A.M. The Department for Transport has...