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GB Railfreight simulator and sidings developments

UK operator GB Railfreight has announced extra investment in its Cambridgeshire properties and facilities despite economic uncertainty. The investment package covers training for the future, and trading for the here and now. (more…)Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

High-tech UK contract for DB ESG

The UK arm of DB rail consulting has won a prestigious contract, awarded by Siemens Mobility to undertake design work for the installation of Trainguard 200 ETCS equipment on a range of freight locomotives. (more…)Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

UK trade union: freight statistics worrying

The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) says the latest statistics, released last week by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR), show a worrying downward trend. The Union has called for...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

UK Clayton shunts into electric future with Beacon

A name very much from the British engineering past shunts firmly into the future with a deal to supply hybrid motive power for multinational leasing company. Clayton Equipment, the only British independent heavy locomotive manufacturer,...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

More electric traction for UK freight

With passenger fleets updating to new, multiple unit operations, there is a tried and tested fleet of electric locomotives ready for a new life at the head of freight trains around the UK. Efficient hand-me-down-history is...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

High speed seeks high-tech and your vote

The UK’s second dedicated high-speed railway HS2 is seeking contractors for a massive signalling contract to manage operations on what is planned to be the busiest purpose built line in the world. However, a parliamentary...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Fuel stream ahead for DB Cargo UK and Puma

DB Cargo UK has secured a multi-year deal with major fuel logistics corporation Puma Energy. The partners will collaborate over the next three years to distribute more than three million tonnes of fuel around the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton