UK

New mixed-use line proposed for Scotland-England

UK’s influential High Speed Rail Group proposes a significant new-build line between England and Scotland to complement the east and west coast main lines and solve capacity issues. The group, representing member organisations from across...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Tech-led solution to freight capacity issues

Dynamic Freight Capacity Management. A mouthful but a better way to schedule available paths. More capacity for rail freight, say specialists in the field 3Squared. An independent industry funding body agrees, and has put cash...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Stobart ends rail operations in UK

Stobart Group has announced it is pulling out of its rail engineering operations. This decision was taken  as the group reported losses for the financial year of almost 150 million British pounds (169 million euros)....Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

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