The UK’s Rail Safety & Standards Board has approved Lloyd’s Register Rail as a conformance certification and vehicle acceptance body.

Wabtec has renewed for a further five years licensing agreements under which Nabtesco and Mitsubishi Electric Corp supply Wabtec brakes to the Japanese and many other Asian markets. This year is the 80th anniversary of the agreements.

As part of a company-wide rebranding of Emcor Drake & Scull, Emcor Rail has been renamed Emcor Infrastructure & Rail Services.

SERSA Group announced on September 12 that it is to acquire track maintenance machinery developer J Müller AG and its Ameba AG subsidiary, subject to regulatory approval. Sersa will continue to operate J Müller as an independent entity.