UK: Network Rail is to undertake in-service trials with DB Systemtechnik’s CTM2·0 continuous track monitoring system on a Chiltern Railways MkIII driving van trailer operating in passenger service between London Marylebone and Birmingham.
UK: Network Rail has appointed Atkins and Thales to carry out design and trial fitment to determine whether it is a viable to fit ETCS onboard equipment to steam and heritage diesel locomotives, enabling them to continue operating on routes where ETCS is to be rolled out as part of ...
UK: Some rail freight operators have temporarily replaced electric haulage with diesel traction, following significant increases in the cost of traction electricity. The increase between September and October is understood to be more than 210%.
UK: A significant milestone has been reached in the East Coast Digital Programme, with the testing of a Great Northern Class 717 EMU over the Thameslink core between London St Pancras and Blackfriars stations using ETCS Level 2.
UK: Not-for-profit networking body Young Rail Professionals and Network Rail have joined forces to launch what is intended to become an annual induction programme for people new to working in the rail industry.