Author Archive for: Nigel Wordsworth BSc(Hons) MCIJ

Mark Carne looks back on his time at Network Rail

Mark Carne stepped down as Network Rail CEO in August after just under five years in the job. During that time, he gained a reputation for being passionate about safety, a keen promoter of the Digital Railway as the best way to improve capacity and network performance, and convinced that the railway was there to give its customers – the passengers – the best service possible.
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Velaro Novo: Siemens’ new approach to high-speed travel

Intended to be lighter and more efficient than its predecessors, the longer cars will, as standard, be coupled into seven-car formations, eliminating both the weight and maintenance requirements of a pair of bogies.
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Looking forward to InnoTrans 2018

Photo: InnoTrans.Every two years, the global rail industry gathers in Berlin.
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Review: Infrarail 2018

Balfour Beatty’s Mark Bullock, managing director of rail and utilities.First staged in 1994, Infrarail is firmly established as Britain’s leading showcase for every aspect of railway infrastructure, technology and expertise, with a strong reputation for attracting visiting managers, engineers and buyers at the highest level.
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