Royal thread for fixings pioneer

Charles Bickford has crowned a successful career by meeting Her Majesty the Queen at Buckingham Palace. Mr Bickford, 73, from Benfleet, Essex won the Queen’s…

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Brilliant Bob saves the day

‘I think London Underground staff are excellent,’ says Mrs Suranganie Joseph of Sri Lanka, speaking after LU staff saved a family holiday of a lifetime….

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Triathlon joy for Tube Lines duo

Frieda Weiberle and Tom Shaw, who both work for Tube Lines, have completed the Mazda London Triathlon held in London’s Docklands. The Triathlon – among…

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This Way For High Speed One – Merson Signs

Merson Signs has completed an ambitious signage package for St Pancras, Ebbsfleet and Stratford International stations on High Speed 1, working closely…

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HoldFast sponsors Outstanding Customer Service Person of the Year

This year, HoldFast is sponsoring the ‘Outstanding Customer Service Person of the Year’ at the 2009 RailStaff Awards. Customer service is the driving…

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Serco backs RailStaff Awards 2009

Serco is sponsoring the Station Staff Member of the Year category at the Rail Staff Awards 2009. The highly successful Serco operations include The Docklands…

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RailStaff Awards 2009 Finalists Announced

The top 10 finalists of each category (as voted by you) have now been put forward to our judges for the final stage. The winners will be announced on the…

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Alstom gets the Edge

The new Edge Hill maintenance depot in LiverpoolThe new £15m Edge Hill maintenance depot in Liverpool has been completed by Network Rail and handed over…

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Change of identity

Westinghouse Rail Systems changed its name to Invensys Rail on 1st September. For many years, Westinghouse has been one of a number of companies comprising…

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Eyes in the sky Feet on the ground

Rollo Rigby of Severn Partnership reports on how Irish Rail has benefitted from 3D survey data capture. Iarnród Éireann – Irish Rail – has…

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Innovation has its rewards

FLI Structures, part of the Haley Steel Group, is a leader in the design, manufacture, supply and installation of screw-piled foundations – a rapid…

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Keeping the railway afloat

Chris Parker reports As a keen narrowboater, I often remark upon the great skills of our engineering ancestors. Time and again I find that the canal route…

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