Blackfriars station foundations laid

FOUNDATIONS LAID FOR SOUTH BANK’S FIRST NEW RAILWAY STATION IN OVER 120 YEARS Foundations for the first new rail station to be built on the South Bank…

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Thales to renovate Spanish signalling systems

Thales has been awarded the bid to upgrade and improve signalling systems and rail traffic control for the Ronda-Gaucín stretch of the Bobadilla-Algeciras…

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EuroMaint Rail to aquire RSM Group

EuroMaint Rail is acquiring RSM Group – Germany’s largest independent maintenance company for rolling stock EuroMaint Rail is today announcing…

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Network Rail announces key National Centre contract

Plans to develop one of the most sustainable office buildings in the country took another step forward as Network Rail awarded a key contract for pre-construction…

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Reaction: Climate Change Committee report

Campaign for Better Transport welcomed the Climate Change Committee’s report on aviation released today but called on the Government to focus on modal…

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RZD specialists complete track reconstruction in Mongolia

Russian Railways (RZD) specialists have completed a programme to repair the track infrastructure of the Ulan Bator Railway. In line with an agreement between…

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New sculpture for Bootle Oriel Station

A new sculpture, ‘Past, Present and Future’ by local artist Stephen Hitchin, has been unveiled at Bootle Oriel Station. The giant steel sculpture,…

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Translink goes 100% green

Translink has signed a £1.24 million contract with energy supplier ESB Independent Energy (ESBIE) that will mean the public transport provider now purchases…

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Transport Select Committee calls for high-speed rail links to major airports

The Transport Select Committee, which has endorsed the Government’s support for a third runway at Heathrow, has called for major airports, especially…

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Severn Valley Railway on track to carry 1/4 of a million passengers

  The Severn Valley Railway is on course to have carried 250,000 passengers by the end of the season, only the second time the popular heritage line has…

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France proposes passenger rolling stock tax

  France, in a move that many fear will reduce competition, plans to introduce a rolling stock tax. The country’s draft 2010 finance bill includes…

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Japan’s hotels attract rail enthusiasts

  Hotels situated near some stations in Tokyo, in order to attract some of Japan’s 20,000 rail enthusiasts, have started marketing their rooms as…

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