Moors wars

NYMR’s ‘Railway at War’ event has been hailed a great event. Held over a full weekend the North Yorkshire Moors Railway attracted upwards of 15,000…

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Kelly Brook needs bigger buns

London Underground bosses have increased the size of Kelly Brooks’ buns. A promotional poster featuring Kelly Brook covering up her acclaimed chest…

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Hitachi Traction Tech: 1 million miles, fault free

Hitachi Rail Europe today announced that the Hitachi traction technology fitted to Class 465 trains has achieved 1 million fault free miles in service….

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Freightliner’s class 70s arrive from Pennsylvania

The first 2 of Freightliner’s, General Electric built, class 70s have arrived in the UK from the GE works at Erie, Pennsylvania. Forming part of…

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Another strong quarter for Tubelines

Tube Lines had another strong quarter; all three lines were better than target for Availability, a measure of delays caused by infrastructure failures,…

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“Brits Waste 4.6 Million Hours A Day Commuting”

Research launched as part of National Commute Smart Week finds ‘smart commuting’ could dramatically reduce travel to and from work. • 62% of commuters…

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TÜV Rheinland receives approval in the UK

TÜV Rheinland InterTraffic GmbH recently received approval as an Independent Safety Assessor and its subsidiary “Luxcontrol” has also been accepted…

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Citec Engineering signs agreement with Alstom Transport

Citec Engineering has signed a framework agreement with Alstom Transport SA. Alstom Transport is a multi-specialist rail transport solutions supplier….

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Hamburg‐Köln Express to enter German Intercity Market

A joint venture between Locomore Rail GmbH & CO., Berlin; Michael Schabas, London; and Railroad Development Corporation (RDC), Pittsburgh, USA, has…

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New €220 million Vienna Central station: contract awarded

A consortium led by STRABAG SE, Central and Eastern Europe’s largest construction group, has been awarded the tender to build the new Vienna Central…

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Leighton Asia awarded US$338 million Mongolian rail contract

Leighton Asia has secured a US$338 million contract to construct a new freight rail line in southern Mongolia. Energy Resources LLC has awarded Leighton…

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Rail Crossing Law-Breakers get a shock during crackdown

Drivers and pedestrians who put their lives at risk by dodging the barriers and ignoring the warning lights at Enfield Lock level crossing got a nasty…

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