Cutting-edge mobile WiFi system enhances Dubai Metro

Nomad Digital permit internet connections at speeds up to 25 times faster than domestic broadband through mobile WIMAX and HSPA network components Dubai,…

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Train passengers get on their bikes and buses for pilot scheme

Motorists are being encouraged to use greener forms of transport when travelling to and from train stations, thanks to a series of pilot programmes around…

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Guests entertained at Giffen Group Centenary dinner

Giffen Group, (the electrical installation, maintenance and railway infrastructure contractor) recently celebrated its Centenary at a charity dinner held…

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Renaissance becomes virtual reality

From the base of the Battersea Power Station chimneys, the view north-eastwards is a stark contrast between the shabby industrial units of the Thames’…

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Waste not want not

You can always spot an engineer; they’re the ones peering longingly into building skips, agonising over the waste and imagining how they could effectively…

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Engineering gong

Peter Martell of Amey won the Rail Engineer of the Year at the 2009 RailStaff Awards. “It feels marvellous and it’s a recognition of the work that…

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Loop cut for new link

Hundreds turned out to mark the withdrawal of heavy rail services from the Oldham loop on 3rd October. The line, connecting Thorpe Bridge Junction with…

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Newport reaches new heights

Work to build Newport’s £22 million eco-friendly station continues to gather pace ahead of next year’s Ryder Cup which is taking place at nearby Celtic…

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High-output on the agenda

Passengers will reap the benefits of a major investment in high-tech track renewals technology, according to Network Rail. Delivering considerable productivity…

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Oyster extension scheduled for January

Transport for London’s extension of Oyster PAYG to the full national rail network in London is expected to be launched next January.This forms part…

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Tram inquiry gets underway

The joint inquiry by the All Party Parliamentary Light Rail Group (APPLRG) and pteg will hold its first hearing on Tuesday 27th October at the House of…

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Please give up your seat – it’s a priority

Southern has launched an industry leading Priority Seat Card following a successful six-month trial in which around 160 Southern passengers took part….

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