Union Connectivity Review report released

The Department for Transport has published the final report of its Union Connectivity Review, led by Network Rail chairman Sir Peter Hendy. It makes...

Crossrail commences Trial Operations on the Elizabeth line.

Crossrail – the project that will deliver the Elizabeth line under London – started Trial Operations on Saturday 20 November 2021 in preparation for...

Integrated Rail Plan – reactions are almost all...

One day after Transport Secretary Grant Shapps addressed the House of Commons to explain his Integrated Rail Plan (IRP), quite a number of reactions...

Body-worn camera evidence helps secure conviction for assault

Footage from body-worn cameras has been used successfully to help secure a conviction in a case of physical assault against Transport for London (TfL)...

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES

Upgrade doubles rail freight...

A doubling of freight train capacity to and from the Port of Liverpool is the result of the completion of an £8.3 million upgrade...

Prime Minister meets community...

Boris Johnson, whilst visiting the Yorkshire Region as part of the Integrated Rail Plan launch, got the chance to stop and meet community rail...

Alstom and Hynamics sign...

Train manufacturer Alstom has signed a partnership agreement with Hynamics – part of EDF --  to develop faster hydrogen train refuelling methods. Work is already...

£96bn Integrated Rail Plan...

The UK Government has announced its long-awaited Integrated Rail Plan (IRP) that, it says, will see the biggest ever government investment in Britain’s rail...

WEEK ON THE NETWORK

Nigel Wordsworth

Managing Editor

A mechanical engineer by trade, Nigel has spent the last 10 years commissioning, editing and writing technical rail-related articles for various industry publications.

INSIGHT HANDPICKED BY NIGEL WORDSWORTH

Keeping GBR hopes on track with data innovations and expertise

Paul Coleman, account and customer experience executive at ITAL, considers modernisation of the railway in a new state-owned era. What are the opportunities and...

HGV crisis – the answer is rail, not road

Jonathan Edwards, transportation market leader – EMEA at global professional services company GHD, argues that the HGV driver shortage should be driving more freight...

The ticket to getting public transport back on track

Jonathan Edwards, transportation market leader – EMEA at global professional services company GHD, explains how the recent National Travel Survey’s results are an example...

Open data: A good thing

James Bain, Rail Supply Group’s ‘Mobility and Data’ Champion and CEO of Worldline UK and Ireland, considers the benefits of open data to an...

SPECIAL FEATURES

Prime Minister meets community...

Boris Johnson, whilst visiting the Yorkshire Region as part of the Integrated Rail Plan launch, got the chance to stop and meet community rail...

Nominations for the Women...

Women in Rail has announced that nominations can now be made for its 2022 awards, which is set to take place at the Roundhouse...

The rail industry remembers

Train operators, railway companies and passengers have found different ways to remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in two World Wars and other...

Carbon-conscious comedian visits Azuma...

The Azuma Living Wall installation had a special guest in the form of comedian Bill Bailey during COP26. The Azuma Living Wall was created by...

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