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RIA’s Award Winning Innovation Conference is back – and this time it’s going virtual!

The Railway Industry Association's (RIA) flagship Innovation Conference has, for more than a decade, been the go-to event for innovators, problem solvers and industry...

The new platform transforming RBD’s services

A new year, and a fantastic new look has been revealed to showcase our vast array of services for rail businesses. The new RBD website follows the successful...

Successful first tram trials of wearable biometrics technology

A pioneering project using biometric monitoring technology to further boost light rail safety has taken a major step forward with sector-wide trials of a...

WiFi boost for London Paddington station

Passengers will be connected better than ever thanks to the launch of free, fast and unlimited WiFi at London Paddington station. This new service which...

Hitachi Rail successfully tests first battery-powered tram

Hitachi Rail has successfully tested its first battery-powered tram in Florence – an important milestone towards expanding the firm’s offer to market the vehicles...

COVID 19: The Catalyst for Digitisation

Can Sector safety be the catalyst for business efficiency during the global Pandemic? Implementing sector safety whilst driving efficiency is often contradictory. With the disruption...

Sector set to benefit from AI research

Light rail operators across the UK are being offered the chance to benefit from the latest artificial intelligence and virtual reality research funded by...

East Midlands Railway to offer country’s first ‘Smart Kiosk’ ticket machines

East Midlands Railway is introducing the country's first 'Smart Kiosk' ticket machines - making it simpler and easier to buy the cheapest fares with...

Academy is the choice for Public Transport

What do bus drivers in Aalborg, Denmark have in common with a Retail Manager for Heathrow Express in London? They both use Academy –...

Network Rail appoints Alstom to supply cantilevers in push to decarbonise the railways

Alstom has signed a two-year framework contract with Network Rail for the supply of Single Insulated Cantilevers, helping Network Rail decarbonise the railways through...

Helicopter surveys keep Wolverhampton and Tamworth stations’ big freezes at bay

Thermal imaging cameras mounted to a Network Rail helicopter are keeping passengers and freight moving after heavy snowfall across the West Midlands. Although sub-zero temperatures...

Govia Thameslink Railway partners with swiftscale to collaborate on supply chain innovation

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has joined enterprise technology network, swiftscale, for access to its global scaleup ecosystem – a network of organisations offering innovative technology...
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Rail trade bodies come together on key ‘asks’, to make Rail Project SPEED a success

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Dover Priory footbridge and canopy upgrade thanks to £3.5m investment from Network Rail

Refurbishment and repair work at Dover Priory station will increase the life of the footbridge, as well as providing upgraded platform canopies to keep...

Network Rail gives ‘Heart of Wessex’ line some love over five-day closure

Passengers travelling on the line between Bristol and Weymouth can look forward to a more reliable railway following vital maintenance between Dorchester West and...