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Nomad Digital to deploy a large WiFi contract with operators of the Öresundstrain in Denmark and Sweden

Nomad Digital Limited has won a multi-million-pound contract to execute their Nomad Connect WiFi solution for 111 trains, securing more market share in Denmark...

Rail industry praise for University of Hull Logistics Institute’s new online platform

The University of Hull’s Logistics Institute has received praise from the UK rail industry for its pioneering digital platform designed to help optimise freight...

“Exciting new area of opportunity” for Tracsis after iBlocks takeover

Tracsis, a leading provider of software and services for the rail, traffic data and wider transport industries, has announced that it has acquired the...

Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education launches UKRRIN Data Platform to tackle data accessibility within the rail industry

The UK Rail Research Innovation Network (UKRRIN) Data Platform has been launched by the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) that will...

How researchers could relegate ‘no connection’ frustrations on trains and planes to the history books

Academics from Heriot-Watt University have developed an antenna which, they believe, will end the frustrations of billions of passengers each year who lose internet...

DIGI-RAIL: booming with activity to support SMEs in the West Midlands

DIGI-RAIL, a £3.1 million ERDF-funded rail innovation programme, provides long-term innovation support to eligible small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), on developing digital products and...

The latest piece of kit keeping the railways on track

Rail track solutions expert Harsco is transforming the way it monitors the utilisation of its rail maintenance machines with the launch of Protran: Compass...

Government needs to kick-start a “rolling programme” of rail electrification, say business, passenger, freight, and community groups

Representative bodies covering businesses, passengers, freight, and community groups  have today published an open letter to Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, calling for him to...

How collaboration is key to transforming the way we do things on the railways

The rail industry has never faced the challenges that it has today – with passenger numbers spiralling, more complex timetables and maintenance opportunities ever...

New signalling system introduced on the Wherry lines

Over 130 years of signalling history came to an end today on the Wherry lines with the reopening of the Norwich to Yarmouth line...

Improving safety for trackside installations on the UK’s railways

A hidden network of cables keeps the railways running, but the installation and maintenance of cable ducting poses some real challenges for on-site engineers....

Network Rail look to inspire young people as ground-breaking STEM learning facility opens

Network Rail has opened a dedicated STEM learning facility with the aim of inspiring the next generation to pursue careers in the science, technology,...
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Journey4 appointed by Northern to help develop business plan

Rail specialists Journey4 has been appointed by Northern to support the development of its business plan. Working closely with Northern’s senior leaders, the company was able...