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New £8 million national data sharing project to help transform the way we travel

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) is leading a new £8 million consortium to open up vast amounts of travel data for vehicle makers, inventors, coders...

‘Greener’ trains will join the fleet at the popular North Wales tourist attraction

Heritage Great Britain, who operate one of Wales’ biggest tourist destinations; Snowdon Mountain Railway, have invested £1.1million in their new Hybrid Diesel locomotives. Merging greener...

BCRRE continues to strengthen international activities with launch of the South East Europe Rail Research and Innovation Network

The Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) at the University of Birmingham yesterday signed the Charter that officially launched the South East...

Metro passengers make the switch to contactless payments

Most Metro passengers now use contactless when paying for travel at ticket machines, operator Nexus revealed today. Passengers made more than 4,200,000 purchases for day...

Two leading, high profile speakers confirmed for Destination Digitalisation 2020

Two leading industry experts will be keynote speakers at a major event set to be staged at the University of Birmingham to address the...

First of a Kind Funding Workshop launched

What better way to kick-off 2020, than to enter a competition that can take your product idea to new heights. BCRRE is hosting a workshop...

Balfour Beatty successfully electrifies rail lines between Bristol and Cardiff

This week, Balfour Beatty, working on behalf of Network Rail, successfully completed the electrification of 77 kilometres of the Great Western Railway (GWR) line...

Trialling new rail technologies: apply for contracts

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £9.4 million to show how new technologies could improve rail services for passengers and operators. The...

Hitachi to make Newton Aycliffe train factory more flexible, agile and globally competitive

Hitachi Rail’s factory at Newton Aycliffe, Co. Durham, which opened in 2015, will this year complete one of the UK’s largest train manufacturing orders...

Plans revealed for rail industry innovation centre

Plans have been revealed for a leading centre for research, development and innovation for the UK rail industry in Goole, East Yorkshire. A planning application...

Network Rail approve Bender UK’s RS4 rail signal power protection system

Network Rail has approved Bender UK’s next generation RS4 Rail Signalling Power Protection system that delivers increased sensitivity for first earth fault location and...

Linbrooke Elevated – New branding revealed

Due to a dynamic expansion and re-structure within Linbrooke Group, we are pleased to announce that the company has undergone a soft rebrand to...
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Rail Partners report says freight operators are ready to support decarbonisation and economic growth in partnership with Government

Rail Partners says that its freight operator members are ready to invest in improving and further decarbonising rail freight, providing the Government can deliver...

Million tonne milestone for HS2’s Quainton freight trains

HS2 has revealed that its construction hub at Quainton, Bucks, has now received more than a million tonnes of construction material by rail carried...

Penalty Fares introduced on the South Wales Mainline

Penalty Fares will be introduced on the South Wales Mainline from Monday 4 March as part of a range of measures to tackle an...

North Yorkshire Moors Railway launches fundraising appeal to save Goathland Station’s Bridge 27a

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) is asking visitors, rail enthusiasts, and film lovers for vital support to repair Bridge 27A as part of...