Permanent Way Institution (PWI) - Articles and news items

The far-reaching effects of the Digital Railway

Railway Extra, Z Homepage promo / 21 April 2017 /

For European Railway Review, David Packer, CEO of the Permanent Way Institution, writes that key rail routes are approaching capacity and has prompted the Digital Railway project, which will add capacity by modernising train and track systems.

Current methods and innovations – a UK focus

Issue 1 2017 / 31 January 2017 /

In this article for European Railway Review, Brian Counter, Technical Director of the Permanent Way Institution (PWI), reviews current methods and innovations in the UK rail industry’s track maintenance machinery sector.

Competition, cooperation and sharing best-practice

Railway Extra / 1 September 2016 /

Railway professionals know that our field is a complex, integrated system. Its success relies on cooperation between people with diverse skills and interests to deliver a safe, reliable and cost-effective service to customers. That complexity is on display at events such as InnoTrans in Germany and Infrarail and Railtex in the UK – as well […]