Rail Development - Articles and news items
Rail industry news / 7 February 2017 /
The rail industry has gathered today to set out a blueprint on how technology can address challenges facing Britain’s railway.
Rail industry news / 6 February 2017 /
A new report published by the Transport Committee suggests there are serious shortcomings in the Department for Transport’s capability and capacity to manage rail franchising in the UK.
Rail industry news / 27 January 2017 /
Results of the UK’s National Rail Passenger Survey carried out by Transport Focus reveals an overall fall in rail passenger satisfaction in the autumn 2016 survey.
Rail industry news / 26 January 2017 /
Trenitalia UK Ltd and FirstGroup plc are to join forces to bid for East Midlands and West Coast Partnership rail franchises.
Rail industry news / 17 January 2017 /
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has backed the Growth Track 360 campaign to secure £1 billion of rail improvements for North Wales and Cheshire.
Gary Smithson, Associate Director – Rail at Morson International recruitment agency discusses the industry skills shortage and explains why it will be important to challenge current perceptions as well as encourage the next generation.
Rail industry news / 5 January 2017 /
Bane NOR officially launched on 02 January 2017 replacing Jernbaneverket as Norway’s rail infrastructure manager.
Rail industry news / 4 January 2017 /
A £45m programme of work was completed over the Christmas period for the Crossrail project on existing railway in outer London, Berkshire and Essex.
Mario Fernandes, Road and Rail Planning Director at Infraestruturas de Portugal, looks back at 160 years of the Portuguese railway and discusses future plans and goals.
Rail industry news / 17 November 2016 /
The number of rail passengers claiming compensation owed has almost trebled since 2013. However, significant improvement is still needed to make the process more open to passengers says Transport Focus.
Rail industry news / 16 November 2016 /
Northern businesses are calling on Government to commit to an increase in transport funding and devolve Northern transport powers ahead of next week’s Autumn Statement.
Thomas Drexler, Amadeus Director of Rail & Ground Travel explains how the rail industry can utilise technologies to strengthen customer focus…