Rail Investment - Articles and news items
Rail industry news / 16 September 2016 /
Rail Minister Paul Maynard has welcomed the launch of a new Rail Employment and Skills Academy on the 16 September 2016 in the East Midlands.
Sophie Krishnan, General Manager of Business and Ancillaries at Trainline looks at why business travellers are swapping plane for train on high speed routes in Europe.
Rail industry news / 22 July 2016 /
The North East Combined Authority has agreed a Metro and Local Rail Strategy designed to improve passenger journeys and kick-start the expansion of local rail in North East England.
Michael Robson of Robsons’ International Railway Consultancy provides an overview of DESTinationRAIL, a Decision Support Tool for Rail Infrastructure Managers funded by the EU Horizon 2020 initiative.
Rail industry news / 22 June 2016 /
ST4RT, a new project designed to harmonise the language and data formats used by railway operators in their systems, is to receive funding from the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking.
Rail industry news / 11 May 2016 /
In joint ceremonies marking the occasion, construction work has begun on the National College for High Speed Rail in Birmingham and Doncaster.
Rail industry news / 9 May 2016 /
With the number of rail journeys in Britain rising to almost 1.7billion last year, industry leaders have highlighted the value of rail investment in order to meet demand.
Rail industry news / 21 January 2016 /
The Department for Transport (DfT) and Transport for London (TfL) have announced plans to improve regional rail travel across London and the south east.
Rail industry news / 7 December 2015 /
Network Rail has awarded a contract for the design and construction of the East West Rail Phase 2 scheme to a joint alliance comprising of Atkins, Laing O’Rourke and VolkerRail.
Rail industry news / 6 November 2015 /
The Australian Government has announced a Technical and Engineering Advisory Services tender for the Inland Rail project linking Melbourne and Brisbane.
Rail industry news / 26 October 2015 /
A new Oxford to London rail link has opened thanks to a £320 million investment by franchise operator Chiltern Railways and Network Rail.
Rail industry news / 20 October 2015 /
The National College for High Speed Rail in Doncaster hopes to begin the next development step, after Doncaster Council received the planning application for consideration.