Britain’s passengers are set to benefit from a railway that can cope better with extreme weather and increased demand after Network Rail announces an investment of millions of pounds to work with universities to boost research and development.
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Railways are often controlled by governmental or independent safety and economic regulators, responsible for ensuring that railway operators and infrastructure managers comply with certain laws and standards. Regulatory aspects include funding requirements, access to railway networks and controlling the licenses of the operators of railway assets. Regulators also enforce consumer/passenger protection law in relation to the railway.
What are the emerging and evolving topics around railway regulation, legislation and standards?
Andy Burnham, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, has published a masterplan which details a strategy to double the number of rail journeys in the city-region by 2040.
A technical analysis by Midlands Connect has revealed for the first time that HS2 would free up enough space on Britain’s existing railway network to improve rail services for 73 stations across the country.
The annual report covers the Authority’s sustainability activities from 1 January to 31 December 2018, and details the contributions of the California high-speed rail project toward the State of California’s social equity, environmental and economic development objectives.
GB Railfreight has announced that EQT’s infrastructure portfolio company, Hector Rail Group, has sold the business to Infracapital - the unlisted infrastructure equity arm of M&GPrudential.
In a first of its kind for England, the West Midlands Grand Rail Collaboration (GRC) has been established to ensure a close working relationship across the rail industry to coordinate improvements which will ultimately enhance passenger satisfaction.
The new Innovation Centre will be dedicated to transforming how railway wheelsets and tracks are approached, developed and managed in the rail industry.
The Board of Directors of the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) have agreed with staff recommendations for the Preferred Alternatives for the high-speed rail routes in Northern California.
The UK's ORR has released a new way of measuring punctuality which is hoped will help the industry focus on boosting performance for passengers.
The European Union Agency for Railways has delivered its first decision on the issuing of a Single Safety Certificate on the 16 September 2019.