Network Rail and its train operating colleagues will be working flat out to cope with the annual blight of ‘leaves on the line’.
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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.
In July 2019, 41 trains passed red signals on Britain's rail network - signalling the highest number in a single calendar month since October 2007. This has caused the rail industry’s independent safety body to voice its concerns whether enough is being done to reduce the risk of a train…
Network Rail are set to carry out experiments this autumn to trial new ways of braking designed to reduce delays for passengers caused by ‘leaves on the line’.
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 UK's ORR has released a new way of measuring punctuality which is hoped will help the industry focus on boosting performance for passengers.
Preemptively, Transport for Wales has been preparing for autumn in a bid to reduce the impact the change in weather has upon services across the nation.
For our next Women Inspiring Rail instalment, Dyan Crowther, Chief Executive Officer of HS1 Ltd, explains how she believes it is crucial for operations to focus on improving the passenger experience and her thoughts on diversifying the rail sector's workforce.
The Isle of Wight's railway infrastructure is to be modernised and its old fleet of trains replaced with former London Underground rolling stock in a bid to improve capacity and accessibility.
As Network Rail's 14 new routes go live, Britain's infrastructure manager has appointed new Route Directors to oversee the day-to-day operations, maintenance and delivery of train performance in their respective areas.