- Featured Network Rail chief executive apologises for past failings on level crossing safety
Network Rail’s chief executive has today issued a full and unreserved apology on behalf of the company for past failings in managing public safety at level crossings and for its past behaviour towards bereaved families...
March 7, 2014
- Keep on track with Polypipe
As the UK’s largest manufacturer of plastic piping systems, the company is ideally placed to meet the challenges posed by rail infrastructure drainage, cable protection and water management
Polypipe products carry Network Rail Parts and Drawings Systems (PADS) approval for their intended application, as well as being Link-up approved...
March 3, 2014
- Train companies launch new railcard to boost travel
Train companies have today launched a new Railcard to encourage more adults who travel together to take the train and provide a further boost to passenger numbers...
March 3, 2014
Rail Professional Interview: Paul Priestman
Paul Priestman, co-founder of travel and transport design agency Priestmangoode
Global transport designer Paul Priestman spoke to Lorna Slade about whether we need rail stations, his hopes around high speed, getting more commuters onto public transport, and how rail should advertise itself
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Highlights from the current issue
Should we forget the driver?
Should we forget the driver? IET's Paula-Marie Brown says the recent LU strikes have highlighted how technology is changing the face of our railway networks
Turning back the tide of climate change
RSSB's John Dora describes the rail industry's research programme designed to help target investment to strengthen the railway's defences against extreme weather
Look to the skies
As Ofcom gives the go-ahead for superfast satellite broadband for trains, Andrew Walwyn looks at the growth in demand for these services and the challenges facing the rail industry in delivering them
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