Monthly Archives: January 2024

Amey to provide sustainable solutions and enhanced electrification on almost a quarter of Britain’s railway

Amey has been selected by Network Rail to deliver its capital delivery frameworks for the North West and Central region. Comprising 571 stations, the North West and Central region sees 246.5 million annual rail passenger journeys, accounting for 24% of Britain’s railway. In collaboration with Network Rail, Amey will drive down CO2 emissions, reduce waste […]

Alstom signs €150 million contract to supply 16 electric locomotives and 20 years of maintenance in Romania

Alstom, global leader in smart and sustainable mobility, and the Romanian Railway Reform Authority (ARF) have signed a contract for the delivery of 16 Traxx 3 MS electric locomotives and 20 years of associated maintenance services. The contract, totalling around €150 million, extends Alstom’s collaboration with ARF within the rolling stock sector. The 20-year maintenance […]

Shortlist announced to supply and operate HS2’s mass transit system at Interchange Station

HS2 Ltd today (31 January 2024) confirmed the shortlisted bidders to operate and maintain the assets required for the new mass transit system at Interchange station in Solihull. The contracts will require the winning bidder to work with HS2 Ltd to deliver the Automated People Mover (APM) and maintain its cable system operation for a […]

Project to improve mobile connectivity on East Coast Main Line reaches key milestone

Network Rail, LNER and Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) are collaborating to improve mobile connectivity on the East Coast Main Line. The joint project, which is delivering new mobile phone infrastructure into tunnels outside London King’s Cross station, has reached an important milestone, with the installation of a bespoke antenna. The work inside Gasworks and Copenhagen […]

Siemens Mobility delivers first 70 Mireo regional and long-distance trains to ÖBB

First call for 70 trains from the 2023 framework agreement Order worth more than €800 million Consistent development of the Mireo platform Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) has ordered the first 70 trains from the framework agreement won by Siemens Mobility at the end of summer 2023. The trains will be delivered in three different versions […]

DB International Operations awarded a 23-year Operations & Maintenance contract for the regional rail passenger transportation in Toronto and the surrounding province of Ontario

Successful contract closure following bid win in 2022 • Transforming and expanding transport services with focus on sustainability and technological advancement • Advancing public infrastructure and enhancing customer experience Deutsche Bahn International Operations (DB IO), a globally active subsidiary of DB E.C.O. Group, is pleased to announce its successful closure of the Operations & Maintenance […]

Investing in future talent: HS2 begins the search for more talented graduates

On 26th January, HSE launched its 2024 graduate recruitment programme to help the next generation of engineers, landscape designers, project managers and environmental specialists kickstart their careers. Successful candidates will spend two years working alongside some of the very best in the rail and construction sector, whilst benefitting from 1:1 mentoring and support to help […]

McLaren Applied helps Network Rail maintain the railway with 5G connectivity and new Active Antenna

British engineering company McLaren Applied enhances connectivity and supports performance across Network Rail infrastructure monitoring trains with combined 5G connectivity software (Fleet Connect) and antenna solution (Active Antenna) Fleet Connect and Active Antenna installed on 14 trains that check the condition of 20,000 miles of track to help run a safe and reliable railway. Upload […]

Network Rail completes railway reliability upgrades between Hounslow, Staines and Windsor & Eton Riverside

Network Rail is thanking customers for their patience whilst engineers carried out reliability upgrades between Hounslow, Staines and Windsor & Eton Riverside to support the reliable running of the railway and South Western Railway services. The railway reopened and services resumed as planned this morning (Tuesday 16 January) following three days of upgrades from Saturday […]