Infrarail seminars: From Forensic to Real-time Surveillance

On Wednesday 2 May at 15:10, David Thomasson, Business Development Manager at Axis Communications will be presenting ‘From Forensic to Real-time Surveillance’ at Infrarail. Traditionally, video from analogue security cameras is used forensically by viewing recordings of incidents after they have occurred. Now, with a network video solution, real-time video from vehicles, stations and infrastructure [...]

East Coast holding a ‘Meet the Manager’ event

Train operator East Coast is giving customers the chance to discuss their views about its rail services at a ‘Meet the Manager’ event at Darlington Station on Wednesday 2 February. Senior East Coast...

Scotland’s railway staff praised

Among the clear winners of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games is the Scottish railway industry. Steve Montgomery, ScotRail’s managing director, acknowledged the exceptional work of the 4,800 staff over the period of Glasgow 2014. ‘Delivering the biggest timetable that Scotland has ever seen would not have been possible without the commitment, enthusiasm and sheer hard work of staff across the […]

Reading Christmas work wins commendation at Rail Awards

Work to upgrade the railway through Reading last Christmas has received a special commendation in the 'project of the year' category at the National Rail Awards. The honour recognised partnership working between Network Rail, First...

Bombardier announces winners of its Inaugural Sustainable Supplier Awards

Bombardier has presented its suppliers Hitachi and ABB with the first Bombardier Transportation Sustainable Suppliers Awards. The awards recognise suppliers’ accomplishments in the field of sustainable development, emphasising the strong strategic importance of a responsible...

Docklands Light Railway marks 25th birthday

London's Docklands Light Railway (DLR) will celebrate its 25th birthday next week - a quarter of a century after the Queen cut the ribbon at its opening ceremony. In 1987, the DLR had just two...

We ask the rail safety experts… Part 5

In preparation for this year’s Rail Safety Summit, we sat down with leading figures from the rail safety industry and asked them a series of pressing questions about safety practices within the rail industry. Today’s...

Bombardier named Worldwide Supplier of the Year at the Light Rail Awards

For the second year running, Bombardier Transportation has received the prestigious award for Worldwide Supplier of the Year at the 2011 Light Rail Awards, held in London. Germar Wacker, President Light Rail Vehicles (LRV), Colin...

Invensys Rail leads ERTMS debate

At this year’s Signalling and Train Control Conference in Denmark, Invensys Rail will be running a workshop, specifically looking at signalling issues at the intersections between mainline, suburban and metro lines. Led by the company’s Business...

Legendary steam locomotive marks 150th anniversary of Union Pacific

Union Pacific (UP) steam locomotive 844 is nearing the end of a U.S. tour to mark 150 years since President Abraham Lincoln created Union Pacific by signing the Pacific Railway Act. Built in 1944, the...

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