12 days of Christmas Hot

Featured Jan 27, 2016 1

Over the recent Christmas and New Year period, over 20,000 members of the Orange Army (Network Rail and its contractors) were out and about on the railway network, on 8,300 worksites in 2,600 possessions within 524 unique projects, undertaking... Read more

HS2 Leeds – Closer connection

High Speed Rail Jan 2, 2016

For those of us afflicted by a get-on-with-it culture and a lifestyle built on... Read more

T2 at North Pole

Rail News Dec 24, 2015

When Rail Engineer was invited to visit North Pole in early December, it seemed... Read more

Sheffield tram-train: Making square pegs fit

Rail News Dec 23, 2015

Square pegs in round holes: they don’t fit – at least not without a... Read more

Hendy Review: Majority of projects will be delivered in CP5

Rail News Nov 25, 2015

Network Rail’s new chairman, Sir Peter Hendy, has published his 43-page report for the... Read more
Video: Conwy Valley recovery
The railway network has suffered the consequences of a very wet winter, with some...
Crossrail monitoring – Delivering the three Rs
In 2018, Crossrail services are due to commence through central London. As most readers...
Healing wounds

Healing wounds Hot

Heritage Feb 3, 2016 1

Before the advent of Xboxes and all-singing smartphones, kids signed up to a vivid,...
Monitoring train fleets
If you own a wind farm in the sea, you really want to know...
Video: Conwy Valley recovery
The railway network has suffered the consequences of a very wet winter, with some sections of line closing for several weeks. In North Wales,...
Crossrail monitoring – Delivering the three Rs
In 2018, Crossrail services are due to commence through central London. As most readers know, the £15 billion project will pass through 37 stations...
Healing wounds

Healing wounds Hot

Heritage Feb 3, 2016 1

Before the advent of Xboxes and all-singing smartphones, kids signed up to a vivid, multi-sensory game accessed through a portal at the far end...
Monitoring train fleets
If you own a wind farm in the sea, you really want to know how well each turbine is performing. Clearly, if one turbine...
The business of railway engineering: was it worth it?
The project has been completed, hopefully on time and to budget. To have been approved by the investment panel,...
Video: Conwy Valley recovery
The railway network has suffered the consequences of a very wet winter, with some sections of line closing for...
12 days of Christmas

12 days of Christmas Hot

Featured Jan 27, 2016 1

Crossrail monitoring – Delivering the three Rs
In 2018, Crossrail services are due to commence through central London. As most readers know, the £15 billion project...
Reliability through redundancy
Tradition can be a great thing. Most of us enjoy our traditional Christmas lunch and are amused by such...
Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead

Light Rail Dec 23, 2015

Most of us probably haven’t tried it, but driving a tram along busy inner-city streets can’t be the easiest...