After Borders, what next? Hot

Rail News Apr 22, 2016 2

The new Borders railway was Britain’s thirteenth new passenger line since 2000. It was the result of a long and sustained effort by the Campaign for Borders Rail and support from local Councils and the Scottish Government. Despite its... Read more

Right on the bubble Hot

Infrastructure Mar 30, 2016

Providing us with an example of Victorian civil engineering at its very best, and... Read more

Kent framework: is it living up to expectations?

Infrastructure Mar 18, 2016

Avid readers of Rail Engineer may recall an article I wrote some time ago... Read more

Farnworth Tunnel – Once in a lifetime

Infrastructure Mar 3, 2016

Unique is an overused word and it’s often applied erroneously. Whilst all rail projects... Read more

12 days of Christmas

Featured Jan 27, 2016

Over the recent Christmas and New Year period, over 20,000 members of the Orange... Read more
Video: Torksey Viaduct reopens
A new footpath has been officially opened across Torksey Viaduct, bringing function to a...
After Borders, what next?
The new Borders railway was Britain’s thirteenth new passenger line since 2000. It was...
Safe-Tea

Safe-Tea Hot

Rail News Apr 20, 2016 2

It’s a cold and dark night. A team of Network Rail and contractor track...
New challenges facing east and west
Chris Binns was the head of engineering for the £6.5 billion Thameslink programme for...
Video: Torksey Viaduct reopens
A new footpath has been officially opened across Torksey Viaduct, bringing function to a structure that has been quietly rusting since the railway it...
After Borders, what next?
The new Borders railway was Britain’s thirteenth new passenger line since 2000. It was the result of a long and sustained effort by the...
Safe-Tea

Safe-Tea Hot

Rail News Apr 20, 2016 2

It’s a cold and dark night. A team of Network Rail and contractor track workers assembled at the access point and then trudged a...
New challenges facing east and west
Chris Binns was the head of engineering for the £6.5 billion Thameslink programme for six years, one of Network Rail’s biggest infrastructure challenges to...
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: Cheshire viaduct repairs
New drainage systems are being installed on two Grade II listed viaducts as part of a £17 million investment...
Conwy crisis

Conwy crisis

Rail News Mar 18, 2016

Cyber security – NIS and the legal position
Cyber-attacks on both company and personal computer systems are an increasing threat to the continuity of business, and there...
RailTech and the HackTrain Accelerator
If there’s one word which divides the rail industry, it’s innovation. Some will argue that the UK’s railways are...
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...