And then there were 4

Infrastructure Mar 10, 2015

If you’d stood in the doorway of Lower Mainwood Farm at Ringway a century ago, the view ahead would have been green and agricultural. Try the same today – not that I’d recommend it – and you’d probably be... Read more

Thameslink

Rail News Feb 25, 2015

To succeed, major railway projects must be thoroughly and painstakingly planned. Following a protracted... Read more

Hawarden Swing Bridge

Infrastructure Feb 16, 2015

By the 1880s, railway engineers in the UK had really got the bit between... Read more

A very busy Christmas – a run down of all Network Rail Christmas works

Infrastructure Feb 9, 2015

The railway was very busy over Christmas. Not with passenger trains – the network... Read more
Supplying the next generation of signal engineers
As we steadily approach the conclusion of the first year of Control Period 5...
Midland Metro undermined
Railway civil engineers, in the UK at least, have always been concerned about unknown...
Major changes due at Waterloo
Since Eurostar moved from Waterloo to St Pancras, the International platforms have lain mostly...
RINM Asset Viewer
Senior readers may remember Euston House as the headquarters of the British Rail’s London...
Supplying the next generation of signal engineers
As we steadily approach the conclusion of the first year of Control Period 5 (April 2014-March 2019), the forecasted peak in engineering shortages –...
Midland Metro undermined
Railway civil engineers, in the UK at least, have always been concerned about unknown or unpredictable hazards affecting their infrastructure. Buried abandoned mine shafts...
Major changes due at Waterloo
Since Eurostar moved from Waterloo to St Pancras, the International platforms have lain mostly unused. This despite the fact that Waterloo is London’s busiest...
RINM Asset Viewer
Senior readers may remember Euston House as the headquarters of the British Rail’s London Midland Region and subsequently HQ of the British Railways Board...
Engaging with the supply chain
The railway industry’s suppliers were kept busy recently as two major organisations held their annual supplier conferences in the...

Buying British

Business Aug 14, 2013

Midland Metro undermined
Railway civil engineers, in the UK at least, have always been concerned about unknown or unpredictable hazards affecting their...
Forensic engineering

Forensic engineering Hot

Rail News Mar 12, 2015

Crewe, in South Cheshire, is known for quality engineering, being the home of Bentley cars and the world famous...
Flash of inspiration
It’s an odd fact that some of the best inventions are based on the simplest of ideas. We might...
Batteries included
Electric multiple unit number 379 013 looks perfectly normal. It may be a tad cleaner than a few around...