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Our range of equipment for the rail industry

As you hopefully know, we’ve just had a really successful time at Railtex 2017, and in a few weeks we’ll also be at Rail Live – busy times! However, it’s worth explaining a little bit more about the services and products we offer to the rail industry, so here’s a run down. Permanent Way We…

OHLEx 2016 is Nearly Here, are You Ready?

We’re getting geared up and ready for OHLEx 2016 at Chester Racecourse this Wednesday, will you be going? If you’re at all involved in OHL policy and standards, are a rail project engineer, linesman or rigger or involved in any kind of Health and Safety to do with rail transport, then you really should be there.…

Ensuring Safety when Maintaining Rail Equipment

Nobody likes it when there are line repairs taking place, but unfortunately, it has to happen in order to keep the trains running during busy times. In order to keep downtime to a minimum, though, rail companies tend to schedule them during holidays or a quiet periods. Certainly, the aim is to avoid rush hour…

Rail Electrification is Far From Guaranteed

Although many would argue that rail electrification is a good thing and in some cases, essential, it’s by no means guaranteed that all lines will be electrified. Barrow and Furness MP John Woodcock has urged the Furness community to make a “concerted case” for rail electrification line after a warning from the boss of Network Rail.…

Why Should We Electrify the Rail Network?

The railway network in Britain is a cause of many arguments. There are those that would see nothing bad said against them, citing excellent journey times, incredibly scenery and the ability to travel vast distances quickly and efficiently. However, there are others who point out the almost prohibitive cost of travelling at peak times, empty…

The Hendy Report – All About Rail Infrastructure Reform

Britain’s railway network has been growing exponentially for years now. With record numbers of travellers using it more and more each year, it’s not surprising that it’s begging to show the signs of strain. If you’ve ever used a busy commuter route in one of our bigger cities, you’ll know how difficult it is to…

Flying Scotsman – How A Steam Train Captured the Nation’s Imagination

Over the past couple of years, the rail industry has been in state of flux. Firstly there was the promise of billions of pounds of investment in the infrastructure, the electrification of railways and the new HS2 development. This promise then seemed to be in jeopardy as costs spiralled: In particular it points to “staggering…