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Infracapital buys GBRf

EQT Infrastructure’s Hector Rail Group has sold GB Railfreight to Infracapital, the unlisted infrastructure equity arm of M&GPrudential. … Read More

Ten years of domestic high-speed

Southeastern and partners Hitachi Rail and HS1 have marked 10 years of the domestic high-speed service linking St Pancras with Kent. … Read More

Vivarail EMUs for Island line

Vivarail is to supply 5×2-car Class 484 EMUs to replace the elderly Class 483s currently used on the Island line between Ryde … Read More

NR’s Routes and Regions go live

Network Rail’s new structure of five Regions and 14 Routes went fully live on 16 September. Two of the Regions (Eastern and Scotland) … Read More

Central Line re-tractioning moves forward

Transport for London reports a new traction system for the 1992 stock trains used on the Central Line is now ready for testing. TfL … Read More

Midlands Connect’s £3.5 billion plan

Midlands Connect has set out plans for a £3.5 billion programme of major projects, branded ‘Midlands Engine Rail’. It says the … Read More

New signalling closes Edgware Road cabin

The next two sections of new signalling equipment went live on London Underground’s sub-surface lines at the beginning of September. … Read More

Tram testing on Centenary Square extension

The first tram testing has begun on the West Midlands Metro extension from Grand Central to Centenary Square, the first section of … Read More

Testing soon on first Merseyrail ‘777’

The first Stadler-built Class 777 EMU for Merseyrail is due to move to the Wildenrath test track in Germany to begin dynamic testing … Read More

ScotRail targets full HST deployment by June

ScotRail expects to receive all 26 refurbished HSTs for its Inter7City services by June 2020. Syeda Ghufran, ScotRail’s Engineering … Read More

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