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20 March 2018

Competition is due to close at 1.00pm on March 23rd -Train Operator Competition 2017 (TOC17)

 Competition is due to close at 1.00pm on March 23rd. The Train Operator Competition 2017 (TOC17) is now open for applications. Up to £3.25m is available for innovative solutions to improve the operational performance of the railway network and encourage greater collaboration and participation in the innovation process between the rail supply chain and the railway… Read more

16 March 2018

Solihull’s plan to create sustainable new urban quarter at The Hub receives double boost

£10m Devolution funding secured to change designs for HS2 Interchange Station site Ground breaking partnership with HS2 Ltd to design new infrastructure and connectivity Plans to create a new, high-quality and sustainable urban quarter around the HS2 Interchange Station in Solihull have taken a major step forward today (13 March) after funding was secured, and… Read more

9 March 2018

RA Member Mechan secure Five-year Hitachi deal

Rail Alliance Member Mechan secure maintenance contract with Hitachi Rail. We have secured an exclusive maintenance contract with Hitachi Rail. The five-year agreement enables us to service the products we supplied to Hitachi Rail facilities as part of the Intercity Express Programme (IEP). Our contract covers regular maintenance visits and 24-hour breakdown assistance at the… Read more

Siemens plans new rail factory in Goole, UK

Siemens has signed a long term agreement for lease of land in Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire, with plans to establish a new state-of-the-art factory to manufacture and commission trains. This development, which could mean an investment of up to £200m, is a major step forward for Siemens’ journey in the UK. Siemens aims to… Read more

6 March 2018

Railway Children Event – A new 100-mile cycling challenge

Join Railway Children for an exciting new event, the Great Rail Bike Off, organised in association with Young Rail Professionals on June 10th. This 100-mile sportive from London to Coventry links key railway towns and hubs, following a route from the capital to the Midlands and finishing with welcome home refreshments at Network Rail’s Westwood… Read more

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