Inquiry into May 2018 network disruption

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Inquiry into May 2018 network disruption
ORR Inquiry into May 2018 network disruption…
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In The Materials Lab, Non-Destructive Testing – Network Rail engineering education (15 of 15)

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In The Materials Lab, Non-Destructive Testing – Network Rail engineering education (15 of 15)
Staff from Sheffield Hallam University’s Materials Department demonstrate and explain various types of non-destructive materials testing used in industry. Tests include dye penetrant testing, magnetic flux testing, ultrasonic testing and scanning electron microscopes — plus a demonstration of forensic materials engineering.
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Annual report and accounts 2017-18

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Annual report and accounts 2017-18
Our annual report summarises the key activities and events of the reporting year against the framework of objectives set out in our business plan…
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Rail compensation super-complaint

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Rail compensation super-complaint
Our response report to the Which? super-complaint recommends a package of measures to deliver results for consumers…
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Metro train journeys to Newcastle Airport at record high

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Metro train journeys to Newcastle Airport at record high
Nexus has announced that Metro journeys to Newcastle Airport are at a record high. The body that owns and operates the Metro has said that there were almost a million journeys to Newcastle Airport in a year. This upward growth trend is thanks to the airport offering a wider range of destinations, and also thanks […]
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Hull Trains celebrate 18 years of service

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Hull Trains celebrate 18 years of service
Hull Trains, the long distance train operating company, is celebrating 18 years since the first ever train departed from Hull, bound for London. Hull Trains is the UK’s smallest train operator and was born on the 25th September 2000. It served just over 80,000 people in its first year, providing East Yorkshire with a link […]
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Ruislip Lido Railway Santa Specials now available to book

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Ruislip Lido Railway Santa Specials now available to book
Christmas only comes once a year, and the Ruislip Lido Railway will be running Santa Specials once again for the 2018 season. Santa Specials will be running on Sunday 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 22nd December 2018 Trains will be running regularly from 11:20 am until 5 pm. Ideally, you should allow between 1.5 and 2 hours for […]
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In The Materials Lab, Destructive Testing – Network Rail engineering education (14 of 15)

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In The Materials Lab, Destructive Testing – Network Rail engineering education (14 of 15)
Staff from Sheffield Hallam University’s Materials Department demonstrate and explain various types of destructive materials testing, used on a range of materials. Tests include tensile, impact, hardness and compression.
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Mid Hants Steam Railway, The Watercress Line

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Mid Hants Steam Railway, The Watercress Line
We’ve visited plenty of preserved railways and ridden in many timeless steam trains on our travels, usually as part of our annual holiday, but not this year. So to keep Mike happy Belinda allowed him an outing to the Watercress Line – the heritage Mid Hants Railway. It runs from Alresford to Alton along a […]
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An Introduction to Rail – Network Rail engineering education (11 of 15)

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An Introduction to Rail – Network Rail engineering education (11 of 15)
The hidden story of rail — from its manufacture at Tata Steel’s huge works in Scunthorpe, through to its management in track, the factors which reduce its lifespan and how it is ultimate removed and replaced.
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ORR’s annual report on HS1 Ltd 2014-15

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ORR’s annual report on HS1 Ltd 2014-15
This report sets out how we consider HS1 Limited has performed and the regulatory work that has been done during the previous year…
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Crossrail regulatory statement

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Crossrail regulatory statement
A regulatory statement setting out the approach we will take to considering track access contracts between the infrastructure manager of the Crossrail Central Operating Section (CCOS) and train operators, in..
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ORR's Network Rail Monitor

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ORR's Network Rail Monitor
This document is part of how we hold Network Rail to account. It sets out how we think Network Rail is doing in delivering its obligations to its customers and..
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The Level Crossings Challenge – Network Rail engineering education (9 of 15)

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The Level Crossings Challenge – Network Rail engineering education (9 of 15)
Certain railway lines can be made more efficient by changing level crossing technology. This film outlines a student challenge — but also explains the concepts of headway, speed restrictions and line capacity.
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2019 Golden Anniversary Steam Gala Tickets on Sale

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2019 Golden Anniversary Steam Gala Tickets on Sale
Some early tickets for 2019’s steam gala are now on sale! 6-14 April 2019 will be a very special gala to mark 50 years since the preservation of the line with nine fantastic days of steam in the Valley of the River Dart. See our website for full details of this exciting event. There will […]
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Spectacular Glendower – Layout in a basement

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Spectacular Glendower – Layout in a basement
A spectacular model railway from the BRM archives. BRM prides itself on giving readers Britain’s best model railways, easy-to-follow expert modelling advice and the latest product news and reviews. To find out what’s inside each issue, together with what extra digital features can be found, simply read the content description. Enjoy…
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Making Switches & Crossings – Network Rail engineering education (13 of 15)

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Making Switches & Crossings – Network Rail engineering education (13 of 15)
This film profiles Progress Rail’s manufacturing sites in Sandiacre and Beeston, Nottinghamshire. We see how fabricated switches and crossings are machined, welded and assembled — and how modular layouts are revolutionizing this process.
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Designs unveiled for three new railway stations in Birmingham

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Designs unveiled for three new railway stations in Birmingham
West Midlands Railway has announced that plans for three new railway stations in Birmingham have been unveiled. The plans come as the reopening of the Camp Hill Line to passenger trains takes another step forward. Under the new proposals, stations will be opened at Moseley, Kings Heath, and Hazelwell. The Camp Hill Line will tempt […]
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Happy 10th Birthday to Peters Railway

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Happy 10th Birthday to Peters Railway
Famous author, Chris Vine, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the popular series of railway books for children, Peters Railway. 2008 saw the first book published after the engineer’s love of trains, which saw him build his own miniature railway and model locomotive. It is this passion which lead him to write his own book […]
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Steam locomotive Douglas arrives at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

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Steam locomotive Douglas arrives at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway
Over on the Grosmont M.P.D News – The Original Facebook group, photos have been shared showing the arrival of two guest steam locomotives for this weekends Gala. Steam locomotive ‘Douglas’ and 2857 both arrived at Newbridge yesterday ahead of the celebration weekend. Narrow gauge locomotive Douglas is visiting from the Talyllyn Railway. It will be […]
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