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2017 20 Jul

Industry Supply Chain Technology

Technology leaders bring a fresh perspective to enhance Britain’s Digital Railway programme

Over 100 individuals from industry and government today attended the release of the second report from the Early Contractor Involvement Programme. The report brought together ‘non-traditional’ technology suppliers from outside the rail industry, building upon their own skills and experiences. Across nine different workstreams, major themes of data, people, commercial relationships and communications systems emerged […]

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2017 13 Jul

Digital Railway Programme Future plans Supply Chain Technology

British technology innovation set to deliver a more punctual railway

A new delay-busting Traffic Management system on the Great Western Railway will boost performance on train journeys between London Paddington and Bristol Parkway. The Digital Railway Programme has teamed up with Network Rail’s Western Route and the British signalling and train control specialists, Resonate, to trial the ‘Luminate’ Traffic Management System that could see reactionary […]

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2016 2 Feb

Technology

Parliamentary visit to European Train Control System test centre

Senior members of the All Party Parliamentary Rail Group (APPG) visited the ETCS (European Train Control System) National Integration Facility (ENIF) to learn about Network Rail’s Digital Railway Programme and test Hitachi’s ETCS driving simulator. Lord Berkeley and Martin Vickers MP, Secretary and Chair of the APPG, were given an overview of the signalling modernisation programme […]

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