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2016 7 Dec

Digital Railway Programme

New Programme Director for Digital Railway

We welcome Michael Flynn to David Waboso’s leadership team as Programme Director for the Digital Railway programme. With more than 28 years proven track record in the rail and energy sectors, Michael will be leading the next phase of the Digital Railway with a more disciplined programme management approach to delivering our integrated industry plan. […]

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2016 7 Dec

Future plans Government Industry

Driving towards Digital Railway Deployment – Establishing Investment Route by Route

Our previous business case work showed that there is a strong case for accelerating the targeted deployment of Digital Railway on Britain’s rail network, based on renewal and capacity need. The Digital Railway programme is now leading or supporting the development of targeted business cases on eight of the busiest sections on Britain’s rail network. […]

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2016 23 Nov

Government

Chancellor announces £450m to trial digital signalling technology on Britain’s railways

In today’s Autumn Statement, Phillip Hammond the Chancellor announced £450 million to trial digital signalling technology on the rail network. Among other infrastructure projects, Phillip Hammond told the House of Commons that there will be funding made available of: “£450 million to trial digital signalling on our railways to achieve a step-change in reliability.”   […]

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2016 27 Oct

Government

MPs signal support for the Digital Railway programme

An influential group of MPs has today given its backing to the introduction of the digital railway. The Transport Select Committee’s report on Rail technology: signalling and traffic management, states that “Substantial benefits can be realised by the intelligent deployment of signalling and traffic management technology on the rail network through the Digital Railway programme”. […]

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