All articles by Peter Nilson

Peter Nilson is the editor of Future Rail, Airport Industry Review, and Ship Technology Global. He was previously the editor of the Just Food and Just Drinks digital magazines. He enjoys long walks on the beach and talking about the weather.

Peter Nilson


Derby announced as Great British Railways HQ

Transport Secretary Mark Harper has confirmed that Derby will be the future headquarters of Great British Railways

Why is New South Wales scrapping its high-speed rail plans?

News of another cancelled project highlights the on-again-off-again history of high-speed rail in the region.

SWR installing defibrillators at all stations

154 South Western Railway stations will have publicly accessible defibrillators available for use by the end of the summer

Harry Needle secures £2m investment

Harry Needle has secured the backing to fund an to increase capacity and develop greener locomotives.

Rail retailers call for ticketing reforms

Calls made for fares parity, allowing operators and retailers to offer passengers the same fares.

Baltics shift to European gauge: Future Rail 101 out now!

In this issue: Rail Baltica’s progression, New South Wales scraps its high-speed project, the most expensive projects in 2022, and more.

HS2 delays: UK Government criticised for “short-termism”

The UK Government is delaying the Birmingham to Crewe leg of HS2, citing rising costs.

Solent Transport gets accredited to sell rail tickets

Unicard’s Rail Suite platform has allowed Solent Transport to sell tickets through the Breeze multi-modal travel app.

Arriva partners with Nagarro to develop digital customer platform

Arriva has turned to Nagarro to further development of the customer and user experience its the ACE platform.

SWR joins initiative to support passengers with non-visible disabilities

The new ‘Travel with Confidence’ programme aims to improve the accessibility of public transport for those with non-visible disabilities