Boosting accessibility on UK railways for disabled passengers Accessibility has always been an issue on the UK railway network, often discouraging passengers with disabilities from using the transport system. To create a system that is more inclusive and accessible the UK Government has announced a series of initiatives, including an audit of all UK train stations, to restore passenger confidence in the railway system.
Fugro QA: keeping UK rail on track for its decarbonisation journey With the development of new technology and digital initiatives, the UK rail industry is undergoing digital transformation to enhance customer experience and improve railway management.
We speak to Fugro rail business manager, Mark Thomas, to discuss the ways in which technology can be used to reduce rail’s environmental impacts and how Fugro’s technology can assist National Rail’s plans for long term decarbonisation.
Morley-Ellenbrook Line, Perth The Morley-Ellenbrook Line is a planned 21km-long rail line along the Transperth network aimed at providing better transport facilities and connections to the communities in the suburbs located north-east of Perth, Australia.
Bank Station Capacity Upgrade Project, London, UK The UK's Transport for London (TfL) subsidiary London Underground is reconstructing the Bank Tube station to substantially upgrade the station capacity and enable it to handle 40% more passengers.
VDS Rail to Attend Railtex 2021 With less than two months left, we are excited to announce that we will be exhibiting at the forthcoming Railtex Exhibition on 7-9 September 2021 at the NEC in Birmingham, UK.
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