Tag Archives: Great Western Main Line

Alstom installs latest ETCS technology to Network Rail’s Class 313 trains in the UK

Alstom installs latest ETCS technology to Network Rail’s Class 313 trains in the UK :Alstom has completed the upgrade of its ETCS technology, Atlas 200, on Network Rail’s Class 313 test train, so that it is now compatible with ERTMS Baseline... ...

Alstom awarded major re-signalling project in the UK

Alstom awarded major re-signalling project in the UK :Alstom (1) has been awarded a contract by Network Rail for the full re-signalling of the Great Western Main Line between Reading and Paddington in the west of London. This major contract is worth... ...

Hitachi rolls out train for Britain’s Intercity Express Program (Video)

Hitachi rolls out train for Britain’s Intercity Express Program :Hitachi Ltd. unveiled one of the trains being manufactured for the British Department for Transport’s Intercity Express Program (IEP), the company announced Nov. 13. The new... ...

Hitachi Rail Europe General Information (Video)

Hitachi Rail Europe General Information :Hitachi Rail Europe is one of the most significant inward investors in County Durham. The company is a total railway system supplier offering rolling stock, traction equipment, signalling, traffic management... ...

Swindon to Kemble railway line re-doubling delayed

Swindon to Kemble railway line re-doubling delayed :A project to re-double a section of railway line between Gloucestershire and Wiltshire has been delayed. Network Rail said the scheme to upgrade the route between Kemble and Swindon to a two-track... ...

Hitachi Super Express Trains in UK

Hitachi Super Express Trains in UK :The Intercity Express Programme (IEP) is a project in progress. For this important step change in train travel in the UK, Hitachi Rail Europe will provide new electric and bi-mode trains, for both the Great Western... ...

Alstom to renew signalling system of the Great Western Main line in the UK

Alstom to renew signalling system of the Great Western Main line in the UK :Signalling Solutions Limited (SSL) – a joint venture formed by Alstom and Balfour Beatty Rail – has been awarded three contracts by Network Rail to renew the... ...

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