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The government have announced that they have put back the £1billion bid for supplying 600 carriages to the Crossrail project until early next year. (more…)
The UK rail industry has been rocked by the news that Britain’s last train manufacturer Bombardier will axe more than 50% of their workforce by the end of September after the UK government handed the lucrative order to German rivals Siemens, which in turn has raised massive doubts about the future of the Derby-based plant. (more…)
The British public have resumed their love affair with rail travel if the latest figures from the Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC) are to be believed.
Last year, passengers made a total of 1.32 billion journeys, covering around 33.5 billion miles, on the National Rail network. That’s an increase in journeys of 6.9% on the year before and 37% on 2000. (more…)
Resourcing Solutions would like to thank our guest blogger Phillippa Eleptico of Carve Consulting http://www.carveconsulting.com.
The railway industry got a welcome boost at the end of last month with the announcement that the government plans to invest £8bn on new carriages, electrification of some lines, and the Thameslink programme. (more…)
Scott Wilson look set to win the Central London, Farringdon Station Crossrail Design Contract reported to be worth £10 Million. (more…)