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ICE trains for Deutsche Bahn approved for Germany
German Federal Railway Authority approves trains' deployment in Germany Four new ICE trains delivered to Deutsche Bahn Approval process for operation in France and Belgium still underwayThe new ICE trainsets from Siemens for Deutsche Bahn (DB) have been approved for immediate...
Car slips onto track
 16 January 2013 Last updated at 13:53.Car on railway track near Stowmarket after ice slide   A vehicle crossed on to the track at Haughley Junction A car slid on black ice and came to rest across a busy railway track in Suffolk.Train operator Greater Anglia said the car had...
The McNulty report: 6 months on - THURSDAY 17TH NOVEMBER 2011 AT 18:00
The speaker at the Railway Civil Engineers Association event on 17th November in London is Sir Roy McNulty.Sir Roy McNulty's independent Rail Value for Money Study was published on 19 May 2011. The review, jointly sponsored by the Department for Transport and the Office of Rail...
26ft long block of ice causes derailment in tunnel
 Investigators find a 26ft block of ice caused airport train crash in tunnelJanuary 11, 2011    More than 40 passengers were on board the York-bound TransPennine Express train when it derailed in the Summit tunnel, near Todmorden, early on December 28.A train carrying...
Railways Tackle UK Big Freeze
3 December 2010 Last updated at 21:23 From the BBC. Efforts to restore trains to north of Scotland The severe snow and ice has had a major impact on Scotland's transport systemScotRail has said it hopes to restore some trains to the north of Scotland on Saturday after snow virtually wiped...
German passenger train goes through the channel tunnel
 German rail boss hails 'new age' after channel crossing26 mins ago  From Yahoo.co.uk Eurostar passengers pass an ICE high speed train Enlarge photo The high-speed ICE train made its first trip all the way through the tunnel under the English Channel overnight and was...
RMT warns of safety risks on Euro rail link as Deutsche Bahn are set to begin test runs
RMT warned today that tests using a Deutsche Bahn ICE (Inter City Express) train in the Channel Tunnel in October this year could open the door for other European operators to serve the UK and bring in a major dilution of current safety standards.Under current safety regulations RMT claims...
Ice photos show freeze couldn't stop Settle and Carlisle
Dramatic pictures issued by Network Rail show that even massive icicles weighing several tonnes could not stop trains running on the Settle-Carlisle line in the recent bad weather.The photos show icicles that formed in and around ventilation shafts deep inside the tunnels as a result of the...
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