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Network Rail selects Costain to develop new warning technology

Network Rail has awarded a contract to Costain to develop an improved warning technology that can help reduce the number of incidents at passive footpath and bridleway level crossings across the UK

Knorr-Bremse acquires rail friction technology from Federal-Mogul Share

German firm Knorr-Bremse Rail Vehicle Systems has signed an agreement to acquire intellectual property rights and technical know-how from Federal-Mogul for the development of rail friction technology for railway vehicle and industrial applications.

Stadler to Supply 71 Trains to the Wales & Borders Franchise

KeolisAmey, which was awarded the Wales & Borders franchise and the South Wales Metro service by the Welsh government, has ordered 71 trains from Stadler, which are set to become operational from 2022 onwards.


LNER to test sensor technology that indicates seat occupation

British rail franchise London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is to trial a new technology featuring sensors that will help passengers to distinguish between occupied and vacant train seats in a bid to address the issue of spare seats ending up unused.

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