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Special Reports


Innovation

Innovation Special Report
Sponsored by Ukrrin
■ UKRRIN’s ground-breaking new partnership
■ Europe’s largest railway research centre
■ How technology is creating a better railway
■ Digital expertise from Taylor Woodrow
■ Creating a safer railway

The New Transformers

The New Transformers

■ Creating the 21st century railway

■ 18 women with very different backgrounds talk about their careers

■ Attracting women to the industry

■ How the "New Transformers" are designing, building and operating the railway of tomorrow

High Speed (Issue 814)

High Speed Special Report (Issue 814)
Sponsored by Alstom
■ Eurostar’s e320s: the lowdown on the new cross-Channel e320 Velaro trains
■ How HS2 will benefit areas away from the core route
■ GoMedia’s new BEAM app explained

Scotland

Scotland Special Report
■ The race to deliver electrification on time
■ Rail's significant role in the Scottish economy
■ New class 385: longer, faster and greener 
■ Forecasting the demand for new Scottish lines 

Digital Railway

Digital Rail Special Report
As first phase schemes including Thameslink and Crossrail move closer to completion later this year, Network Rail’s Managing Director for Digital Railway David Waboso outlines his vision to Paul Stephen for where the DR programme rollout will go next.
See inside for:
■ David Waboso reveals next steps for DR
■ Behind the scenes at Thameslink
■ Expertise from SYSTRA and Siemens

High Speed 1 Anniversary Special

St Pancras at 150
In a special 16-page supplement, RAIL and HS1 Ltd kick off the birthday celebrations for the nation’s favourite station.
■ EXCLUSIVE: HS1 CEO interview
■ Hidden history uncovered

On cyber alert

RSA Special Report
Britain’s railways have a proud record as one of the safest and most intensively used networks in the world, but difficult challenges are ahead to maintain this performance as the adoption of new technologies creates new risks, warns RSA.

Learning from History

A Network Rail special
Learning from history: Lessons from past accidents 1981-2017

UK rail in a globalised world

■ EGIS Rail’s UK ambitions
■ Alstom’s hydrogen train
■ Bechtel heads down under
■ Digital expertise from Siemens
■ Colas Rail’s Moroccan legacy
■ SYSTRA’s French connection

​Celebrating 10 years of Hitachi in the UK

Ten years: olympic standard
■ How ‘395s’ transformed Kent
■ Karen Boswell exclusive
■ Training tomorrow’s rail staff