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Special Reports


London Special Report
■ DLR at 30
■ Crossrail 2
■ Northern Line Extension
■ PLUS: Expertise from Bombardier, SNC-Lavalin, Siemens and Taylor Woodrow


Collaboration Special Report
Outstanding teamwork on the East London Line
■ Parkeon’s transformative TVM technology
■ Award-winning projects from Taylor Woodrow
■ Carillion’s collaborative spirit
■ Siemens’ research partnership
■ Colas Rail’s key to alliancing

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

Network Rail: Britain’s biggest builder

Network Rail Special Report
■ Future proofing London Bridge
■ The Great North Rail Project
■ Crossrail: Europe’s largest construction project
■ Delivering value for money
■ NR’s new Supply Chain Strategy
■ Taking a safety-first approach
■ Getting a GRIP on costs
■ Investing in people
■ Electrification: the inside story
■ PLUS exclusive interviews and a look ahead to CP6

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

Learning from History

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

​Celebrating 10 years of Hitachi in the UK

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

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.

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