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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

Collaboration

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

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

London (Issue 834)

London Special Report (Issue 834)
■ DLR at 30
■ Crossrail 2
■ Northern Line Extension
■ PLUS: Expertise from Bombardier, SNC-Lavalin, Siemens and Taylor Woodrow

Passengers

Passengers Special Report
Future-proofing the NRPS
■ User-friendly rolling stock
■ Artificial intelligence in action
■ PLUS design expertise from Alstom

High Speed (Issue 830)

High Speed Special Report (Issue 830)
■ High speed rail in the post-Brexit world
■ Putting passengers’ interests first
■ Maximising the economic benefits
■ PLUS insight from SYSTRA, Frieghtliner, AECOM and Siemens

Sustainability

Sustainability Special Report
NSAR’s skills agenda
■ Closing the gender gap
■ Colas Rail’s future leaders
■ Best practice from Carillion
■ Putting people first at SNC-Lavalin
■ Lifelong learning with Taylor Woodrow

Crossrail

Crossrail Special Report

■ Crossrail from the air
■ Crossrail’s uneasy birth
■ Prospects for Crossrail 2
■ Carillion’s Christmas works
■ New Aventra fleet introduced
■ Behind-the-scenes at Abbey Wood
■ Inside the integrated management team

Infrastructure

Infrastructure Special Report
■ Industrial Strategy
■ Full lifecycle solutions
■ Electrification expertise
■ Intelligent infrastructure

Light Rail

Light Rail Special Report
■ LRT expertise from Alstom
■ Midland Metro’s ‘Big Bang’
■ Tram-trains for Manchester?
■ Systra lowers LRT costs

London (Issue 821)

London Special Report (Issue 821)
■ Deep Tube Upgrade Programme
■ Crossrail
■ Barking Riverside
■ Euston station redevelopment
■ New depots

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

Best Practice

Best Practice Special Report
■ EWS Educational Trust nurtures talent
■ Facilitating greater collaboration with FCP
■ Putting passengers first at the National Rail Awards

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