Informed Sources

With Roger Ford

Siemens reboots affordable signalling renewals

ROGER FORD

Low Cost Digital Ready approach to be applied in Devon and Cornwall

ROGER FORD

Hitachi cracking woes worsen

Meanwhile, Northern ‘769s’ join the New Train TIN-watch table

Decarbonising transport - can Network Rail deliver?

■ Concerns over TRU and MML Phase 3 costs
■ Central technical direction needed
■ Regional responsibility risks fragmentation

Transport decarbonisation - India shows the way

■ Strong central direction
■ Total commitment by government and industry
■ Mission 100% electrification

Transport decarbonisation - now show us the money

■ Unambiguous commitments to electrification n Freight the clear winner
■ Third rail infill options to be pursued
■ ‘Sparks effect’ acknowledged

Hardware hamstrings ECML 2022 timetable plans

ROGER FORD

■ Deferral recommended to May 2023
■ Azuma crack repair timescale still unknown
■ Grid supply upgrade delay
■ £1.2bn enhancements waiting

ROGER FORD

ROLLING STOCK: WILLIAMS-SHAPPS PLAN CREATES VACUUM

ROGER FORD

Roger Ford analyses the rolling stock implications of the White Paper

ROGER FORD

LESSONS FROM THE RECORD RUN

ROGER FORD

What can we learn from Avanti West Coast's London to Glasgow speed run?

ROGER FORD

Electrification metric rediscovered

ROGER FORD

How can we prioritise electrification schemes?

ROGER FORD

Reliability metrics compared

ROGER FORD

MTIN vs 701(D) – if it ain’t broke?

ROGER FORD