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Rail Industry News

  • Funding for Ely North Junction remodelling study

    Local enterprise partnerships in East Anglia have joined forces to fund a feasibility study into capacity improvement works around Ely, including the remodelling of Ely North Junction. The study itself will be completed by Network Rail but funding is being provided by the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough LEP, New Anglia LEP and the Strategic Freight Network. […]

  • Los Angeles places order for CRRC metro trains

    The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), the operator of the city’s subway system, has ordered 64 new rail cars from CRRC. The new cars will be used on the Metro Red and Purple lines. CRRC will deliver a test vehicle by spring 2020, Metro has said. All 64 metro cars will be delivered by […]

  • IEP tested in Wales

    Hitachi’s Class 800 intercity train has completed its first test run in Wales. 800 002 has completed a test service through the Severn Tunnel to Newport, Cardiff, Bridgend and Port Talbot before arriving at Hitachi’s Swansea depot. The bi-mode units are scheduled to begin operating commercial services out of London Paddington this autumn. Karen Boswell, managing director at […]

  • Siemens restructures

    Siemens Rail Automation is re-organising its UK structure to better develop the rail industry’s digital revolution while at the same time maintaining focus on main line and light rail work. Says Rob Morris, Siemens’ director of operations, ‘In making these changes, we are ensuring that our regional delivery teams remain strong, focused and sufficiently resourced […] The post Siemens restructures appeared first on RailStaff.

Railtex 2017

Railtex is taking place 9th - 11th May 2017 at The NEC Birmingham. If you need to book a hotel during this event The Hotel & Conference Company has been appointed as the official hotel booking agency to Railtex.

The Hotel & Conference Company have negotiated discounted rates at hotels close to The NEC Birmingham for exhibitors and visitors of Railtex. Accommodation is being held at the hotels for a limited period. If you need accommodation outside of the dates specified in the search field above, please contact us on +44(0)1767 262 546.

To make an online hotel reservation please use the hotel search engine above. Alternatively, to check availability and to make your hotel booking via the telephone, please call +44(0)1767 262 546.

Looking for HOTEL rates during another event?

Please contact The Hotel & Conference Company with details of your accommodation requirements and our friendly Reservations Team will be happy to provide you with rates for hotels close to the venue. You can submit the online form or call us on +44(0)1767 262 546.

Infrarail 2018

Infrarail is taking place 1st - 3rd May 2018 at ExCeL London. If you need to book a hotel during this event The Hotel & Conference Company has been appointed as the official hotel booking agency to Infrarail. Click here to visit our dedicated hotel booking page to make your hotel booking for Infrarail.

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Check out some of our amazing rates for hotels during other UK exhibitions and events...

Holiday Inn Express Liverpool Knowsley

Holiday Inn Express Liverpool Knowsley

Bed & Breakfast

Mon, 08 May 2017 for 1 night

From £33
Ibis Styles London Excel

Ibis Styles London Excel

Bed & Breakfast

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 for 1 night

From £73
Crowne Plaza Glasgow

Crowne Plaza Glasgow

Bed & Breakfast

Sat, 20 May 2017 for 1 night

From £80


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