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Rail Industry News

  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers welcomes a rail engineer as its new president

    Carolyn Griffiths has become the 132nd president of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Ms Griffiths – who founded the UK’s Rail Accident Investigation Branch – succeeds Jon Hilton as the president. She is also a non-executive director of Irish Rail and volunteers with the Engineering Council and the Royal Academy of Engineering. She said: “I am hoping to […]

  • RSSB-funded rolling stock innovations ready for development

    Four innovations that will improve the maintenance of rolling stock are ready for development. Funded by the RSSB, the innovations will help to deliver greater capacity, improve safety and reduce the time and cost of maintenance during inspections, according to the trade body. The projects have been put together from teams at universities throughout the country, including […]

  • Trenitalia launches €1.5bn tender for 135 trains

    Italian rail operator Trenitalia has issued a tender for 135 diesel commuter trains. The new trains will be divided into two types, 200 seaters and 300 seaters, with the first 30 new diesel trains going to the regions of Sardinia, Sicily and Tuscany. The contract also includes the train maintenance for 15 years, with an option […]

  • RB Rail launches tender to hire experts in 32 fields for Rail Baltica

    RB Rail has launched a tender to source on-demand expertise covering subjects such as railway signalling, geology and civil construction. The firm – the central coordinator for the high-speed Rail Baltica project through Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia – wants to fill approximately 90 expert positions covering 32 fields to help with the planning and design […]

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...

Ibis Styles London Excel

Ibis Styles London Excel

Bed & Breakfast

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 for 1 night

From £70
Crowne Plaza London Docklands

Crowne Plaza London Docklands

Bed & Breakfast

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 for 1 night

From £145


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