Monthly Archives: April 2016

Network Rail responds to ORR charges review

Track access charges need greater transparency to make them more comprehensible to users, but too much complexity could be costly and would be difficult to implement .That’s the general verdict of responses to ORR’s recent consultation on network track access charges for CP6 (2019-24). Continue reading Network Rail responds to ORR charges review

Centro scores UK first with battery trams

Battery trams are set to return to the UK after an absence of more than 100 years. Centro, the delivery arm of the West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority, has signed an agreement with CAF to adapt existing trams to (partially) operate on battery traction. Continue reading Centro scores UK first with battery trams