News Items

  • NewRail Newsletter Q2 2017

    NewRail Newsletter Q2 2017 is now available

    published on: 21 July 2017

  • Centre of excellence in railway research

    A partnership between the rail supply industry and a consortium of seven universities including Newcastle has secured £92 million to fund research aimed at establishing the UK as a world-leading centre of railway excellence.

    published on: 17 July 2017

  • 10th International Conference on City Logistics

    The 10th International Conference on City Logistics took place in Phuket, Thailand on 14th – 16th June

    published on: 27 June 2017

  • Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) in urban mobility

    The key objective of a KIC on urban mobility would be to ensure a greener, more inclusive, safer and smarter urban mobility system.

    published on: 2 February 2017

  • C4R Project Workshop & Training

    15 March 2017 - SAVE THE DATE! An important event for experts from across Europe's infrastructure industry! More here:   

    published on: 17 January 2017

  • NewRail supports ECMA at Westminster

    NewRail was proud to support the East Coast Main Line Authorities’ Parliamentary Event, in Westminster, on 29th November 2016.

    published on: 5 December 2016


    NewRail will coordinate this new project from the SHIFT2RAIL Joint Undertaking, looking to increase rail freight competitiveness and develop the next generation of lightweight, intelligent freight wagons.

    published on: 24 November 2016

  • Open ENLoCC celebrates its 10th Anniversary

    Last week saw the celebration of "10 years of Open ENLoCC“, at the Brussels premises of the Emilia Romagna Region Delegation to the EU.

    published on: 23 November 2016

  • SKILLFUL: Building the workforce for the rapidly developing Transport Sector of the future.

    Today's Transport Sector employs over 10 million people in the EU. The sector is rapidly developing, making vital the need for change in training and education content, curricula, tools and methodologies. SKILLFUL's vision is to identify the skills and competences needed by the Transport workforce of the future and define the training methods and tools to meet them.

    published on: 16 November 2016

  • Further success for NewRail's Railway Technology team in the SHIFT2RAIL Open Call.

    New Project: DESTINATE (Decision supporting tools for implementation of cost-efficient railway noise abatement measures)

    published on: 9 November 2016

  • Railway Technology team successful in the SHIFT2RAIL Open Call

    New Project: INNOWAG - INNOvative monitoring and predictive maintenance solutions on lightweight WAGon. Working towards increasing rail freight competitiveness through the development of the next generation of lightweight and intelligent freight wagons

    published on: 9 November 2016

  • NewRail supports ECMA at the Scottish Parliament

    NewRail was proud to support the East Coast Main Line Authorities’ Parliamentary Event, at the Scottish Parliament, Holyrood, on the 1st November 2016.

    published on: 3 November 2016

  • NewRail Newsletter now available

    NewRail Newsletter Q3 2016 now available

    published on: 10 October 2016

  • Newcastle University joins UKRRIN

    Thanks to its recognised research strength in rail vehicle rolling stock, Newcastle University has been accepted into the UK Rail Research & Innovation Network (UKRRIN)

    published on: 8 September 2016

  • NewRail's Roberto Palacin on the Gotthard Base Tunnel

    June saw the opening of the 57km long Gotthard Base railway tunnel, in Switzerland – the world’s longest and deepest traffic tunnel and the first flat, low-level route through the Alps.

    published on: 2 June 2016

  • NewRail wins TRA Visions 2016 Student Award

    Zi Qian has taken 1st prize in the RAIL category of this year's TRA Visions Academic Student Competition, on Innovative Transport Concepts

    published on: 25 April 2016

  • SMARTSET Final Conference

    published on: 22 March 2016

  • NewRail Q1 2016 Newsletter now available

    published on: 15 March 2016

  • Rail Week

    published on: 29 February 2016

  • New Paper from Prof Mark Robinson, Director of NewRail

    "Rail vehicle impact analysis: The instable propensity of structural responses and the critical scenarios of structural failure"

    published on: 22 February 2016

  • NewRail Newsletter November 2017

    Our November 2017 Newsletter is now available

    published on: 1 December 2017

  • A new paper from Marin Marinov

    An event based simulation model for analysing the utilization levels of a railway line in urban area

    published on: 17 November 2017

  • Successful completion of Capacity for Rail (C4R) project

    The CAPACITY4RAIL ‘Increasing Capacity 4 Rail networks through enhanced infrastructure and optimised operations’ project is successfully completed with the four years long duration starting in October 2013 and finishing in September 2017.

    published on: 17 November 2017

  • Recent papers in Freight and Logistics

    Our recent publications

    published on: 16 November 2017

  • Commercial success for EU-funded RETRACK project

    NewRail were a major partner in the RETRACK European funded project, which is now operating commercially by the Hamburg-based leasing and logistics company VTG

    published on: 9 November 2017