The future of Britain’s railways..and more..(Rail Engineer..December 2016 Issue..)

A selection of the stories featured in the December issue of Rail Engineer:

ElevArch – an intriguing concept
Grahame Taylor attended the world’s first trial of jacking up a brick arch.

Crossrail – approaching the final stages
This mammoth engineering challenge is now 75 per cent complete.

Midland Metro – an alliance for the long term
Building three different extensions to the tram system in the West Midlands.

The future of Britain’s railways
Network Rail chairman Sir Peter Hendy outlines his thoughts and aspirations.

Control & Communications in the Gotthard Base Tunnel
On the eve of its opening, Clive Kessell looks at the challenge of installing a communications network through the world’s longest rail tunnel.

Read the whole magazine online HERE