Request Paper: Paris International Railway Summit

"Are current train designs fit for the 21st century?" Neil Bates recently presented a short paper at the Paris Rail Summit. Topic for discussion was: "Are current train designs fit for the 21st century?" New trains with a lifespan of at least thirty-five years will...

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Modern Railways Fourth Friday Club

Modern Railways Fourth Friday Club: Possibilities with refurbishment, Neil Bates, Director, Creactive Design Neil Bates will present a short paper at the Modern Railways Fourth Friday Club on Friday 25th November at 10:35 a.m. Discussing possibilities with...

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Busy times at InnoTrans 2016

Day 3 at InnoTrans 2016. It has been a very busy show so far - come and see us in the British Pavilion in hall 2.2 - stand 206A.

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Southeastern – Class 375 trains refresh

We are giving the Class 375 trains a mid-life refresh – at the rate of one a month. You will find them much more comfortable, with all seats given a deep dry-clean and new seat bases, new carpets, more standard class seating on some trains as the amount of First Class...

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Creactive Design InnoTrans Berlin 2016

Creactive Design InnoTrans Berlin 2016 - we will be exhibiting at the leading international trade fair for transport technology which takes places every two years in Berlin. Sub-divided into the five segments Railway Technology, Railway Infrastructure, Public...

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Vivarail’s Grand Designs

"Design is about common sense. It’s a journey between two points, and you want to make sure you get there as efficiently as you can.” So says Neil Bates, director of Creactive Design. It’s a comment that fits rather neatly into whether you’re talking about design or...

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