Panasonic acquires UK technology systems integrator Alan Dick Communications

Date: 20 June 2016
Panasonic Europe has announced the acquisition of Alan Dick Communications Read more →


Contractor Status for Network Rail

Date: January 2016
ADComms celebrates renewal of principal contractor status for Network Rail Read more →


NTAR facility

Date: January 2016
ADComms set to deliver 1,350 delegate days of training at newly launched NTAR facility Read more →


Telecoms competencies boost

Date: January 2016
Telecoms competencies boosted at ADComms facility Read more →


IPSC wins London Underground contract

Date: January 2016
ADComms subsidiary company IPS Communications (IPSC) has been awarded a contract by London Underground to carry out substation modifications. Read more →


Handheld sets upgrade

Date: January 2016
On track to deliver: ADComms rolls out handheld sets upgrade with key new partnership Read more →


A day in the life — Nathan Ibbotson

Date: October 2015
In the world of ADComms training and competency manager Nathan Ibbotson, there is no such thing as a typical day... Read more →


Minister to open vital new training academy

Date: October 2015
The newly formed National Training Academy for Rail (NTAR) will open its doors to industry engineers of the future on 20th October. Read more →


ADComms shares vision for greener rail network at inaugural Sustainability Summit

Date: October 2015
The future of rail must be sustainable and environmentally conscious as well as digital. Read more →


ADComms on track for business growth with key new appointment

Date: October 2015
ADComms has made a vital new appointment to help further drive company growth by expanding its rail expertise. Read more →


Better together: Latest accreditation wins for ADComms strengthen safety and teamwork capability

Date: October 2015
Leading rail telecoms specialist ADComms has further bolstered its reputation for maintaining world-class levels of workplace safety. Read more →


In safe hands: ADComms achieves APM accreditation

Date: August 2015
ADComms has achieved corporate accreditation status with the Association of Project Management. Read more →


The end of the line for rail trespass incidents

Date: August 2015
ADComms has teamed up with Panasonic to launch a system designed to prevent trespass incidents and reduce the number of false alarms generated across the UK’s railways. Read more →


Right on track: Key infrastructural upgrade delivered for Network Rail Telecoms

Date: August 2015
ADComms has successfully completed a key infrastructural upgrade for Network Rail Telecoms (NRT) on the West Coast Mainline. Read more →


Fully covered: Heathrow Express GSM-R award pioneers ETCS development

Date: August 2015
ADComms has won a prestigious contract to install GSM-R coverage across Heathrow Airport’s rail tunnel infrastructure. Read more →


Going green: ADComms to speak at UK's first rail Sustainability Summit

Date: August 2015
ADComms chief executive Jason Pearce is set to take part in the UK’s first rail industry Sustainability Summit. Read more →


On track for success: ADComms shortlisted in Sunday Times Tech Track 100

Date: August 2015
ADComms' parent company Core Group has been shortlisted in the prestigious Hiscox Tech Track 100. Read more →


4G's coming home with AIB Wireless

Date: June 2015
AIB Wireless, the RF specialist division of ADComms, recently completed a high profile 4G project at a leading London stadium. Read more →


Powering up the network: ADComms wins contract to begin Scotland’s first battery replacement project

Date: June 2015
ADComms is set to power up Scotland’s telecoms network with a battery replacement upgrade. Read more →


Going live: ADComms makes rail simulator resource available to industry

Date: June 2015
ADComms has made its new ‘live’ rail simulator resource at the company’s Scunthorpe training academy available to the wider industry. Read more →


Shooting for the STARs: ADComms celebrates fresh award successful

Date: June 2015
ADComms’ recent work with Network Rail’s key project BASRE sees the company take home a Network Rail STAR Lite award. Read more →


Train operators increasingly embracing digital train of thought

Date: June 2015
More and more of the industry’s operators are turning to digital train retrofits in a bid to showcase the connected future of passenger transport. Read more →


ADComms signals success with Rail Business Award commendation

Date: April 2015
ADComms was highly commended in the technical innovation category at this year’s Rail Business Awards (RBA). Read more →


Surveillance technology set to travel to rail sectors

Date: April 2015
Cutting-edge surveillance technology from Installation Project Services (IPS), part of ADComms (ADComms), could soon be making its way to the rail sector. Read more →


Health and safety game changer

Date: April 2015
Manual lifting of heavy batteries in and out of trackside cabinets could soon be a thing of the past, following ADComms’ successful trial of its revolutionary new battery lifter mechanism. Read more →


Rail City Expansion – New Manchester office opening

Date: April 2015
ADComms has expanded its capability with the opening of a new office in Manchester. Read more →


ADComms wins GRIP3 contract

Date: April 2015
ADComms has been awarded a GRIP 3 working contract; a further testament to the company’s ongoing expansion of capabilities across the rail sector. Read more →


ADComms’ trackside simulation brings rail environment to life

Date: February 2015
Visitors to ADComms’ all-new Technical Training Academy now have the opportunity to experience a fully integrated trackside simulation system. Read more →


ADComms expands capabilities with new appointments

Date: February 2015
ADComms, one of Europe’s leading providers of telecommunications solutions for the rail sector, has made two new key appointments as a result of ongoing expansion. Read more →


ADComms’ revolutionary approach to real-time passenger information distribution

Date: February 2015
Successful live trial completed on the Northern Rail network, with product availability from March 2015. Read more →


FTNx approaches handover

Date: February 2015
ADComms’ work on the rail industry’s transition to an FTNx network with partners Telefonica and Cisco is nearing completion. Read more →


APM launch to secure ADComms growth

Date: February 2015
ADComms is well on the way to launching an initiative to fully align its Project Management skill-base with the FIVE Dimensions of Professionalism framework of APM. Read more →


ADComms supports RIA-sponsored initiative

Date: February 2015
Steering group demonstrates how changing behaviours and culture can improve efficiency and performance, while reducing cost. Read more →


ADComms’ Nexus Rail project on track for 2015

Date: December 2014
ADComms (ADComms) is well on track to deliver the multi-million pound radio telecoms upgrade project on the Tyne and Wear’s Metro system. Read more →


Rail Safety: Layering the groundwork for success

Date: December 2014
The government has committed to funding £38 billion in rail over the next five years. Read more →


ADComms spearheads legacy network transition with new appointment

Date: December 2014
ADComms (ADComms), one of Europe’s leading providers of telecommunications solutions for the rail sector, has appointed Mike Hewitt as its head of next generation networks. Read more →


Siemens adopts green cable solution with Rail Order

Date: December 2014
Siemens has appointed Rail Order, part of ADComms, to provide a complete cable inspection and repair service for its Desiro class of vehicles across the UK. Read more →


ADComms launches Beagle System to revolutionise passenger information

Date: December 2014
A revolutionary approach to passenger information, guaranteed to keep customers fully informed. Read more →


Rail Order launches ‘ER’ service for electrical components

Date: November 2014
New repair service could cut electrical assembly costs by up to 50%. Read more →


Safety first. No compromises.

Date: November 2014
Click here to read Network Rail Chief Executive Mark Carne’s uncompromising view on the importance of safety in the rail industry. Read more →


ADComms expands into Scotland with new Glasgow office

Date: November 2014
Integrated telecoms specialist ADComms (ADComms), has made a major commitment to the Scottish rail sector, with the opening of a new office in Glasgow. The move is in response to client demand and a growing portfolio of projects in the region. Read more →


ADComms (ADC) acquires underground specialist IPS

Date: November 2014
Installation Project Services Limited (IPS), a provider of end-to-end underground communications services has been acquired by ADComms. The agreement will see the organisation take its total solution capability to the rail, underground and other transport arenas, across the UK and further afield. Read more →


Mersey Paradise

Date: November 2014
ADComms delivers Merseyrail project on time for Network Rail. One of Europe’s leading telecommunications solutions providers to the rail sector, ADComms (ADC), has completed, on time and to budget, its project to design, install and commission the GSM-R leaky feeder system within the Merseyrail tunnel structure as part of Network Rail’s nationwide GSM-R deployment. Read more →


Merseyrail GSM-R ‘leaky feeder’ on track

Date: May 2014
After successfully completing the MerseyRail Grip 4 Design Phase for Network Rail, ADComms were awarded the Grip 5-8 Construction contract. Read more →


ADComms acquires AIB Wireless

Date: April 2014
ADComms is delighted to announce the acquisition of AIB Wireless, the purchase of which was completed on 28 March 2014. Read more →


ADComms working towards NICEIC Approved Contractor status

Date: December 2014
ADComms have recruited an experienced Electrician to act as QS and Duty Holder and to lead the company through the NICEIC approvals. Read more →


IRSE Licensing Scheme

Date: December 2013
ADComms have recently commenced with the implementation of the IRSE licensing scheme for all our TMTH trained staff. Read more →


ADComms secures £250k of RGF Funding

Date: 28 November 2012
ADComms, with the assistance of North Lincolnshire Council, has secured £250k of Regional Growth Funding with which it intends to create an additional 21 jobs. Read more →


ADComms commended at National Rail Awards

Date: 27 September 2012
ADComms attended the 2012 National Rail Awards on Thursday night, invited by Sarah Lloyd-Murray on behalf of Network Rail Western Re-signalling project team. Read more →


ADComms complete RF tunnel review

Date: 18 April 2012
ADComms have successfully completed the project to review the RF tunnel designs for enabling GSM-R coverage through over 135 tunnels across the rail network. Read more →


Core purchases ADComms’s Rail Business

Date: 14 December 2011
Core Communication Services Ltd has purchased the Transportation division of the ADComms UK business for an undisclosed sum. Read more →


ADComms supports Network Rail with FTN Commissioning

Date: 05 December 2011
Following our technical and delivery success with the integration of REBs for the FTN GSMR network, supporting Network Rail in commissioning the REBs on the network was a natural progression for the ADComms teams. Read more →


Salisbury to Exeter Signalling Synergy Scheme

Date: 15 November 2011
Following success with the Robin Hood scheme, ADComms have been appointed to carry out the Salisbury to Exeter Signalling Scheme works, due for completion February 2012. Read more →