The Chairman of Etihad Rail recently reviewed construction progress on Stage Two of the UAE national rail network.
Amtrak has taken up the option to order a further 50 Charger locomotives from Siemens Mobility as it continues to replace its fleet.
CRRC has delivered the first fully assembled and commissioned 7000-series metro train to the Chicago Transportation Authority (CTA).
Amtrak has launched the procurement phase for the first of three major construction contracts for the B&P Tunnel Replacement Programme.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) and the German federal government have shared their new high-performance network plans.
CRRC has completed successful traction performance testing on 20 CDA5B1 locomotives delivered to the State Railway of Thailand (SRT).
Atkins Denmark has been appointed lead consultant for the Vestfyn Line, a new high-speed railway on the island of Funen.
The EC has approved an Italian scheme to compensate rail freight companies for financial damage suffered due to the pandemic.
Thales has begun drafting the construction project for the installation of signalling on the Eastern Bypass in Valladolid, Spain.
Softronic has chosen Thales to deliver and equip five LEMA 6000 kW locomotives with ETCS Level 2 and PZB vehicle equipment.
Transport companies have to have resilient cybersecurity systems in place so they can protect their assets and detect and respond to incidents.
CAF has been selected to supply a new fleet of trams for the Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole region in France.
Rail upgrades at the end of July will extend platforms and provide power for the Elizabeth Line in preparation for its next stage of opening.
Birmingham City Council has granted planning permission to HS2 Ltd to construct two viaducts in Birmingham.
Wabtec has ordered traction motors from Škoda Group for an additional 26 locomotives that will operate in Kazakhstan.
Khalid Alhogail underlines how collaboration, innovation and determination are fundamental to encourage the use of public transport.
Yeltech was approached by Network Rail to install a remote monitoring system to one of the brick arches that support the track at Chapel Hill.
The Federal Railroad Administration and ENSCO have announced plans for a new grade crossing test bed at the U.S. DoT's Transportation Technology Center.
Cummins Inc. outlines the key components of a connected rail ecosystem, and what the future relies on in each of these.
Despite their reduced size, the importance for the environmental impact, strength, and durability of a fastener is critical.
Shenhao Technology's Dual-track Type Ultrasonic Internal Rail Flaw Detector has a high flaw detection accuracy and detection speed.
Pfaff Verkehrstechnik has successfully completed a major contract for the new Metro Lima depot in Peru, which will start operating this year.
INPS Group will be exhibiting their offerings of unique solutions to the rail industry at Hall 8.2 Booth 480 InnoTrans 2022.
Heavy lifting and handling specialist, Mechan, has transformed the centre of a busy London rail depot into a multi-purpose maintenance space.
A range of Complete Composite Systems' innovative composite and engineered plastic products will be showcased at the Rail Live 2022.
In order to meet some of their most demanding customers’ needs, Premium Power Supplies incorporated a clean room to their facility in 2020.
An interview with Martin Gleadow, Solution Architect of 3Squared, on his thoughts about the upcoming Rail Live 2022 event.
Telvic GSP discusses their Train Audio Communication System (TRACS) and the importance of its innovative digital fallback.
XBODY® Lok is a structural cab solution for Shunter locomotives that replaces conventional welded steel or aluminum cab solutions.
Swiftly, the first Connected Transit Platform, gives transit agencies the technology they need to operate in today’s connected world.
Rail Safety Week aims to address, engage, promote and bring rail safety to the forefront of people’s minds across a dedicated week.
Rail Station Development and Regeneration will take place on 28 June 2022, addressing priorities and timelines for rail station development.
Transport Ticketing Global 2022 will take place on 28-29 June and will be hosted at the iconic Olympia London in London, UK.
IVT Expo will take place on 29 - 30 June 2022 in Cologne, Germany. Exploring the next generation of industrial vehicles.
ERTMS and Digital Signalling will take place on 5–6 July 2022 in London or online, exploring issues and developments in rail signalling.
Rail Wellbeing Live's Wellbeing Wednesdays take place on the first Wednesday every month. Livestreams are free and cover a range of topics.
Rolling Stock Networking (RSN) 2022 will take place in Derby, UK at the Derby Arena on 7 July 2022. This event is organised by RSN Events.
The UK Light Rail Conference will take place in Newcastle-upon-Tyne on 12 - 13 July 2022. Reconfiguring urban transport for a better future.
Intermodal Asia will take place on 12–14 July 2022 in Shanghai, China. Focus on transport, shipping and logistics across road, rail and sea.
Track & Infrastructure 4.0 Predictive Maintenance IoT & Digitalization will take place virtually on 18–22 July 2022.
Rail + Metro China will take place on 20–22 July 2022 in Shanghai. A key platform for trade, procurement and promotion in the rail industry.
The annual ACT International Conference will take place on 31 July–3 August 2022 in Chicago, US. Networking event for the transit industry.
International Conference on Railway Technology will take place in Montpellier, France at Le Corum Congress Center on 22-25 August 2022.
The AREMA 2022 Annual Conference & Expo will take place in Denver, USA at the Colorado Convention Center on 28-31 August 2022.
The Train Control Management Systems Summit will take place on 30–31 August 2022 in Sydney, Australia. Exploring digital innovation in rail.
Alstom has signed an agreement to deliver a further 20 Traxx DC3 electric locomotives to Italy-based GTS Rail.
Hitachi and the Taiwan Railway Administration have received the 2022 iF Design Award for the EMU3000 electric intercity express train.
Swiss rail operator SBB has ordered seven additional Stadler Giruno high-speed trains for cross-border services into Germany from 2026.
Static testing has begun on the first of Avanti West Coast’s new fleet of trains at Hitachi Rail’s Newton Aycliffe factory.
Dopravní podnik Bratislava has contracted Škoda Group to supply 10 new two-way ForCity Plus 30T trams to operate in the Slovak capital.
SBB, Thurbo, RegionAlps and Stadler have finally signed their framework agreement for up to 510 single-decker FLIRT multiple units.
Škoda Group has received an order for a further five ForCity Smart Artic trams from Finnish tram operator Tampereen Raitiotie Oy.
The Swiss Federal Administrative Court has dismissed Alstom's appeal against the award of an SBB Thurbo and RegionAlps contract to Stadler.
CAF has been chosen to supply SWBV and SSB 22 light rail vehicles (LRV), along with all relevant spare parts.
Deutsche Bahn has unveiled new interior designs for its future ICE fleet, which will be rolled out from the end of 2023.
Alstom has been awarded a contract to design, build, and maintain the Tel Aviv Metropolitan LRT Green Line.
Berner Oberland-Bahnen has ordered six ABeh 4/8 multiple units from Stadler to expand the Bernese Oberland Railway's existing rolling stock.
Swedish operator, Västtrafik AB has awarded Škoda Group a contract to upgrade 80 trams for the city of Gothenburg, Sweden.
CZ LOKO has been contracted to upgrade Class 742 diesel locomotives for CD Cargo, the Czech Republic's largest domestic freight carrier.
TX Logistik has successfully completed two test-runs of a 838-metre long freight train in Sweden on 8 and 9 May 2022.
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Adif President María Domínguez discusses the infrastructure manager’s commitment to remodel its railway stations at Global Mobility Call.
Infrastructure improvements made by Amtrak have raised the speed trains can travel in parts of New Jersey.
A new project has begun that will help Reading station lower its carbon emissions and optimise its energy performance by approximately 20%.
California High-Speed Rail Authority shares final environmental impact report for the San Francisco-San Jose section of its project.
HS2 has begun construction of the first of five ‘green tunnels’ that have been designed to blend into the landscape.
Network Rail has moved all signalling equipment from the outdated signal box near Philips Park to Manchester’s modern rail operating centre.
ÖBB has achieved its first breakthrough in boring the Semmering Base Tunnel, connecting Göstritz and Fröschnitzgraben in Austria.
Balfour Beatty VINCI Joint Venture is trialling an electric, high-capacity drilling rig for construction in Warwickshire.
Jacobs has secured. a contract for the design and construction of the Tavistock Station and Tunnels for Singapore's Cross Island Line Phase 1.
Phase two of work on Nexus’ Gosforth Metro depot has been completed with the installation of three more sections of line on the site.
RFI has awarded its tender for the design and construction of an ERTMS across 42,000 kilometres of railway lines in Italy.
Testing of the Northern City Line’s new digital signalling system has begun, marking a milestone in the East Coast Digital Programme.
Amtrak has committed approximately 130m USD to carry out infrastructure improvements between Washington DC and New York.
RB Rail AS has announced a public procurement for the electrification systems for the Rail Baltica high-speed railway line.
Modernisation of signalling and interlocking technology on DB's Ruhr-Sieg line has been completed in just 18 months.
More people are returning to rail travel post-pandemic according to the latest figures from the UK’s Office of Rail and Road (ORR).
Spain's rail operator, Renfe has presented its Renfe-as-a-Service (RaaS) platform at the first edition of Global Mobility Call.
Olivier Loison has been named the new Managing Director of Alstom’s India cluster, taking over from Alain Sphor, who is retiring.
Alstom’s German autonomous rail pilot project has now entered its second phase with testing on two regional trains.
All signals at Birmingham New Street station have now been digitalised to meet 21st Century signalling standards.
Union Pacific Railroad has joined RailPulse, becoming the coalition’s seventh member, joining companies such as GATX,TrinityRail and Watco.
HS2 has announced that OpenSpace Group Ltd is using artificial intelligence (AI) and LiDAR sensors to develop future train stations.
CAF has commenced static tests on the hydrogen-powered demonstrator train that is being developed for the FCH2Rail project.
Porterbrook has completed successful Level 2 testing on three Class 43 power cars retrofitted with the European Train Control System (ETCS).
The European railway sector will gather at RailTech Europe 2022, from June 21-23 in the centre of the Netherlands.
Hitachi Energy has received an order from Deutsche Bahn (DB) for a 120 MW converter station south of Berlin
Construction of the Colne Valley Viaduct has now started, overseen by HS2’s main works contractor Align JV.
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Deutsche Bahn’s CEO has announced a concept that will improve Germany’s rail infrastructure by removing network bottlenecks.
Siemens Mobility-led consortium signs contract to design, install and commission a 1,800 kilometre high-speed rail network in Egypt.