CRRC-made metro trains have commenced no-load trial runs on China's first cross-county metro line from Shanghai-Jiangsu.
Amtrak and PNRRA have released findings from a two-year study examining the potential to operate rail services between Scranton and New York.
Coventry Very Light Rail has completed construction on a new test site for its unique track system at Coventry City Council’s Whitley Depot.
The first CITYLINK tram-train for the South Wales Metro project has been delivered to Transport for Wales’ (TfW) new depot in Taff’s Well.
The ORR has given authorisation for Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) to operate its Class 717 fleet with Level 2 ETCS digital signalling.
Rail industry leaders were brought together at Accelerate Rail to discuss the nation’s transition to Great British Railways.
UK: The government has announced that Derby, one of the six shortlisted locations, will be the headquarters for Great British Railways.
Stadler and Trenitalia have signed a framework agreement for up to 50 EUROLIGHT Dual locomotives, with an initial order for 13 units.
CAF has been awarded two contracts to supply Urbos trams in Budapest, Hungary and Alcalá de Guadaíra in Seville, Spain.
DB Cargo UK has collaborated with Group Technical Support and Toton TMD to test the impact of using HVO to power locomotives.
The Department for Transport has extended Avanti West Coast's contract for 6 months following the operator's improved performance.
ÖBB is upgrading the Vienna S-Bahn to help improve the travel experience and accommodate a growing number of passengers.
The Klang Valley MRT Putrajaya Line has officially opened to the public in the Greater Kuala Lumpur/Klang Valley region of Malaysia.
PANYNJ and Newark Liberty International Airport have contracted Alstom to provide operations and maintenance services for AirTrain Newark.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has added the 100th new four-series light rail vehicle (LRV4) to its fleet.
Duos Technologies, Inc. has announced the release of two new passenger railcar AI detection models for use with the company’s RIP solution.
TSL-ESCHA is set to present the first hybrid push button for the railroad market at the SIFER 2023 Exhibition.
Icomera discusses the lens of convenience in the public transport experience as passenger expectations are changing rapidly.
IntreXis' new DC/DC converter is optimised for an output power of 100 Watt and impresses with its very high efficiency.
Zonegreen has installed its flagship Depot Personnel Protection System at Govia Thameslink Railway’s (GTR) Selhurst facility in London.
Petrosoft.pl provided KGHM Polska Miedź S.A, a world leader in the extraction and processing of valuable metals, with RAILSoft.
Advanced, Eco-Friendly Anti-Corrosion Coatings – An Interview with Moshe Moked, President and CEO of Distek North America.
An anechoic chamber is a piece of equipment used to test sound or electromagnetic radiation emitted by equipment or systems.
Jewers Doors will be exhibiting at Railtex from 9-11 May 2023 at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham.
3Squared's guest article on Rail Freight Group’s website discusses the potential for growth in the rail freight industry in 2023.
West Midlands Trains’ Bletchley depot is taking delivery of 21 Mechan lifting jacks, as part of a major refurbishment project.
The pressure to improve maintenance safety and train performance is increasing as CP6 comes to a close and preparations are made for CP7.
Petrosoft.pl provided CTL Logistics, an international logistics operator, with its RAILSoft Business Solutions system.
MöllerWerke manufactures individual traction motor boots developed for the constant and reliable cooling of traction motors.
The EVO KR tool makes it quicker and easier to process KR-Series cable ties with the bonus of fully adjustable tension.
SIFER, the International Exhibition of Railway Technology will take place on 28-30 March 2023. Showcasing France's railway supply industry.
Rail Wellbeing Live's Wellbeing Wednesdays take place on the first Wednesday every month. Livestreams are free and cover a range of topics.
Hannover Messe will take place on 17–21 April 2023 in Hannover, Germany. For manufacturing, energy and logistics industries.
Railway Interior Innovation Summit will take place on 19–20 April 2023 in Utah. Bringing together the North American rail interiors sector.
Train & Rail will take place on 25–27 April 2023 in Stockholm. The Nordic region’s largest fair for sustainable rail transport.
The Rail Modernization Summit will take place on 4–5 May 2023 in New Delhi, India. Exploring the modernisation of Indian Rail Transport.
Rolling Stock Forum will take place in London on 4 May 2023. Gain practical guidance on meeting current and future rolling stock needs.
The Smart Transportation Conference & Exhibition will take place on 9–10 May 2023 as a virtual event. Exploring the future of transport.
Transport Logistic will take place on 9–12 May 2023 in Germany. The leading trade fair for logistics, mobility, IT and the supply chain.
Railtex will take place on 9–11 May 2023 in Birmingham, UK. The showcase event for the entire railway industry supply chain.
Mobility Live ME will take place on 15–16 May 2023 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. For innovation, best practice and investment in sustainable mobility.
Middle East Rail will take place on 15–16 May 2023 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. A regional rail show focused on innovation, technology and strategy.
Critical Communications World will take place on 23–25 May 2023 in Helsinki, Finland. A 3-day event at the forefront of the sector.
Rise of IoT & Big Data in Rail will take place on 31 May–1 June 2023 in Cologne. A key event about digital challenges for the rail industry.
Asia Pacific Rail will take place on 31 May–1 June 2023 in Bangkok, Thailand. Bringing together rail leaders from around the world.
Rail & Truck Strait Union has signed an agreement with Alpha Trains for 7 Stadler EURO6000 locomotives for the Algeciras–Zaragoza Railway.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has commenced the rollout of its new R211 subway cars on New York's A line.
Alstom has celebrated the completion of its 1000th tram manufactured at its production facility in Vienna, Austria.
ÖBB has ordered an additional 27 Siemens Desiro ML electric multiple units (EMU) for use on regional routes from 2025.
Norske tog has contracted Stadler to manufacture 17 FLIRT Nordic Express long-distance trains that will enter service in Norway from 2026.
Brightline has set a new record for operating the fastest train in Florida after reaching speeds of 130 miles per hour.
SBB and Alstom have reached an agreement for Alstom to compensate SBB for the delayed delivery of its long-distance double-decker fleet.
CRRC will supply 21 passenger diesel multiple units (DMU) to Etihad Rail for the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) first national rail network.
CRRC has delivered its first metro train to Porto, Portugal, marking the first city rail train to be exported from China to an EU country.
Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat Valenciana (FGV) has contracted Stadler to supply 16 TRAMLINK trams for use in Alicante and Valencia, Spain.
CZ LOKO has delivered the first of three EffiShunter 600 locomotives to Slovakian seamless steel pipe manufacturer, Železiarne Podbrezová.
Škoda is investing 460 million CZK in its plant in Šumperk in order to manufacture 13 electric trains for Czech Railways (ČD).
Stadler has successfully delivered the first of 46 new Tyne and Wear Metro trains to Nexus' Gosforth Metro Depot in the North of England.
Alstom has delivered the first 8900 series train to ViaMobilidade for use on the 8-Diamante and 9-Esmeralda lines in São Paulo, Brazil.
Siemens Mobility has delivered the 'Bright Orange 2' trainset to Orlando, completing Brightline's fleet of 10 trains.
The Roxtec sealing system for cables, pipes and conduits is ideal for protecting ports, railway systems, airports, road tunnels and bridges.
Amtrak has announced plans to double capacity at its second-largest station, Washington Union Station, by 2026.
The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has approved the use of solar-powered signalling across its Inland Rail corridor.
Ireland's Minister for Transport has secured approval for the DART+ South West rail project from Dublin to Hazelhatch and Celbridge.
On 10 March, Amtrak is set to begin early construction work as part of the B&P Tunnel Replacement Program in Maryland.
Siemens Mobility is investing 220 million USD to construct an advanced manufacturing and rail services facility in Lexington, North Carolina.
Canada's Minister of Transport has announced 5.4 million CAD in funding to support projects under its Rail Climate Change Adaptation Program.
Alstom has opened a production plant in Valmadrera, Italy to manufacture power transmission components for railway, metro and tram lines.
The UK government is working with Network Rail and Northern Rail to restore regular train services to the Northumberland Line from 2024.
Alstom and Colas Rail will provide an integrated railway system for the extended North-South Commuter Railway project in the Philippines.
Research from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) reveals significant potential to electrify UK rail freight operations.
Transport for London (TfL) has appointed Morgan Sindall Infrastructure as the main delivery partner to enlarge the DLR's Beckton Depot.
The two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) digging HS2’s longest tunnels has passed Amersham shaft on their 10 mile drive under the Chilterns.
TfWM and the WMRE have announced plans to explore the feasibility for five new railway stations within the West Midlands.
Lisbon Metro has celebrated the tunnel breakthrough between the future Estrela and Santos stations on the new Circular line.
Prime Minister of France, Élisabeth Borne presented a future plan for transport, prioritising a 100 billion EUR investment in the railway.
The US Surface Transportation Board (STB) has provided approval for the merger of Canadian Pacific (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS).
Hitachi Rail has been awarded a contract to deliver the digital signalling for Phase 2 of the Chennai Metro Rail Project in India.
Join the upcoming WOF SUMMIT 2023 in Vienna to take part in an innovative congress focused on logistics and the entire supply chain.
Amtrak and the Southern Rail Commission are applying for funding to study a new rail service between New York City, Georgia and Texas.
Train operator, Avanti West Coast has launched a low-cost Superfare 'standby' ticket for flexible travellers.
Over 40bn GBP will be invested in the UK's transport network over the next two years, with a focus on delivering the first phase of HS2.
Railtex will open its doors again at the NEC in Birmingham from 9–11 May 2023. Here are the top reasons why you should visit.
On 6-7 June, RailTech Belgium will bring the global railway industry together. Registration is now open – what can you expect at the show?
Independent rail operator, Railcoop has announced that its passenger service between Bordeaux and Lyon will launch in the summer of 2024.
New York's MTA has contracted Thales and TC Electric to supply CBTC signalling on the metro line between Brooklyn and Queens.
Scotland's Minister for Transport, Jenny Gilruth has confirmed that Caledonian Sleeper services will be taken over by the Scottish Government once Serco's curre...
The European Commission has approved a 1.1 billion EUR German scheme to compensate operators for the recent spike in electricity prices.
Green loans, active fire suppression for rolling stock, virtual testing, satellite communications, slip-slide prevention and more inside!
The next edition of RSN will take place on 6 July 2023 and is the place to network, make new contacts and strengthen existing relationships.
Etihad Rail has announced the completion of the UAE National Rail Network, which will link the seven emirates with its primary railway.