UWC gains certification from Federal Railway Certification Register for its new model of tank car, designed for transporting chemicals.
Alstom has released the details of its orders and sales for the first nine months of the financial year 2021/22.
Rail freight revolution: A train equipped with digital automatic couplers had departed on a practical test journey in Germany.
Network Rail is about to start a new trial project to improve lineside biodiversity on the West Highland Line.
As the first phase of the Elizabeth line trial operations comes to an end, passenger services are set to begin in the first half of 2022.
Hitachi Rail has won the contract to operate and maintain the autonomous metro at Princess Nora bint Abdul Rahman University in Riyadh.
DB Cargo is investing in a new climate-friendly locomotive fleet with alternative drives. This will improve efficiency and sustainability.
Sławomir Cyza has been appointed CEO and Managing Director (MD) of Alstom in Poland, Ukraine and Baltic States.
RB Rail AS and an international consortium signed an agreement relating to the project's control-command and signalling component.
HS2 has chosen TK Elevator to manufacture and install approximately 160 lifts and 130 escalators at its four main stations.
Overnight engineering work begins on 24 January to improve the railway line between Dawlish and Holcombe in Devon.
Canadian National wants the Surface Transportation Board to order the divestiture of KCS's Springfield Line as part of the CP-KCS merger.
Stadler has won a contract worth up to €4bn to supply a consortium of six transport companies with up to 504 CITYLINK tram-train vehicles.
Vienna: Wiener Lienen's new X-car metro trains will feature more information-rich passenger information displays.
Amit Bose has been confirmed as the 15th Administrator of the United States Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).
Netskrt announce it has joined the Streaming Video Alliance (the Alliance), to solve intractable problems that hinder video streaming.
Nearly 300 tonnes of British Steel's Scunthorpe rail are set to be installed at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, helping keep services running.
STAUFF is providing key products for the new EMR Aurora contract, such as specialist clamping solutions and tube manipulation.
Viper Innovations research interesting rail innovations and key points of time from the 1800s that moved the railway industry forward.
The first stage of refurbishment for the Alstom Coradia Continental S-Bahn Bremen metro trains commenced in January 2022.
Fincons Group speaks with Mr Francois Davenne, UIC General Director, to discuss future opportunities for the railway sector.
Frauscher China has turned 10! We hear from Ma Jin/Trevor and Georg Mattner, to gain insight into the development of the China's railway.
The WITT EscS 7 is an auto-resetting earth short-circuiting device that accords to EN regulations for the protection of public and infrastructure.
Skeleton Technologies welcomes Dr. Linus Froböse as new Chief Operating Officer, with over 9 years of experience in battery technology.
NEXCOM’s Mobile Computing Solutions group features top-of-the-line NVIDIA graphic processing units (GPUs) in select industrial AI edge computers.
Complete Composite System's versatile cable management product ARCOSYSTEM®, was successfully fitted in Kordel, Germany.
ENSCO Rail introduces the latest product in its suite of railway track inspection and maintenance planning products: the Ultrasonic Rail Flaw System (URFS).
KfW is supporting companies to invest in sustainable mobility with a broad range of promotional programmes.
PaxLife Innovations introduce railSTACK, the in-vehicle cloud hosting software platform offering passengers digital services on board.
As of 1 January 2022, Dr. Stefan Peiker is the new COO of Plasser & Theurer, Export von Bahnbaumaschinen, Gesellschaft m.b.H.
Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum: Next steps for reform of the UK rail system and priorities for developing services and infrastructure
Rail Wellbeing Live's Wellbeing Wednesdays take place on the first Wednesday every month. Livestreams are free and cover a range of topics.
Rail Cybersecurity Europe will take place in London, UK at the Millennium Gloucester on 8-9 February 2022.
TransCityRail Midlands 2022 will take place in Birmingham, UK at The Vox Birmingham on 10 February 2022.
Rolling Stock Forum 2022 will take place in London, UK at Clifford Chance on 10 February 2022.
The 11th International Railway Summit (IRS11) will take place in Berlin, Germany on 15-17 February 2022. Organised by IRITS Events Ltd.
International Sustainable Railway Awards 2022 (ISRA) will take place in Berlin, Germany on 17 February 2022.
Fire Protection of Rolling Stock will take place in Berlin, Germany on 23-24 February 2022. This event is organised by Arena International.
AusRAIL PLUS will now be taking place at the International Convention Centre in Sydney, Australia from 28 February to 2 March 2022.
The Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects Forum will take place in London, UK and virtually on 1-2 March 2022.
RailTech Europe 2022 will take place in Utrecht, the Netherlands at Jaarbeurs Utrecht on 8-10 March 2022. Organised by ProMedia Group.
IT-TRANS will be taking place both ONLINE and in Karlsruhe, Germany on 8 – 10 March 2022. This event is organised by Messe Karlsruhe.
The 10th Edition of the Transit State of Good Repair Conference will take place in Washington, D.C., USA on 9-10 March 2022.
Rail Cybersecurity USA will take place in Celebration, Florida, USA on 15-16 March 2022. This event is organised by Cyber Senate.
Accelerate: Rail 2022 will take place in London, UK at the Hilton Tower Bridge on 16 March 2022. Brought to you by MarketforceLive.
Alstom has signed an agreement to provide up to 200 Coradia Nordic trains to Norske Tog in Norway's largest rail procurement contract.
STM Trading House is supplying Russian port terminals in Khabarovsk and Novorossiysk with its latest TEM14M shunting locomotives.
DB Regio has ordered 17 Coradia Stream electric multiple units for the Main-Weser subnetwork between Frankfurt, Giessen, Marburg and Kassel.
Rail vehicle rental company Railpool has signed a framework agreement with Siemens Mobility for 100 Vectron MS locomotives.
Bucharest’s metro network operator Metrorex has chosen Alstom to continue providing maintenance services for its fleet until 2036.
Hitachi Rail is upgrading Nordic Re-Finance's fleet of TMe diesel-electric locomotives with ERTMS and STM. The work will be complete by 2023.
Stadler enters the Guinness Book of Records for the longest range travelled by a train in battery-only mode.
Alstom's driverless automatic people mover has entered passenger service at Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport.
Siemens Mobility will supply Akiem with 20 Vectron locomotives. This is the first order under a framework agreement signed in August 2021.
Belgian operator SNCB is exercising a contract option under a framework agreement signed in 2015 for 98 M7 train cars.
Alstom is to provide 16 eight-car Omneo Premium trains for the Marseille-Nice line that Transdev will operate from 2025.
25 Alstom Citadis X05 trams have entered passenger service on Attiko Metro’s Athens and Piraeus network, having completed successful testing.
Progress Rail, BNSF Railway and Chevron have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to demonstrate a hydrogen-powered locomotive.
Two new Nightjet lines are launching, providing night-time rail travel between Vienna – Munich – Paris and Zurich – Cologne – Amsterdam.
Alstom has signed a ten-year framework agreement with Irish Rail (IE) for up to 750 new X’trapolis commuter rail cars.
Providing advanced research, engineering and testing capabilities, ENSCO is taking the lead in surface transportation and around the world.
HS2 archaeologists have excavated a vast roman settlement in Northamptonshire - one of over 100 sites HS2 has examined since 2018.
HS2 has published its Net Zero Carbon Plan, which sets out how it plans to make the project net zero carbon from 2035.
The Lusail tramway has entered commercial service in Qatar with 28 low-floor Alstom Citadis X05 trams carrying passengers in the city.
HS2 has revealed the first images of its 1.5 mile-long Greatworth tunnel - one of three ‘green tunnels’ to be built in Bucks and Notts.
Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV) has launched a recruitment drive to support HS2 construction works planned for 2022 and beyond.
Network Rail has begun track, bridge and station works designed to improve services for travellers between London and Anglia.
Over 1,000 stations across Germany were renovated last year as part of Deutsche Bahn’s modernisation programme.
Britain: There have been no rail services on Christmas Day for 40 years and once again Network Rail has delivered a swathe of upgrades.
Platform construction has started at Winslow as part of the East West Rail project. 500 precast concrete platform units will be laid.
Electrification of the railway line between Kettering and Market Harborough on the Midland Main Line to begin on 24 December 2021.
The first of 56 giant concrete piers for the Colne Valley Viaduct has been cast. Once complete, this will be the UK's longest rail bridge.
VGF has awarded the contract for Frankfurt's metro and tram network digital train control system to Siemens Mobility.
Siemens Mobility has won a contract with Sporveien AS to install its CBTC technology on the Oslo Metro network.
Trains are now alternately running in both directions on the Belorusskaya – Savyolovskaya track of the Moscow Central Diameter 1 (MCD-1).
Engineering works will take place at Salisbury to check the alignment of the new track laid after the collision at Fisherton Tunnel.
An (MoU)has been signed between DB and five federal states to improve rail infrastructure and expand services across northern Germany.
Amtrak and Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) have signed an agreement to support each other’s expansion plans in North America.
Experts from industry and academia are developing an on-board system that can identify low adhesion hazards such as leaves on the line.
Jonn Elledge gets into the Christmas spirit and does some finger-pointing as to who is really to blame for the state of Britain's railways.
Stadler is taking over German signalling expert BBR Group in order to strengthen its position in the railway signalling market.
Amtrak has announced that CEO Bill Flynn is retiring. Stephen Gardner will consequently be appointed as the company’s President and CEO.
CP has completed its purchase of KCS. This will lead to the creation of the only single-line railway linking the Canada, USA and Mexico.
Following ongoing financial problems, NS-subsidiary Abellio will cease operating in Germany, with concessions awarded to other operators.
Alstom will build a new production line in Morocco in order to manufacture on-board transformers in-country.
Go-Ahead has launched its first services in the German state of Bavaria, following the launch of services in Baden-Württemberg in 2019.
Canadian Pacific (CP) shareholders have voted in favour of the CP - Kansas City Southern (KCS) merger agreement.
Transport for the North (TfN) has launched a transport decarbonisation strategy for the north of England - the first of its kind.
Moscow Metro has opened a section of the Big Circle Line (BCL) in the south and west of the city, with 10 new stations.
The US Federal Railroad Administration has issued $198 million in funding to repair intercity passenger railroad infrastructure and assets.
As part of an initiative to help tackle period poverty, Network Rail has begun offering free sanitary products at Leeds station.