Deutsche Bahn is adding almost 1,000 new employees to its service team for long-distance services in response to poor punctuality.
Amtrak has announced it will be making the entrance to New York Penn Station at 7th Avenue and 32nd Street more accessible.
California High Speed Railway has been awarded 25 million USD in federal RAISE Grant funding for the Merced Extension Design Project.
At the Future Mobility Showcase Day hosted by WMGC, Coventry City Council presented its ongoing Coventry Very Light Rail Project.
Network Rail has signed a contract with EDF Renewables UK for the supply of 49.9MW of solar power for non-traction power requirements.
Rolling stock manufacturer Talgo has received an order for seven night trains and 15 years of maintenance from Egyptian National Railways.
Patriot Rail Company LLC has entered into an agreement to acquire Pioneer Lines, which operates 15 short line railroads across 12 states.
The world's first fully automated heavy-rail system AutoHaul has been increased by 166km to connect Rio Tinto's new Gudai-Darri iron ore mine.
WOF Expo Prague - the leading platform for transport, logistics and supply chain solutions in the CEE region - will take place this October.
Hyundai Rotem and Knorr-Bremse have signed a five-year framework agreement for the supply of braking, entrance and HVAC systems.
The Samuel de Champlain Bridge in Quebec has opened to light rail traffic, forming part of the Réseau express métropolitain (REM) line.
South Western Railway (SWR) has begun a three-month trial of a new app designed to improve station accessibility.
The Arctic Gateway Group, which owns and operates the Hudson Bay Railway, will receive funding of 147.6 million USD over the next two years.
The EIA report for Rail Baltica’s main route in Estonia has found that the planned route meets the necessary compliance requirements.
Network Rail is about to start vital maintenance and renewal work on the Glasgow city centre rail bridge which spans the A8 at Saltmarket.
Corex Honeycomb and Bespoke Composite Panels are pleased to be present at InnoTrans 2022, occupying Stand 291 in Hall 3.1.
Intel and its global ecosystem of partners have collaborated on a Pantograph Catenary Monitoring System (PCMS) solution.
Nokia has been selected by Western Australia's PTA to design, build and maintain a next generation railway communications system in Perth.
For the very first time, Televic GSP’s Berlin facility has been included in Berlin Southwest's Discovery Tour.
Real-Time Passenger Information from Swiftly has enabled CapMetro to make more accurate arrival predictions available to riders.
An Austrian/Swiss research team led by netwiss OG is looking for ways to use night trains in daytime traffic and increase their efficiency.
Complete Composite Systems will be on hand at InnoTrans 2022 to exhibit their cable troughing system, ARCOSYSTEM®.
Zonegreen is enhancing the protection offered to maintenance workers across Ireland, as part of an extensive programme of depot upgrades.
LiveEO has secured €19M in funding in what is one of the largest investments to date in Earth Observation in Europe.
The nROK 1030 provides a complete solution for fully-connected trains, leveraging IoT technologies in day-to-day operations.
By 2023, Shenhao speculates that inspection robots will gain popularity in three major application fields: energy, rail and power stations.
Pfaff Verkehrstechnik's international business is growing exceptionally well, as shown by their many successfully completed major projects.
Bosch has developed a collision warning system that warns tram drivers of obstacles ahead, making tram travel safer.
By tapping into Mastercard Transit & Mobility Solutions, agencies gain access to innovative solutions such as Switchio’s all-in-one cEMV payment platform.
In 2017, Yeltech installed a remote monitoring system of 7 weather stations coupled with rail temperature monitors across the DLR network.
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.
World Tunnel Congress: Underground solutions for a world in change will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark on 2-8 September 2022.
The RailFreight Summit will take place on 7–8 September 2022 in Warsaw. Talks, panel discussions, audience debates, and more.
Rail Wellbeing Live's Wellbeing Wednesdays take place on the first Wednesday every month. Livestreams are free and cover a range of topics.
Rail Infrastructure Networking will take place on 8 September 2022 in Derby. Bringing the industry together for networking opportunities.
Achieving Rail Decarbonisation will take place on 14 September 2022 in London. Your guide to decarbonising the UK rail network.
MRA 2022 will take place in Bangkok, Thailand at the Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre on 14-16 September 2022.
Monorailex will take place on 16 - 18 September 2022 in Berlin, Germany. Presenting new research and developments in the monorail industry.
The Annual Ticketing Innovations Summit will take place on 19–20 September 2022 in Berlin. Focused on innovative public transit ticketing.
InnoTrans 2022: InnoTrans is the leading international trade fair for transport technology and takes places every two years in Berlin.
The event, Electrotrans 2022 will take place in Moscow, Russia at the Expocenter Fairgrounds on 21-23 September 2022.
The International Conference on Railway Engineering will take place digitally on 22–23 September 2022. Hear rail researchers and scientists.
The 8th Edition of Malaysia Rail will take place on 26–27 September 2022. Focused on current and future projects in Southeast Asia.
Alstom has completed production of the first two of 152 cars for the next generation Marseille metro in France.
Egypt's first electric multiple unit (EMU), developed by CRRC Sifang has started trial operations in 10th of Ramadan City, Egypt.
CAF has begun dynamic track testing the hydrogen-powered demonstrator train developed for the FCH2Rail project.
Union Pacific has announced the rail industry’s largest ever investment (1 billion USD) in locomotive modernisation.
Alstom has started production of Metropolis trains for operation on Lines 8 – Diamond and 9 – Emerald in São Paulo, Brazil.
Stadler has started production of the Class 93 locomotive fleet for Rail Operations UK at its plant in Valencia, Spain.
CAF has been awarded two new contracts – in Athens and Seville – valued at more than 100 million EUR (102.39m USD).
Brightline has welcomed the delivery of two Siemens Mobility trains to operate on the upcoming Orlando extension line.
Metrolink has put its first refurbished train car into service in California to enhance passenger comfort and safety.
Caltrain’s first electric trainset has completed clearance testing along the corridor between Santa Clara and Tamien Stations in San Jose.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) has christened its 100th ICE 4 as part of the company's 10bn EUR investment in expanding its long-distance fleet.
ÖBB Rail Cargo Group – the freight transport division of Austrian Federal Railways – has put its 11,000th smart freight cae on the rails.
SBB Cargo has chosen to lease 35 Vectron AC locomotives from Siemens Mobility. The vehicles will be delivered in 2024.
Knorr-Bremse is looking to increase freight rail efficiency and flexibility by trialling an automated break testing system.
Three new Trenitalia Frecciarossa services have begun this week providing direct connections between Rome’s Fiumicino Airport and Naples.
What is the role of a railway engineer, and who do they work together with? RUBI Railtec breaks it down.
ÖBB Train Tech is investing 600 million EUR (608.99m USD) into the expansion and modernisation of 22 sites across Austria.
Construction has started on the new Portal North Bridge, which will improve service, reliability and capacity along the Northeast Corridor.
DB Engineering and Consulting will oversee the electrification of Uzbekistan’s 452-kilometre-long Bukhara-Urgench-Khiva railway line.
A new phase of testing has begun on the Murcia high speed line which is scheduled to be commissioned later this year.
BNSF has collaborated with Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) to open a new intermodal rail hub at the Port of Tacoma, Washington.
ATM has contracted Alstom to electrify the first phase of Barcelona's tram connection using APS technology.
Thales has been awarded a long-term services support contract to ensure the continued reliability of its CBTC signalling system in Singapore.
FTA has announced 1.75 billion USD in funding through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to improve accessibility at rail and subway stations.
Ile-de-France Mobilités has announced that the electrification of the entire Ile-de-France rail network will be completed by 2030.
Dorothy, HS2’s 2000-tonne tunnel boring machine, has made its first breakthrough on the UK's high-speed rail line from London to Birmingham.
Hitachi Rail has been chosen to install ATO over ETCS Level 2 technology across Queensland’s New Generation Rollingstock fleet.
Construction has begun on the Rail Baltica bridge over the Neris river in Jonava. This will be the longest railway bridge in the Baltics.
This week saw the inauguration of the Madrid–Burgos high-speed line – an extension of the high-speed North line (LAV).
Network Rail is investing 30 million GBP into reducing platform congestion and improving accessibility at London Victoria station.
Off the back of Europe’s latest record-breaking heatwave, Network Rail has commissioned a new resilience taskforce.
The IRFC conference will take place from 5–7 October 2022, to assess the Czech Republic's priorities for transport, especially rail.
Alstom has transferred its Coradia Polyvalent platform, its French Reichshoffen production site and its TALENT 3 platform to CAF.
Siemens Mobility has announced it will be unveiling its new open digital business platform – the Siemens Xcelerator – at InnoTrans 2022.
Deutsche Bahn Deutsche Bahn has announced a return to profitable business for the first time since the start of the pandemic.
Network Rail has formally begun the legal consultation process with the necessary trade unions regarding its planned maintenance reforms.
Transport for London (TfL) is trialling a cooling panel solution to reduce platform and tunnel temperatures at deep Tube stations.
PKP PLK has granted approval to Alstom to use the ELS-96 wheel detector system on railway lines in Poland.
DB and the Federal Police have opened a security laboratory at Berlin Südkreuz station where they will test new safety tech and services.
The 6th Annual Ticketing Innovations Summit will take place in Berlin on 19-20 September. Ticketing, pricing and passenger experience.
ÖBB Rail Cargo Group has launched a new direct connection between Melnik in the Czech Republic and Wilhelmshaven, Germany.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority has released a Summer 2022 Construction Update to highlight progress on the high-speed rail project.
Adif Alta Velocidad (Adif) has put into service the first of the three sections that will make up the Madrid-Extremadura High-Speed Line.
The UK Government is more than trebling its investment into the Transpennine route upgrade (TRU) to nine billion GBP.
Stadler has revealed some of the solutions it will have on show at InnoTrans 2022 this coming September in Berlin.
Passenger tram services have now begun on the Birmingham Westside Metro extension from Library to Edgbaston.