BREAKING: Railtex 2021 Postponed
Railtex 2021, which was to be held jointly with Infrarail in May 2021, has been postponed to 7–9 September because of COVID-19.
Railtex 2021, which was to be held jointly with Infrarail in May 2021, has been postponed to 7–9 September because of COVID-19.
Alstom and Kiepe Electric have won a contract with the Cologne Public Transport Authority (KVB) for 64 low-floor Citadis trams.
The FRA has published its third quarter 2020 update on the implementation of positive train control on the mandated route miles.
Reearch by City & Guilds and the National Skills Academy for Rail says the rail industry will face a critical skills shortage by 2025.
Bombardier has announced it is opening an engineering academy in Cairo, Egypt, to train engineers for its monorail project in the capital.
Deutsche Bahn and Siemens Mobility launch the H2goesRail partnership to trial a hydrogen train (Mireo Plus H) and refuelling infrastructure.
Network Rail has announced major works at Euston for the construction of the HS2 terminus and on the West Coast Main Line in 2021.
Bombardier's BST joint venture in China has won a contract to supply 14 CR300AF high-speed electric multiple units. Delivery by January 2021.
Following the funding agreement reached between TfL and goverment, consultancy work on Crossrail 2 will end, safeguarding will continue.
Deutsche Bahn has become a member of the US High Speed Rail Association, which aims to promote support for high-speed rail in America.
CFL cargo has signed a contract with Bombardier Transportation for 10 TRAXX multi-system locomotives, which run on AC and DC, plus last mile.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's 10-Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution aims at incentivising driving and doesn't mention rail.
Amtrak, SEPTA and PennDOT have received 15.9m USD in grant funding from the FRA to upgrade signalling equipment on the Harrisburg Line.
The University of Leeds has entered into a research collaboration worth 1 million GBP with the West Coast Parnership, which will operate HS2.
Alstom will supply an additional 13 Citadis Dualis tram-trains for the Île-de-France region. These are an option from a 2007 contract.
USHSR has published a 5-point plan for developing high-speed rail in the US, starting with a new High Speed Rail Development Authority.
Introducing the new 1500 VDC flat-battery start unit, offering remarkable power density, reliability and surge robustness.
Korita Aviation's aluminium drawers for airline and rail catering operations are designed for strength and durability!
Pandrol and Connys Entreprenad have developed a new model of the Sleeper Grip SG60, designed for fast and safe handling of sleepers and rail.
Nomad Digital recently attended World Passenger Festival. Across the three-day event, Nomad were involved in 3 key sessions.
Autonomous inspection, AI and big-data offer opportunities for planning efficiency and significant maintenance cost savings for rail.
Nomad Digital explains the evolution of WiFi, from connecting the Hawaiian islands to becoming an integral part of people’s daily lives.
The more people use rail and metro systems, the greater the need for robust and reliable railway communications becomes.
Case Study: Alstom carries out testing using sensors from ASC to ensure both safety and comfort in rail transport.
Railway-News spoke with Camira, transport textile experts for over 200 Years, to get their perspective on the post-pandemic rail landscape.
Robel introduces the ROMITAMP 2.0, an advanced version of the lightweight agile mini tamper to complement its larger tamping fleet.
IGW is extending its global manufacturing footprint with excitement all around India, especially in their local Indian plant in Pune.
Stäubli electrical connections for high-power transmission in train applications, electrification of railway lines and data & signal transmission.
Concrete Express: Blend Plants is ideal for the rail works sector – delivering multi-functionality, compactness and guaranteed results.
Deutsche Bahn selected Oceanic - Camira's first recycled polyester to include plastic ocean waste - to upholster the site's chairs and sofas.
We are specialised in manufacturing galley insert equipment. Our containers are seen in aircraft and rail galleys all over the world.
British Steel is enhancing its range of rail products and services by embarking on an R&D programme with the University of Sheffield.
Optimising Real Time Monitoring Solutions & Big Data Analytics to Predict Failures & Increase the Availability & Reliability of Their Assets
Rolling Stock Forum Virtual Conference: Current needs, the future of procurement, and fleet required to meet decarbonisation targets (1st December 2020).
Rail Live! is going virtual this year, attracting even more attendees from all across the globe. 1 – 2 December 2020
RTS Webinar Series 2020: Reliable and Easy to Maintain – 1 December 2020, 3pm - 4:30pm GMT. This webinar is part of the RTS Webinar Series by RSSB.
In Dialogue with Rail Freight: Solutions Available Now and Plans for the Future – 2 December 2020, 2pm - 4pm GMT (RSSB Webinar)
Virtual Conference: Mon 07 - Thu 10 December 2020. Progressing with Digital Railway and ERTMS implementation in the UK and Europe.
High Speed Rail: Education Interchange 2020. This online event will explore how industry, educators and trainers collaborate to develop and deliver HSR.
Sydney Transport & Roads Expo is the first large-scale exhibition of its kind to unite all the key players and stakeholders in the public transport and...
The 13th International Railway Infrastructure Exhibition Infrarail is to be co-located with Railtex 2021 at the NEC in Birmingham.
The Rise of IoT & Big Data in Rail, the Rail industry’s number one event to match buyer requirements with expert solutions.
The 12th edition of ILCAD hosted by Network Rail, will take place on 11 June 2020, at the National Railway Museum in York.
RailLog Korea is Korea’s leading international trade fair for railway technology, infrastructure and logistics. 16 - 19 June 2021, Busan, South Korea.
Scandinavian Rail Optimisation will bring together Infrastructure Managers and Rail Operators of Scandinavia to discuss investment plans and strategies.
World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo is the leading global event for travel catering, onboard retail and passenger comfort.
The 7th Railway Forum will take place in Berlin on 7 and 8 September 2021 under the motto Railway Renaissance Entering a New Age of Mobility.
Alpine Rail Optimisation will bring together the Infrastructure Managers and Rail Operators from Austria, Switzerland, Germany, France and Italy.
Hong Kong's MTR Corporation has announced that the first new Phase 5 light rail vehicles will start carrying passengers on 17 November 2020.
Alstom has completed the first phase of the Lusail light rail project in Qatar. It will run 28 low-floor Citadis X05 trams.
Although hydrogen and fuel cell technology can play its part in the rail sector, it will not decarbonise transport. It is a fringe component.
9 new VLocity trains have entered service on Victoria's regional rail network. In total Victoria has ordered 18 new three-car VLocity trains.
Siemens Mobility has unveiled its Mireo Smart EMU. Based on its more bespoke Mireo platform, this is a cost-effective, easy alternative.
Alstom's SriCity factory in India, which opened in September 2012, has reached the milestone of having manufactured 500 metro cars.
The Siemens Mobility Vectron Dual Mode locomotive has received its operating approval from the German Federal Railway Authority (EBA).
Athens has procured 20 four-car Metropolis trains as well as Alstom's CBTC signalling solution for its new metro line, Line 4.
Casa Transport has ordered 66 Alstom Citadis X05 trams for the Casablanca's tramway. The contract includes an option for 22 further units.
Bucharest's metro operator has ordered an initial 13 Alstom Metropolis trains, with an option for a further 17 units, to run on Line 5.
Hitachi will deliver 28 six-car monorail vehicles as well as the signalling systems and other equipment for line 3 of the Panama Metro.
Bombardier has delivered its 800th MOVIA metro car for the Delhi Metro. The remaining 16 units will be delivered by the end of 2020.
Bombardier has signed a 3-year contract extension with CrossCountry for maintenance and servicing of its Voyager and Super Voyager fleets.
Stadler has won a contract with Portugal's state-owned rail operator CP to manufacture and supply 22 broad-gauge FLIRT multiple units.
Alstom's WAG 12B electric locomotives have been approved for operations at 120km/h by the Ministry of Railways in India.
Siemens Mobility will supply 109 Avenio HF light rail vehicles to Duisburg and Dusseldorf, with delivery beginning in 2025.
A car body drives out and the next one drives in. On average, IMA Dresden test between 7 and 10 car bodies on our premises every year.
Project Connect was on the ballot for voters as they went to the polls on 3 November 2020 and they voted in favour of light rail in Austin.
Midlands Voices report by the High Speed Rail Group says the eastern leg of HS2 up to Leeds is crucial for levelling up the country.
The second section of the Dawlish sea wall is being built using the 'Wavewalker', a floating barge that can withstand high tidal ranges.
Deutsche Bahn updated its vegetation management programme in 2018, investing more money and personnel and cutting storm damage by 25 percent.
Leeds University enters into a 10m GBP agreement with the REAL Alliance to research the electrical power supply on the East Coast Main Line.
The tunnel boring machines that will excavate the HS2 Chiltern tunnel will be equipped with robotic arms to help with the concrete segments.
Network Rail will reopen the railway line between Aberdeen and Dundee which has been closed since August following the Stonehaven derailment.
HS2 Ltd has published the updated designs for the Canterbury Works vent shaft headhouse, which will sit above the Euston tunnel in London.
The renovation of The Broadmoor Cog Railway has reached its halfway milestone, prior to its expected reopening in May 2021.
HS2 Ltd has unveiled the design of two viaducts in Northamptonshire as a four-week consultation period for local residents gets underway.
The track repair works are getting underway at the site of the Stonehaven derailment, following the clearance of the wreckage.
Alstom has completed the Matai section of the Beni Suef-Asyut line in Egypt, the sixth section of the line Alstom has upgraded.
The HS2 rail project has generated more than 400 apprenticeships to date, with a goal of creating 2,000 over the course of the project.
The Australian federal budget includes more than half a billion dollars in funding for rail infrastructure projects in the state of Victoria.
HS2 Ltd has signed a contract with contractor Skanka Costain STRAVAG JV for the first 2 tunnel boring machines to start on the HS2 project.
HS2 Ltd has launched a public consultation on proposed changes the Phase 2b of the high-speed rail project, including additional platforms.
The American Public Transportation Association says all commuter railroads in the United States are on track to meet the 2020 PTC deadline.
The European Parliament and Council have reached a provisional agreement on making 2021 the European Year of Rail.
Alstom gives an update on its acquisition on Bombardier Transportation in its H2 2020 financial results, including a timetable of events.
The United States has a new president-elect, Joe Biden. But why is he called 'Amtrak Joe'? And what has he said about the importance of rail?
Issue 4 of 2020 of the Railway-News magazine, with features including Hydrogen Is a Distraction and the digital InnoTrans Convention.
The European Commission has chosen the FCH2RAIL project to explore hydrogen fuel cells for rail vehicles, using Horizon 2020 funding.
Bombardier has launched a new digital subscription-based predictive maintenance service for railway assets called EBI Sense.
A new UKRRIN research centre specialising in digital railways systems has opened at the University of Birmingham.
Eurotunnel has launched its 'Eurotunnel Border Pass' to help mitigate the impact of Brexit on cross-border freight operations.
TfL has reached a deal with the UK government over funding for the next six months following collapsed revenues due to the coronavirus crisis.
The digital automatic coupling project under the consortium DAC4EU has entered the test phase after 4 different prototypes were installed.
SNCF Réseau's ARGOS parternship is moving from the research to the development phase with Thales, Alstom and Hitachi as industry partners.
Bombardier's bogie competence centre in Siegen, Germany has overhauled 10,000 bogies for more than 70 customers since opening in 2003.
Deutsche Bahn has completed the migration of all of its IT to the cloud, a project begun in 2016 and completed two years ahead of schedule.
The ground-breaking ceremony for Germany's second hydrogen refuelling station for passenger trains has taken place in Hesse.
HS1 Ltd has lauched its sustainability strategy, unveiling the goal of becoming the first UK railway run entirely on renewable energy.