The Connecting Europe Express, one of the feature activities of the European Year of Rail 2021, is visiting TRAKO in Poland today.
Issue 4 of our e-magazine is here! Centred around TRAKO in Poland, read about the Connecting Europe Express as well as industry updates!
TfL's recent ad campaign to get passengers back using its trains and buses is a symptom of its underlying funding woes, writes Jonn Elledge.
Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Devlet Demiryolları (TCDD) has received the first of 26 Alstom locomotives equipped with ETCS level 1 and 2.
A new report showcases UK rail as a major economic sector that’s driving growth, investment and jobs right across the United Kingdom.
Network Rail has completed upgrades at Hayes & Harlington station ahead of the Elizabeth line opening in the first half of next year.
Alstom has been awarded contracts to design, deliver and provide long-term service support for ETCS Level 2 trackside signalling technology.
Alstom’s first two Innovia 300 monorail trains for the Cairo Monorail project have arrived in the city marking a major milestone.
Metrolink will pilot a new technology designed to ensure the safe and rapid slowing and stopping of trains in the event of an earthquake.
Kansas City Southern’s (KCS) Board of Directors has deemed Canadian Pacific’s (CP) proposed merger agreement a ‘company superior proposal’.
One year on from the start of phase one's construction, HS2 has announced that 20,000 people are now working on the high-speed rail project.
Alstom and S-Bahn Hamburg have signed a contract for the delivery of an additional 64 Class 490 S-Bahn trains.
New research by the Rail Delivery Group has highlighted the negative effect new commuting habits could have on city centre economies.
Railtex/Infrarail detail the success of the 15th International Exhibition of Railway equipment, systems and services held this week.
Alstom has conducted a technical demonstration journey of its latest battery-powered train in Saxony, Germany.
Holmatro extends its rerailing portfolio with a Compact Rerailing Unit which is lightweight and easy to use when space is limited.
With SmartMMI, passengers can be provided up-to-date information about developments in their ongoing journeys – directly on their adjacent train window.
Visit IMA Dresden at stand 7 for the 18th International Rail Vehicle Conference, taking place in Dresden from 22-24 September 2021.
Wheelabrator's digital tool uses software to enable energy-efficient shot blasting, allowing operators to see how much energy is being used.
Visit IMA Dresden at TRAKO, Europe’s second largest railway technology trade fair, taking place in Gdansk from 21-24 September 2021.
Emeg Group announce that they will be sponsoring the Middle East Rail Expo in Dubai on 12th & 13th October 2021 as a Silver Sponsor.
Dowaldwerke will be making an appearance at trade fairs across Germany in 2022, find out where and when you can find them here.
Dowaldwerke announces an extension at Dippoldiswalde providing a hall for the toilet assembly line. The work will start at the end of 2021.
Aqseptence Group has installed further Roediger train systems for railway service and maintenance depots in China.
Starting this year, SŽ – VIT is certified for the production of new wheelsets with a range of TSI-compliant designs.
A trio of intrepid engineers from Mechan, have participated in the Three Peaks Challenge by Rail to raise money for charity.
FRÄNKISCHE Industrial Pipes' FIPSYSTEMS® cable protection range ensures reliable fire protection and the highest mechanical and dynamic load capacities.
IL7 Security aim to show that TOC Management need to be cloud savvy to ensure delivery of a prompt, safe and comfortable service - Part 2.
Televic rail explain how data is used to improve rail experience making passengers eager to return and ensuring passenger comfort is key.
SŽ-VIT's Ljubljana depot overhauled the Siemens 541-004 Taurus, the first multi system electric locomotive in SŽ-Tovorni promet's fleet.
Fire Protection and Safety in Tunnels is being held ONLINE and taking place on 21 September 2021. Event times are in CET.
TRAKO the international railway fair will be taking place in Gdańsk, Poland on 21–24 September 2021. This is the 14th edition of the event.
Achieving UK Rail Decarbonisation will take place ONLINE on 22 September 2021. Your guide to decarbonising the UK rail network.
Maintenance & Resilience ASIA (MRA) 2021: The Key to Smart Manufacturing & Infrastructure will take place in Bangkok, Thailand on 22-24 September 2021.
The International Conference on Railway Engineering will be held ONLINE on 23–24 September 2021. This is the London edition.
5th Annual Ticketing Innovations Summit is taking place in Crowne Plaza, Berlin, Germany on 23–24 September 2021.
AREMA 2021 Virtual Conference will take place ONLINE on 27–30 September 2021. 4 days of technical talks across a broad range of rail topics.
EXPO Ferroviaria is being held in Milan, Italy on 28 – 30 September 2021. The 10th international exhibition of railway technology products.
Track & Infrastructure 4.0 Predictive Maintenance IoT & Digitalisation will be held ONLINE as a webinar series from 4–8 October 2021.
World Passenger Festival, Amsterdam, 5–6 October 2021. Key themes: customer experience, digital platforms, smart ticketing and more.
Alpine Rail Optimisation will bring together the Infrastructure Managers and Rail Operators from Austria, Switzerland, Germany, France and Italy.
World of Freight (WOF) EXPO 2021 will take place at the Incheba EXPO centre, Bratislava, Slovakia on 6 – 8 October 2021. This event is B2B.
Rail Wellbeing Live's Wellbeing Wednesdays take place on the first Wednesday every month. Livestreams are free and cover a range of topics.
Middle East Rail will take place at The Festival Arena, Dubai on 12 – 13 October 2021. This event is free to attend.
SIFER will be taking place in Grand Palais, Lille, France on 26–28 October 2021. Hear insights about future trends in policy and technology.
The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has published its interim report into the cracks found in Hitachi's Class 800 trains.
Alstom has run its Coradia iLint hydrogen train in France for the first time. The event took place at a railway test centre.
Alstom has received an option exercise order from SYTRAL, Lyon's public transport authority, for 35 Citadis trams.
Skoda Transportation has chosen Knorr-Bremse to supply brake systems and other equipment for rolling stock contracts in the Czech Republic.
Siemens Mobility's battery hybrid S700 streetcars have entered service in Charlotte, North Carolina. They were ordered in 2016.
UWC's model 13-6724 flat car has been certified and it's begun supplying Laude Smart Intermodal with 1,000 freight cars.
Alstom is working closely with transportation authorities in MENA, showcasing sustainable mobility solutions including its hydrogen train.
Alstom has run its Coradia iLint hydrogen-powered regional passenger train in Sweden for the first time in Östersund.
Alstom has won a contract with CRRC Tangshan to supply 200 MD523 broad-gauge bogies for rail operator Bangladesh Railway.
Alstom signs contract to manufacture, supply and commission eight new three-car Metropolis trainsets for Line 1 of the Santo Domingo Metro.
Austrian Federal Railways has ordered a further 21 Siemens Desiro ML multiple units, this time in a four-car version.
Russian Railways plans to introduce unmanned trains in Moscow and is testing an ATO system on its high-speed electric train Lastochka.
Siemens Mobility has converted Alpha Trains’ Ostdeutsche Eisenbahn GmbH- (ODEG) leased train units from three- to four-car trainsets.
European rail vehicle rental company Railpool has ordered 20 Vectron MS multisystem locomotives from Siemens Mobility.
The last in an order of 36 new GO train coaches from Alstom has now arrived at Metrolinx’s Willowbrook facility in Etobicoke, Canada.
Henkel showcases its technology portfolio for high-speed trains such as damping materials, coatings and NVH materials.
Network Rail's completed signalling work on new track near Peterborough that will divert freight trains under the East Coast Main Line.
The upgrade works at Bristol East Junction have been completed with full train services at Bristol Temple Meads having been resumed.
During its first year of operation, it's predicted that 6.6 million people will choose to travel on the MCD D3 line rather than by car.
Workers in Schwanau, Germany, have been busy manufacturing t the Scarborough Subway Extension’s tunnel boring machine (TBM).
HS2 Ltd has published revised images of the Adelaide Road headhouse in Camden, after changes were made to the design.
Images of HS2’s Chesham Road rural headhouse, which will provide emergency access to the 10-mile-long Chiltern tunnel, has been unveiled.
Siemens Mobility will deliver an Egyptian rail system featuring the country’s first high-speed, electrified main and freight rail line.
Network Rail is delivering works to prevent the tracks between Crewe and Chester from flooding as part of the Great North Rail Project.
23 new signals and 109 pieces of associated signalling equipment have been installed around Trafford Park under the Great North Rail Project.
The companies shortlisted to build HS2's Interchange Station in Solihull have been named by HS2 Ltd. The contract is to be awarded in 2022.
Network Rail’s southern region has invested over £1.8bn in the railway to support the UK’s mission to ‘build back better’.
The 13-mile electrification project between Wigan and Bolton has been given the go-ahead by the British government.
Banedanmark is rolling out a new digital signalling system between South Zealand and Falster, a section of which it will test this autumn.
Specialist divers are pouring underwater concrete to protect two major West Coast main line railway viaducts in Carlisle.
Leaders from across Yorkshire and the North East of England have contributed to a report demonstrating the importance of HS2's Eastern Leg.
RAIB has made recommendations to London Underground in its report into a fatal accident that took place at Waterloo Underground station.
New open access operator Lumo will offer direct, fully electric rail services between London and Edinburgh starting at £14.90 for a single.
The NEC Birmingham will play host to Railtex/Infrarail, a total of 220 exhibitors will present a variety of the latest railway equipment.
Canadian Pacific is back in the running in its desire to merge with Kansas City Southern, following the STB's voting trust ruling for CN-KCS.
Network Rail has chosen Thales Ground Transportation to develop and trial fibre-optic acoustic sensing technology.
National Rail has launched Alert Me by WhatsApp, which gives passengers real-time personalised travel information via the messaging app.
The Surface Transportation Board has unanimously decided to reject a voting trust as a mechanism in the proposed CN-KCS merger.
Sinara Transport Machines Center of Innovation Development (STM CID) and DB Systemtechnik sign a MOU to share knowledge and experience.
Data from the UK rail industry shows bank holiday weekend ticket sales to seaside destinations have surpassed pre-pandemic levels.
A consortium led by Siemens Mobility and ViP Verkehrsbetrieb Potsdam has demonstrated its Autonomous Tram in Depot research project.
WOF Expo is an innovative event, bridging the entire supply chain, seeking to create business opportunities within the “New Europe” region.
A SYSTRA and KBR joint venture has been awarded an independent certification services contract for the Sydney Metro West project.
California High-Speed Rail Authority has approved the final EIR/EIS for the 80-mile Bakersfield to Palmdale project alignment section.
A new section of the MTA Coney Island Yard Complex is being fortified against extreme weather to make it more resilient to climate change.
Savage is partnering with Kansas City Southern (KCS) to construct a multi-commodity railport in Louisiana.