Alstom Announces Closing Date for Bombardier Acquisition
Alstom and Bombardier have announced the expected closing date for Alstom's acquisition of Bombardier Transportation.
Alstom and Bombardier have announced the expected closing date for Alstom's acquisition of Bombardier Transportation.
Brexit: the European Commission has proposed a regulation giving extensions covering the Channel Tunnel infrastructure and train licences.
CSX, a United States Class 1 railroad, has announced that it will acquire Pan Am Railways, expanding its presence in New England.
Jure Mikolcic, CEO of Stadler Pankow GmbH, at the VDB Digital Dialog Forum "Rail Revolution 4.0: Picking up Speed after the Crisis".
Northern has removed the last of its 102 Pacer trains from service, following regulations requiring rolling stock to be accessible.
Train operator Grand Central to resume services from December at a reduced level. These will be reservation-only to enable social distancing.
Bombardier's TRAXX Africa locomotives, operated by Transnet Freight Rail in South Africa, have completed 10 million kilometres in service.
Italy is to get its first hydrogen trains with delivery starting in 2023. FNM has ordered six Coradia Stream trains from Alstom for Lombardy.
State aid: the European Commission has approved Austrian measures to support passenger and rail freight affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Talgo has unveiled its plans to get into the hydrogen train market, with the Talgo Vittal-One, named in honour of hydrogen's atomic number.
HS2 and the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) will work together on utility diversions in readiness of the metro eastside extension.
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.
PALFINGER has signed a contract to acquire Hinz Försäljnings AB, PALFINGER’s second largest global independent distribution partner.
Mechan has developed a set of 12 lifting jacks and two turntables for a new maintenance facility being built in Exeter, Devon.
Zonegreen have installed their Depot Personnel Protection System at a new learning centre for employees entering Tyne and Wear Metro depots.
A remote EUROLOCKING interlocking system has successfully been put into operation at Transports Publics Fribourgeois (TPF) in Vuadens.
We know that when we manufacture trolleys both airlines and rail operators will experience a great return on their investment.
PaxLife Innovations: How to answer passengers’ evolving demands for increased bandwidth, uninterrupted connectivity and personalised travel.
Propex GeoSolutions used its ARMORMAX technology to protect a drainage channel in Reinland, Manitoba to prevent flooding and degradation.
50 years at Altro: Today Pep works as Altro's Health and Safety Administrator, supporting the company's Zero Harm vision.
Unipart Rail and Unipart Manufacturing Group have successfully built their first McCulloch Rail Panel Lifter at a new production facility.
British Steel is recruiting 66 new employees to support increased production at its operations in Scunthorpe and Teesside.
Kyle Connor from Cisco discusses how the current pandemic is causing transport operators to embrace digitalisation in a new way.
The deployment of personal warning devices allows for the highest safety and fastest work progress possible.
The wireless communications landscape is fraught with RF challenges. This is especially true in today’s world of rail transportation.
Follow Jörn on linkedIn and Xing to get the best access to news about rubber metal parts for railway suspension and other applications.
nVent, a global leader in electrical connection and protection solutions, has introduced a redesigned SCHROFF website.
It’s crucial the rail industry plugs the widening STEM learning skills gap if it is to meet the transportation needs of the future.
Rail Live! is going virtual this year, attracting even more attendees from all across the globe. 1 – 2 December 2020
Rail Wellbeing Live's Wellbeing Wednesdays return! They'll take place on the first Wednesday every month from 2nd December 2020.
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.
Rolling Stock Fire Safety Innovation 2020 is a webinar series consisting of 21 sessions taking place over 7 days: 7th-15th December 2020.
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...
Rolling Stock Forum Virtual Conference: Current needs, the future of procurement, and fleet required to meet decarbonisation targets (10th February 2020).
The Institution of Mechanical Engineers are going international with their Railway Division Virtual Annual Luncheon 2021 event (5 March 2021).
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.
The 15th edition of Railtex and the 13th edition of Infrarail will take place at the NEC, Birmingham from 7-9 September 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.
CFL cargo has signed a contract with Bombardier Transportation for 10 TRAXX multi-system locomotives, which run on AC and DC, plus last mile.
Alstom will supply an additional 13 Citadis Dualis tram-trains for the Île-de-France region. These are an option from a 2007 contract.
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.
IL7 & its experienced associates promote the transport industry as key to Britain's economy. IL7 provides cyber security through risk analysis.
Network Rail has announced major works at Euston for the construction of the HS2 terminus and on the West Coast Main Line in 2021.
Following the funding agreement reached between TfL and goverment, consultancy work on Crossrail 2 will end, safeguarding will continue.
Amtrak, SEPTA and PennDOT have received 15.9m USD in grant funding from the FRA to upgrade signalling equipment on the Harrisburg Line.
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.
Deutsche Bahn and Siemens Mobility launch the H2goesRail partnership to trial a hydrogen train (Mireo Plus H) and refuelling infrastructure.
Deutsche Bahn has become a member of the US High Speed Rail Association, which aims to promote support for high-speed rail in America.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's 10-Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution aims at incentivising driving and doesn't mention rail.
The University of Leeds has entered into a research collaboration worth 1 million GBP with the West Coast Parnership, which will operate HS2.
USHSR has published a 5-point plan for developing high-speed rail in the US, starting with a new High Speed Rail Development Authority.
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.