The British government's Operator of Last Resort will run Southeastern services, following a £25m breach of the franchise agreement.
Škoda Transportation Group has been chosen by Czech Railways to provide regular servicing of its electrical units.
HS2 has invited six bidders to tender for a major two-part enabling works contract for its recently approved Phase 2a section.
The 12th edition of SIFER, France’s only B2B International Railway Exhibition, will be taking place from 26 to 28 October 2021 at Lille Grand Palais.
Alstom’s Chinese joint venture has signed a contract with Shenzhen Airport to provide operation and maintenance service for its APM system.
AECOM has signed a memorandum of understanding to upgrade Italy’s Apennine diesel railway with hydrogen trains.
The Keolis-MHI Rail Management and Operation LLC consortium has begun operating the Dubai Metro and Dubai Tram networks.
The amount of freight moved across the Uk's railway has returned to pre-pandemic levels according to new Office of Rail and Road statistics.
Hitachi Rail is displaying a series of new products aimed at freight railroads and passenger rail operators at the RSSI C&S Exhibition.
The Chair of the Williams Rail Review warns it’s now or never to radically overhaul Britain’s confusing and outdated rail fares system.
Transport for London (TfL) has opened the new extension to the Northern Line from Kennington to Battersea Power Station.
Alstom and Plastic Omnium have signed a MoU to work together on the development of high-end hydrogen storage systems for the railway sector.
Trading House STM has supplied 19 track maintenance vehicles to Navoi Mining and Metallurgical Combinat (NMMC) in Uzbekistan.
Alstom has signed a €300m contract with to supply 25 X’trapolis trains for Melbourne’s suburban rail network.
The Connecting Europe Express, one of the feature activities of the European Year of Rail 2021, is visiting TRAKO in Poland today.
PaxLife Innovations is delighted to be a Silver Sponsor at the World Passenger Festival, taking place on 5 - 6 October 2021 in Amsterdam.
In this webinar, Televic Rail will explain how LiveCoM Suite enables the operator to bring passenger information to their passengers.
It is with great pleasure that we can announce that Tommy Trip has accepted the position as CEO of DAMM Cellular Systems A/S.
Robel has adopted Plasser & Theurer's E3 brand for products that live up to high environmental standards.
Masats have installed PSD platform doors on line 11 at Trinitat Nova Station, Barcelona, providing maximum safety for passengers.
Televic Rail is holding a live webinar on how to deliver an optimal on-board audio experience, taking place on 27 October 2021.
Televic Rail will highlight their range of on-board communication solutions and novelties for passenger information at InnoTrans 2022.
SENSIT explain the different types of cable temperature sensors that they offer as well as a customised solution that can be offered.
onway has been selected as one of eight companies classified as particularly innovative at the Railway Forum 2021 in Berlin.
On Wednesday 29th September, 3Squared will be showcasing its flagship suite of RailSmart products at Virtual 'Great British RailSmart Day'.
As the railway industry continues to develop digitalisation, Sopra Steria use their skills to create the Competency Training Marketplace.
Korita Aviation continue to grow and develop solutions for on-train service, manufacturing rail catering trolleys with great performance.
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.
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.
Rolling Stock Networking is taking place at Derby Velodrome, UK on 30 October 2021. This event is free to attend.
RedCabin is proud to announce that our 2nd Railway Interior Innovation Summit taking place in Berlin, Germany, from 09th – 10th of November 2021.
Rail Wellbeing Live is ONLINE on 17 – 18 November 2021. The event has been created to inspire those in rail to lead a healthier life and is free to attend.
The Safety of Passenger Conference, concerning the safety of bus, minibus and tram passengers, takes place in Warsaw, Poland on 20-21 April.
AusRAIL PLUS will be taking place at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Australia on 30 November – 2 December 2021.
Rail Live! Madrid will be held at IFEMA, Madrid on 30 November – 2 December 2021. Technology, innovation & strategy for the rail supply chain.
Alstom’s first two Innovia 300 monorail trains for the Cairo Monorail project have arrived in the city marking a major milestone.
Alstom and S-Bahn Hamburg have signed a contract for the delivery of an additional 64 Class 490 S-Bahn trains.
Alstom has conducted a technical demonstration journey of its latest battery-powered train in Saxony, Germany.
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.
Henkel showcases its technology portfolio for high-speed trains such as damping materials, coatings and NVH materials.
Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Devlet Demiryolları (TCDD) has received the first of 26 Alstom locomotives equipped with ETCS level 1 and 2.
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.
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.
HS2 has confirmed the shortlist of bidders to build its control centre and rolling stock maintenance depot.
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.
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.
A new report showcases UK rail as a major economic sector that’s driving growth, investment and jobs right across the United Kingdom.
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’.
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.
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.