Sydney Metro City & Southwest Line Construction Enters ...
Construction on the Sydney Metro City & Southwest line has entered a new phase, following completion of the tunnels in March 2020.
Construction on the Sydney Metro City & Southwest line has entered a new phase, following completion of the tunnels in March 2020.
Network Rail is investing £3.4m in upgrading the overhead line equipment on the West Coast Main Line as part of the Great North Rail Project.
A collaboration between DB and TU Chemnitz will establish a digital railway test site to test future technologies in live conditions.
HS2's Old Oak Common site has been handed over to contractors Balfour Beatty VINCI SYSTRA, who won the contract to build the station in 2019.
Siemens Mobility has contracted Knorr-Bremse to supply the door systems for the Inspiro trains for London Underground's Piccadilly line.
The European Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of Bombardier Transportation by Alstom, following Alstom's commitments.
HS2: the Chiltern Tunnel south portal site has now been fully levelled and the 17m headwall is now complete in preparation for the TBMs.
CZ Loko has handed over the first of two EffiShunter 1000M locomotives, based on the old Class 742 locomotives, to CER Cargo.
Tracklaying has begun on the 8.5km Forrestfield-Airport Link that will connect Perth's CBD with the city's airport in the east.
CAF has won maintenance contracts for trams, metros and suburban trains in Spain, Italy, Brazil and Colombia worth a total of €40 million.
A ground-breaking ceremony has taken place for the new hydrogen refuelling station that is to be built in Lower Saxony, Germany.
Eurofima has entered into a financing transaction with FS Italiane. It will loan 240 million euros to the Italian operator for 14 years.
Alstom has delivered the first two of eight new 55m Citadis trams to Ireland for operation on the Luas tram network in Dublin.
Skoda Transportation has launched a 1bn CZK (40 million euro) investment in new facilities in Pilsen, for which it will hire 1000+ people.
Alstom has successfully delivered its power supply and interlocking systems for the Mallawi section of the Beni Suet-Asyut line in Egypt.
The German Ministry of Transport has launched a project to test and certify digital automatic coupling. A DB-led consortium will run it.
Celebrations abound at WiFi SPARK this week as the team successfully passes an audit of their ISO 27001 certification with flying colours.
The COVID-19 pandemic directly impacted the 2020 half-year revenue of PALFINGER AG. A recovery was seen from June onwards.
Announced today is the appointment of Unipart Rail as exclusive world-wide distributor for the AB Hoses and Fittings Ltd. Advanced Automatic Sander (AAS).
Harsco Corporation's Rail division has signed a $10.3 million contract with MÁV FKG Kft-t to provide it with an EU 20-stone rail grinder.
FreiLacke offers certified system coating solutions in the areas of powder coatings, liquid coatings and composites for exterior & interior.
Integrated power specialist, Socomec, is sharing its expertise by making its most popular webinars available on replay – for industry insights on demand.
Cost effective alternatives to increase passengers in confined spaces. INPS products provide separation & promote physical distancing.
So that the peace and quiet is not left by the wayside: Our flame-retardant sound deadening solution absorbs structure-borne noise in trains.
Our colleagues of IGW in Suzhou have won the 2019 Outstanding Supplier award from CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co., Ltd. (‘ZELC’, in short).
Torrent Trackside has recently acquired a fleet of Pandrol CD400SP clipping machines which are now available for hire.
For decades Unipart Rail has been producing the TCAID (Track Circuit Aid) to help to shunt signals in the leaf-fall season.
CommScope unveils Wireless Rapid Deployment Unit for quickly delivering a safe, reliable, and high-speed Wi-Fi, or other wireless networks.
Stabilize your toughest, chronic maintenance areas using the GEOWEB® 3D Soil Stabilization System with lower cost and higher performance.
FreiLacke is moving into its new administration building. The existing building was completely renovated and another floor was added.
Apart from producing high-quality gearboxes, we also strive to be a dependable full-service provider within the rail market.
The Dina Consulting & Design LCD-1202027 24 VDC Power Supply is designed for use in Locomotive and Marine applications.
2020 has its challenges to the rail sector with the coronavirus pandemic but there has been good news too: HS2 has its notice to proceed.
Rail freight operator Lineas has turned one of its locomotives white to say thank you to all the key workers during the coronavirus pandemic.
UNIFE takes a look at the impact of the coronavirus on the rail industry in Europe, both passenger and freight.
An interview with Dirk Flege from rail advocacy group Allianz pro Schiene about Germany's coronavirus measures for the rail sector and more.
Monica Barbosa, Xrail Group, writes about the importance of SMEs in delivering large-scale rail infrastructure projects such as HS2.
The advent of split ticketing on online ticket apps reduces prices for passengers but is problematic for train operating companies.
Anu Tuominen on the mobility culture of the future in the context of the European Green Deal, which is to make Europe carbon-neutral by 2050.
The UK's Railway Industry Association's Exports Director Neil Walker on the UK and Australasian rail industries.
Stephanie Salter, Director at the Transport Digital Accelerator for TfNSW explains how the accelerator has already had a positive effect.
Two of the authors of McKinsey's 2019 report "Australia's Infrastructure Innovation Imperative" talk to Railway-News about their findings.
The Railway-News Industry Insider week 48 with the top news and comment pieces for the rail sector, including from AusRAIL sponsor Bombardier.
Our Infrastructure Progress Report for Syndey, the city hosting this year's AusRAIL PLUS 2019, the biggest rail event in Australia.
The Australian Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development on the key successes and challenges for rail.
Bombardier is one of the event sponsors of AusRAIL PLUS 2019 the biggest rail show in Australia, which takes place in Sydney 3–5 December.
Tommaso Spanevello from UNIFE on the new European rail supply industry's vision on digitalisation: the outlook is optimistic.
For International Women in Engineering Day 2019, we look at the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) talk given by Mark Lomas from HS2.
The national railway company of Kazakhstan has launched an international competition to find a partner in collaboration with DB E&C.
Alstom and Eversholt Rail are investing a further 1 million GBP into the hydrogen train Breeze in order to accelerate the UK hydrogen sector.
The first Inspiro metro train from the options contract with Metropolitan EAD has left the factory in Poland for Sofia, Bulgaria.
The first TRAXX MS3 locomotives have entered service for CD Cargo. They meet the new Czech electromagnetic compatibility requirements.
Bombardier has signed a contract with the NCTD (California) for 11 BiLevel coaches and cab cars for the Coaster service.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) has ordered 30 new ICE trains from Siemens Mobility. The first are to enter service in 2022, all by 2026.
The EBRD, the EU and the EIB have contributed funding by way of grants and loans for 12 diesel locomotives for Moldova's state operator CFM.
Russian rolling stock manufacturer TMH has won the 2020 Red Dot Design Award in the Design Concept category.
Bombardier has won a 4-year maintenance contract with Vy Tåg for its Night Train fleet when it takes over the franchise in December.
Eurofima is providing financing to Renfe Operatora in two transactions (200m euros and 103m euros) for new Civia EMUs.
CAF has won a contract with Renfe to supply a total of 37 metre-gauge trains in a two-part order worth 250 million euros.
The first nine body shells for the new fleet of Hitachi AT300 trains (Class 805 and Class 807) for Avanti West Coast have arrived in the UK.
Bombardier has won a contract in India to supply 67 3-car MOVIA metro trains for the Agra and Kanpur metros, along with signalling equipment.
Hitachi Rail has partnered with Hyperdrive Innovation to drive forward battery technology for trains in Britain as an additional power option.
Hungary: Mav-Start has exercised a contract option and ordered a further 4 tram-trains in addition to the original 8 from Stadler.
Russia: UWC has delivered 36 tank cars for the transportation of sodium hydroxide and other chemicals to Khimprom.
The HÜBNER Group presents itself in a joint image film: The company's three business areas - Mobility, Materials and Photonics - are presented.
HS2 has revealed its final design for the first of four vent shaft headhouses for the Chiltern tunnel. This one is at Chalfont St Peter.
BLS will begin its refurbishment of the Lötschberg Base Tunnel in September following water and sand ingress earlier this year.
Alstom is part of a consortium that has won a contract for the tunnel safety and security systems on the Madrid-Asturias high-speed line.
The Swiss Federal Office of Transport has confirmed that it will be able to issue the operating licence for the Ceneri Base Tunnel on time.
Siemens Mobility has been awarded a contract to equip line D of the Buenos Aires metro with its CBTC signalling solution Trainguard MT.
Rail Baltica has received its next round of funding, with €184 million coming from the EU's CEF, and €32 million from national co-financing.
Siemens Mobility has won a contract to supply technology for the extension of the Edinburgh Tram from York Place to Newhaven.
HS2 joint venture Mace Dragados has taken possession of the Euston Station construction site, preparing for the start of construction.
The Route 2020 metro extension in Dubai has opened to passenger operations. Alstom, as part of a consortium, was a major contributor.
Germany is investing almost €0.5 billion in the upgrade of the Berlin-Szczecin railway line. It will be fully double track and electrified.
Works on the South Wales Metro railway are set to begin on 3 August, modernising the Welsh railway network from its Victorian origins.
Alstom has won a contract to supply the integrated metro system for the extension to Line 7 of the Taipei metro in Taiwan.
The SBCTA Board has approved a Memorandum of Understanding with XpressWest to explore the feasibility of a high-speed rail line.
HS2 Ltd has started its search for overhead catenary system suppliers in preparation of awarding the £300m contract in 2022.
HS2 Ltd has launched a new hiring drive in anticipation of the start of major construction works on Phase 1 of the high-speed rail project.
HS2: The preparatory works at Euston station have reached a milestone with the demolition of the western ramp and canopy complete.
The central Crossrail section will not open next summer now as previously promised because of delays caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Siemens Mobility has won a contract with Norske tog AS to supply 570 train cab radios for GSM-R with an option to upgrade to FRMCS.
Alstom has published its financial results for Q1 of 2020/21, with total orders up compared to the same period in the previous year.
ProRail and Alstom will test ATO GoA4 operations on a shunting locomotive starting in 2021. The tests will use a Lineas locomotive.
Skoda Transportation has announced its intention to acquire Ekova Electric in the Czech city of Ostrava. Share transferral expected in 2021.
Alstom plans to submit commitments to the Commission in anticipation of its planned acquisition of Bombardier Transportation early next year.
The UK prime minister marked the start of construction of the Siemens Mobility Rail Factory in Goole, on 6 July 2020.
The CER has published a position paper advocating for applying the user-pays and polluter-pays principles across the transport sector.
GB Railfreight has signed an agreement with DB Cargo UK to maintain ten of its Class 60 diesel-electric locomotives for 3 years.
Stadler has signed a contract with Arriva for the retrofit of 36 FLIRT trains with the GUARDIA ETCS solution and their homologation.
Newag will manufacture seven new 4-car Impuls 2 electric multiple units for two operators in the Lesser Poland Voivodeship.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is expanding its programme to paint rails white as a way of keeping them cool and protecting the steel from the heat.
DB Cargo Belgium has begun operating under an exclusively Belgian licence and ran its first train under that licence on 14 June.
Transmashholding has begun delivering on its 1300 passenger coaches for Egyptian National Railways, its largest-ever order.
Bombardier has delivered the first MOVIA C30 metro trains to Stockholm, Sweden, following their homologation in June 2019.
Knorr-Bremse has signed a partnership agreement with RZD and ECRT for the development of Russia's next-generation very high-speed trains.