Etihad Rail has completed the excavation of the longest rail tunnel on the Gulf Railways project, measuring 1.8km under the Hajar Mountains.
A special event has taken place to mark 20 years of operation by the Voyager and SuperVoyager Intercity fleets.
A consortium including a subsidiary of VINCI Construction has been awarded the contract for the extension of Ang Mo Kio metro station.
California: Metrolink has certified the final environmental impact report for the Simi Valley Double Track project, a SCORE-funded project.
Renfe has signed a 1,447m euros (1,712m USD) agreement for the purchase of 152 Alstom high-capacity trains for Cercanías.
Deutsche Bahn’s new railway works in Cottbus is now set to begin servicing ICE trains in 2024 – two years earlier than originally planned.
Transport for Wales' new fast light intercity and regional trains (FLIRTs) have begun testing in Europe this month.
With the UK’s House of Commons summer recess now underway, the RIA's warning of a summer of uncertainty could now become a reality.
The complete Alstom Pendolino fleet leased by Avanti West Coast is undergoing refurbishment, an investment of 117 million GBP.
Excavation of the vent shaft at Chalfont St Peter has begun in Buckinghamshire. It is the first of five on the HS2 Chiltern tunnels section.
Deutsche Bahn has taken stock after the 2021 floods, saying the damage is of historic proportions and might take years to fix in full.
Following assembly in France in 2014–2016, the first Alstom Prima electric passenger locomotive has been fully assembled in Kazakhstan.
CAF is supplying Sporveien with 87 new Urbos trams featuring its fleet operation and maintenance digital platform LeadMind.
Repsol and Talgo have signed an agreement to support the development of hydrogen-powered trains in the Iberian Peninsula.
A prototype electrified rail freight terminal is to receive funding from Innovate UK and the Department for Transport.
Nomad Digital's OBIS solution has been developed with the operator’s needs in mind and the passenger as the end-user.
Sheffield-based Zonegreen has installed its very latest rail safety technology at a depot famed for servicing steam locomotives.
Need an Enhanced Level of Security for Your Trolleys? Korita Aviation's solution enables you to add an additional padlock/seal to them!
Xenia has 30 years’ specialisation in crew accommodation and management, helping rail companies with all their hotel and transfer needs.
Viper Innovations are leading the way in reducing their carbon footprint, calling for UK SME businesses to combat global warming.
Korita Aviation supplies high quality galley insert equipment to ensure that all rail catering operations deliver customer satisfaction.
Focused Technology Solutions has announced the release of their latest technological breakthrough; the PowerForce battery-powered generator.
The time-proven inertial measurement unit IMU 8 from ASC Sensors now features expanded measuring ranges and even better performance.
Presto Geosystems' Port & Intermodal Yard Stabilisation with the GEOWEB® 3D Geocells webinar will take place on Tuesday, August 10, 2021.
Goldschmidt's video inspection system is an automated rail testing system that can provide precise and reliable information on rail defects.
The ENSCO Rail Automated Maintenance Advisor performs track inspections intelligently, making track maintenance and planning straightforward.
Gmeinder has 100 years of experience in the manufacture and servicing of gearboxes for special railway vehicles, DMUs and locomotives.
Klas explains how connectivity and Big Data can help rail operators improve predictive maintenance and enhance the passenger experience.
TSI-PRM has a strong influence on players in the railway sector. Televic believes it’s necessary to go beyond these specifications with PIS.
The new potential-free DC-OK signal improves design flexibility and increases the competitiveness of the successful intreXis converters.
Rail Wellbeing Live's Wellbeing Wednesdays take place on the first Wednesday every month. Livestreams are free and cover a range of topics.
PRO//Motion.Expo will take place at the Experimental loop of the JSC Russian Railway Research Institute on 26–29 August 2021.
NT Expo Sao Paulo will take place in Sao Paulo, Brazil on 31 August – 2 September 2021.
Intermodal South America will take place in Sao Paulo, Brazil on 1–3 September 2021. The focus is on cargo transportation and logistics.
7th Railway Forum 2021: Railway Renaissance: Entering a New Age of Mobility will take place in Berlin on 7–8 September 2021.
The 15th edition of Railtex and the 13th edition of Infrarail will take place at the NEC, Birmingham from 7-9 September 2021.
World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo will be held ONLINE on 14–16 September 2021.
European Light Rail Congress will take place at Ibercaja Patio de la Infanta, Spain on 15–16 September 2021.
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.
Maintenance & Resilience ASIA (MRA) 2021: The Key to Smart Manufacturing & Infrastructure will take place in Bangkok, Thailand on 22-24 September 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.
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.
Siemens Mobility have signed an MoU with the State of Bavaria to begin testing its hydrogen-powered train from mid-2023.
Alstom has begun manufacturing regional commuter and transit trains for the Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) Phase 1.
Beijing Capital International Airport has received its first new automated people mover – an INNOVIA 300, following a 2019 contract.
GTR is sub-leasing six of its Class 387/2 Gatwick Express trains to GWR to assist with capacity following the cracks found in the Class 800s.
Alstom will supply 19 additional five-car MP14 metros with driver's cab for line 11 of the Île-de-France Mobilités network, operated by RATP.
SJ AB has awarded EuroMaint Rail AB, a CAF Group subsidiary, two service contracts totalling over 100m euros.
High-speed parcel deliveries to city centres will soon be made by converted passenger trains showcases Network Rail and Orion.
Siemens Mobility has signed a contract with Amtrak to manufacture a fleet of up to 83 multi-powered modern trains.
United Wagon Company (UWC) has received an order from EuroChem for 2,000 new generation hopper cars for mineral fertilisers.
Alstom’s Régiolis Crossborder, a hybrid unit, has arrived at Výzkumný Ústav Železniční's test circuit in the Czech Republic.
CFL has chosen Alstom to equip its 34 new Coradia regional trains with an automatic train operation (ATO) system.
Alstom and local transport authority MVB have signed a contract for the delivery of Flexity trams and their accompanying spare part supply.
Siemens Mobility and Paribus have signed a framework purchase agreement and full service contract for up to 30 Vectron Dual Mode locomotives.
Alstom has successfully commissioned the first seven Prima T8 AZ8A freight locomotives to Azerbaijan Railways (ADY).
CAF has secured tram supply extension contracts in Belgium and Australia, in addition to a signalling installation contract in Turkey.
The digital rear-view mirror system from EYYES represents a highly secure digital rearview mirror system for public transport vehicles.
DB has reported significant damage to rail infrastructure in Germany following the extreme storms in Europe last week.
A fire at Troon station on 17 July has seriously damaged the station building as well as an overhead power line.
Alstom commissions the 9th section of the Beni Suef-Asyut line in Egypt, the 15km Quseia section, now equipped with electronic interlocking.
This month Network Rail will connect a new tunnel north of Peterborough to the existing railway as part of the East Coast Upgrade project.
Webuild and partners have won a contract to excavate a section of the Turin-Lyon high-speed/high-capacity railway base tunnel.
HS2 has begun its search for a team of specialist ground investigation contractors for the western leg of Phase 2b from Crewe to Manchester.
Deutsche Bahn has launched a feasibility study into the digitalisation options for the busy Cologne rail hub.
Liverpool Street Elizabeth line station has been officially transferred to TfL, providing immediate benefits to passengers at Moorgate.
Further weekend closures of the Northern City Line have been confirmed to enable work on the East Coast Digital Programme.
DB and partners have developed new fibre-optic cables that can be laid directly in the ground without the need for cable troughs.
Construction of the Rail Baltica station – and related infrastructure – has begun at Riga International Airport.
HS2 has launched Cecilia, the second of two 2,000t tunnelling machines that will excavate ten-mile-long tunnels beneath the Chiltern Hills.
Germany: A new tunnel and station for long-distance services at Frankfurt has been given the green light by a feasibility study.
The Woolwich Elizabeth line station has officially been transferred from Crossrail to Transport for London (TfL).
Webuild has won a contract that will see it help to double the capacity of the Palermo-Catania-Messina high-capacity railway in Sicily.
Passengers at Liverpool Lime Street station can now get free, unlimited WiFi that’s fast enough to support video calls and streaming.
The UK government has published its Decarbonising Transport plan, in which it also lays out how it will decarbonise rail by 2050.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) and Google are working together to make it even easier to plan and book rail travel using Google Maps.
The Rail Delivery Group is calling on the UK government to introduce policies that will help shift freight from road to rail.
The Scottish government is to provide a further £5.6m emergency funding to Glasgow Subway and Edinburgh Trams in response to the pandemic.
CAF has been selected as the preferred bidder for new battery-electric rolling stock for the Niederrhein-Münsterland network in Germany.
The ORR has published findings showing that train operators kept passengers well informed during the Class 800 cracking issue.
Alstom has been selected to provide its Cityflo 650 CBTC solution for the Miami-Dade Metromover automated people mover system.
This month Transdev and Snälltåget will launch the first trans-European night train linking three capitals: Stockholm, Copenhagen and Berlin.
For the first time in 2021, Railtex and Infrarail will come together to form the ultimate show for the rail industry. 7-9 September 2021.
Alstom has signed a contract with DB Regio AG to equip BR 423 and BR 430 trains with ETCS Levels 2 and and ATO GoA2 technology.
The rolling stock owner and railway asset manager Porterbrook has taken over the Long Marston site, where it will develop a rail innovation centre.
Deutsche Bahn and Deutsche Telekom plan to offer full mobile coverage across all of Germany’s long distance and regional rail routes.
Work begins this July on a major project to improve railway signalling on a key section of the West Coast main line in the UK’s North West.
Permanent works on HS2's Old Oak Common station have got under way today with phase 1 seeing the construction of a 750,000m3 underground box.