Singapore's LTA has awarded two contracts for its future Jurong Region Line (JRL), with a combined value of 386 million SGD.
Deutsche Bahn has unveiled new interior designs for its future ICE fleet, which will be rolled out from the end of 2023.
Alstom has carried out the first testing of a train retrofitted with European Train Control System (ETCS) equipment at Network Rail's RIDC.
Alstom has been awarded a contract to design, build, and maintain the Tel Aviv Metropolitan LRT Green Line.
Mass Transit Railway's (MTR) East Rail Line Cross-Harbour Extension has begun operating passenger services in Hong Kong.
PKN ORLEN and Alstom have signed a strategic cooperation agreement for the supply of zero-emission trains and hydrogen fuel.
Rail Station Development and Regeneration will take place on 28 June 2022. Focused on the future of station development and sustainability.
Berner Oberland-Bahnen has ordered six ABeh 4/8 multiple units from Stadler to expand the Bernese Oberland Railway's existing rolling stock.
The Copenhagen Metro, Metro Service, and Hitachi Rail have concluded a digital asset management agreement to make services more reliable.
Network Rail's new safety scheme will equip more than 15,000 British freight trains with technology to monitor the condition of wheelsets.
The FRA has established a new Corridor Identification and Development (ID) Program to transform the nation's passenger rail network.
Hitachi Rail has launched its latest digital rail products at the 2022 Railway Systems Supplies Inc. Communication & Signalling exhibition.
Swedish operator, Västtrafik AB has awarded Škoda Group a contract to upgrade 80 trams for the city of Gothenburg, Sweden.
CZ LOKO has been contracted to upgrade Class 742 diesel locomotives for CD Cargo, the Czech Republic's largest domestic freight carrier.
ORR has issued authorisations to all Elizabeth line stations due to open on 24 May, confirming the infrastructure is ready for passenger use.
Robel Group division Robel Rail Automation pursues development projects in the automation of maintenance processes of the railway infrastructure.
Otso Ikonen has been appointed CEO of VR FleetCare, responsible for the maintenance of rolling stock, and a member of the Management Team.
Pandrol held nearly two weeks’ worth of aluminothermic welding training for KAI, Indonesia’s public rail operator.
skyTran, the developer of a Personal Rapid Transit solution, has chosen Ricardo to perform a safety assessment of its magnetic levitation technology.
Cable protection products are not only suitable for the pre-assembling of cable harnesses, but also for proper cabling of control and monitoring systems.
Mehrdad Asadi, PhD, engineer at Corex Honeycomb, shares his knowledge of energy absorbers and the role that aluminium honeycomb has to play.
Skeleton has been nominated for the European Inventor Award 2022 for the development of their curved graphene material for supercapacitors.
Pandrol collaborated closely with all parties throughout the Guangzhou Metro project, providing reliable technology and safety guidance.
Viper Innovations has reached the milestone of 100 unit sales of their CableGuardian Signalling Power Monitoring System in the year ending 31st March 2022.
With the new product senosan® CM60FR-2 SUPERMATT SOLAR, Senoplast offers a material that is suitable for outdoor applications.
Sintrones has a layout of applications for electric vehicles and charging stations – pursuing explosive growth in 2022.
Skeleton Tech and ZPUE have entered into a commercial agreement to provide energy storage solutions to the Polish market.
As Gold Sponsors of Middle East Rail 2022, Emeg Group explained why global rail operators need to harness cloud & disruptive tech.
Embankment failure should be managed from an early stage. Yeltech's solution provides an Earthworks Monitoring System utilising smart wireless sensors.
Premium PSU want to introduce how their newest DC/DC converter CBS-10K works with a "start-up diesel engine" in hybrid trains.
The 11th International Railway Summit (IRS11) will take place in Berlin, Germany on 30 May-01 June 2022. Organised by IRITS Events Ltd.
Hannover Messe expo and conference will take place on 30 May–2 June 2022 in Germany. For manufacturing, energy and logistics industries.
The 28th International Exhibition for Track Technology (iaf) will take place in Münster, Germany on 31 May - 02 June 2022.
Sydney Build Expo 2022, Australia’s construction infrastructure & transport show, takes place on 1 – 2 June 2022.
Sydney Infrastructure Expo, part of Sydney Build Expo, is taking place from 1 -2 June 2022 at the ICC Sydney.
APTA Rail Conference will take place on 5–8 June in San Diego. A technical conference for all modes of rail and paratransit systems.
World Congress on Railway Research (WCRR) will take place in Birmingham, UK at the ICC Birmingham on 6-10 June 2022.
International Level Crossing Awareness Day will take place in Denver, USA on 9 June 2022. The campaign has been spearheaded by the UIC.
SmartRail Europe will take place on 13 - 15 June 2022 in Rome, Italy. Addressing the challenges to the railway industry across the continent.
World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo (WTCE) will take place in Hamburg, Germany on 14-16 June 2022.
RailFreight on Tour will take place in Vilnius, Lithuania on 14-15 June 2022, for the first edition of the RailFreight on Tour event.
Global Mobility Call will take place on 14–16 June 2022 in Madrid. Interconnecting the transport sectors as part of the mobility ecosystem.
Multimodal will take place in Birmingham, UK at the NEC, Birmingham, UK on 14-16 June 2022. This event is organised by Clarion Events.
Rail Safety Week aims to address, engage, promote and bring rail safety to the forefront of people’s minds across a dedicated week.
Rolling Stock 4.0 Predictive Maintenance IoT & Digitalization will take place virtually on 20–24 June 2022.
TX Logistik has successfully completed two test-runs of a 838-metre long freight train in Sweden on 8 and 9 May 2022.
MoU signed to push the use of high voltage SiC technology for increasing railway drive systems’ energy efficiency.
Alstom has signed a contract to supply 130 Coradia Stream High Capacity electric double-decker trains to SFBW in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Alstom has delivered India’s first semi high-speed regional train for National Capital Region Transport Corporation’s (NCRTC) RRTS line.
Subterra has taken delivery of a CZ LOKO EffiShunter 1000 locomotive (designation 744.150) equipped with an ETCS train control system.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) and Siemens Mobility have unveiled elements of their newly developed complete hydrogen system for rail.
Midtjyske Jernbaner orders 7 2-car battery-powered Mireo Plus B trains from Siemens Mobility in Denmark’s first battery powered rail contract.
Stadler has introduced its Class 99 bi-mode Co’Co’ locomotives to the UK, following a successful rollout across Europe.
Stadtwerke München and Munich Transport Company have taken delivery of the first of 22 type C2 metro trains of the third delivery series.
Alpha Trains Group has awarded Alstom a long-term maintenance contract for 70 Traxx locomotives in its fleet.
Talgo has developed a new type of running gear frame, or rodal, that reduces the mass of the rolling assembly by 50%.
Alstom has signed a framework contract with the Department of Transport Victoria, Australia, for 100 Flexity low-floor next generation trams.
Siemens Mobility and Network Rail are celebrating the milestone of having upgraded 10,000 of 11,700 cab radios to the latest V4.0 version.
The first locomotive to carry Amtrak’s new livery is making its inaugural journey across America, travelling from California from Delaware.
Alstom has signed a new contract to provide operations and maintenance services for Dallas Fort Worth International Airport’s APM system.
The CBS-10K is a single output DC/DC converter that provides a peak power of up to 10kW with multiple input-output voltage combinations.
Metrolinx has announced that key sections of track have now been installed for the Finch West LRT project in Toronto, Canada.
DB has begun construction of its new Cottbus railway depot in Lausitz, which will support the region's move towards more sustainable jobs.
HS2 has reached an agreement to purchase Square One on Travis Street, Manchester from property provider Bruntwood.
TfL's Northern line Bank branch will re-open on 16 May following a 17-week closure as part of the Bank Station Capacity Upgrade project.
The California Legislature is being urged to approve 4.2 billion USD in funding for California's High-Speed Rail project.
BREAKING: Transport for London (TfL) has announced the opening date for the Elizabeth line (Crossrail).
A new digital signalling system was commissioned over the bank holiday weekend on Great Northern’s route into the City of London.
ABB’s Enviline Energy Storage System is being used by Metro Trains Melbourne to capture, store and reuse energy created by braking trains.
Deutsche Bahn has published its Noise Protection Balance Sheet for 2021, which highlights the advancements made in noise abatement.
HS2 has unveiled updated environmentally-friendly designs for the Cubbington, Warwickshire section of the new high speed line.
Siemens Mobility’s train-borne conditioning monitoring system is one of six solutions being tested in Network Rail’s Lot 1 Operational Trial.
Network Rail will start engineering upgrades on parts of the Dartmoor Line next week, ahead of the introduction of new hourly services.
Network Rail and the Office of Rail and Road are collaborating to increase competitiveness and lower costs in the rail signalling market.
ONxpress Transportation Partners has signed a multi-billion USD, 25-year agreement with Metrolinx for the On-Corridor Works Project.
Work to resignal Germiston station complex, one of the busiest railway junctions in Africa, has now been completed by Siemens Mobility..
An Office of Rail and Road (ORR) Investigation has led to Network Rail being fined 1.4 million GBP for a health and safety breach.
Swiss International Air Lines and SBB Swiss Federal Railways are expanding and renaming their intermodal rail/air travel product.
Wendy Morton MP, UK Minister of State for Transport will present the keynote address live at Transport Ticketing Global on 28 June 2022.
Network Rail joins with freight rail industry to tackle freight rail delays and safety risks with launch of new programme.
To celebrate 50 years of Interrailing, 43 European railways have launched a joint campaign offering a 50% discount on Interrail tickets.
The ORR has launched its business plan for 2022/23, with details on how it plans to more closely scrutinise the work of Network Rail.
Railtex / Infrarail will take place from 10–12 May 2022, from 10 am to 5 pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, and 10 am to 4 pm on Thursday.
Railtex / Infrarail, the UK’s number one event for the rail industry, takes place from 10-12 May. Bringing together the railway supply sector.
Positive interim results have been reported from the EU test run of a Deutsche Bahn freight train equipped with digital automatic couplers.
A new tool has been launched to help measure the social value of rail investments, infrastructure projects and day-to-day operations.
Jonn Elledge looks at the story behind Andy Burnham's pointed comments about the exorbitant costs of rail fares in Britain.
SJSC Latvijas dzelzceļš and Uzbekistan Railways aim to work more closely to increase freight transport volumes between Latvia and Uzbekistan.
Priority Seating Week marks five years since Transport for London launched its ‘Please Offer me a Seat’ badge.
The Bundeskartellamt has accused Deutsche Bahn of an abuse of power that could hinder the growth of mobility platforms.
Siemens Mobility has announced plans to move its Berlin development and production site to a new 26,420 square metre facility in Aldershof.