ScotRail has agreed a five-year maintenance contract extension for its fleet of Siemens Mobility Class 380 trains.
A consortium led by Alstom will supply Mexico’s large scale intercity railway project Tren Maya, a comprehensive 1,525 km mobility project.
Shchekinoazot has signed a contract for 132 new generation tank cars for methanol from United Wagon Company (UWC).
Electronic interlocking has now been fully commissioned in Duisburg after the second expansion stage was completed at the end of May.
Siemens Mobility has completed the delivery of high-speed Velaro trains ordered by the Turkish State Railways (TCDD) between 2013 and 2019.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) has celebrated 30 years of ICE traffic in Germany with the christening of the first XXL ICE.
An in-depth look at the Williams-Shapps plan to transform Britain's railways following the launch of the Williams Review in 2019.
Alstom has begun operations at METRONET’s brand new train manufacturing facility in Perth, Western Australia.
HS2 begins search for a construction partner to build Interchange Station. This will be at the centre of the new high speed rail network.
Germany launches its first digital marshalling yard in Munich. DB Cargo is testing numerous technologies to automate marshalling activities.
The ORR has launched a 'lessons learned' review to examine how the cracking issue in the Hitachi Class 800 trains occurred.
TfW has said goodbye to its last Pacer trains after more than 30 years of service, marking the end of an era for Britain’s railways.
No trains ran to or from London King’s Cross this past weekend as work continued on Network Rail’s East Coast Upgrade.
Alstom’s Chinese joint venture PBTS has been awarded a 27-year contract to maintain the Innovia Monorail 300 platform for Wuhu City in China.
Arriva Group is filing an application to operate regional rail open access night services in the Netherlands.
Find out how rail and signalling operators can monitor interference on GSM-R networks and equipment to identify and prevent failures.
British Steel is looking to recruit new manufacturing trainees to enhance its operations in Scunthorpe, UK.
Zonegreen is expanding the services it offers to Nottingham’s Eastcroft depot, following the installation of its Points Converter technology.
Korita Aviation is a leading manufacturer of galley insert equipment and has been manufacturing on-train service equipment since 2006.
Humanitarian aid: five companies take part in project initiated by Plasser & Theurer and Plasser India.
We are pleased to announce that we have hired Joseph Mehawej as our new Business Development Manager for MENA.
British Steel products have been exhibited at the 20th China (Shanghai) International Metallurgical Industry Exhibition.
Virtek's Iris™ ActiveTrack laser positioning software continuously projects stable, accurate laser lines onto moving parts.
The municipality of Nässjö arranges occupational therapy for people who need additional support in the workplace.
FirstClass Safety & Control has been contracted by several rail operators to maintain their depot protection & safety systems.
Nomad Digital expands into new markets with its Road Connectivity product, bringing its expertise to buses, road freight and mining vehicles.
Well over 10,000 products from the German company TSL-ESCHA are installed on the 14 different Metro Moscow lines.
SINTRONES, leading provider in the global In‐Vehicle computing unveils its brand new VBOX-3611-IP65 Wide-Temperature Fanless Computer.
In June, VR FleetCare will deploy Train Scanner, a device designed to automatically inspect the external condition of trains.
The Derail Light’s smart safety technology is the only device on the market that keeps mistakes due to human error to a minimum.
A UK-focused event that will address the latest investment plans, priorities and timelines for station development in the country.
Rail Live will be taking place at Quinton Rail Technology Centre, Warwickshire, UK on 16 – 17 June 2021.
RailLog Korea will be held at the Busan Exhibition & Convention Center – BEXCO, in Busan, South Korea on 16–19 June 2021.
CORE 2021 will take place at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia on 21–23 June 2021. Virtual attendance is also possible.
Rail Safety Week takes place on 21–27 June 2021. This is an industry-led initiative focusing on rail safety for the industry and the public.
Transport Ticketing Digital Summit 2021 will be taking place ONLINE on 22 – 24 June 2021. FREE passes available to transport professionals.
Scandinavian Rail Optimisation is taking place online and will be held on 22 – 24 June 2021. The event will be completely interactive.
ERTMS & ETCS: The Future of Railway Signalling will take place ONLINE, on 28 June–1 July 2021. Experts will share updates in rail signalling.
Rail Wellbeing Live's Wellbeing Wednesdays take place on the first Wednesday every month. Livestreams are free and cover a range of topics.
Rail Digi Expo will be taking place ONLINE this edition and will be on 12 – 17 July 2021. The focus is on technology, trade and investment.
The UK Light Rail Conference will take place in Newcastle upon Tyne on 13 - 14 July 2021. Reconfiguring urban transport for a better future.
Intermodal Asia will take place at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center Shanghai, China on 27 – 29 July 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.
Alstom has signed a contract with the Toronto Transit Commission for the supply of 60 five-car Flexity trams (streetcars).
A Talgo Avril unit has reached a key milestone in the very high-speed train's homologation process by exceeding 363 kilometres per hour.
United Wagon Company has obtained vehicle type approval from the European Union Agency for Railways for two of its flat cars.
Alstom and SWEG have signed a framework agreement that will see Alstom provide and maintain locomotives from its rental pool for eight years.
Alstom has received an order from Hessische Landesbahn GmbH (HLB) to supply 32 Coradia Continental electric multiple units.
Alstom and SNCF Voyageurs have unveiled the first TGV M power car. Its carbon footprint is the lowest on the market.
Talgo has secured a contract from Renfe to manufacture 26 new variable gauge and 330 km/h commercial speed powerheads (locomotives).
East Midlands Railway EMR and AV IT Media have produced a commemorative documentary on the High Speed Train (HST).
Transformation of the Wales and Borders network has moved another step closer with the first Class 197 trains coming off the production line.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) and Stadler have signed an agreement to develop the first virtual image, or digital twin, of a complete train.
SNCF and partners have begun to test their prototype autonomous regional train on commercial tracks in northern France.
Alstom’s first pre-production Coradia Polyvalent France-Germany cross-border train starts certification and approval tests.
Hitachi Rail has issued a service recovery plan for reintroducing the Class 800 trains back into service, following the detection of cracks.
Greater Manchester’s fleet of 123 Metrolink trams has clocked up over one hundred million kilometres of service since its 2009 introduction.
Four Avelia Euroduplex trains have come into service on Spain’s high-speed rail network after conversion by Alstom and SNCF.
Learn about the development process of rubber metal parts at Jörn, including features of rubber and their impact on development and testing.
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Track laying in Jiangxi Province for the Ganzhou-Shenzhen High-Speed Railway in China is complete. This section measures 134.5km.
HS2 Ltd has revealed a new vacuum excavation technique for piling which could have massive benefits for the wider construction industry.
The UK government has announced a significant railway funding boost for the north and Midlands valued at 401m GBP.
The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has found Network Rail’s progress in delivering against its Control Period 6 (CP6) plans broadly on track.
Four tunnel boring machines have finished 20 months of digging under Melbourne to create two 9km rail tunnels for the Metro Tunnel Project.
Brightline has passed the halfway mark on construction of its 170-mile track extension from Miami to Orlando.
The IRICAV Due Consortium is set to start work on a section of Italy’s Verona-Padua high-speed, high-capacity railway.
Work is underway on the final stage of a major project to transform London King’s Cross’ track layout, which will reduce congestion.
An ex-military site in Latvia is being scanned for unexploded ordnance as part of a Rail Baltica greenfield railway infrastructure project.
The Sydney Metro West project has announced two new stations – Pyrmont, and Hunter Street in the city's central business district.
HS2 has deployed the first of 10 tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that will be used during phase one of the UK’s new high speed railway.
RB Rail AS has appointed reviewers to assess the detailed technical design of the Rail Baltica high-speed railway line in Latvia.
Edinburgh-based 7N Architects has won a Network Rail and RIBA competition to shape Britain’s future railways.
HS2 has confirmed that a team made up of Mace and Dragados will build Birmingham’s new city centre high speed railway station.
Siemens Mobility and HI ERN have signed an MoU to research use of Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) technology in rail transport.
A year on from its investigation into poor train performance in the NW&C region, the ORR has announced that progress has been made.
FirstGroup has signed two National Rail Contracts for TransPennine Express and South Western Railway, which will commence in May 2021.
CAF Signalling has received certification in accordance to the latest TSIs for its ETCS Baseline 3 Release 2 solution – AURIGA.
The UK government has announced a set of reforms for the railways in Britain, including scrapping the franchise system and simplifying fares.
Eurostar has reached a refinancing agreement with its shareholders and banks worth £250m (289.9m euros | 353.9m USD).
The Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) Rail Cargo Group (RCG) is continuing to expand its activities on the New Silk Road.
The University of Birmingham has relaunched the National College for Advanced Transport and Infrastructure (NCATI).
Kansas City Southern has called Canadian National's acquisition bid superior to that made by Canadian Pacific, but the US DOJ has concerns.
UK rail companies have added more than 2,500 daily services to their timetables, which come into play today.
Alstom has published its 2020-21 results and provided an update on its continuing integration of Bombardier Transportation.
In its update paper into the state of the British railway signalling market, the ORR has expressed concern about Siemens / Alstom dominance.
FirstGroup, the company that owns the train operating company TransPennine Express, has agreed a termination fee with the DfT.
The European Commission has announced the route of the Connected Europe Express as part of the European Year of Rail.
A Stadler and Siemens Mobility consortium has won a contract to provide the Lisbon Metro with a signalling system and fleet of new trains.