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Metrolink’s Earthquake Early Warning System Gets Tech Update

Metrolink’s Earthquake Early Warning System Gets Tech Update

Metrolink's updated earthquake early warning system (EEW) automatically slows down and stop trains when an earthquake occurs.

Renfe-as-a-Service to Contribute to a Sustainable Railway Network

Renfe-as-a-Service to Contribute to a Sustainable Railway Network

Spain's rail operator, Renfe has presented its Renfe-as-a-Service (RaaS) platform at the first edition of Global Mobility Call.

Germany: Autonomous Regional Rail Travel Takes a Step Closer to Reality

Germany: Autonomous Regional Rail Travel Takes a Step Closer to R...

Alstom’s German autonomous rail pilot project has now entered its second phase with testing on two regional trains.

UK: Digital Signalling Installed at Birmingham New Street

UK: Digital Signalling Installed at Birmingham New Street

All signals at Birmingham New Street station have now been digitalised to meet 21st Century signalling standards. 

AI and LiDAR Sensors Leveraged to Develop Future HS2 Stations

AI and LiDAR Sensors Leveraged to Develop Future HS2 Stations

HS2 has announced that OpenSpace Group Ltd is using artificial intelligence (AI) and LiDAR sensors to develop future train stations.

CAF Begins Static Tests on Hydrogen Train Prototype

CAF Begins Static Tests on Hydrogen Train Prototype

CAF has commenced static tests on the hydrogen-powered demonstrator train that is being developed for the FCH2Rail project.

Level 2 Testing Complete on Porterbrook Power Cars Retrofitted with ETCS

Level 2 Testing Complete on Porterbrook Power Cars Retrofitted wi...

Porterbrook has completed successful Level 2 testing on three Class 43 power cars retrofitted with the European Train Control System (ETCS). 

Network Rail’s RIDC Tests Its First Retrofitted ETCS Train

Network Rail’s RIDC Tests Its First Retrofitted ETCS Train

Alstom has carried out the first testing of a train retrofitted with European Train Control System (ETCS) equipment at Network Rail's RIDC.

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