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Infrastructure – Railway electrification supplies electric power to trains. The main systems use overhead lines and third rail. Overhead lines are usually used for mainline operations and third rail by metro systems. There are also ground-level power supply systems for trams. Unlike conventional third-rail systems these are only live when in contact with the tram’s pickup shoe. This page contains all the latest railway electrification news and suppliers from around the world.

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Innovate UK and DfT Fund Project to Electrify Rail Freight Terminals

Innovate UK and DfT Fund Project to Electrify Rail Freight Termin...

A prototype electrified rail freight terminal is to receive funding from Innovate UK and the Department for Transport.

What Does the UK Government’s Decarbonising Transport Plan Say about Rail?

What Does the UK Government’s Decarbonising Transport Plan ...

The UK government has published its Decarbonising Transport plan, in which it also lays out how it will decarbonise rail by 2050.

Design Flexibility Improved – New intreXis Potential-Free DC-OK Signal

Design Flexibility Improved – New intreXis Potential-Free DC-OK...

The new potential-free DC-OK signal improves design flexibility and increases the competitiveness of the successful intreXis converters.

ODX-3000: 3000W High-Power DC/AC Inverter

ODX-3000: 3000W High-Power DC/AC Inverter

Premium´s ODX-3000 is a three phase 3000VA DC/AC inverter series available for railway applications, complying with the EN50155 standard and is EN45545-2 appro...

Why ARCOSYSTEM® Is the Benchmark Cable Management System

Why ARCOSYSTEM® Is the Benchmark Cable Management System

ARCOSYSTEM® is a lightweight and versatile elevated cable management system with support structure and bracketry made from galvanised steel.

Scottish Government Unveils Levenmouth Rail Link Plans

Scottish Government Unveils Levenmouth Rail Link Plans

Scotland's Levenmouth rail link to be double tracked and electrified says Scottish Government Transport Minister Graeme Dey.

Efficient Maintenance, Effective Safety and Transformational Asset Management for Signalling Power Supplies

Efficient Maintenance, Effective Safety and Transformational Asse...

Viper Innovations: Efficient maintenance, effective safety and transformational asset management for signalling power supplies.

British Cables Company Gains Agreement with Network Rail

British Cables Company Gains Agreement with Network Rail

British Cables Company (BCC) has gained a 5-year framework agreement to supply a range of specialist cables to Network Rail.

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