Tunnelling and construction on the Crossrail project first got under way at Canary Wharf in May 2009. Now, at the start of 2017, the project is 80% complete, with the first services through central London due to start running in late 2018.
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Mechan is supplying Winvic with a bespoke rail traverser for a new £29 million Intermodal Rail Freight Terminal in Northamptonshire.
An investment of £500,000 has been made at British Steel's Special Profiles mill in Skinningrove to improve process efficiency.
The designs for the HS2 viaducts at Water Orton in Warwickshire have been unveiled following a public consultation in spring 2020.
Since its installation in 2018, the GEOWEB system has exceeded project expectations and required no maintenance or repairs.
Marseille and Alstom have revealed the finalised metro design for the new rolling stock that will be deployed in the city from 2023.
The government has awarded 760 million GBP in funding for the construction of East West Rail between Bicester and Bletchley.
The first of five high-speed trains, an Alstom Pendolino ETR470, has arrived in Greece. It will start carrying passengers in March 2021.
The S3 Passenger partner programme seeks to make it easier for customers to work with S3 Passenger and add value to the operators.
French transport minister confirms to the National Assembly that France would make sure it supported Eurostar and was in talks with Britain.
Railway Division Virtual Annual Luncheon 2021: Celebrate and network with senior railway industry colleagues on 5th March.
IMechE's Young Engineers and Apprentices Railway Seminar: A New Era in Rail will take place on 28th and 29th January 2021.
Mechan has created a bespoke version of its flagship lifting jack to fit into an extremely narrow maintenance facility.
Korita Aviation's engineering team can expertly translate your service requirements into a bespoke rail catering trolley design.
Stalder has delivered the first of 12 Citylink tram-trains to Hungary where they will start serving Szeged and Hódmezővásárhely from Q4 2021.
Alstom has won the contract to provide the signalling, train control and telecommunications systems for the Delhi-Meerut railway line, India.
The CAF-Bombardier consortium has been chosen as the preferred bidder to supply 146 double-decker MI20 trains for RER Line B in Paris.
Bombardier Transportation's joint venture in China, BST, has won a contract to provide maintenance services for 280 high-speed train cars.
Airspan Networks has selected Tallysman timing antennas for its innovative Cloud-Native, Open Radio Access Network (O-RAN) solutions.
Siemens Mobility has won its biggest-ever service contract from Deutsche Bahn. It is to revise 40 ICE 4 trains, with an option for 50 more.
There are renewed calls on the UK government to provide support to Eurostar to prevent Britain's only international rail link from folding.
British Steel's conductor rail is set to help revolutionise rail services for passengers to and from London Waterloo.
RailTech Europe 2021 (March 30 – April 1): ProMedia Group has opened registration for RailTech Europe 2021 and announced its first speakers.
Following clearance from the European Commission, the German transport ministry is funding ERTMS for rolling stock for the first time.
Bombardier will overhaul 143 first-generation double-decker TWINDEXX coaches for Israel Railways, including modernising the doors.
The European Commission has published the 7th monitoring report (2015–2018) on the development of the rail market in the EU.
Jörn's rubber-metal bogie components for rail vehicles are designed for drive stability, comfort and safety.
Siemens Mobility has signed a memorandum of understanding for the construction of 1,000km of high-speed rail lines in Egypt.
Rail depot equipment specialist, Mechan, is strengthening its technical expertise with the appointment of two experienced engineers.
FreiLacke participated in the 2020 International Transportation Industry Expo (ITIE) exhibition in China from 4th-6th December, 2020.
Stadler has signed a framework agreement with Austrian Federal Railways for up to 20 fire-fighting and rescue trains.
Ballard Power Systems announces order from Arcola Energy for modules to power Scotland’s first fuel cell-powered train.
Paint industry under pressure: price explosion for epoxy resins – supply shortages exacerbate situation on raw materials market.
Bombardier has signed a contract with SNCF for three additional OMNEO Regio 2N trains for the Île-de-France region (Paris).
Alstom's Citadis X05 trams have started carry passengers on the South Circular section of the Circular light rail line in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
The GEOWEB® Load Support System provides base-layer & surface stabilisation for Dakar's Port Container Yard.
BNSF and Wabtec are testing a battery-electric locomotive between Barstow and Stockton (CA) to test the viability of battery technology.
Network Rail and its partners have launched the tram train pilot learning hub, a "comprehensive body of learning" that is free to access.
A look at Edmonton's Valley Line Southeast, which is due to open in 2021. 2021 will also see the start of phase 2 construction.
Stadler will supply eight electric multiple units for the Centovalli railway between Switzerland and Italy starting in 2023.
Propex GeoSolutions kicked-off 2021 with the launch of its new corporate website. Visitors to PropexGlobal.com will now find a new look and upgraded customer...
During the Christmas closure of London King's Cross, Network Rail engineers lifted all four tracks going into the station to divert a sewer.
A look at three rail line extensions that will open in the United States in 2021 in Charlotte, North Carolina, Seattle, and the Boston area.
Colorado Pacific Railroad will challenge a deal between Union Pacific and Rio Grande Pacific to run rail services on the Tennessee Pass Line.
Unipart Rail sites awarded Sword of Honour for demonstrating excellence in the management of health and safety risks at work.
Bombardier will supply 33 OMNEO Regio 2N double-decker trains to SNCF for the Hauts-de-France region. Delivery will begin in 2024.
Alstom has deployed its ground-charging technology for the Eminonu-Alibeykoy tramway in Istanbul, Turkey, 9km of which opened on 1 Jan 2021.
Bombardier will maintain the rail vehicle fleet and wayside track and overhead line assets for a Toronto light rail project for 30 years.
Alstom has completed the first test run for the Mostaganem tramway project in Algeria. The rolling stock for the 14km line is the Citadis.
Mechan is joining forces with its French parent company, CIM, to equip a new state-of-the-art tram depot on the outskirts of Paris.
Roclean: Robel has been awarded a tender by Austrian network operator Wiener Linien for track bed cleaning on the Vienna underground network.
Perrone Railway is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Fahlbush to the position of Chief Operating Officer.
Viper Innovations' digital railway maintenance products and systems bring together the benefits of data science, technology and process.
Skoda Transportation will deliver a further 79 low-floor RegioPanter electric multiple units to Czech Railways (České dráhy) over four years.
TransLink has ordered 205 rail cars – 41 five-car metro trains – for Vancouver's SkyTrain from manufacturer Bombardier Transportation.
The new S-Bahn trains for Berlin, built by a Stadler-Siemens Mobility consortium, will enter passenger service on the city's Ringbahn line.
Bombardier has completed the first ZEFIRO Express for Västtrafik. The high-speed train will now undergo testing and commissioning.
Alstom has won a contract with Toulouse Metropole to supply systems for the Toulouse Aerospace Express metro line, including rolling stock.
Bombardier will upgrade 73 of Railpool's TRAXX MS2 locomotives from ETCS Baseline 2 to Baseline 3 to deliver safety and performance benefits.
Zonegreen have launched the new MK III control panel for their flagship depot protection system that uses the latest contactless technology.
HS2 has started its search for a switches and crossings supplier for Phase 1 and Phase 2a of the high-speed line between London and Crewe.
Success for the Autonomous Train project: a Prima BB 27000 locomotive ran semi-autonomously on the French national rail network under ERTMS.
Berlin will get up to 117 new FLEXITY trams after Bombardier and Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG) signed a framework agreement worth €571m.
Free Speed Webinar: Efficient cleaning of railway parts as a success factor for maintenance and new component production.
President-elect Joe Biden has nominated former Mayor of South Bend as his transportation secretary, a move welcomed by the rail industry.
The National Infrastructure Commission has published its Rail Needs Assessment report, causing widespread dismay over possible cuts to HS2.
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Hitachi has partnered with Eversholt Rail to install batteries in a Class 802 Intercity Express Train, removing one of the diesel engines.
Seth Moulton introduced the American High-Speed Rail Act which proposes to invest $205 billion in the US's high-speed rail infrastructure.
Estonia's rail infrastructure manager Esti Raudtee has awarded a contract to electrify the country's rail network to a Spanish JV.
Together with the global partner companies Plasser & Theurer has proven to be a reliable service partner for decades.
Bombardier has revealed its first body shell for its FLEXITY trams for Dresden, which have undergone testing and have been accepted by DVB.
On Sunday, 13 December, timetabled passenger and freight services started operating through the Ceneri Base Tunnel, completing the NRLA.
Alstom is the latest member to join the US High Speed Rail Association following Deutsche Bahn prior to Biden's inauguration.
Zurich will get a further 40 FLEXITY trams as VBZ has signed a contract with Bombardier based on an option in the original 2017 contract.
The European Commission has presented its Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy with ten flagship ideas to decarbonise transport.
Siemens Mobility has won a contract to provide signalling and train control technology for the Yellow Line of the Bangalore Metro, India.
British Steel has increased its offering to the construction market by introducing a new high-strength structural steel grade.
Employees entering Tyne and Wear Metro depots are now fully trained in personnel protection, thanks to Sheffield-based Zonegreen.
There will be new international night trains in Europe from 2021, as agreed by the bosses of Deutsche Bahn, SNCF, OEBB and SBB.
Bombardier has won a contract to modernise the 430 and 423 fleets for S-Bahn Stuttgart, which is operated by DB Regio.
SNCF accredited, and EN 14730-2 compliant, the new centre is designed to enhance and enrich Pandrol’s local training facilities.
The Siemens Mobility Mireo is among the winners of the German Sustainability Award Design in the pioneer category.
United Wagon Company has received a further order from leasing company Dessa for flat cars for the transportation of timber.
Joe Ferguson, NCSC Certified Cyber Practitioner and Senior Information Risk Analyst, on the relationship between cyber security and safety.
DB Cargo is trialling automatic shunting locomotives and automating brake inspections at its shunting yard in Munich-North.
Amtrak will operate the Metrolink services in Southern California from 1 January 2021 to 30 June 2025, having beaten four competing bids.
HS2 Ltd has revealed the first images of the north portal for the Long Itchington Wood tunnel site southeast of Birmingham.
Bombardier has handed over its 200th TRAXX locomotive to Railpool, which has ordered a total of 232 units since 2009, 10% of the global total.
FREE Webinar: Port & Intermodal Yard Stabilization. Learn how the GEOWEB system extends pavement life and reduces maintenance.
BNSF has won a court case in Oklahoma challenging a state law banning trains from stopping for more than 10 minutes on a level crossing.
The Mayor of London, TfL, the DfT and the treasury have agreed a funding and financing package for the final phase of Crossrail.
Alstom's hydrogen train, the Coradia iLint, has successfully completed 3 months of test operations in regular passenger service in Austria.
Condition Based Maintenance: Better data science will deliver more actionable data and systems that will help to automate asset maintenance.
PALFINGER has signed a contract to acquire Hinz Försäljnings AB, PALFINGER’s second largest global independent distribution partner.
Alstom and Bombardier have announced the expected closing date for Alstom's acquisition of Bombardier Transportation.
Mechan has developed a set of 12 lifting jacks and two turntables for a new maintenance facility being built in Exeter, Devon.
Zonegreen have installed their Depot Personnel Protection System at a new learning centre for employees entering Tyne and Wear Metro depots.
A remote EUROLOCKING interlocking system has successfully been put into operation at Transports Publics Fribourgeois (TPF) in Vuadens.
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Brexit: the European Commission has proposed a regulation giving extensions covering the Channel Tunnel infrastructure and train licences.
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