The longest railway tunnel in north Africa, the Gantas railway tunnel in Algeria, has reached a successful breakthrough after SIX AND A HALF YEARS of construction. Excavation of the tunnel was completed on the morning of October 30, 2017.
The line is expected to open at the end of 2018.
RUBI Railtec is now working on the world’s first Fully Automated Rack Railway for Appenzeller Bahnen AG in Switzerland.
Network Rail has started work to upgrade Derby station’s platform one, with resurfacing work underway to improve the platform’s resilience.
Norske tog has ordered a further 25 Coradia Nordic regional trains from Alstom in a contract valued at over 230 million EUR.
Transport for Wales (TfW) has launched a new on-train Wi-Fi portal, developed by Icomera subsidiary GoMedia.
Rushab Shah, Digital Strategy Lead at Ricardo, comments on the challenges associated with throwing the words data and digital at a problem.
Transport Secretary Mark Harper set out the government's key priorities for the railways in his George Bradshaw address on 7 February.
ČD-Telematika has chosen Alstom to equip seven Pendolino trains and 66 electric vehicles with ETCS Level 2.
Hessische Landesbahn has ordered three two-car Mireo Plus B battery trains from Siemens Mobility for its OWB and UWB pilot project.
Network Rail and TfL have announced a new partnership that will see thousands of new homes and commercial properties built across London.
SizeZero®, the narrowest size of ARCOSYSTEM® troughing available, was fitted along a 4km stretch of track between Lubeck and Ahrensburg.
Birmingham City Council has granted planning permission approval for HS2's Washwood Heath Depot, north-east of Birmingham city centre.
The UK and Welsh governments are working on a 2.7m GBP study to explore options for new rail stations and services between England and Wales.
Industrilas' quarter-turns are simple and easy to operate, opening up a world of different applications and areas.
Two Mumbai Metro lines have been successfully inaugurated by the Indian Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Ji Modi.
Alstom will operate its Coradia iLint hydrogen-powered train on the Réseau Charlevoix rail network in Quebec, Canada.
A feasibility project led by Porterbrook and Eminox to to help reduce NOx emissions in enclosed stations has delivered positive results.
Scotland's Transport Minister has opened Inverness Airport rail station, with passenger trains arriving and departing from 3 February.
The Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) and the University of Sheffield are developing an AI tool to predict low adhesion track conditions.
California Governor Newsom has announced more than 2.5 billion USD in funding for 16 ongoing projects to improve passenger rail services.
Škoda Group recently established a new subsidiary, Škoda Group Austria GmbH, based in Vienna, strengthening its presence.
Netskrt Systems discusses maximising brand value, improving customer satisfaction, and ensuring repeat passengers through onboard Wi-Fi.
Alstom has concluded its project of manufacturing 163 DT5 metro vehicles for the Hamburg Metro, operated by Hamburger Hochbahn.
HS2's tunnel boring machines, Florence and Cecilia have passed the halfway point on their 10-mile journey excavating the Chiltern tunnels.
NSH Group showcases the reprofiling & underfloor machining capabilities of its subsidiary group, HEGENSCHEIDT-MFD.
Keep your transit windows clean by applying 3M™ Scotchgard™ Multi-Layer Protective Film 1004 from INPS Group.
Polregio has signed framework agreements with FPS H.Cegielski, Pesa Bydgoszcz SA, Newag SA and Stadler Polska for up to 200 electric trains.
Book your place now at Rolling Stock Networking, taking place on 6 July 2023, as available stand space is now limited.
Amtrak was joined by President Biden, the US DoT and Maryland officials to execute the Project Kickoff for the B&P Tunnel Replacement.
Metroselskabet has contracted Alstom to deliver mid-life fleet modernisation of the M1 and M2 metro trains in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Soundim’s low height railway barriers are able to block noise at the source without restricting passenger views.
Televic GSP expert Niels Bouten explains how to broadcast real-time information on your PIS with the LiveCoM Suite.
HS2 Ltd’s contractor, Align JV has installed the last of 292 concrete piles, forming the foundations for the UK’s longest railway bridge.
Network Rail has upgraded Banbury train depot to keep trains moving on the Chiltern main line during HS2 construction.
A new substation in South Yarra has been switched on to provide power for high-capacity trains travelling through the Melbourne Metro Tunnel.
Brightline is testing trains at 110 miles per hour in northern Palm Beach County from Saturday 11 February.
GMEINDER has been a trusted partner for Alpha Trains Group in the maintenance, optimisation and repair of gear wheel sets for over 10 years.
VIAVI Solutions will be hosting a webinar titled 'ETCS: A Practical Guide to Meeting the New Subset-093 V4.0.0 Rules' on 23 February 2023.
Petrosoft.pl has announced the implementation of its railway management system, Railsoft, at Silva LS Sp. Z.o.o. (Ltd).
Los Angeles Metro has released a Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the C Line (Green) extension in LA, California.
The inaugural Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) train arrived into Grand Central Madison, Manhattan, on 25 January.
Swiftly digs into public transit’s most important topics in the 2023 State of Public Transit Report, taking the pulse of the transit industry.
Work has begun on the expansion of the West Midlands Metro depot, which includes extended and updated workshop and maintenance facilities.
Network Rail is upgrading almost three miles of railway tracks to improve the reliability of trains running through Scarborough.
Alstom has unveiled two new trainsets for the Hauts-de-France Region: the Omneo Premium and the Regio 2N equipped with ERTMS.
The first of Transport for Wales’ (TfW) new fleet of trains has been officially launched at a ceremony at Llandudno railway station.
Mini Gears Ltd has made an investment in its gear grinding capacity with the arrival of a brand new Gleason Pfauter Profile Grinding Machine.
EMS has developed two high quality and heavy duty entrance matting systems specifically for the London Underground.
The RailSoft team has developed new functionality for railway auditors to increase safety and efficiency on railway premises.
The Eurostar Group, an alliance of Thalys and Eurostar, has marked a new milestone with the unveiling of its new brand.
Progress is being made towards Network Rail’s goal to upgrade the UK railway’s ageing telecoms infrastructure.
Duos Technologies Group, Inc. has achieved a 100% renewal rate of its recurring revenue contracts throughout the full year 2022.
Icomera discusses the capacity for real-time passenger feedback to identify and fix issues relating to onboard assets.
Aargau Verkehr has ordered five low-floor ABe 4/8 Saphir II trains for the Wynental and Suhrentalbahn (WSB) railway in Aargau, Switzerland.
Technology created by Zonegreen is protecting workers at a historic Portsmouth depot from the potential risks posed by manual points.
Estonian railway operator Eesti Liinirongid (Elron) has taken up the option for a further 10 electric trains from Škoda Group.
Talgo has signed an agreement with LE TRAIN to develop a fleet of high-speed trains based on its Avril platform.
STM has announced that over 565 million CAD is being invested to equip the Montréal Metro with a new train control system.
FS Italiane has announced that new high-speed Trenitalia rail services between Rome and Milan commenced service on 23 January.
Televic GSP discusses the benefits of of condition-based maintenance (CBM) for train and railway operators.
Ricardo has been appointed to develop the technical specifications for a zero-emission rail fleet serving the Latvian capital, Riga.
Petrosoft pl's comprehensive solution for railway companies, RAILSOFT, has been implemented at PKP Energetyka.
The first five-metre-tall V-shaped pier for the Curzon No. 3 Viaduct into HS2's Curzon Street Station in Birmingham has been installed.
National Express Rail has been awarded the contract to operate the German RE1 and RE11 Rhein-Ruhr-Express (RRX) lines up to 2033.
Freight railroad operator, BNSF has released a 3.96bn USD capital investment plan for 2023, which focusses on improving its core network.
The new four-car Moravia trainset has entered trial operation on the S2 line from Brno to Letovice in South Moravia.
Amtrak has received submissions from 10 manufacturers regarding replacement railcars for its overnight routes.
HAKEL has co-operated with Mobatime Swiss Time Systems for several years, with its surge protection devices used inside Mobatime panels.
Varamis Rail has collaborated with Network Rail to launch a 'zero-carbon freight service' between Scotland and the Midlands.
New funding has been announced for Network Rail to deliver transformational rail projects in the South West of England.
Metrolinx has announced that tunnelling is now underway on Scarborough’s 7.8-km subway extension in Toronto, Canada.
EMS provide a range of aluminium grid entrance matting systems with a selection of heavy duty infill materials for the rail sector.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed to promote and develop high-speed rail projects across North-East Europe.
Stadler has won the contract to supply eight four-car FLIRT3 XL vehicles for use on the Rheingau Express (RE) lines in Germany.
Derby Rubber manufactures two flagship, one-piece broom elements, in both hollow and solid form for railway operators across the world.
Île-de-France Mobilités has announced that the last of 73 Regio 2N trains to equip line N has arrived at Gare Montparnasse in Paris.
Renfe has commenced on-route testing of its AVE high-speed trains that will operate between Spain and France.
Petrosoft pl's transport planning system, RailSoft, has been implemented at Silva LS sp. z o.o., a licensed railway carrier.
Škoda has received an order for nine sleeping coaches and eight freight wagons for cars from Finnish state railway company VR Group.
Liverpool City Region’s new fleet of publicly-owned trains could enter service as soon as 23 January, the city mayor has announced.
RATP Dev has been awarded a one-year Early Operator Assistance contract for the Belgrade automated metro system.
VR Sweden has renewed a contract with Alstom to provide maintenance for the 30-strong Tåg i Bergslagen’s (Tågab) fleet of regional trains.
Yeltech's Position Sensor provides accurate, power efficient & robust measurements without interference in harsh environments.
Duos Technologies has announced the release of six new AI detection models for use with the Company's Railcar Inspection Portal solution.
Siemens Mobility will supply Indian Railways with 1,200 locomotives, marking the single largest locomotive order in its history.
ÖBB Rail Cargo Group (RCG) has founded a new subsidiary in Belgrade, Serbia to provide sustainable rail freight transport.
Sydney Metro has contracted Hyundai Movex to install mechanical gap fillers at stations for the Sydney Metro City & Southwest project.
Presto Geosystems will be holding a webinar on March 14 to discuss rail ballast stabilisation with its GEOWEB® 3D Geocells.
PaxLife Innovations and onway have won anSTA Tender for a single WLAN and Infotainment System. Image ©STA/Tessaro.
Rail Baltic Estonia has awarded the design works of seven regional stations across the counties of Harju and Pärnu to Ardanuy Ingeneria.
Stadler has signed an agreement with DB Netz to retrofit up to 80 maintenance and track service vehicles with its GUARDIA ETCS system.
RAILSOFT is a railway ERP class platform with over 60 modules for comprehensive management of a railway enterprise.
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has confirmed the first instalment of its 72 million GBP investment in Coventry Very Light Rail.
CAF has taken ownership of the former BWW Bismarck railway depot in Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW).
Île-de-France Mobilités has announced plans to update metro line 6’s entire fleet of MP73 trains and update the line's track and platforms.
Thomas Hartinger, Product Manager at Frauscher, discusses the march of digitisation in railway operations, as well as Frauscher Insights.
Major works were completed last month to the Bakerloo line and London Overground between London Euston and Watford Junction.
Alstom has signed a contract to supply 10 three-car Metropolis trains for operation on Line 1 of the Santo Domingo Metro.
Thales has been selected to design, install and commission the Operation Control Centre (OCC) for Line 7 of the Santiago Metro in Chile.
Works on the Bay Line transformation project in Wales are set begin with the construction of a new two-platform Butetown railway station.
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