With more train services than ever before, it’s never been more important to be safe around our rail networks.
Six KiwiRail locomotive engineers (train drivers) have bravely shared their emotional experiences of incidents and near misses around the rail network, as part of Australasia’s Rail Safety Week.
KiwiRail are reminding you to be aware at all times around rail tracks, and always expect trains at any time, from either direction. Please help them spread this important message.
The Railway Industry Association (RIA) has set out six key actions for UK Government ahead of its Spending Review next week.
Sinara Transport Machines’ (STM) Trading House has signed an agreement with SilkWay Transit to deliver 22 2ES7 Black Granite locomotives.
A new report says that protecting light rail services is key to ensuring towns and cities recover from the impact of Covid-19.
Ile-de-France Mobilités and RATP have ordered 37 Alstom Citadis X05 trams for the Ile-de-France T1-Line in an order worth 130 million euros.
NEXCOM introduces the most cutting-edge member of the aROK railway computer family, the aROK 8110.
Brightline has begun testing its full operating train schedule between West Palm Beach and Miami in preparation for its return to service.
London’s Night Tube will resume service on the Central and Victoria lines from 27 December on Saturdays and Sundays.
Southeastern services begin under the government's Operator of Last Resort following last month's franchise breach announcement.
In this month's column, Jonn Elledge muses on the future of HS2's eastern leg and the political tug of war taking place behind the scenes.
Next month the first phase of industry engagement on the UK’s new passenger service contracts (PSCs) will begin.
KiwiRail has signed a long-term framework agreement with Stadler, with a first call off for 57 diesel mainline locomotives.
Network Rail has awarded Hitachi Rail and Linbrooke S a contract to design a digital signalling solution for the Gloucester area.
The world’s first self-operating train, the digital S-Bahn, has made its first run at the opening of ITS in Hamburg.
CTM enables organisations to book and manage workforce training. This allows employers and employees to improve their competency management.
Robel will supply six four-axle work vehicles for maintenance work in tunnels to the Munich municipal utilities company Stadtwerke München GmbH.
TSL-ESCHA is now launching the next generation of signal lights: the SLE161 and SLE162 replace the previous SLE160.
After a 50-year hiatus, the Dartmoor Line will resume regular passenger services between Okehampton and Exeter St Davids next month.
Alstom has been awarded the contract to design and supply the rolling stock for the Île-de-France network’s Line 18.
Trans Regio Deutsche Regionalbahn (Trans Regio) has signed a long-term lease with Alpha Trains for 23 EMU trains.
Stadler is to appeal against an Austrian Court’s decision to nullify a contract it had been awarded by the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB).
STIMIO raises €1.7 million for the digitalisation of rail maintenance, one of their aims is to accelerate international development.
STIMIO’s IoT solutions, including remote, real-time monitoring, are being used to monitor Fret SNCF’s freight locomotive starter reservoirs.
The East Kilbride and Barrhead electrification project will pass through East Renfrewshire and South Lanarkshire to the south of Glasgow.
The Connecting Europe Express has reached its final destination of Paris after 36 days travelling across Europe.
Daktronics continues to show its commitment to the service and support of its customers with improvements implemented for better customer experience.
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SENSIT offer several versions of the temperature sensor with plastic connection heads, the plastic head design is unique to SENSIT.
IMA Dresden say the size of an object plays a subordinate role in their testing, having tested bone screws to the heaviest passenger aircraft.
Alstom is investing €14m to modernise its Taubaté factory in Brazil following the signing of multiple national and international contracts.
New figures from the Office of Rail and Road show that UK rail travel started to rebound between April and June 2021.
Rail safety specialist, Zonegreen, has completed the first in a series of planned depot enhancements for Scottish railway operator, ScotRail.
British Steel today unveiled its Low-Carbon Roadmap, outlining its commitment to achieving net-zero status.
RedCabin, together with its host partner Irish Rail, today announces the return of its Railway Interior Innovation Summit.
A footbridge made from super-strong fibre-reinforced plastic has been installed in Bicester to replace a footpath level crossing.
A new night train travelling between Vienna to Paris comes into service this December thanks to a collaboration between the ÖBB, SNCF and DB.
PTV Group have released a video simulation representing how much road space cars take up along with other modes of transport.
Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) has awarded Stadler a framework agreement for up to 510 new single-decker FLIRT multiple units.
Comtest Wireless and RINA are holding a webinar together on 4 November 2021 to discuss testing GSM-R & LTE-R networks along with other tools.
The CEO of Výzkumný Ústav Železniční a.s CZE, Martin Bělčík explains why their test circuit is of high interest and booked for several years.
PowerRail introduce PowerRail Engine Systems a full-service engine company offering remanufactured engines and components.
A joint German-Dutch project to trial the control and remote monitoring of automated freight trains has begun this month.
Rail depot equipment specialist, Mechan, has provided South Western Railway with a flexible way to service rolling stock at two of its facilities.
Scotland’s First Minister has said that decarbonising transport, including rail services, can help reduce the threat of climate change.
Deutsche Post DHL and Deutsche Bahn are expanding their partnership with new connections that will allow more parcels to travel via rail.
Alstom has delivered its 100th and final Flexity light rail vehicle (LRV) to the Department of Transport in Victoria.
HS2 tunnel boring machine ‘Florence’ has passed the one mile mark, cutting through a mix of chalk and flint beneath the Chiltern hills.
An Alstom-led consortium has been awarded a contract to provide an integrated metro system for Taipei Circular Line Phase Two.
Network Rail has announced a £25m plan to protect the Newport-Gloucester line from further damage caused by extreme weather.
CTM explain how Network Rail and other companies are trying to encourage passengers to commute by train as they did pre-pandemic.
Find out where the Fincons Group are ranked amongst the best 400 Italian Companies for Italy's Best Employer 2022, produced by Statista.
At this years international trade fair, Senoplast will present innovative product developments in the railway and refrigerator industry.
Nomad Digital has recently completed its global ISO certification renewal and alignment with Lloyds Register (LR).
Siemens Mobility has received an order to build 23 four-car Mireo trainsets for rail operator agilis Eisenbahngesellschaft.
Vivarail’s next-gen battery train will be launched at COP26 this November, and will run daily services throughout the event.
Transdev Group and Strides International Business awarded shadow operator contract for four new Greater Paris driverless metro lines.
Knorr-Bremse is expanding its range of digital products and services for train manufacturers and rail operators around the world.
PaxLife Innovations is delighted to be a Silver Sponsor at the World Passenger Festival, taking place on 5 - 6 October 2021 in Amsterdam.
The British government's Operator of Last Resort will run Southeastern services, following a £25m breach of the franchise agreement.
Škoda Transportation Group has been chosen by Czech Railways to provide regular servicing of its electrical units.
HS2 has invited six bidders to tender for a major two-part enabling works contract for its recently approved Phase 2a section.
The 12th edition of SIFER, France’s only B2B International Railway Exhibition, will be taking place from 26 to 28 October 2021 at Lille Grand Palais.
In this webinar, Televic Rail will explain how LiveCoM Suite enables the operator to bring passenger information to their passengers.
It is with great pleasure that we can announce that Tommy Trip has accepted the position as CEO of DAMM Cellular Systems A/S.
Alstom’s Chinese joint venture has signed a contract with Shenzhen Airport to provide operation and maintenance service for its APM system.
AECOM has signed a memorandum of understanding to upgrade Italy’s Apennine diesel railway with hydrogen trains.
Robel has adopted Plasser & Theurer's E3 brand for products that live up to high environmental standards.
Masats have installed PSD platform doors on line 11 at Trinitat Nova Station, Barcelona, providing maximum safety for passengers.
Televic Rail is holding a live webinar on how to deliver an optimal on-board audio experience, taking place on 27 October 2021.
Televic Rail will highlight their range of on-board communication solutions and novelties for passenger information at InnoTrans 2022.
SENSIT explain the different types of cable temperature sensors that they offer as well as a customised solution that can be offered.
onway has been selected as one of eight companies classified as particularly innovative at the Railway Forum 2021 in Berlin.
The Keolis-MHI Rail Management and Operation LLC consortium has begun operating the Dubai Metro and Dubai Tram networks.
The amount of freight moved across the Uk's railway has returned to pre-pandemic levels according to new Office of Rail and Road statistics.
Hitachi Rail is displaying a series of new products aimed at freight railroads and passenger rail operators at the RSSI C&S Exhibition.
The Chair of the Williams Rail Review warns it’s now or never to radically overhaul Britain’s confusing and outdated rail fares system.
On Wednesday 29th September, 3Squared will be showcasing its flagship suite of RailSmart products at Virtual 'Great British RailSmart Day'.
Transport for London (TfL) has opened the new extension to the Northern Line from Kennington to Battersea Power Station.
Alstom and Plastic Omnium have signed a MoU to work together on the development of high-end hydrogen storage systems for the railway sector.
As the railway industry continues to develop digitalisation, Sopra Steria use their skills to create the Competency Training Marketplace.
Trading House STM has supplied 19 track maintenance vehicles to Navoi Mining and Metallurgical Combinat (NMMC) in Uzbekistan.
Alstom has signed a €300m contract with to supply 25 X’trapolis trains for Melbourne’s suburban rail network.
Korita Aviation continue to grow and develop solutions for on-train service, manufacturing rail catering trolleys with great performance.
The Connecting Europe Express, one of the feature activities of the European Year of Rail 2021, is visiting TRAKO in Poland today.
Holmatro extends its rerailing portfolio with a Compact Rerailing Unit which is lightweight and easy to use when space is limited.
EXPO Ferroviaria, Italy's only show for railway technologies, products and systems takes place from 28-30 September, at Rho Fiera Milano.
Issue 4 of our e-magazine is here! Centred around TRAKO in Poland, read about the Connecting Europe Express as well as industry updates!
TfL's recent ad campaign to get passengers back using its trains and buses is a symptom of its underlying funding woes, writes Jonn Elledge.
Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Devlet Demiryolları (TCDD) has received the first of 26 Alstom locomotives equipped with ETCS level 1 and 2.
A new report showcases UK rail as a major economic sector that’s driving growth, investment and jobs right across the United Kingdom.
With SmartMMI, passengers can be provided up-to-date information about developments in their ongoing journeys – directly on their adjacent train window.
Visit IMA Dresden at stand 7 for the 18th International Rail Vehicle Conference, taking place in Dresden from 22-24 September 2021.
Wheelabrator's digital tool uses software to enable energy-efficient shot blasting, allowing operators to see how much energy is being used.
Visit IMA Dresden at TRAKO, Europe’s second largest railway technology trade fair, taking place in Gdansk from 21-24 September 2021.
Network Rail has completed upgrades at Hayes & Harlington station ahead of the Elizabeth line opening in the first half of next year.
Alstom has been awarded contracts to design, deliver and provide long-term service support for ETCS Level 2 trackside signalling technology.
Emeg Group announce that they will be sponsoring the Middle East Rail Expo in Dubai on 12th & 13th October 2021 as a Silver Sponsor.
Skeleton Technologies is adding next-generation supercapacitors and modules to its portfolio including SkelCap SCX5000 and SkelMod 54V 277F.
Dowaldwerke will be making an appearance at trade fairs across Germany in 2022, find out where and when you can find them here.
Dowaldwerke announces an extension at Dippoldiswalde providing a hall for the toilet assembly line. The work will start at the end of 2021.
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