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.
CP has urged KCS shareholders to vote against approving a merger between KCS and CN before the STB decision on a voting trust is made.
Silkway Transit, Kazakhstan's biggest freight operator, has taken possession of four diesel shunting locomotives, type TEM14.
From 7 – 9 September 2021, Railtex/Infrarail will gather the whole railway industry together in Birmingham.
Hybrid cars built in the Midlands will soon be carried to continental Europe via an eco-locomotive that runs on hydro-treated vegetable oil.
This week the second Baikal tunnel on the Baikal-Amur Mainline was officially opened to rail traffic by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Etihad Rail has completed the excavation of the longest rail tunnel on the Gulf Railways project, measuring 1.8km under the Hajar Mountains.
A special event has taken place to mark 20 years of operation by the Voyager and SuperVoyager Intercity fleets.
A consortium including a subsidiary of VINCI Construction has been awarded the contract for the extension of Ang Mo Kio metro station.
Nomad Digital's OBIS solution has been developed with the operator’s needs in mind and the passenger as the end-user.
Sheffield-based Zonegreen has installed its very latest rail safety technology at a depot famed for servicing steam locomotives.
California: Metrolink has certified the final environmental impact report for the Simi Valley Double Track project, a SCORE-funded project.
Renfe has signed a 1,447m euros (1,712m USD) agreement for the purchase of 152 Alstom high-capacity trains for Cercanías.
Deutsche Bahn’s new railway works in Cottbus is now set to begin servicing ICE trains in 2024 – two years earlier than originally planned.
Transport for Wales' new fast light intercity and regional trains (FLIRTs) have begun testing in Europe this month.
With the UK’s House of Commons summer recess now underway, the RIA's warning of a summer of uncertainty could now become a reality.
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The complete Alstom Pendolino fleet leased by Avanti West Coast is undergoing refurbishment, an investment of 117 million GBP.
Excavation of the vent shaft at Chalfont St Peter has begun in Buckinghamshire. It is the first of five on the HS2 Chiltern tunnels section.
Xenia has 30 years’ specialisation in crew accommodation and management, helping rail companies with all their hotel and transfer needs.
Deutsche Bahn has taken stock after the 2021 floods, saying the damage is of historic proportions and might take years to fix in full.
Following assembly in France in 2014–2016, the first Alstom Prima electric passenger locomotive has been fully assembled in Kazakhstan.
Viper Innovations are leading the way in reducing their carbon footprint, calling for UK SME businesses to combat global warming.
CAF is supplying Sporveien with 87 new Urbos trams featuring its fleet operation and maintenance digital platform LeadMind.
Repsol and Talgo have signed an agreement to support the development of hydrogen-powered trains in the Iberian Peninsula.
Korita Aviation supplies high quality galley insert equipment to ensure that all rail catering operations deliver customer satisfaction.
A prototype electrified rail freight terminal is to receive funding from Innovate UK and the Department for Transport.
HS2 designers are set to more than halve the amount of embedded carbon used in one of the high-speed rail project’s viaducts.
Focused Technology Solutions has announced the release of their latest technological breakthrough; the PowerForce battery-powered generator.
The time-proven inertial measurement unit IMU 8 from ASC Sensors now features expanded measuring ranges and even better performance.
Presto Geosystems' Port & Intermodal Yard Stabilisation with the GEOWEB® 3D Geocells webinar will take place on Tuesday, August 10, 2021.
Goldschmidt's video inspection system is an automated rail testing system that can provide precise and reliable information on rail defects.
Siemens Mobility have signed an MoU with the State of Bavaria to begin testing its hydrogen-powered train from mid-2023.
DB has reported significant damage to rail infrastructure in Germany following the extreme storms in Europe last week.
The ENSCO Rail Automated Maintenance Advisor performs track inspections intelligently, making track maintenance and planning straightforward.
Gmeinder has 100 years of experience in the manufacture and servicing of gearboxes for special railway vehicles, DMUs and locomotives.
Klas explains how connectivity and Big Data can help rail operators improve predictive maintenance and enhance the passenger experience.
A fire at Troon station on 17 July has seriously damaged the station building as well as an overhead power line.
Alstom has begun manufacturing regional commuter and transit trains for the Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) Phase 1.
Passengers at Liverpool Lime Street station can now get free, unlimited WiFi that’s fast enough to support video calls and streaming.
TSI-PRM has a strong influence on players in the railway sector. Televic believes it’s necessary to go beyond these specifications with PIS.
Beijing Capital International Airport has received its first new automated people mover – an INNOVIA 300, following a 2019 contract.
The UK government has published its Decarbonising Transport plan, in which it also lays out how it will decarbonise rail by 2050.
GTR is sub-leasing six of its Class 387/2 Gatwick Express trains to GWR to assist with capacity following the cracks found in the Class 800s.
Alstom commissions the 9th section of the Beni Suef-Asyut line in Egypt, the 15km Quseia section, now equipped with electronic interlocking.
The new potential-free DC-OK signal improves design flexibility and increases the competitiveness of the successful intreXis converters.
Glass barriers can become a palette for graffiti. Keep your assests clean and neat by applying 3M™ Scotchgard™ Multi-Layer film.
Rail depot equipment specialist, Mechan, is delivering one of its largest ever orders of lifting jacks to London Underground’s Acton depot.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) and Google are working together to make it even easier to plan and book rail travel using Google Maps.
This month Network Rail will connect a new tunnel north of Peterborough to the existing railway as part of the East Coast Upgrade project.
Webuild and partners have won a contract to excavate a section of the Turin-Lyon high-speed/high-capacity railway base tunnel.
HS2 has begun its search for a team of specialist ground investigation contractors for the western leg of Phase 2b from Crewe to Manchester.
Tallysman Wireless is excited to announce new eXtended Filtering (XF) features to the TW3900 series of Accuntena® precision antennas.
Alstom will supply 19 additional five-car MP14 metros with driver's cab for line 11 of the Île-de-France Mobilités network, operated by RATP.
SJ AB has awarded EuroMaint Rail AB, a CAF Group subsidiary, two service contracts totalling over 100m euros.
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SINTRONES' VBOX-3611-4L-D5G: the world's first Dual 5G With Dual SIM Support In-Vehicle Computer for the modern transit infotainment market.
TouchSAFE FRP Composite Fencing provides a robust, long-lasting and non-conductive barrier for the safe containment of electrical equipment.
Deutsche Bahn has launched a feasibility study into the digitalisation options for the busy Cologne rail hub.
High-speed parcel deliveries to city centres will soon be made by converted passenger trains showcases Network Rail and Orion.
Siemens Mobility has signed a contract with Amtrak to manufacture a fleet of up to 83 multi-powered modern trains.
Plasser & Theurer, the Austrian global market leader for track maintenance machines, uses 3D simulation for seminars and training courses.
Incremental will see its ground-breaking freight train location tracking solution, TRACO brought to fruition with support from Nomad Digital.
Liverpool Street Elizabeth line station has been officially transferred to TfL, providing immediate benefits to passengers at Moorgate.
The Rail Delivery Group is calling on the UK government to introduce policies that will help shift freight from road to rail.
Among 80 applicants, LiveEO has been chosen by the jury to receive the prestigious Supplier Innovation Award 2021, issued by Deutsche Bahn.
Further weekend closures of the Northern City Line have been confirmed to enable work on the East Coast Digital Programme.
United Wagon Company (UWC) has received an order from EuroChem for 2,000 new generation hopper cars for mineral fertilisers.
eCon Engineering distributes and supports digital technologies so that rail manufacturers can tackle their embedded software challenges.
Lankelma has developed rail CPT plant and equipment specifically designed for ground investigations in the four main rail environments.
DAMM’s MultiTech Outdoor Base Station BS422 helps you build resilient, cost-effective and high-performance radio networks.
Cummins explores three ways in which the rail industry’s near future will be different: Connectivity, Power Systems and Sustainability.
Sound pollution in railway transportation becomes a thing of the past with griwephon hydrophob AN2-800 sound deadening mass.
Alstom’s Régiolis Crossborder, a hybrid unit, has arrived at Výzkumný Ústav Železniční's test circuit in the Czech Republic.
DB and partners have developed new fibre-optic cables that can be laid directly in the ground without the need for cable troughs.
Korita Aviation manufactures high-quality galley insert equipment, including trolleys, for the aviation and the rail industry.
CFL has chosen Alstom to equip its 34 new Coradia regional trains with an automatic train operation (ATO) system.
Construction of the Rail Baltica station – and related infrastructure – has begun at Riga International Airport.
Toronto Pearson Airport (GTAA) has equipped the Link Train stations with AUWEKO's fire- and leakproof, high-end waste and recycling bins.
Alstom and local transport authority MVB have signed a contract for the delivery of Flexity trams and their accompanying spare part supply.
HS2 has launched Cecilia, the second of two 2,000t tunnelling machines that will excavate ten-mile-long tunnels beneath the Chiltern Hills.
HVO fuel is sustainable, cleaner and fully biodegradable with no additional infrastructure costs resulting in greener SRS RRV operations.
Siemens Mobility and Paribus have signed a framework purchase agreement and full service contract for up to 30 Vectron Dual Mode locomotives.
Alstom has successfully commissioned the first seven Prima T8 AZ8A freight locomotives to Azerbaijan Railways (ADY).
DAMM Cellular Systems have announced a joint venture, DAMM India, being established along with system partner in India, Consort Digital.
Mechan, has been called upon by Midland Metro, the operator of West Midlands Metro, to keep its tram maintenance programme on track.
Following on from their 5-year framework contract with Stimio, SNCF has placed an order for 140 additional MELI IoT communication gateways.
British Steel has today unveiled another new product for the construction market – weathering steel structural sections.
The battery-operated revolution is taking over the rail industry, eliminating many liabilities created by hydraulic systems.
griwecolor GmbH will continue to develop and produce high-quality products for you, even with its modernized name.
Calenberg Ingenieure's USM series provides solutions for isolating the permanent way, reducing both vibration and sound in its surroundings.
ARCOSYSTEM® is a lightweight and versatile elevated cable management system with support structure and bracketry made from galvanised steel.
CommScope’s Node AM is a universal multiband, multiservice digital repeater capable of meeting the challenges that rail operators face.
Staff at Biggleswade based Jewers Doors have moved into their new purpose-built headquarters this week after only a 26 week build programme.
Comtest Wireless case studies: Analysing & Troubleshooting ERTMS Systems Performance & Wayside Cybersecurity.
Germany: A new tunnel and station for long-distance services at Frankfurt has been given the green light by a feasibility study.
CAF has secured tram supply extension contracts in Belgium and Australia, in addition to a signalling installation contract in Turkey.
The first four Innovia 300 monorail units for the Alstom-led Cairo Monorail project have been completed and in transit to the Egyptian city.
Comtest Wireless has announced a new strategic partnership with British cyber security specialists for the rail industry, RazorSecure.
The Woolwich Elizabeth line station has officially been transferred from Crossrail to Transport for London (TfL).
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