Blog Profile / Railway Technology

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UK’s Network Rail to upgrade North Yorkshire's East Coast Main Line

UK Network Rail has announced details of improvements to the East Coast Main Line in North Yorkshire as part of its Railway Upgrade Plan.

SNC-Lavalin wins US rail contracts from SEPTA and PLTP in US

Canadian engineering and construction company SNC-Lavalin has secured two rail and transit contracts in the US.

AC and DC-Powered Air Conditioners

DC Airco has specialised in energy-efficient air conditioning since 1997, after many years of research and development.

Train inspector: turning locomotives into track monitors

The University of Huddersfield’s Institute of Railway Research is working with Siemens to develop a sensor system that could turn any rail vehicle into a track monitor that can inspect the condition of rails and the track bed. Rod James looks at how …

Binary I/O for Rail Applications on CompactPCI Serial

The new 3U CompactPCI Serial board G403 with 16 bidirectional digital I/O channels has been designed specifically for modern railway applications. The new board is suited for many different control functions, such as door-locking control and interior…

Construction of $1.5bn Lagos-Ibadan rail line in Nigeria to begin next month

The Nigerian Federal Government is reportedly set to begin the construction of a 156.65km standard gauge rail line from Lagos to Ibadan by next month.

Axiomtek Introduces 12.1in IP66 / IP69K Stainless Steel Panel PC with Intel® Core™ U-series Processor – GOT812L(H)-880

Axiomtek, one of the world's leading designers and manufacturers of innovative, high-performance and reliable PC-based industrial computer products, is pleased to introduce the GOT812L(H)-880, a fanless 12.1in stainless steel touch panel computer ide…

Bombardier delivers first Innovia APM 300 to Shanghai Shentong

Bombardier Transportation has delivered the first driverless Innovia automated people mover (APM) 300 vehicle to Shanghai Shentong Metro Group in China.

Carillion to electrify Shotts line for Holytown-Midcalder Junctions

Carillion Powerlines has won a £49m contract to deliver the electrification of UK Network Rail’s Shotts line between Holytown and Midcalder Junctions in Scotland.

Akiem gains electric and diesel locomotive maintenance provider mgw Service

French locomotive leasing company Akiem has acquired Germany-based mgw Service, a company involved in electric and diesel locomotive maintenance.

Frauscher Moves into New UK Office

Founded in 2011, Frauscher UK has rapidly grown stronger during the last years. To meet the increasing market interest in our solutions and to handle the tasks that came with developing the new product line Frauscher Tracking Solutions FTS, we moved …

Deals this week: Protran Technology, Warsaw Metro Line-2 extension, LK Comstock

Denver's Regional Transportation District has appointed Harsco Rail division Protran Technology to install enhanced safety systems across the full regional railway fleet, comprising 400 rail units, in Colorado, US.

NetModule-EN 50155-Certified Railway Routers for Wireless Communication

NetModule offers EN 50155-compliant railway routers that provide internet and wireless communications for trains.

National Express Group to sell c2c to Trenitalia for £70m

National Express Group has signed an agreement to sell its UK’s c2c passenger franchisee to Trenitalia, the passenger rail transportation company of FS Italiane Group, for £70m.

Brightline unveils first trainset BrightBlue

US-based express passenger rail system Brightline has unveiled its first trainset, BrightBlue, which consists of two locomotives and four coaches.

DB Cargo and Toshiba partner to develop hybrid locomotives

DB Cargo, the rail freight division of German Rail, has entered into a technology partnership with Japan’s rail vehicle technology supplier Toshiba, for the joint development of hybrid locomotives.

The AURA Collision Avoidance and Productivity System

The Metrom Rail AURA Collision Avoidance and Productivity System (CAS) is designed to safeguard maintenance of way equipment and hi-rail vehicles and their operators by providing advanced warning of violations in spacing regulations...

DYSTEN-Rail Passenger Information Displays

DYSTEN designs, manufactures and installs passenger information displays for railway stations and bus and tram stops.

Henrich -Trackside and On-Board Ethernet Solutions for the Railway Industry

Henrich Electronics (Henrich) offers a full line of IEC61375-compliant products for rail, road and trackside projects.

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