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Quintiq Implements Integrated Crew and Fleet Planning System for CFL

Quintiq, a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), has announced that its solution has been chosen by Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Luxembourgeois (CFL) to improve crew and fleet planning and scheduli...

ERTMS and CBTC Side By Side: A Comparison of State-of-the-art Rail Traffic Management Systems

There is a well-defined separation between the systems that are being used in Mass Transit networks and the ones being used for Mainline. However, each of these systems has the necessary maturity to step forward to an integrated solution that compris…

Abellio Greater Anglia unveils new rail services between Cambridge and Stansted

UK train operator Abellio Greater Anglia (AGA) has unveiled new rail services between Cambridge and Stansted Airport, in a bid to offer better travelling options for passengers.

CRITICAL Software-Safety-Critical Embedded Systems for Railway

CRITICAL Software supports railway manufacturers in the development, testing and certification of embedded systems, according to CENELEC EN 50126/8/9 standards up to the highest safety integrity leve...

Hitachi Rail Europe launches new AT200 commuter train

Hitachi Rail Europe has launched a newly developed AT200 commuter train, which aims to improve the travelling experience for future commuters.

Queensland's Gold Coast light rail system begins passenger services

Australia's Queensland Government has started passenger services on the Gold Coast new light rail system.

RAIL.ONE Celebrates Anniversaries

The RAIL.ONE Group, one of the world's leading manufacturers of concrete sleepers and systems provider for railway tracks, will celebrate two anniversaries this year.

Aura Graphics-Self-Adhesive Vinyl Film for Full or Part-Train Wraps

Aura Graphics is Europe’s largest supplier and implementer of corporate identity, advertising and promotional, and refurbishment vinyl graphic programmes for all modes of transportation including rail.

Mitsubishi to supply APM systems to Orlando Airport

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Sumitomo Corporation has secured a contract to design, build, operate and maintain three separate automated people mover (APM) systems from the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority.

Connectivity for CCTV and Rail Operations Conference 2014

Following the success of this year’s 'WiFi on Trains Conference' and at the request of many train operators, BWCS has added connectivity to its November get-together.

Network Rail plans £12.5m development at Euston station

UK Network Rail is planning to invest £12.5m in the development of London's Euston station, which will provide passengers with additional food and beverage options.

UK TfL to award £1.4bn contract to MTR to operate Crossrail services

The UK Transport for London (TfL) is set to award an eight-year, £1.4bn contract to MTR Corporation (MTR) to serve as a key partner in delivering the new Crossrail services.

TGV train crash in France injures 25 people

A high-speed TGV train has collided with a regional TER train on the Pau-Bayonne line in southern France, injuring 25 people.

The Queen officially opens Reading station

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has officially opened Reading's renovated railway station in Berkshire, UK.

NIB grants €53m loan for Lithuania’s AB Lietuvos

Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has agreed to grant a €53m loan to Lithuanian rail company AB Lietuvos gelezinkeliai for the construction of new tracks and rail corridors upgrades in the country.

Selectron-Rail Automation Solutions for TCMS, Vehicle Control, Safety, Support, Design, Engineering and Training

Selectron offers Vehicle Control systems (VC) and Train Communication Management Solutions (TCMS) and Safety related products.

UK DfT awards Essex Thameside franchise contract to c2c

The UK Department for Transport has officially awarded the new Essex Thameside franchise to its current operator, c2c.

Alstom delivers first Translohr STE5 train to Ayacucho project in Colombia

French train manufacturer Alstom has delivered the first Translohr STE5 model to the Ayacucho LRV project in Medellín, Colombia.

San Francisco to procure 260 LRVs from Siemens

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority (SFMTA) in the US is set to award a $1.2bn contract to Siemens to supply light rail vehicles (LRV) for the city's Central Subway line.

UK DfT and Arriva agree to offer extra rail services between England and Wales

The UK Department for Transport and Arriva Train Wales have agreed to a £1.2m deal to provide extra rail services between England and Wales.

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