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Blog Profile / Railway Technology

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Archived Since:May 31, 2009

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East Side Access, New York

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) East Side Access project is the biggest transportation infrastructure project being implemented in North America.

Sydney's light rail improvements plan receives planning approval

The improvements plan for the Sydney's CBD and South East Light Rail project has received approval from Australia's New South Wales (NSW) Department of Planning and Environment.

India to invest $137bn on railways over next five years

Indian Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has unveiled the 2015 annual railway budget, which includes plans for a $137bn investment over the next five years.

Norway's Jernbaneverket and Condotte sign $158m contract for Follo Line Project

The Norwegian National Rail Administration (Jernbaneverket) has signed a NKr1.2bn ($158.37m) EPC contract with Società Italiana per Condotte d’Acqua (Condotte) for the Follo Line Project in the country.

Eurostar e320 High-Speed Train

Eurostar e320, a fourth-generation train of the Siemens Velaro family, is scheduled to start commercial operations in late 2015.

JENSEN HUGHES Brand Launches After Historic Merger

The merger of Rolf Jensen & Associates (The RJA Group) and Hughes Associates on 27 June 2014 has created a new company name - JENSEN HUGHES - for what is now the largest and most experienced specialty engineering consulting firm in the world.

Alstom to deliver Citadis X05 trams for Sydney's CBD Light Rail

French rail manufacturer Alstom has been assigned to deliver and commission 30 coupled Citadis X05 trams for Sydney's $2.1bn CBD and South East Light Rail project.

First freight train completes round trip from China to Spain

The first freight train linking China and Spain has completed a round trip on the world’s longest railway line.

Network Rail to award new contingent labour contracts

UK rail infrastructure operator Network Rail is set to award a series of contracts worth £450m to a number of contingent labour suppliers for providing work force over the next five years.

Halogen-free Cables and Wires

This white paper contains in-depth information and specifications about SAB Bröckskes' range of halogen-free cables and wires.

Speakers Announced for Major Global Wi-Fi on Trains Conference

The full brochure and running order for this year's global get-together, the Wi-Fi on Trains Conference - Train Communications Systems 2015, is now available.  

Network Innovation on the Move

In response to the growing demands for anywhere, anytime communications by organizations and consumers in almost every industry, today's networks, both wired and wireless, are evolving dramatically.

Genesee & Wyoming to acquire major shares of Freightliner

US-based railroad holding company Genesee & Wyoming (G&W) has agreed to acquire around 95% of the shares of freight rail operator Freightliner from Arcapita and other shareholders.

Jensen Hughes-Fire Protection and Life Safety Services for Railway and Transit Facilities

JENSEN HUGHES provides specialised fire safety engineering services for railway and public transport systems.The company's knowledge of the unique fire protection and life safety challenges in rail s...

Fire and Smoke Modeling for Rail Tunnels and Stations

The East Side Access project brings the Long Island Railroad into Grand Central Terminal, New York, US.

Future Rail: Issue 23

In this issue: Russia’s progress with LNG-powered trains, Alstom’s H3 diesel hybrid, developing a new city around a rail station, how freight operators are adapting to new European emissions legislation, a look inside the Eurostar e320 and more.

Ring 3 Light Rail, Copenhagen

The Ring 3 is a proposed light rail project in the Greater Copenhagen area, Denmark. The dual-track light rail line will run along the Ring 3 Motorway Road from Ishoj town in the south to Lundtofte town in the north.

Train safety board confirms alcohol will not be prohibited on UK trains

The Rail Safety Standards Board (RSSB) has said that the consumption of alcohol on the UK train network will not be banned.

Milwaukee Composites-Lightweight and Durable Flooring for Rail and Buses

Milwaukee Composites Incorporated (MCI) has manufactured and supplied patented phenolic composite products for the global transit market since 1997 with no failures. MCI's products are primarily appl...

Innovation in Railway Testing

Cetest is a fully accredited independent laboratory offering services for design verification, model validation, developmental testing and/or answers to help you identify failure root causes.

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