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Passing a Half Century (Part 7) - Not the Rocky

For my 50th birthday, my wife and I drove through Alberta and British Columbia. You can start at the beginning here. Ah, Banff Sure as that old whistle's blowin' There's a tug upon my heart Somewhere in that misty mornin' light There's...Show More Summary

Passing a Half Century (Part 6) - Through the Spiral Tunnel

For my 50th birthday, my wife and I drove through Alberta and British Columbia. You can start at the beginning here. Let me explain.No, there is too much. Let me sum up.- Inigo Montaya, "The Princess Bride" Day 5 - Golden to Banff We...Show More Summary

They Shall Grow Not Old

Lest we forget It's Remembrance Day. Let us take a moment to remember the men and women who have served - and died - for our country to protect our way of life. We appreciate and remember you.They shall grow not old, as we that are left...Show More Summary

JR Central unveils new rail reservation app

Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central) and West Japan Railway Company (JR West) have unveiled the new Tokaido Sanyo Shinkansen Reservation App.

Structural Soils launches new services for rail industry

UK-based geotechnical and geoenvironmental site investigation company Structural Soils has launched its new, integrated site investigation and supporting services for the rail industry.

Santiago Metro Line 6 in Chile inaugurated

The Santiago Metro Line 6 in Chile, comprising a 15km network and ten stations, has been inaugurated by President Michelle Bachelet.

Vossloh to trial HSG-city unit on national rail network

Germany’s Vossloh Rail Systems has announced plans to trial the HSG-city high-speed grinding unit on the national rail network later this year.

HS2 reveals names of five bidders for £2.75bn rail contract

High Speed 2 (HS2) has revealed the names of the five shortlisted bidders for the £2.75bn deal to build the UK's next generation of high-speed trains.

Passing a Half Century (Part 5) - Mountain Meet

For my 50th birthday, my wife and I drove through Alberta and British Columbia. You can start at the beginning here. The show business officialsTurn a deaf ear to the stageTheir hearts are locomotivesAnd their minds are narrow-gauge-...Show More Summary

Greenbrier expands railcar fleet under management by 85,000

Greenbrier Companies subsidiary Greenbrier Management Services (GMS) has reported that the size of its railcar fleet under management has expanded by roughly 85,000 railcars since 31 August last year.

Deals this week: Alstom, Cubic Transportation Systems, CAF

Alstom has secured a €45m ($52.2m) contract from Morocco-based Rabat-Salé transport company STRS to deliver 22 additional Citadis trams.

ISO 14001 Success

Infotec is pleased to announce successful registration to the Environmental Management System Standard ISO 14001: 2015 following an extensive two-day certification audit with the UKAS accredited company, Global Certification Group (...

PolyU and SWJTU partner to set up Joint Innovation Center in China

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has entered a strategic partnership with Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU) in China to establish a new Joint Innovation Center for Rail Transit Safety Monitoring Technology at PolyU Shenzhen Base.

Granite Construction wins contract for OMF East project in US

US-based infrastructure company Granite Construction has secured a new design-build light rail sub-contract for the Operations and Maintenance Facility East (OMF East) project in Bellevue, Washington.

Network Rail awards contracts for Transpennine route modernisation

UK's Network Rail has awarded new contracts to two alliances to conduct rail upgrade projects along the Transpennine route between York and Manchester.

Baku-Tbilisi-Kars rail project in Azerbaijan inaugurated

Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Turkey have inaugurated the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) rail project linking Europe and Asia at the new Port of Baku in Alat, Azerbaijan.

Hydraulico to Exhibit at FABTECH 2017

Hydraulico will be showcasing their latest state-of-the-art and customized PRESS solutions at FABTECH 2017.

Kingrail Joined Modern Railways 2017 in Shanghai

Kingrail joined International Railway Conference in Shanghai to show its strength products to the worldwide and learn the rail field latest development and trend.

Passing a Half Century (Part 4) - To Craigellachie and Beyond!

For my 50th birthday, my wife and I drove through Alberta and British Columbia. You can start at the beginning here. The only soundIs like a diesel’s distant thunderingI’m a desolate townWith a railroad station where my heart should be- Stephen Fearing, "The Station" We started the third day of my 50th birthday trip in Cranbrook, British Columbia. Show More Summary

Stadler to maintain NSB Gjøvikbanen's FLIRT trains for three years

Stadler has received a contract from Norwegian railway firm NSB Gjøvikbanen to maintain ten FLIRT trains for a period of three years.

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