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HMCS Iroquois

HMCS Iroquois, Halifax, Nova Scotia, June 2013.That's probably the former HMCS Provider behind her. Last week, the former HMCS Iroquois was towed out of Halifax harbour to its final destination in Liverpool, Nova Scotia. She was paid off (retired) on May 1, 2015 and was the lead and name ship of the 4 ship Iroquois class of destroyers. Show More Summary

Indian Cabinet approves $1.6bn Mumbai Urban Transport Project Phase III

Indian Cabinet has approved the Rs10.9bn ($1.6bn) Mumbai Urban Transport Project Phase III (MUTP 3), which is aimed at expanding rail infrastructure in the state of Maharashtra.

Train Collision Warning System Wins Award at Digicon 2016

The inaugural Munich Digital World Convention (Digicon 2016) presented awards to sustainable innovative ideas for their contributions to the digital world of the future.

West Link Rail Project (Vastlanken)

The West Link, also known as Västlänken, is an 8km-long commuter train connection through central Gothenburg, Sweden, 6.6km of which will be carried in a double-track railway tunnel.

Hollysys signs two ground-based high-speed rail signaling contracts

China-based Hollysys Automation Technologies has signed two high-speed rail signaling contracts for Harbin-Jiamusi and Jiujingqu lines.

Hitachi Rail Italy wins three rail service contracts worth €108m

Hitachi Rail Italy has won three service contracts worth €108m to maintain Frecciarossa 1000, Frecciarossa 500 and TSR regional trains.

Deals this week: Talgo, Exim Bank

Talgo has won a €787m ($836m) contract from Renfe to provide 15 high-speed Avril trains and fleet maintenance for 30 years.

High?Speed Railway Intelligent Transportation System

According to a report conducted by ARUP, around 75% of the world's population will live in cities by the year 2050. Mass transportation megatrends will have a global impact in terms of mobility and transportation infrastructure.

Sail starts production of single piece rail from URM

The Steel Authority of India (Sail) has kick-started commercial production of a 130m rail from its new universal rail mill (URM) at its Bhilai steel plant.

The Digital Train, as imagined by Hyperloop and Deutsche Bahn

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies is working on making Elon Musk’s Hyperloop dream a reality. One day, perhaps, people will be able to travel from San Francisco to LA in half an hour as opposed to the six hours it currently takes to drive. Throug…

Semi-Automated Ultrasonic Inspections for Hollow Rail Wheel Axles

Semi portable equipment was developed by NDT Technologies to inspect ultrasonically hollow rail wheel axles as required by AAR S-659 standard.

French Government and Alstom reveal plans to maintain Belfort site activities

The French Government and Alstom have set-out new plans for maintenance of rail and industrial activities at the company’s Belfort site to protect 400 jobs.

YIT, VR Track and Pöyry to implement Tampere light rail project in Finland

Finnish companies YIT Construction, VR Track and Pöyry have signed an agreement with the City of Tampere for implementation of the €238.8m Tampere light rail project.

Axiomtek's eBOX670-891-FL: High-Performance Fanless Embedded System with Flexible Expansion

Axiomtek, a world-renowned leader relentlessly devoted in the research, development and manufacture of series of innovative and reliable industrial computer products of high efficiency, is announcing the eBOX670-891-FL, a fanless embedded system supp…

Sulzer in Exclusive Discussions to Acquire Pump Manufacturer Ensival Moret

On 25 November 2016, Sulzer entered into exclusive discussions with Moret Industries to acquire its subsidiary Ensival Moret (EM). The enterprise value for the proposed transaction is €80m (Sfr85m).

Sulzer Enters Discussions to Acquire Ensival Moret

On 25 November 2016, Sulzer entered into exclusive discussions with Moret Industries to acquire the pump manufacturer Ensival Moret (EM), a part of Moret Industries. The enterprise value for the proposed transaction is €80m (Sfr85m)...

Swiss FOT approves Bombardier Traxx trains for Gotthard Base rail tunnel

The Swiss Federal Office of Transport (FOT) has approved the use of Bombardier Traxx locomotives in the Gotthard Base rail traffic tunnel following installation of a European Train Control System (ETCS) software update.

Environmental study released for MTA’s Long Island Rail Road expansion project

A new environmental study draft has been released for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) proposed third track for the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) expansion project in New York, US.

Renfe awards €787m contract to Talgo for 15 Avril trains

Spanish rail operator Renfe has awarded a €787m contract to Talgo for the supply of 15 high-speed Avril trains and fleet maintenance for a 30 year period.

Vecow Launches Embedded Workstation Systems with Independent NVIDIA GEFORCE® GTX 950 Graphics Engine

Powered by Intel® Xeon®/Core™ i7 (Skylake-H) processor running with NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 950 graphics engine, up to seven independent HD displays, -40°C to 60°C operating temperature, all-in-one integrated features, multiple I/O connection, outstandin…

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