In this issue: Problems with the New York subway, Chinese manufacturing, Europe’s night services, third-generation trains, the barriers against start-ups, level crossings dangers, and more
Xplore Technologies today announced that one of the largest broadband and wireless telecommunications companies in the US has ordered $2.7m worth of Android™ powered 'mobile office' bundles to support the growth of its field-based workforce.
Sonneville's European LVT licensee Vigier Rail supplied the first 600 LVT Standard supports for the Ceneri Base Tunnel project for a test installation prior to the start of the track installation in May 2017.
Four railway officials were suspended and three others were sent on leave following a rail accident in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh (UP), which resulted in the deaths of 24 people and injured several others.
The Government of Victoria in Australia, in collaboration with the federal government, is set to introduce a port-rail shuttle project to improve rail connectivity between the Port of Melbourne and major freight hubs by utilising existing rail infras…
UK-based train operating company Virgin Trains' new ‘Azuma’ locomotive has travelled for the first time to Scotland as part of a rail connectivity improvement programme between Edinburgh and London.
The New Railway Link through the Alps (AlpTransit), is a Swiss federal project focused on building faster North-South rail links across the Swiss Alps by constructing base tunnels several hundred meters below the level of the current tunnels.
The City of Houston and railroad company Texas Central have signed an agreement to develop a new bullet train system.
Bombardier NUG Propulsion System (BNP) has secured two contracts worth approximately CNY531m ($79m) from Chinese New United Group (NUG) to provide MITRAC propulsion and control equipment for the Chengdu Metro Line 6 and Chongqing Metro Line 4 project…
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a request for proposals (RFP) to three shortlisted teams in relation to the design, construction, financing, operations and maintenance of the Hurontario Light Rail Transit (LRT) project in Ontari…
CP 1401 in Winnipeg The Canadian Pacific "Canada 150" train came to Winnipeg - and what a gorgeous train it was!You may recall I was planning the shoot a while ago. The train was scheduled to be on display in Winnipeg on August 4th from...Show More Summary
While railway technology has evolved slowly over the last 200 years, the next few years could bring greater transformation to the railways, and at a greater pace than we have seen in the past as railway operators begin to adopt internet of things tec…
Swiss rolling stock manufacturer Stadler has named its new line of electric multiple units (EMU), formerly known as Stadler EC250, as SMILE.
The Government of India's Union Council of Ministers has approved a new policy regarding the expansion and regulation of metro rail services.
Mobility platform FlixBus and private rail company Leo Express have collaborated to revive the services of the insolvent railway startup Locomore.
Jacobs Engineering Group has been selected as the reference design consultant (RDC) for the 350km-long Kuala Lumpur - Singapore High-Speed Rail project (KL-SG HSR), which is currently under construction.
Bel Power Solutions and Protection, a Bel group company (NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB) and premier global manufacturer of power management devices, announces the expansion of their ABC Series open-frame, AC-DC power supply portfolio to include the ultra-l…
Engineering company Atkins has secured a £29m contract from Network Rail to carry out resignalling works along the 42km route from Norwich to Lowestoft via Great Yarmouth in East Anglia, UK.
In the Italian rail vehicle industry, special importance is attached to fire protection in rail vehicles. In the current original equipment manufacturer projects in the area of subway and regional trains, fulfillment of European standard EN 45545 is …
US-based Jacobs Engineering Group has secured the Reference Design Consultant (RDC) role for the Kuala Lumpur - Singapore High Speed Rail project (KL-SG HSR), which is currently under construction.