In this issue: Learning from European HSR design, a corridor to the Baltic states, inner city rail construction, the Texas bullet, driver only trains, shaking up rail fares, and more
Arcturus develops specialised voice and video communications systems for transportation networks.
Pickersgill-Kaye, which became a trading division of ASSA ABLOY Limited from February 2017, has reported export sales for 2016 of £665,977 - with growing orders from the global rail sector for its emergency override mechanisms, safety critical soluti…
The DC/DC converters PCMDS80 from MTM Power® are specially designed as decentralised power supplies in vehicles and for supplying closed sub-systems in rolling stock applications. They are available with three wide input ranges thus enables the use o…
Greenbrier has opened its new railcar axle machining facility GBSummit in California, US.
SBS Transit and ST Kinetics have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) outlining plans for a collaborative effort to strengthen maintenance and engineering capabilities of rail operations in Singapore.
US-based WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff's Leeds office has been appointed by Calderdale Council to advance plans for the delivery of the ‘Halifax Station gateway’.
Kontron, a leading global provider of embedded computing technology (ECT), today announced the TRACe LoRa-MQTT, a new integrated EN50155 fanless solution-ready platform offering a LoRa™ local network and transforming messages to Message Queue Telemet…
Stockholm Transport (SL) has placed a CHF232M ($233m) order to Stadler for 22 customised electrical multiple units (EMU), which also includes an option for an additional 45 vehicles.
Communications specialist NetModule reports a successful major project with AEG Belgium for the STIB/MIVB transport company in the nation's capital city. From the start of the project in March 2013 to its completion at the end of 2015, more than 1,08…
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is set to provide an $80m loan towards the electrification of 145km of railway in Uzbekistan that connects Pap, Namangan and Andijan cities.
Bombardier Transportation's Chinese joint venture (JV) known as Bombardier Sifang (Qingdao) Transportation (BST) has secured a contract from China Railway (CRC) to build 40 high speed train cars.
UK rail operators Stagecoach and Virgin are set to partner with French company SNCF to jointly bid for the West Coast Partnership rail franchise.
Transurb has been appointed as supplier for the two full-mission driving cab simulators dedicated to the training of Abellio East Anglia drivers by STADLER Bussnang last week.
Global connectivity supplier HUBER+SUHNER will be exhibiting its extensive portfolio of technology and solutions for the rail industry at Railtex 2017, taking place in Birmingham, UK, from 9-11 May.
France’s Nîmes-Montpellier bypass, also known as Contournement ferroviaire de Nîmes et Montpellier (CNM), will be the first mixed high-speed Ligne à Grande Vitesse (LGV) line dedicated to both passenger and freight transport.
Construction on a new rail line to Mernda near Melbourne in Victoria, Australia, has commenced, in order to address the increasing demand for train services in the wider Victoria area.
Porr Polska Construction has won a €114m contract from PKP PLK to modernise the existing railway line Nr. 354, which runs from Pozna? to Pi?a in Poland.
North Wales and Mersey Dee (NW&MD) Rail Taskforce has renewed calls for major improvements to be delivered by the new Wales and Borders Franchise.
Bel Power Solutions announces the release of its MELCHER™ HP Series DC-DC converter (4TE) with an input voltage range greater than 10:1. The converters deliver up to 192W with typical efficiency up to 93% over input and load range with no derating ov…