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Sulzer Expands its Range of High-Efficiency SMD Water Pumps

The SMD pump range is ideal for a wide range of high-volume flow applications where raw, clean, brackish or sea water is pumped. Such applications are water abstraction, treatment, transport, desalination, supply, and distribution. The pumps can also…

Otahuhu Station Upgrade

Located at the Salesyard road site near the Eastern and Southern Lines of the Auckland rail network, the ?t?huhu railway station was first established in 1870.

Alstom and Banedanmark test ETCS application in Denmark

French company Alstom and Danish railway infrastructure owner Banedanmark have completed testing of a European Train Control System (ETCS) level 2 baseline 3 application.

A Different Perspective

"It is a narrow mind which cannot look at a subject from various points of view." - George Eliot, "Middlemarch"I've photographed VIA Rail's Canadian in Winnipeg many times... 131 times at the time of writing. That's a lot! I've shotShow More Summary

Siemens to deliver seven Vectron locomotives to Railcare

Railcare has ordered seven Vectron-type trains from Siemens to haul freight in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

ContiTech Products Enhance Safety in Railway Transport

Whether in the bogie of the locomotives or carriages, in heating or air-conditioning systems, or in the interior trim, ContiTech develops solutions that not only are durable and robust but also ensure maximum safety through compliance with specificat…

Artesyn Expands ControlSafe™ SIL4 COTS Rail Computing Platform to Address More Train Control and Rail Signalling Applications

At InnoTrans 2016, Artesyn Embedded Technologies unveiled the ControlSafe™ Expansion Box Platform a COTS computing system designed to be certified to SIL4, which can substantially accelerate time-to-market for the deployment of new and upgrades to tr…

Frauscher Offers New Tracking Solutions FTS for G

At this year's InnoTrans in Berlin, Frauscher Sensor Technology launched a world premiere: its new product line Frauscher Tracking Solutions FTS, which has the potential to revolutionise the way of train operations. From the first minute of the exhib…

Bombardier delivers first MOVIA train for Delhi Metro

Bombardier Transportation has delivered the first of 162 MOVIA rail cars for operation on the Delhi Metro in India.

Network Rail completes track installations on Oxford city centre-London Marylebone line

UK rail transport company Network Rail has completed the final track installations on the line connecting Oxford city centre and London Marylebone.

Deals this week: Downer EDI Works, AB Transitio, Thales

Downer EDI Works has secured a contract from the NSW Government to upgrade Homebush Station on the main suburban line in Sydney.

Thales wins maintenance contract for Saudi Arabia's NSR project

Thales has secured a maintenance contract for the 2,400km route of the North South Railway (NSR) project across Saudi Arabia.

UK's RSSB says railways need to do more to cut alcohol incidents

UK independent safety body Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) has released a report stating that deaths at station platform edges can be reduced with an industry-wide approach to tackling alcohol misuse.

Stadler and Solaris to form light rail vehicle partnership

Stadler Polska and Solaris Bus & Coach are planning to form a partnership to bid for light rail vehicle tenders in Poland and other European countries.

Future Rail: Issue 42

In this issue: Alstom’s double-decker trains for HS2, a futuristic plane-to-train pod concept, outcomes of the US Millenial Trains Project, Fujitsu’s digital railway technologies, the feasibility of crowdfunding rail projects, safety-checking driverl…

New Definition of High-Performance DC-DC Converters by intreXis

The intreXis Boardnet Converter Platform is a new definition of high-performance DC-DC converters and is now also available in the 150W class. With its ultra-wide input voltage range of 14.4VDC to 154VDC, 150W power, highest efficiency and 10ms hold-…

40 Mile Rail Starts Up

The new 40 Mile Rail locomotive, JLCX 4004 Congratulations to new Alberta shortline railway 40 Mile Rail on receiving their locomotive and 20 grain cars on Wednesday! About 40 Mile Rail Forty Mile Rail (FMR) label on crossing post.Near...Show More Summary

ContiTech Presents Low-Emission, Lightweight Surfaces for Trains

Surface materials for waiting areas and materials for public transport interiors have to be extremely hard-wearing. In addition, they have to satisfy the strict design and safety requirements.

Nokia's communications network selected for Buenos Aires Metro line H

Nokia has been selected to supply Consortium Techint Dycasa UTE with communications networks for the Buenos Aires Metro line H extension in Argentina.

Track Systems Made by RAIL.ONE: International and Innovative

The role of rail-based freight, commuter, and mainline transport around the world is growing. This boom is fueled in part by numerous international infrastructure projects in which the PCM RAIL.ONE Group, with over 60 years experience in the producti…

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