The UK government has approved £5m funding to replace the tracks on the Sheffield Supertram light rail system.
Information and communications technology solutions provider Huawei has launched the first urban rail transportation solution featuring enterprise LTE (eLTE) for Zhengzhou Metro in China.
Siemens has won a €180m contract from the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) to install new rail signalling systems and protection systems in the regions of Gauteng Province, South Africa.
Network Rail will pilot a parcel shop scheme at Milton Keynes Central station, after researching and monitoring the retail sector for more than a year.
Wireless solutions provider Nomad Digital has secured a contract to deploy telemanagement technology on over 140 trains of Norwegian State Railways (NSB).
Swiss locomotives maker Stadler Rail has signed an agreement to acquire Voith Rail Services, a subsidiary of Voith in the Netherlands, to expand its rolling stock maintenance activities.
Railtrak Systems specialises in track and rolling stock measurement, track systems and data collection services, with a focus on Australia and New Zealand rail operators, maintainers and contractors....
Harbin Metro, the first Chinese underground rapid transit system, is expected to ease traffic congestion in Harbin, the capital city of Heilongjiang province.
The Las Vegas Railway Express, known as the X Train, is planning to roll out high-end, club-style service on selected passenger rail routes with the creation of public-private partnerships (PPPs) with existing passenger rail service...
State-owned Saudi Railways Organization (SRO) has contracted Freight Car America USA to supply 500 wagons with high-tech specifications accepted by American Automobile Association (AAA).
French transportation company Alstom has reported a record speed of 293kmph while testing its Pendolino train on the Gora Wlodowska to Psary line, north-west of Krakow.
Strukton Rolling Stock has supplied traction inverters, auxiliary inverters and battery chargers for vehicles that will operate on the new line 17 of São Paulo monorail in Brazil.
Paul Copeland has been appointed managing director of Siemens Rail Automation UK with immediate effect.
Canadian National Railway Company (CN) has decided to invest C$10m to acquire additional monitoring equipment to enhance its technological base for early detection of defects.
There is overwhelming support for the Crossrail 2 high-capacity rail line between south-west and north-east London, according to the findings of a public consultation by Transport for London (TfL) and Network Rail.
Vossloh Fastening Systems has won a €30m contract to supply fastening systems for the high-speed rail line extending from Mecca to Medina in Saudi Arabia.
UK-based train leasing firm Angel Trains and Abellio Greater Anglia have unveiled a pilot re-engineered Class 317 vehicle that was developed as part of a joint project between Angel Trains, Bombardier Transportation and Abellio Greater Anglia.
French transportation giant Alstom has won a contract to supply and install a new signalling system for the Monserrato-Senorbì and Macomer-Nuoro lines in Sardinia, Italy.
Power One's IMX range of DC-DC converters developed by Melcher/Power One have been the industry standard choice for isolated DC-DC voltage converters for over two decades.
Europe is witnessing a surge in high-speed rail services, with rail operators across the continent ordering some of the world's fastest trains such as the AGV Italo and Velaro E. Bombardier's Frecciaross 1000 will topple other high-speed trains on th…