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The Corner Brook Railway Museum

Back in October 2015, I went to Corner Brook, Newfoundland for a short work stint. While there, I spent a bit of time at the railway museum in Corner Brook late one afternoon.It was a pretty blustery day, and the museum was closed, but the grounds are open so I wandered around, enjoying my first second taste of narrow gauge equipment. Show More Summary

Competitive Advantages of CC-Rail

This white paper outlines the advantages of CC-Rail's IRIS consulting services for railway businesses.

Railway Power Supplies and Battery Chargers

This white paper showcases Grau Elektronik's range of power supplies and battery chargers for rail applications.

DC / DC Converters for IP65 Applications

MTM Power's primary-switched DC / DC converters PCMDS150WK-IP65 are specially designed for applications in vehicle and rail technology, but can also be used in industrial and telecommunication applications.

January’s top stories: EC finalises €12.7bn in grants for Connecting Europe Facility, Asia’s largest rail station opens

Construction starts on Indonesia's $5.5bn high-speed rail line, UK TfL to take command of entire London suburban rail network, and Indian Railways to invest $142bn by 2020. Railway-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from January 2016.

K & G Carry Out Modifications and Refurbishment for Plasser Tamping Machine

K & G has successfully carried out major modifications and refurbishment for a 1993 Plasser 08-275U tamping machine.

US FRA approves expansion of BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport rail station

The US Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has approved the construction of the new Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) rail station.

UK DfT shortlists Stagecoach and FirstGroup for next South Western franchise

The UK Department for Transport (DfT) has shortlisted two bidders for the contract to operate the South Western rail franchise from next June.

UK rail operators to replace paper tickets with barcoded m-Tickets

UK-based Rail Delivery Group (RDG) has unveiled plans to replace orange paper tickets with new barcoded m-Tickets that are delivered directly to passengers’ smartphones.

Eurovia agrees to buy Canada's Rail Cantech

Vinci subsidiary Eurovia has strengthened its rail infrastructure positions in Canada by finalising an agreement to acquire contractor Rail Cantech for an undisclosed sum.

Sulzer's Birmingham Services Centre To Hire Four New Apprentices

In a bid to tackle local skills shortages, Sulzer's Birmingham Service Centre is continuing to take on apprentices working towards full-time employment in a vibrant and challenging industry.

Transurb-Simulation and Advanced Training Solutions

Transurb is a subsidiary of the Belgian National Railways (SNCB) and the public transport operator in Brussels (STIB), and has over ten years of experience in providing innovative training tools and driving simulators.

TechOnRails-Signalling System Engineering Services for Rail Applications

TechOnRails provides engineering and R&D consulting services for rail traffic signalling and train information systems.The company's services are divided into bespoke and R&D engineering.TechOnRails...

SICK-Sensor Solutions for the Railway Industry

SICK is leading manufacturer of intelligent sensors and system solutions for traffic and industrial applications.

Safety Critical Components for Rail Vehicles

William Cook Rail is a world-leading authority in the design, development and manufacture of complex safety critical components for rail vehicles.

Ontario's second green bond benefits two transit projects

Canada's Ontario Government has issued its second green bond, raising C$750m ($547m), to support environmentally friendly, low-carbon infrastructure projects.

Alstom: refocusing on rail

Now that Alstom has finally completed the long-awaited sale of its energy division to General Electric (GE); the slimmer, trimmer, more focussed company has one industry in mind – rail. As a kick-start to the new era, the company used part of the pro…

First Gatwick Express Electrostar train to enter service this month end

The first of 27 new Electrostar trains for Gatwick Express will enter revenue service between the UK's London Victoria and Gatwick Airport on 29 February.

Santa Clara VTA in US selects Allied Telesis CMS solution

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) in the US has selected Allied Telesis to design, deploy and support a new digital signage solution for its light rail platforms across Santa Clara County.

Chicago's Metra issues request for proposals for 367 new railcars

Commuter rail system Metra has issued a request for proposals (RFP) seeking for a manufacturer to deliver up to 367 double-deck railcars, as part of its ten-year, $2.4bn plan to modernise its network in Chicago, US.

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