Texas' proposed Tex Rail project has been awarded a record of decision (ROD) from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to begin construction in 2016.
Can skyscrapers and train stations really go together? Meet the Hyper Speed Vertical Train Hub, an ambitious concept aiming to resolve the dual challenges of space utilisation and connectivity that tomorrow’s cities will face. Ross Davies caught up w…
HUBER+SUHNER has been chosen to supply Thales with a range of trackside and on-board antennas and cables to support the communications-based train control (CTBC) system of the New York City Subway.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has granted a loan of €121m to national rail company Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ), for the purchase of equipment for logistics and infrastructure maintenance.
The Swedish Transport Administration and APM Terminals have started the trial run on the Western Main Line with a 730m-long freight train at the Port of Gothenburg.
Argentina's urban infrastructure company Subterráneos de Buenos Aires/Sociedad del Estado (SBASE) has selected Siemens for a €30m project to enhance the signalling and depot operations control centre.
The new electrical grounding hinge (EGH) from Multi-Contact makes grounding strips on switchgear cabinet doors a thing of the past.
One of the seven new stations being built on the central section of Crossrail route in London, Farringdon station will be a major interchange station connecting Thameslink, Crossrail and London Underground services.
Finland-based Junakalusto Oy has placed an additional order worth €200m for 34 FLIRT trains from Stadler Rail.
UK's railway infrastructure operator Network rail has started construction work on the Brighton Main Line as part of a multi-million pound project to deliver better and reliable passenger services.
Siemens has been awarded a €20m order from Hyundai Information Technology to deliver automation and signalling equipment for the 23km-long Sosa-Wonsi line, South Korea.
The development of railway stations as appealing places in which to shop, eat and drink as well as to catch trains is leading to wider use of passenger information displays designed and manufactured by Infotec.
The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) in Germany has deployed the new port railway IT system, transPORT rail, which marks an important step in the HPA's smartPORT IT strategy.
In May the US Department of Transportation issued an Emergency Order requiring all railroads operating trains containing large amounts of Bakken crude oil to notify State Emergency Response Commissions (SERCS) of their every move. Frances Marcellin s…
Just returned from a most successful InnoTrans in Berlin, Germany, Hydraulico continues to present its innovative products and solutions at EuroBlech.
With a height of 40mm, the new SENCITY® Rail MIMO low profile antenna is ideally suited for trains running in tunnels with tight gauges and double-decker trains.
Japanese firm Mitsubishi Electric has been selected by Germany-based railway operator Deutsche Bahn (DB) to upgrade the traction equipment in 46 Intercity Express 2 (ICE-2) high-speed trains.
Nomad Tech, a joint venture between Nomad Digital and EMEF, has completed installation of the first phase of a remote condition-based monitoring (CBM) solution for NSB Norway trains.
Review: Westbound: A Portfolio of Western Railroading by Mike Chandler.I stumbled across this book last week in a used book store. The cover grabbed my attention with VIA's train at Morant's Curve. I flipped through it briefly and bought it within minutes.As the author, Mike Chandler, says in the foreword, the book is "with minimal text". Show More Summary
The London Underground (LU) will start weekend night tube services in the UK city from 12 September 2015, coinciding with the Rugby World Cup.