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KEYMILE Expands its Industrial-Switch Portfolio for Mission-Critical Networks

The new members of KEYMILE's LineRunner IS product family offer a powerful and cost-effective solution for monitoring and controlling the mission-critical data networks belonging to energy suppliers, railway and oil and gas companie...

Industrial Ethernet CAT 7 and CAT 7A Cables for Industrial Applications

The requirements on cables for industrial applications are extremely high. They must be resistant against rough environmental conditions, such as high temperatures, pollution with oil and grease, aggressive chemicals or humidity, as well as against s…

Bombardier contracted to maintain NJ Transit’s River Line light rail system

Rail manufacturer Bombardier Transportation has been contracted by New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) in the US to deliver operations and maintenance services for its River Line light rail system.

DB Schenker Rail UK to deploy stop-start technology in locomotives

The UK division of rail freight company DB Schenker Rail (DBSR) has introduced auto-engine stop-start technology in its ninety Class 66 locomotives.

With no new rail tunnel on the horizon under the Hudson, New York faces a looming transport crisis

» Damage to the North River tunnels could cut off most rail service into the nation’s center unless a new link is built soon. There are many cities where rail lines serve an important purpose: They help connect important destinations;...Show More Summary

UK designates Tyne Valley Line as community rail service

The UK's Department of Transport has designated the Tyne Valley Line between Newcastle and Carlisle as a community rail service.

Advertising Screen Included in Passenger Information Display

The ability of passenger information display specialist Infotec to provide innovative and flexible solutions has been demonstrated by work recently completed at Newcastle Central Station.

Singapore’s LTA and rail operator SMRT to add 29 new trains

Singapore's Land Transport Authority (LTA) and rail operator SMRT are set to increase the train fleet operating on the North-South and East-West Lines (NSEWL) by 40% with the addition of 29 new trains.

TfL launches public consultation for Bakerloo line extension

Transport for London has launched a public consultation on plans to extend London Underground's Bakerloo line from Elephant & Castle station through Southwark towards Lewisham, Bromley and Hayes.

Call of the Northland

Thomas Blampied has released a new book, Call of the Northland. This book talks about the former Ontario Northlander passenger train and the author's journey on it.The Ontario Northlander was a passenger train that ran from Toronto, ON to Cochrane, ON by the Ontario Northland Railway. Show More Summary

Fort Worth’s Tex Rail project receives Federal approval

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.

Stations in the sky: The Hyper Speed Vertical Train Hub

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 Yagi Antennas Provide Train-To-Track Communications for New York City Subway

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.

EBRD loans €121m to Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ) for rail equipment

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.

Swedish Transport Administration and APM Terminals conduct train trial run at Gothenburg port

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 SBASE contracts Siemens for Metroline C upgrade

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.

Two in One: Door Hinge with Electrical Grounding

The new electrical grounding hinge (EGH) from Multi-Contact makes grounding strips on switchgear cabinet doors a thing of the past.

Crossrail Farringdon Station, London

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.

Stadler to deliver additional 34 FLIRT trains for Helsinki Regional Transport

Finland-based Junakalusto Oy has placed an additional order worth €200m for 34 FLIRT trains from Stadler Rail.

Network Rail starts renovation work on Brighton Main Line in UK

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.

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