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Union Pacific invests $11m to improve rail line between Colorado and Wyoming

Union Pacific Railroad has announced an $11m investment to bolster the rail line between LaSalle, Colorado, and Cheyenne, Wyoming, US.

Hitachi Rail to equip Class 37 locomotives with ETCS

Hitachi Rail Europe has signed a contract with the UK's Network Rail to install the European train control system (ETCS) on two Class 37 locomotives.

Elsafe Railways

Elsafe Railways: keeping Australia's trains running

KVT-Fastening-Industrial Fasteners for the Rail Industry

As a leading specialist of industrial fastening technology, KVT-Fastening offers sophisticated, high-quality individual components and customer-specific solutions for applications in a variety of ind...

Korea Rail to conduct light rail project study in Paraguay

The Korea Rail Network Authority (KRNA) has secured a contract to carry out a feasibility study into a light rail project in Paraguay, marking its entry into the South American railway market.

INIT develops new DEPARTURESlive real-time app

Intelligent transportation systems supplier INIT has developed a new app that is designed to provide real-time information for public transport users such as supervisors, drivers or passengers.

The August Signal: WAGO Cage Clamp on Elsafe Termination Module

Elsafe Railways takes quality and safety very seriously. At all levels of production, we have the highest safety standards and consistent quality controls at all times. Elsafe always chooses the best partners and suppliers in order to provide high-qu…

July Top Stories: Los Angeles Metro awards $1.6bn contract, UK DfT to fund rail improvements

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority awarded a $1.6bn contract to a joint venture comprising Skanska, Traylor Bros and J F Shea for the construction of Metro Purple Line extension and the UK Department of Transport announced p…

Northern cities in England plan railway improvements

Five cities in the north of England have announced plans to invest approximately £15bn to improve UK's transportation network.

Best Connected: New innovations from Frauscher at the InnoTrans 2014

Since the last time that the InnoTrans was held, Frauscher has successfully developed a range of customer specific products that have led to the creation of a broad choice of new applications and enhanced functionality.

Israel Railways issues tender for electric locomotive procurement

Israel Railways has invited bids for the procurement of 25kV 50Hz electric locomotives, as part of its electrification programme.

Network Rail selects On:trac’s eTrac app to manage railway infrastructure

Gateshead-based IT firm On:trac has been selected by the UK's Network Rail to help plan and manage its railway infrastructure and improve staff safety.

What kind of TOD can occur around Dulles Metro?

» Washington’s Silver Line opened to acclaim. It is already being hailed as the pedestrian-oriented transformer for the suburban Tysons business district, but the project may not create walkable, urban neighborhoods. After years of talk,...Show More Summary

MTM Power Introduces PCMDS150WK-IP65 DC/DC Converters for IP65 Applications

The primary-switched DC/DC converters PCMDS150WK-IP65 from MTM Power are specially designed for applications in vehicle and rail technology, as well as industrial and telecommunication applications.

Singapore's LTA to build new MRT station on North-South Line

Singapore's Land Transport Authority (LTA) has announced plans to build a new mass rapid transit (MRT) station on the North-South Line.

Reliable Power Supply Complying with EN 50155 for Railway Applications

MEN Mikro Elektronik has launched two power supply units, the PU20 DC unit and the PU21 AC unit, for reliable computer power sourcing required in onboard or wayside railway applications, as well as other harsh environment applicatio...

Paris Tramway Line T5

The T5 tramline operates in the northern suburbs of Paris, France, between Marché station in Saint-Denis (93) and Garges Sarcelles (95) located in the regional councils of Val d'Oise and Seine-St-Denis respectively.

Axiomtek Launches eBOX660-872-FL-DH Ultra Compact Intel Core-based Embedded Box Computer

World-leading designer and manufacturer of innovative, high-performance and reliable PC-based industrial computer products Axiomtek is pleased to announce eBOX660-872-FL-DH, its new high-performance fanless embedded system with socket G2 for Intel® C…

Siemens wins €145m train supply order from ÖBB

Siemens has secured an order worth around €145m from Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) to supply nine Railjet trains, which will operate on the Vienna-Salzburg western route and the route to Venice.

UK's TfL awards £1.4bn Crossrail services contract to MTR

The UK Transport for London (TfL) has awarded a £1.4bn contract to MTR Corporation (MTR) to serve as a key partner in delivering the new Crossrail services.

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