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2015 Train Calendars

I have a 2015 train calendar for sale on Lulu.com now. I offered a calendar last year and it was well received, so it's time to do it again! Please note the offer code below.This year I am offering two sizes of calendars: An 8.5 x 11"...Show More Summary

Track laying works in Gotthard Base Tunnel completed

AlpTransit Gotthard has completed the track laying work on the 57km-long Gotthard Base Tunnel, which is said to be the world's longest railway tunnel.

Adani selects Parsons Brinckerhoff as PMC for North Galilee Basin Rail project

Engineering and design firm Parsons Brinckerhoff has been selected by India-based Adani Mining as the project management consultant (PMC) for its Carmichael coal, port and rail project in the Galilee Basin in western Queensland, Australia.

Florida East Coast Railway receives new locomotives from GE

GE Transportation (GE) has delivered the first of 24 new Tier 3 locomotives to Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) for operations on its 351-mile mainline route between Jacksonville, and Miami, Florida, US.

Atlanta Streetcar Project, Georgia

The first phase of the Atlanta Streetcar project, due to open by the end of 2014, will stretch from Centennial Olympic Park to the Martin Luther King Jr Historical Site in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, US.

Reading Station Redevelopment

Reading Railway Station is a major transport hub situated on the northern edge of Reading near to the River Thames.

A Short CEMR Chase

I haven't posted much about CEMR (the Central Manitoba Railway) for some time. I've seen them parked at Carman Junction quite a few times but it's hard to catch them on the road. There's only so many times you can photograph the same...Show More Summary

Caboose For Sale

The town of Oromocto, New Brunswick is selling their caboose. This ex CN caboose is on display between the mall and the Oromocto River. It's a little sad for me to read this as I am sure I gave a photo of each of my children standing on an end platform. Show More Summary

My Photo in the Canadian Rail Travel Guide

I was pleased to see one of my photos in the recently revised Canadian Rail Travel Guideby Daryl Adair, edited by Bill Linley. This photo of VIA 6410 is from back in the summer of 2011.I received a copy of the book as a "thank you" for the photo, and I will be reviewing it here after I finish reading it.It's always good to see onself in print!

DC Streetcar System, Washington DC

The DC Streetcar is a new railway network under construction to connect the eight wards of the city of Washington DC, US. The project comprises eight lines stretching 37 miles (approximately 60km) across the city.

Keymile to create mission-critical communications network for French LGV BPL line

Telecommunications solutions provider Keymile has received a contract from France-based EIFFAGE Group to develop the mission-critical communications network for the French high-speed LGV BPL railway line from Le Mans to Rennes.

Aarhus Light Rail Project, Aarhus

The first light rail project in Denmark, Aarhus Light Rail Project or Aarhus Letbane has been under construction since 2013 and when completed, will introduce tram-train system in Aarhus, the country's second biggest city.

Baltic states sign agreement to establish Rail Baltica II joint venture

The transport ministers of the Baltic states have signed an agreement to set up a joint venture to implement the estimated €3.6bn Rail Baltica II project.

Netherlands NS selects CAF to supply new Sprinter electric trains

Dutch passenger railway operator Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) has selected Spanish train manufacturer CAF as the preferred bidder to supply its new-generation Sprinter electric multiple-unit fleet.

Metro and Railway Systems

For over thirty years, we at COMLAB have focused on radio frequency (RF) technology. Our involvement includes design, development, production and installation of turnkey high-frequency radio systems.

Comlab-Radio Frequency Systems for Rail Applications

Comlab supplies a comprehensive range of radio frequency (RF) technology for the rail industry. Innovative, reliable and durable, its systems represent a cost-effective, long-term investment for cust...

Cisco to develop IoE systems for transport industry

Networking equipment provider Cisco has launched the 'Connected Transport Challenge' programme, an opportunity for start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises to develop Internet of Everything (IoE) systems for the transport industry.

New Crossrail 2 preferred route revealed

London mayor Boris Johnson has revealed the preferred route for a proposed £20bn Crossrail 2 scheme, a rail line connecting south-west and north-east London, UK.

Alstom and Indra to provide safety and security systems for Spanish railway

Spanish railway infrastructure authority Adif has awarded a €36m contract to a consortium consisting of Alstom and Indra for the delivery of safety and security systems for 12 tunnels of the new Madrid-Asturias high-speed rail line.

KEYMILE Creates Communications Network for French High-Speed Railway Project

KEYMILE has been awarded the project to create the mission-critical communications network for the French high-speed railway line LGV BPL from Le Mans to Rennes.

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