US-based Wabtec has expanded its capabilities in track-related products and services with the acquisitions of Unitrac Railroad Materials and Pride Bodies.
Advanced Sensors & Calibration (ASC) has announced a new range of gyroscopes (gyros) for industrial applications. ASC 271 and 273 series MEMS gyros are intended for pointing and navigation applications in the industrial, agriculture and automotive se…
California commuter rail operator Caltrain has received an additional $211m investment following a seven-party agreement adopted by the agency's board of directors.
Maintenance Experts announces the worldwide release of the all new Version 15, a comprehensive maintenance management programme that is now fully browser-based.
Vinci and Bouygues won $1.2bn Cairo metro contract, CDPQ Infra unveiled plans for $4.3bn driverless light-rail network in Montreal. Railway-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from April.
Public transport operator Prasarana has completed the pre-qualification stage of competitive tendering for the 37km light-rail transit line 3 (LRT3) project.
Public Transport Victoria (PTV) has ordered another five six-car X'Trapolis electric multiple-units (EMU) from Alstom, to be used on Melbourne's suburban rail network.
Qatar Rail has terminated a contract with international consortium SOQ, which was responsible for building the main stations of Doha Metro.
Well, I'm ticked off.Or should I say.. off with the tick!A day after I returned from my last marathon Manitoba grain elevator trip, I noticed something stuck to my lower abdomen. I went to flick it off, and realized it was stuck there. Show More Summary
The Government of Victoria in Australia has allocated A$131m ($96.8m) in order to provide more train services to Geelong and South West Victoria, as well as for new services in the future.
US-based railroad operator Union Pacific is planning to invest a combined amount of $634.6m to improve the infrastructure in California and Texas this year.
On some forms of social media, Follow Friday is a tradition where people recommend that their readers go check out someone else's stuff. It usually has the hashtag #ff. I'm trying out the same idea here but for web sites and blogs. I was doing some web searches and stumbled across Shane Stewart's Canadian Railroads. Show More Summary
German rail company Deutsche Bahn (DB) has confirmed its supervisory board will develop a plan to sell a minority stake in its international passenger business DB Arriva and logistics subsidiary DB Schenker.
The US Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) has announced construction of Southeast Rail Extension Project will start this month.
Shanghai Shentong Metro Group has selected joint venture Shenkai as future operator of Phase III of Line 8-3.
Alstom has secured a €60m contract from Buenos Aires' metro authority Sbase to deliver 60 Metropolis cars for line D in Argentina.
Multinational rail service Thalys has selected Dutch supply chain planning and optimisation (SCP&O) developer Quintiq to optimise its crew for improved operational efficiency and fluidity.
CARGO-LAKK produces and distributes water-based paint and solvent-free coatings for the railway industry.
Global connectivity supplier HUBER+SUHNER will be exhibiting its comprehensive portfolio of products for the rail industry at Rail Solutions Asia 2016, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Smart ticketing systems and other new technologies are revolutionising how passengers experience rail transport, with flexible, remote journey planning and purchasing the order of the day. But when it comes to customer service, there’s still no subs…