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Meet Me At Midnight

CN 2002 in Ste. Agathe, Manitoba The Plan I heard there was an early Sunday morning BNSF detour train (CN F306) running on the Letellier subdivision. Since Sunday morning is my fun day, and I'm not afraid to shoot at night, I went out...Show More Summary

U5 Tram Line Extension, Frankfurt

The U5 Line Extension project is a 2.7km extension to the exiting U5 Line, which operates between Preungesheim city and the main railway station in Frankfurt, Germany.

Greenbrier extends ownership in Brazil's Greenbrier-Maxion

US-based freight rail equipment and services provider Greenbrier Companies has implemented an agreement to increase its stake in Brazil’s Amsted-Maxion Equipamentos E Serviços Ferroviários (Greenbrier-Maxion) from 19.5% to 60%.

Hill International and CH2M picked for Valley Metro Rail's transit projects

Hill International and CH2M have been selected as programme and construction management consultants for Valley Metro Rail’s future transit projects in the US.

Mechan Acquired by Major French Rail Group

Rail depot equipment specialist, Mechan, is joining France's CIM Group - one of the industry's most ambitious international suppliers of integrated solutions.

Deals this week: Buckingham Group, Bombardier Transportation, Alstom

Buckingham Group has been contracted by Worcestershire County Council to design and construct Worcestershire Parkway regional interchange station.

Living On The Rail? The Metro Superstructure Project

This is a Beijing local satellite image and shows Beijing Metro Line 9 Guogongzhuang depot, taken in 2016. Now just above the depot are built eight buildings with 17 to 26 floors. This metro superstructure project started in 2011.

Polarteknik to Attend Sifer 2017

Polarteknik Door Systems will join the 10th International Exhibition of Railway Technology Sifer, taking place from 21-23 March 2017 in Lille Grand Palais Exhibition Centre, Lille, France.

Norconsult First Customer to Use RailCOMPLETE® Software

Engineer and founder Claus Feyling spotted early a strong need for a more cost-efficient and precise tool for railway infrastructure planning. The RailCOMPLETE® software is now ready for use. The very first customer is Norconsult, a leading railway c…

Bombardier Sifang wins $284m deal for 144 high-speed train cars for China

Bombardier Transportation's Chinese joint venture (JV) has won a RMB1.95bn ($284m) deal to build 144 CRH1A-A new-generation high-speed train cars for the country’s national rail operator China Railway (CRC).

Contract awarded for Naples-Bari railway line in Italy

A consortium of Salini Impregilo and Astaldi has secured a €397m contract to design and construct the Naples-Cancello section of a high-speed railway line in Italy.

Wabtec to provide signalling and communications for $1.034bn Tex Rail

Wabtec has secured a contract worth $97m to provide signalling and communication services for the new $1.034bn Tex Rail line, which is being developed by the Fort Worth Transportation Authority in the US.

Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya Line (SSP Line)

Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya (SSP) is a 32.4mi (52.25km)-long mass rapid transit (MRT) line under construction near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The line will connect the townships of Sungai Buloh, Serdang and Putrajaya.

Automatic People Counting Systems

A video describing Acorel's range of automatic people counting systems.

Acorel Counting System at Access Point

An Acorel solution being used to count people passing through an access point.

VIA's "Canada 150" Wrap Sucks!

VIA's "Canada 150" wrap SUCKS.. or so many railfans say.What do you think? The Scheme Our great country is turning 150 years young this year. The federal government has many plans for celebrating this birthday and one of those is for VIA Rail to decorate many of its locomotives and passenger cars. Show More Summary

Frauscher Becomes a Member of Alstom Alliance

Frauscher and Alstom deepen their relationship in a long-term leading supplier agreement. Frauscher has joined the Alstom Alliance, the strategic partnership programme of Alstom. The charter was signed by Olivier Baril, CPO Alstom, and Michael Thiel,…

UK DfT shortlists three firms for new East Midlands rail franchise

The UK's Department for Transport (DfT) has shortlisted Arriva Rail East Midlands, First Trenitalia East Midlands Rail and Stagecoach East Midlands Trains as potential operators of the new East Midlands franchise.

Network Rail begins work on subway at Hackney Wick Overground station

UK Network Rail has announced the start of work to build a new subway at Hackney Wick Overground station in east London.

Mobileware unveils onTime Commute rail app

US-based Mobileware has unveiled its new onTime Commute app, which helps users understand schedules for the country’s busiest commuter lines.

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