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Skanska and partners win £453m contract for Waterloo and South West Upgrade

Sweden-based Skanska and partners have secured a £453m contract from UK-based Network Rail to design and construct the Waterloo and South West Upgrade on the South West Trains network in southern England.

Future-Proof Products for Birmingham International

The biggest TFT passenger information displays ever designed and manufactured by Infotec are now in use at what Virgin Trains is calling 'the station of the future' - Birmingham International.

Arriva takes control of London Overground rail network

Arriva has assumed full control of operating the London Overground suburban rail network, where more than 180 million journeys are taken every year.

Patriot Rail acquires United Transportation Group in US

US-based Patriot Rail Company’s subsidiary Lakeshore Railcar Services has acquired the assets of United Transportation Group (UTG) as part of plans to expand its rail services portfolio.

Deals this week: Active Railway Signalling, Alstom

As a part of the Andrews Labor Government’s A$50m ($38m) safer country crossings programme, a A$8.2m ($6m) upgrade contract has been awarded to Active Railway Signalling (ARS) by the Government of Victoria, Australia.

Ruggedised DC / DC Converters

This white paper contains TRACO ELECTRONIC's portfolio of ruggedised DC / DC converters for 2017.

Nokia to support Korea Rail Network Authority’s mobile broadband network

The Korea Rail Network Authority (KRNA) has selected Nokia as a supplier for the LTE-R mobile broadband network to support railway operations and employee services.

EC investigates Czech Railways over anti-competitive fare allegations

The European Commission (EC) has opened an antitrust investigation against Czech Railways incumbent ?eské dráhy (?D) over claims that it charged prices below costs to close competition in rail passenger transport services.

Alstom wins €70m STIF LRV contract

Alstom has secured a €70m contract to supply 22 Citadis trams to the Syndicat des Transports d’Ile de France (STIF) for line T9 in Ile-de-France.

Asset Performance Management Assessment

OXplus optimises your asset performance management (APM). APM is the methodology to analyse risks of assets, mitigate these risks and establish a controlled process to optimise operational performance.

Romania and Bulgaria sign contracts with INEA for rail infrastructure projects

Romania and Bulgaria have signed two key Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) grant agreements with the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) for key rail infrastructure projects.

Bay Area voters pass $3.5bn measure to improve BART rail system

Three Californian counties in the US have voted to pass a $3.5bn infrastructure bond called Measure RR, which is intended to help improve Bay Area Rapid Transit’s (BART) rail system.

The Avelia Liberty: transforming the Northeast Corridor

Alstom has announced that it will design and build 28 new trains for Amtrak, to run on the Northeast Corridor. But, the $2bn deal is just one part of a wider plan to transform this vital stretch of route.

Lethbridge's High Level Bridge

Potash train crossing Lethbridge's High Level Bridge Lethbridge, Alberta hosts the largest conventional trestle railroad bridge ever built, the High Level Bridge. This bridge was started during 1908 and was completed in 1909, and isShow More Summary

Patience, or my lack of it

Scott Bourne wrote a great article about patience in photography, especially with outdoor photography. He wrote that "sometimes you just have to wait for the weather to play ball."It's great advice. I just wish I had patience.If you've ever been out to photograph a sunrise or sunset, you'll know that conditions change rapidly. Show More Summary

Magnetic North: inside the UK Government’s Northern Transport Strategy-TESTING

Was the Northern Transport Strategy, unveiled in March, merely an attempt to woo northern voters ahead of the general election, or is the Conservative Government serious about revolutionising rail transport in the North? Julian Turner looks at the sw…

Sao Paulo-- TESING

Alstom has recently won a contract for the construction of a new rail line in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The global company is s

CALIPRI C4X Profile Measurement Device

An insight into the CALIPRI C4X Profile Measurement Device for railways.

G2 Digital Control Fine Grinding Machine

Operation of grindstone (-90° to 90° rotation, 65mm stroke up & down) is digitally controlled. The position of grindstone is displayed on the control panel.

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