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Interior Doors for Trains

PMC Polarteknik Door Systems is a leading European supplier of fire barrier gangway door systems for rail vehicles. These products help increase passenger comfort and safety in modern as well as refurbished passenger coaches.

Reorienting our discussion of city growth

» Over the decades, cities change size, but they gain and lose population in varying ways: Some in-town, some on greenfield land. How does that impact our understanding of population change? Every few months, the U.S. Census releases...Show More Summary

Bel Power Solutions Introduces DC-DC Converters with Extremely Wide Input Voltage Range for Railway Applications

Equipment manufacturers of sub-systems for railway vehicles always face the problem that the voltage ranges of the supply systems on board differ depending on applications and regional rules.

Akiem receives €125m refinancing loan from HSH Nordbank

French locomotive leasing company Akiem has obtained a €125m loan from HSH Nordbank, which is offering refinancing to the company as a mandated lead arranger.

DB and Georgian Railways sign MOU for Silk Road rail corridor

Deutsche Bahn (DB) and Georgia's national rail operator have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to start developing a new Silk Road rail corridor between China and Europe.

IGW Achieves Highest Possible Quality Certification for Special Processes in the Transport Industry

IGW's heat treatment process has been accredited in the Transportation & Power Generation Accreditation Program, which is known to have the highest possible quality demands for special processes in the industry

TrainWeigh-Static and In-Motion Weighing Systems for Trains

TrainWeigh produces state-of-the-art train weighing equipment to meet international standards.The company offers robust and user-friendly train weighing systems, as well as hardware and software pre-...

UGL wins $446m maintenance contract from Pacific National

Australia-based manufacturer UGL has secured A$594m ($446m) contract for the supply and maintenance of locomotives to Pacific National.

Two Trains Over Two Subdivisions (Guest Post)

This is a guest post by photographer Ken McCutcheon. He participated in my 10 Questions series a while ago. Recently he shared a pair of emails and I asked permission to share them with you as a guest post.Last week on Thursday and Friday [June 16-17] the Great Western Railway ran a couple of interesting trains. Show More Summary

Stadler to supply 27 EMUs worth $292m to Rhaetian Railway

Swiss rolling stock manufacturer Stadler has won a CHF285m ($292m) contract from Rhaetian Railway (RhB) to deliver 27 new self-powered electric multiple-unit (EMU), with provision for supply of up to a futher 20.

Advanced Precast Systems-Industrial Solutions for the Production of Concrete Sleepers

Advanced Precast Systems (APS) designs and manufactures steel formworks for concrete units, as well as provides clients with an industrial plant to produce these elements on a large scale.

ASC Launches Six-DOF Miniature IMU for Industrial, Agriculture and Automotive Applications

Advanced Sensors & Calibration (ASC) has announced the introduction of a new range of industrial-grade micro-electro-mechanical (MEMS) inertial measurement units (IMU), ASC IMU 7.X.Y.

Weighwell Installs In-Motion Portable Train Weighing in Indonesia

Weighwell has recently implemented three PTW1s in Indonesia, after supplying portable train weighing systems to the country in 2009.

Testing begins on Russian Railway’s TEM28 diesel prototype in Penza

Russian rail equipment producer Transmashholding (TMH) has announced that a prototype of TEM28 diesel shunting locomotive is undergoing comparative tests at the Penza Operational Locomotive Depot.

Scaw-Rail Castings

Scaw Metals Group (Scaw) is an international group that manufactures a diverse range of steel products. Its principal operations are located in South Africa, South America, Canada and Australia. Smal...

Moose consortium seeks CTA authorisation for rail service development

A consortium of twelve companies is seeking authorisation from the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) to go ahead with the development of a passenger rail service throughout Canada's Greater National Capital Region.

UK's Great Western Railway introduces new Hitachi Class 800 train

British train operating company Great Western Railway (GWR) has launched the first of a fleet of new Hitachi class 800 trains that aims to transform rail travel in the south-west of the UK and the British country of Wales.

Meet Hydraulico at InnoTrans 2016

Hydraulico will be showcasing its innovative products and solutions at InnoTrans together with the Danish Export Association.

Alstom wins €40m Chengdu Metro contract in China

French company Alstom has been selected to provide traction systems for 288 metro cars, which will be circulated on Chengdu Metro's new Line 3 in China.

How open rail data is changing the way passengers travel

For many years, there were only a limited number of ways to find out if a train was delayed, or where it was and wasn’t calling. Now, open data is rewriting the rule book.

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