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Network Rail reshapes alliance with South West Trains

UK rail infrastructure operator Network Rail (NR) has announced that its alliance with South West Trains (SWT) will be reshaped to focus on areas that benefit its passengers.

UK's Ealing Council approves Southall Crossrail station upgrade

The UK's Ealing London Borough Council has approved proposals for a major overhaul of Southall station as part of the Crossrail programme.

Raw deal: Australian railways face funding slash

Australia’s railways have pulled the short straw in the latest round of government infrastructure funding, which heavily prioritises roads over public networks. Eva Grey looks at the surviving railway schemes and the sustainability threat of railway …

Smart, Connected World

A company video from Axiomtek showcasing their products and services

Parsons Brinckerhoff-Network Rail consortium wins $700m California high-speed rail contract

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) in the US has awarded a $700m contract to a consortium led by the engineering consultancy Parsons Brinkerhoff for the high-speed rail programme.

Wales opens new station and rail link for Ebbw Vale

The First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones has opened a new rail link and a town centre railway station to provide better services for passengers in Ebbw Vale.

Alstom metro trainsets enter passenger service in Baku

Alstom's three new metro trainsets have entered into commercial operation on the Baku metropolitan system in Azerbaijan.

Rail Ends for High-Speed Rail Traffic Switches

The development of an all-new concept for forging of rails for high-speed railways involved a lot of cross-disciplinary thinking and re-thinking among Hydraulico's engineers and technicians, spurring several all-new inventions and solutions.

Ballard signs fuel cell tram framework agreement with Tangshan Railway

Canada-based Ballard Power Systems has signed a framework agreement with Tangshan Railway Vehicle Company (TRC) for fuel cell module development to power trams in China.

Fort Worth authority signs $106m deal with Stadler Bussnang for eight TEX Rail cars

The Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T) in Texas, US, has signed a $106.7m contract with Switzerland-based Stadler Bussnang to manufacture and deliver eight diesel multiple unit (DMU) rail vehicles for TEX Rail.

NSW opens North Strathfield Rail Underpass

Australia's New South Wales Government has opened for business the A$400m North Strathfield Rail Underpass, as part of the Northern Sydney Freight Corridor project.

Axiomtek-Secure, Intelligent, Embedded Transportation System Solutions and Ethernet Products

Public safety and system stability are the highest concerns for any company in the transportation field. Axiomtek's industry-leading embedded systems and Ethernet products all comply with strict railway and vehicle standards, can operate in extreme t…

Ulm Tram Line 2

Ulm Tram Line 2 is the second metre-gauge tram line under development in the city of Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Absolutely reliable: Series URC with 75W and 10:1 Input Range

MTM Power® GmbH, the specialist for high quality power supplies, offers in its programme the DC / DC converters series URC for automotive applications. They have been designed as power supplies for the use in vehicles, particularly for railway applic…

Surveillance in the Dark

Imagine yourself on a train, in a bus or at a transportation hub, commuting to work, when the lights go out.

Axiomtek Celebrates 25th Birthday

Since 1990, Axiomtek has been designing and manufacturing industrial computers and bringing innovative and high quality solutions to a variety of industries around the world.

Visit Axiomtek at RailLog Korea 2015

We are pleased to announce that Axiomtek will be among one of the exhibitors at the RailLog Korea which will take place from 10 to 13 June 2015 in Busan, Korea.

Gaspé Train Site Now Live

There's a new web site devoted to the return of VIA Rail to the Gaspé peninsula - www.gaspetrain.org. I've been working with Bernard Babin to build the site and it is now live. Please visit and share with friends! Please visit this page and download and sign the petition (direct link) to show your support. Show More Summary

Flexible and Robust Panel PC for Railway Applications

MEN has launched an extremely robust, easy to use, flexible and, above all, reliable panel PC to market.

Metrolinx selects Crosslinx as preferred proponent for Canada's Eglinton Crosstown LRT

Crosslinx Transit Solutions has been named as preferred proponent by Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx to design, build, finance and maintain the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) in Toronto, Canada.

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