The development of railway stations as appealing places in which to shop, eat and drink as well as to catch trains is leading to wider use of passenger information displays designed and manufactured by Infotec.
The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) in Germany has deployed the new port railway IT system, transPORT rail, which marks an important step in the HPA's smartPORT IT strategy.
In May the US Department of Transportation issued an Emergency Order requiring all railroads operating trains containing large amounts of Bakken crude oil to notify State Emergency Response Commissions (SERCS) of their every move. Frances Marcellin s…
Just returned from a most successful InnoTrans in Berlin, Germany, Hydraulico continues to present its innovative products and solutions at EuroBlech.
With a height of 40mm, the new SENCITY® Rail MIMO low profile antenna is ideally suited for trains running in tunnels with tight gauges and double-decker trains.
Japanese firm Mitsubishi Electric has been selected by Germany-based railway operator Deutsche Bahn (DB) to upgrade the traction equipment in 46 Intercity Express 2 (ICE-2) high-speed trains.
Nomad Tech, a joint venture between Nomad Digital and EMEF, has completed installation of the first phase of a remote condition-based monitoring (CBM) solution for NSB Norway trains.
Review: Westbound: A Portfolio of Western Railroading by Mike Chandler.I stumbled across this book last week in a used book store. The cover grabbed my attention with VIA's train at Morant's Curve. I flipped through it briefly and bought it within minutes.As the author, Mike Chandler, says in the foreword, the book is "with minimal text". Show More Summary
The London Underground (LU) will start weekend night tube services in the UK city from 12 September 2015, coinciding with the Rugby World Cup.
In this issue: California's high-speed saga continues, China's export ambitions, India's rail reforms, Japan's maglev proposal to the US, innovative technology for train traffic control and more.
India-based Adani Enterprises has received approval from the Australian Government for the North Galilee Basin Rail project (NGBR).
Train manufacturer Bombardier has selected wireless services provider Nomad Digital to deploy a full end-to-end passenger Wi-Fi service in the southern hemisphere.
Alstom has launched a new predictive maintenance tool, HealthHub, to examine the health of trains, infrastructure and signalling assets using advanced data analytics.
Network Rail has awarded a £8m design contract to engineering consultant Parsons Brinckerhoff for the second phase of the East West Rail scheme in England.
UK's Crossrail has selected Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems to provide platform screen doors for deployment in various stations.
HUBER+SUHNER's RADOX® inter-vehicle jumper systems are now being used to equip Austria's new state-of-the-art local and regional trains.
The UK's railway infrastructure operator Network Rail will continue to use HaCon's train planning system (TPS), after extending its contract with the software solutions provider.
Nearly a third of rail passengers have expressed dissatisfaction with the way their train company manages disruption announcements, a survey carried out by the UK’s independent rail consumer organisation Passenger Focus has revealed...
Denmark's Port of Esbjerg has issued an expression of interest for a private operator to run and develop its new combi terminal, located in the Sydhavn section of the port, from the first quarter of 2015 onwards.
RAIL.ONE's focus for InnoTrans 2014, the international trade fair for transport technology, is firmly on light rail traffic. The company will present solutions and innovations that cities can profit from both economically and ecologically. In additio…