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Wayside Inspection Devices-Bogie Condition Monitoring and Hunting Detection for Rail Applications

Wayside Inspection Devices (WID) is the developer and supplier of truck bogie optical geometry inspection (TBOGI) wayside monitoring technology.With over 20 years of industry experience, WID has grow...

Deals this week: Femern Link Contractors and NV5 Global

The Danish Government has awarded three contracts totalling approximately $3.8bn in value to the joint venture Femern Link Contractors.

Indian Cabinet approves new 51km Mau-Tarighat broad gauge line

India's cabinet committee on economic affairs has approved the construction of a new 51km broad-gauge line that will connect Mau in Uttar Pradesh and Tarighat in Bihar.

Visit SAB Bröckskes at the Automatica in Munich

SAB will be presenting its selected special cables for automation and robotics, as well as products for temperature measurement, at the 7th International Trade Fair for Automation and Mechatronics from 21-24 June 2016. Naturally we will also provide …

Axiomtek Launches Low-Power Intel® Celeron-Based Two-Slot Fanless Embedded System

Axiomtek has launched IPC922-215-FL, an energy-efficient fanless two-slot industrial system with rugged mechanism and optimised expandability. The extreme compact IP30-rated IPC922-215-FL utilises an on-board Intel® Celeron® quad core processor J1900…

Report: High-speed railway projects to revitalise Russia’s construction industry

The construction industry in Russia is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.52% from 2016 to 2020, indicating a recovery after shrinking by 2.19% during 2011-2015, according to a report by Timetric. The growth will be led par…

TransPennine Express awards €40m train maintenance contract

TransPennine Express (TPE) has awarded a €40m contract to Alstom to provide maintenance services to two fleets of 25 new five-car trains.

Victoria to refurbish North East line’s fleet of trains

The Government of Victoria in Australia is set to refurbish north east line's fleet of classic trains and plans to replace them with new rolling stock.

WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff re-appointed as prime system integrator for London Underground

WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff has been offered a contract worth £1.9m to continue its support as a prime system integrator partner on London Underground's New Tube for London programme.

Switzerland opens world’s longest railway tunnel

Switzerland has opened the world’s longest and deepest railway tunnel, Gotthard Base Tunnel, connecting Erstfeld (Uri) with Bodio (Ticino) and passing below Sedrun (Graubunden).

Finishing the Job - Summary

This is the last post of a series. That was a long day, but after shooting the Cromer grain elevator, I still had to drive three and a half hours home! The Road Home I stopped in Virden and had a late supper at the A&W there. I elected...Show More Summary

Rapid transit: why Europe is lining up to fast-track Iran’s rail revolution

The lifting of UN sanctions on Iran in January led to a raft of railway deals with France’s Alstom and SNCF, Italy’s Ferrovie dello Stato (FS) and German multinational Siemens AG. What are the potential risks and rewards of foreign investment in rail…

Simpleway-Passenger Information System for Trains, Metro and Public Transportation

Simpleway Europe is a worldwide provider of passenger information systems and software ideal for railroads, in docks or within public transport networks.The company's unified information platform pro...

Femern Link Contractors wins €3.4bn contract in Copenhagen

Femern Link Contractors joint venture has secured three contracts with a combined value of €3.4bn from the Danish government to design and build a road and rail tunnel Fehmarnbelt link in Copenhagen.

Alstom reveals design of MP14 metro rail in France

Alstom has revealed designs and internal layouts for the MP14, a futuristic rubber-tyred metro train.

Pantograph Condition Monitoring System for Automated Maintenance Inspections and Prevention of Overhead Wiring Tear Downs

This paper details the development of a Pantograph Condition Monitoring System (PCMS) that accurately and reliably monitors the state of carbon strips and pantograph heads on electrified trains whilst they are in motion at mainline speeds.

TETRA to Showcase NEBULA Infrastructure Solution at CCW 2016

The most advanced TETRA infrastructure NEBULA will be at this year's Control Communications World (CCW) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Maccaferri Provides Rockfall Products for MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajan Project

Two of Maccaferri's rockfall products help mitigate the risks from natural hazards for the Klang Valley mass rapid transit project.

Ingeteam to Supply Equipment for the High-Speed Train in Uzbekistan

Ingeteam has signed a contract with Talgo for the supply of equipment for four high-speed tractor units for Uzbekistan, thereby helping to extend the country's fleet of electric traction vehicles.

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