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Visit Henrich at APTA EXPO 2017

Henrich is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at APTA EXPO 2017.

Sweco to design Grand Paris Express metro depot in France

Swedish engineering firm Sweco has been contracted by Société du Grand Paris to carry out detailed design work and project management for the maintenance complex of the Grand Paris Express metro network's Line 15 East in Paris, Fran...

Trimble develops new trolley solution for rail track survey

Software processing tools manufacturer Trimble has developed the new GEDO IMS System, the latest addition to its track survey and scanning rail portfolio.

Siemens signs MoU to combine rail business with Alstom

German industrial group Siemens has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to combine its mobility and rail traction drive business with Alstom.

Network Rail to upgrade signalling on Norwich, Yarmouth and Lowestoft lines

UK’s Network Rail is set to install a new signalling system on train lines in Norwich, Yarmouth and Lowestoft as part of its Railway Upgrade Plan.

Arna-Bergen Railway Line

The single-track Arna-Bergen railway line in Norway is being converted into a double-track route to facilitate increased speed and more flexible traffic evolution.

UK to upgrade TransPennine rail route

The Government of the UK is planning to upgrade the TransPennine route into the country's first digitally controlled intercity rail line, as part of its £13bn rail infrastructure investment for the northern region.

Russia's STLC to buy 5,122 freight railcars from UWC

Russian firm State Transport Leasing Company (STLC) has signed a new contract to purchase 5,122 freight cars with increased payload features from the United Wagon Company (UWC).

Adelaide–Melbourne rail freight movement to improve by 20%

The Government of Australia has funded a rail upgrade project that is set to improve freight movement between Adelaide and Melbourne by approximately 20%.

Rail Noise's Impact on People

This white paper aims to investigate the main sources of noise transmission and the effect on communities and passengers, as well as propose effective mitigation methods.

Nomad Digital to provide Wi-Fi services to CrossCountry

Alstom's wholly owned subsidiary Nomad Digital has secured a contract to provide Wi-Fi technology and other associated services to UK train operator CrossCountry.

Hyperloop One raises another $85m funding

Hyperloop One has closed an additional investment round of $85m, bringing the total financing raised since the company's formation in 2014 to $245m.

Cable theft still plagues the rail industry

A new study based on data from British Transport Police reveals that cable theft is still occurring around five times a week in the UK, causing majors delays and disruption. With copper prices on the rise again recently, experts warn that the railway…

Laing O’Rourke JV wins $191m Sydenham Station upgrade contract in Sydney

A joint venture (JV) comprising Laing O’Rourke and John Holland has secured an A$240m ($191m) contract to upgrade Sydenham Station in Sydney, Australia.

ISC Applied Systems to Exhibit at APTA EXPO in Atlanta, US

ISC Applied Systems will be exhibiting at APTA EXPO, taking place from 9-11 October 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia, US.

Blaschke Umwelttechnik is Exhibiting at the APTA Expo 2017 Event in Atlanta, US

Blaschke are first time exhibitors at APTA Expo within the German Pavilion and look forward to catching up with colleagues old and new this year, to bring them up to date with their latest innovations.

Deals this week: SMRT Trains, Siemens, Cowi and Multiconsult JV, Strukton Rail

SMRT Trains has secured a S$1.7bn ($1.26bn) contract from the Land Transport Authority (LTA) to operate the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) in Singapore for an initial period of nine years starting from 2019.

Aecom to invest in Heathrow Airport rail link project

Global infrastructure firm Aecom has agreed to invest in the Heathrow Southern Railway (HSRL), a private sector venture formed to improve rail access to London’s Heathrow Airport.

North-South Railway Project

The North-South Railway Project (NSRP) is a proposed railway line between Metro Manila, the National Capital Region (NCR) of the Philippines and Legaspi City, the capital of Albay province.

Harsco to install safety systems to alert rail track workers

Harsco Rail's Protran Technology unit has secured new contracts from US regional transit districts to install safety systems that would notify the railway track workers on the ground when a train is approaching their work zones.

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