Network Rail has opened the first half of the new Birmingham New Street station concourse in the UK.
Russia is spending billions to make its rail infrastructure worthy of its growing economy. But with obsolete rolling stock to replace, lines to build and freight bottlenecks to eliminate, how is the world's largest country going to foot the bill?
People in Manitoba and Saskatchewan are used to dealing with flooding every year. With the flat land, the water goes everywhere. 2009 was a bad year in Manitoba. 2011 was not great. This year the flood forecast for Manitoba is not too bad, but Saskatchewan... Show More Summary
AWS Achslagerwerk Stassfurt is a medium-sized manufacturer of components and, thanks to more than 60 years of experience, an established service provider for the European railway industry and machine engineering sector.
The Presto Geosystems GEOWEB system has been successfully employed in the railroad industry worldwide for over 30 years to solve challenging soil stability problems. Whether for new construction or repair work, the GEOWEB system is a trusted, versati…
Railroad Friction Products manufactures COBRA® composition brake shoes, high-friction and low-friction, specialty shoes, and disc brake linings for freight, locomotive and transit vehicles.
APS Electronic is a Swiss technology company, specialising in the design and manufacture of auxiliary converters for railway vehicles, metros, mass transit systems, monorails, trolleybus and tramways.
The problem with offering free WiFi to train customers is - it's hard to know how much they value it. Do they simply expect it to be there, as it is on many buses, in McDonalds eateries and even pubs? Or do they rush home, tell their friends and put …
Germany-based braking system manufacturer Knorr-Bremse has secured two contracts from UK transport operator Go-Ahead Group to equip driver advisory systems on the diesel train fleets operated by London Midland and Southern.
The Chinese city of Shenyang has awarded a three-year CNY330m ($53m) contract to a consortium of RATP Dev and Transdev to operate the city's new 60km light rail network, which is scheduled to open on 1 July 2013.
Washington state transit authority Sound Transit has broken ground on a $383.2m project to extend light rail from Sea-Tac Airport to South 200th Street in the city of SeaTac, Washington, US.
J.D. Irving, owner of the New Brunswick Southern Railway, is participating in National Rail Safety Week. Good for them!
Today is the start of Rail Safety Week, hosted by Operation Lifesaver. OL is holding events all across Canada to help educate the public on rail safety. For example, here in Manitoba, CN and CP Police will be holding Trespass and Traffic Enforcement activities at various locations throughout Winnipeg and elsewhere all week. Show More Summary
VIA train 693, the Winnipeg-Churchill passenger train, derailed near Togo, Saskatchewan around 6 PM on Sunday night. There was a washout, likely due to spring runoff, and the track was undermined. There is a highly distorted but dramatic photo in the CBC article showing a coach hanging in mid-air with only one truck on the ground. Show More Summary
West Kowloon Terminus (WKT) is a new railway station being constructed on the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link (XRL) in Hong Kong. It is the only station in Hong Kong on the XRL.
Thales has secured a contract from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to design, integrate and install an advanced passenger information system on the Line 6 extension of the metro system in the Indian capital.
Out-of-home communications company Posterscope has extended its support to bingo operator Mecca for the roll-out of its first NFC (Near-Field Communication) advertising to the UK's rail transport network.
Microscopic dust particles in the air in underground railways are likely to have health implications, according to new research from the University of Southampton.
I had no idea that Hastings had a funicular railway, but here it is… Filed under: Video