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Southwest Manitoba Elevator Trip, Part 1 of Many

You may recall that my last grain elevator trip was rather small, covering only three new grain elevators over one morning. This one... much bigger.I had never been in southwest Manitoba, and as part of my Manitoba grain elevator project I wanted to go to the "bottom left" of MB to photograph the elevators there. Show More Summary

Zurich Rail Capacity Increase

Zurich is Switzerland's largest city, and also has one of Europe's greatest concentration of rail infrastructure.

PKP Cargo introduces drones to monitor coal theft

Polish freight transport company PKP Cargo is set to launch drones to prevent coal theft during transportation.

Alstom manufactures first body-shell of X'Trapolis Mega train for South Africa's PRASA

Alstom has manufactured the first complete body-shell of the 20 X'Trapolis Mega commuter trains to be built at its Lapa manufacturing plant in Brazil.

M-1 Rail completes first phase of Detroit's M-1 Woodward Avenue Streetcar project

M-1 Rail has completed the construction of the first phase of 3.3 mile-long streetcar project on Woodward Avenue in downtown Detroit, Michigan, US.

Darra to Springfield Transport Corridor

The Darra to Springfield Transport Corridor is the first of its kind major infrastructure project undertaken by the state government of Queensland, Australia.

Cairo Metro

With a population of approximately 17 million, Cairo is one of the most densely populated cities in Africa.

Westermo Launches 19in Industrial Routing Switches

High-performance and configurable industrial devices designed for demanding edge network applications.

CAF-led consortium wins railroad project in Mexico

The Mexican Secretariat of Communications and Transportation (SCT) has awarded a €690m contract to a CAF-led consortium for the 57.7km-long Mexico-Toluca intercity railroad project.

Stagecoach Transport and Virgin win new East Coast franchise

UK's Department for Transport has decided to award the Intercity East Coast franchise to Inter City Railways, a joint venture between Stagecoach Transport and Virgin.

MTR joint venture signs letter of intent for Beijing Metro Line 16

China's Beijing Municipal Government has signed a letter of intent with Beijing MTR joint venture for the investment, operations and maintenance of Beijing Metro Line 16.

Future Rail: Issue 21

In this issue: San Francisco’s fleet of the future, the first fully automated local network in the US, SNCF’s investment strategy at home and abroad, solving London’s transport crisis, 3D laser mapping for rail network maintenance and more.

The CN Christmas Train

I mentioned that CN was running a Christmas train in Winnipeg this year. Well, here it is. This train was organized by local CN people and will visit Winnipeg, Saskatoon and Edmonton to carry CN employees and their families. Funds raised will benefit local charities. Show More Summary

UK's Network Rail to replace Cardiff railway bridge

UK rail infrastructure operator Network Rail is set to rebuild a railway bridge in Cardiff between Adamsdown and Splott and spans the South Wales Main Line.

First section of Crossrail track installed

The first section of track has been installed on the UK's Crossrail route at the new 120m-long Stockley Flyover in Hillingdon, west London.

Thales and Siemens win €512m contract to modernise high-speed line in Spain

A consortium consisting of Thales España and Siemens Rail Automation has received a €512m contract from Adif Alta Velocidad to modernise the control, signalling and safety equipment on the Olmedo-Ourense high-speed line section in Spain.

Denver RTD receives first four commuter rail cars from Hyundai

The Denver Regional Transport District (RTD) has received the first four of 66 commuter rail cars from Hyundai Rotem, which will begin operations on its electric commuter rail network in 2016 in the US.

UK Government agrees to fund for Valley Lines electrification

The UK and Welsh Governments have agreed on funding for the electrification of Valley Lines and the £850m modernisation of the Swansea - London mainline by 2018.

Koralm High-Speed Railway

The Koralm high-speed rail project is currently underway in south-east Austria by ÖBB Infrastruktur. It is part of the 2,400km trans-European Baltic-Adriatic Corridor that stretches from Gdansk and Gdynia on the northern coast of Poland to Bologna an…

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