ICE 4 receives ETCS approval in Germany

Germany's Federal Railway Authority (EBA) has approved the ICE 4 for operation with the European Train Control System (ETCS) in Germany. With this approval,...

New Azuma trains arrive at UK port ahead of passenger services...

Two brand new Hitachi test trains arrived at Teesport (Middlesbrough) today after completing a two-month journey from Japan*. The two five-cartrains will form part of...

New trains for GWR’s Devon and Cornwall route to embark from...

New Intercity Express Trains manufactured in Italy for GWR’s Devon and Cornwall route (via Reading and Wiltshire) are to begin a rare journey across...

Bombardier’s New Rail Cars Enter Service at San Francisco’s BART

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced today that the first rail cars of its order for the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District...

Siemens delivers an additional ten trams for Bremen

The German operator Bremer Straßenbahn AG (BSAG) has ordered an additional ten Avenio trams from Siemens, exercising an option in a contract signed in...

The express freight train Minsk–Riga has made its first trip carrying...

Along with the visit of Latvian officials and the President of “Latvijas dzelzceļš” (LDz) in Minsk, where further co-operation with the companies of the...

Next stage of Halton Curve upgrade gets underway next weekend

Work continues on the 1.5 miles of rail track near Frodsham, known as the ‘Halton Curve’ next weekend, Saturday 10 – Sunday 11 February...

Czech Railways opened a new hall for repair and maintenance of...

Czech Railways opened a new hall for repair and maintenance of rolling stock in Rakovník The two-track hall for repairs and maintenance of motor units, diesel locomotives...

TX Logistik back on track with its own licence in...

Since the start of this year, TX Logistik AB has once again been carrying out national transports in Sweden using its own traction stock. This has become...

Alstom wins contract to renovate the trains of the RER B

Alstom has been selected by the RATP to renovate the MI84 trains of the RER B. The contract, which is worth 75 million euros, includes...

TX Logistik launches new connection between Leipzig and Verona

TX Logistik AG (TXL) continues to expand its rail freight traffic services between Germany and Italy. The railway logistics company launched a new train...

ÖBB orders up to 200 locomotives from Siemens

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) has signed a framework contract with Siemens for the delivery of up to 200 Vectron locomotives. Under the contract, up to...

Alstom wins its first metro system contract in Vietnam

Alstom, as leader of a consortium with Colas Rail and Thales, today signed a contract with Hanoi Metropolitan Railway Management Board (MRB) to supply...

Secure Rail : Protection, Prevention and Planning For the Future

Secure Rail is the only conference that addresses North American rail security from an organizational perspective on both physical and cyber security. This exclusive...

Hitachi unveils first UK built Intercity Express Train

Hitachi Rail Europe (HRE), a global rail specialist with over 100 years of industry expertise, today celebrates the first Intercity Express (IEP) train to...

Marc Antoni: Rail Professionals Should Share Best Practices

Rail professionals should share their ‘best practices’ so they know which technologies can reduce costs of the exploitation of rail and which can enhance...

Alstom to supply traction and train control monitoring systems for the...

Alstom has been awarded a contract worth 31 million euros to supply traction systems and train control monitoring systems (TCMS) for 156 metro cars of...

Bombardier Wins Fleet Operations and Maintenance Contract in Montreal

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation today announced that it has been awarded an eight-year contract by Montréal's Agence Métropolitaine de Transport (AMT) for the...

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