BAV issues operating licence to TWINDEXX double-deck trains

Switzerland’s Federal Office of Transport (Bundesamt für Verkehr) has issued operating licences for SBB’s new TWINDEXX double-deck trains for long-distance transport on intercity...

Railpool orders five Vectron locomotives

Railpool, a full-service locomotive leasing company headquartered in Munich, Germany, has ordered five additional Vectron type AC locomotives. All five are to be delivered...

Positive steps towards a more consumer-focused rail retail industry

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) today concluded its review of the rail retail market, which focused on how tickets are sold to...

Bombardier Delivering Indian Government’s ‘Make In India’ Promise

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation is leading the way in delivering the Indian Government's 'Make in India' promise. During this week, Laurent Troger, President,...

Vossloh Locomotives wins major locomotive contract

Vossloh Locomotives in Kiel, subsidiary of Vossloh AG, signed a contract for the delivery of 44 DE 18 diesel-electric locomotives with French company Akiem...

David Baddiel boards Virgin Trains to become Summer Author with exclusive...

  Virgin Trains has teamed up with the award-winning children’s author and comedian to create an exclusive children’s story this summer Baddiel will travel...

Czech Railways plans to hire 10 express locomotives, announces tender

Czech Railways (ČD) has announced a European tender to hire ten express multi-system electric locomotives for a period of ten years to operate at...

Transnet delivers customised passenger coaches to Botswana

Transnet Engineering today delivered the first batch of 22 passenger coaches engineered and manufactured at its centres of excellence in Pretoria and Cape Town...

David Baddiel’s unique children’s story arrives on Virgin Trains

David Baddiel’s unique children’s story arrives on Virgin Trains ‘The Girl Who Had Never Been On A Train’, available exclusively on Virgin Trains on-board...

ČD Cargo orders five Vectron locomotives

The Czech rail transport company ČD Cargo has ordered five Vectron MS locomotives from Siemens. The multisystem locomotives can be operated in all countries...

Alstom sets a new high-speed record in Kazakhstan with its KZ4AT...

Alstom sets a high-speed record in Kazakhstan reaching 200 km/h while conducting tests on its KZ4AT passenger locomotive on the Moiynty-Kiik line South East...

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...

Secretary of State for Scotland David Mundell with David Horne &...

Virgin Trains has seen a surge in cross-border travel bookings after announcing increased services between Edinburgh and London. A new timetable with 42 additional trains...

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...

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...

High resolution image of GWR Intercity Express train

Great Western Railway increases Hitachi Intercity fleet size with new multi-million pound order. Great Western Railway (GWR) has confirmed it will order an additional seven...

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,...

Bon Appétit – Raymond Blanc Dishes Up New Afternoon Menu For...

Eurostar Business Premier passengers will be treated to a new afternoon menu designed by Michelin starred chef, Raymond Blanc OBE. The updated menu has been...

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