Easier, more personal service for South West Trains customers moves a...

Innovative plans by South West Trains to invest in smarter, more personal customer service have moved a step closer. South West Trains has now...

Mechan Has Measure of Irish Tram Track Wear

The Irish tram network is maintaining the highest standards of rail safety, thanks to technology provided by depot equipment specialist, Mechan. Sheffield-based Mechan has supplied Alstom...

Air Train

Arup collaborated with Nikken Sekkei on a feasibility study of an alternative approach to commuter train interiors as part of the RIBA ‘Tomorrow’s Train...

Bombardier Celebrates Innovative Battery Powered Train

First battery powered train operating a passenger service in the UK in over half a century Battery-driven BOMBARDIER ELECTROSTAR train entered passenger operation as part of...

‘Appy birthday to TriMet’s industry leading mobile solution

By Abigail Francis, SmartRail World.   In September 2013, with the help of GlobeSherpa, TriMet became the first mass transit agency in the US to...

Bombardier’s Drivers Assistance System for Trams Receives Homologation

Bombardier’s innovative safety system detects and prevents tram incidents Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation, has announced that their innovative Drivers Assistance System (DAS) received homologation...

ZONEGREEN DEVELOPS SMARTER DEPOT SYSTEM

Sheffield-based Zonegreen is launching a new version of its flagship rail depot safety system, in response to increasing interest from clients across the globe. Zonegreen...

How drones are already being deployed by railways around the world.

By Luke Upton, Editor, SmartRail World A report from Arup earlier this Summer, Future of Rail 2050 unveiled their vision of the future of rail travel in...

Eurostar’s First Weibo Campaign Attracts Over 50 Million Viewers

Eurostar’s first social media campaign on Chinese social media site, Sina Weibo, has attracted over 50 million viewers and helped to double direct sales...

Alstom announces the launch of a second TrainScanner in the UK

Alstom announced today that following the successful testing of TrainScanner predictive maintenance prototype on Virgin’s fleet of Pendolino trains in Manchester, a second investment...

North East IT solutions company secure multi-million pound contract in the...

One of the North Easts fastest growing IT solutions companies has been awarded a multi-million pound contract that will help Network Rail deliver a...

Supeo announces new customers Movia and Arriva

Supeo, IT and enterprise management system provider, have signed agreements to deliver their solutions to Movia and Arriva Train Denmark, starting in 2015. Supeo will...

ZONEGREEN IS HIT WITH SSIP

Sheffield rail technology specialist, Zonegreen, is joining a select group of industry suppliers whose health and safety capabilities have earned official recognition.  The depot protection...

New generation of controllers for rail applications

New Siemens automation controllers for rail applications are being launched on the market. The new rail-tested and approved Siplus extreme rail devices are based...

Join East Coast for a brighter, smoother online journey

Train operator invites customer feedback for test version of its new look website East Coast is inviting its customers to have their say on a...

Travelcards now available on the key

In another industry first, Southern’s passengers from outside London now have the key to the capital with the arrival of Travelcards on its smartcard,...

First Great Western adds all Plymouth ticket types to mobile application

First Great Western has today extended the use of its mobile ticketing service allowing Devon and Cornwall customers to use their mobile phone or...

Bombardier Rail Control Certifies Four Vendors and Offers 4G LTE Wireless...

Bombardier Transportation has successfully completed tests to operate its range of mass transit and mainline rail control solutions with the latest Long-Term Evolution (LTE)...

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