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...

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...

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...

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...

Hitachi first to signalling milestone in major boost for digital railway

Hitachi Rail Europe has achieved a major milestone on behalf of the rail industry as it bids to create extra capacity and greater reliability...

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...

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...

Bombardier’s INNOVIA APM 300 Automated People Mover System Enters Service at...

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced today that its BOMBARDIER INNOVIA APM 300 automated people mover (APM) system has been inaugurated at the Munich...

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...

Virgin Trains launches its ground-breaking entertainment portal – on-board entertainment beamed...

‘BEAM’ will provide free on-board entertainment for customers Passengers can enjoy around 200 hours of TV and film Launch content includes titles such...

Artesyn and Hyukshin Collaborate on SIL4 Rail Signaling Solutions

Artesyn Embedded Technologies today announced a collaboration with Hyukshin Engineering Co., Ltd, a leading rail integrator in South Korea, for the development of rail...

‘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...

Arriva UK Trains is first to launch next generation passenger Wi-Fi...

Chiltern Railways customers can now save time, data, and no longer have to worry about connecting to separate on train and station Wi-Fi thanks to...

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...

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...

Alstom unveils its zero-emission train Coradia iLint at InnoTrans

Alstom has today presented its zero-emission train at InnoTrans, the railway industry’s largest trade fair, which takes place in Berlin from 20 to 23...

A train driver in your living room: ČD offers virtual tours...

The Czech national carrier has launched the web portal www.pohledzvlaku.cz, which offers a look into the work of train drivers and an unusual perspective...

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...

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