Hitachi Rail successfully tests first battery-powered tram

Battery-powered tram offers major benefits of requiring no overhead wires or other electrified infrastructure – saving on costs and visual impact

Favourability Rises Post-Pandemic; Support Shifting Trips to Passenger Rail and Public...

WASHINGTON – Whether it’s to commute short distances, travel long distances, improve the environment, or expand service, Americans continue to show strong...

GTR and Porterbrook announce £55 million fleet modernisation programme

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) and Porterbrook, the owner of trains leased by the operator, have announced a five-year, £55 million programme to...

Hitachi Rail celebrates five years of train building in the North...

Thursday 3rd September marks the five year anniversary of Hitachi Rail officially opening its state-of-the-art train manufacturing factory in Newton Aycliffe.

Network Rail launches task forces in wake of Stonehaven tragedy

Network Rail has launched two independent task forces, led by world renowned experts, to help it better manage its massive earthworks (cuttings...

Alstom delivers Line 3 of Guadalajara urban transportation network

14 September 2020 – Alstom has officially delivered Line 3 of Guadalajara urban transportation network, a new line expected to carry around 230,000 passengers...

Hitachi and Bombardier awarded contract to supply 23 very high-speed Frecciarossa...

New operator ILSA has chosen Frecciarossa 1000 trains for their maximum reliability and high passenger comfort on high-speed routes in Spain from...

Asia Rail Summit 2019 27-28 th June, 2019 | Bangkok,...

As Southeast Asia ’s rail market is a vibrant ...

East Midlands Trains encourages passengers to explore scenic Community Rail lines...

Series of events across the East Midlands Trains network to mark 'Community Rail in the City' day with displays by Peregrine Falcons...

Fallen firefighter honoured in train naming

The first female firefighter to die on duty in peacetime Britain has been named on a new Intercity Express Train in Bristol...

Bombardier Transportation: Rüdiger Grube elected chairman of supervisory board

The members of the Supervisory Board of Bombardier Transportation GmbH and Bombardier Transportation (Bahntechnologie) Holding Germany GmbH yesterday unanimously elected Prof. Dr....

All aboard as first South Western Railway refurbished long distance train...

South Western Railway’s first fully refurbished and reconfigured Class 444 train has entered passenger service, offering additional seating capacity and high-quality improvements to passenger...

Bombardier and ST Engineering sign framework agreement to build Singapore Service...

The new Singapore Centre of Excellence for component repair and overhaul combines engineering knowledge to improve productivity and performance Collaboration demonstrates Bombardier’s commitment...

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...

Vossloh expands service activities in the rail milling segment

Vossloh continues to expand the service business bundled in its Lifecycle Solutions division by acquiring the rail milling business of STRABAG Rail GmbH, which...

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,...

Virgin Trains seeks out future train drivers in the UK’s first...

Working with train drivers’ union Aslef, the London to Glasgow operator is advertising for three people to join the year-long training course offering the...

Final stages of £2million improvement scheme at Lincoln Central now underway

The final stages of a £2 million improvement scheme at Lincoln Central station are now underway. Working in partnership to boost the local community and...

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