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,...

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...

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...

Greenbriar Equity Group Partners with Management to Acquire Frauscher Sensor Technology

In 2015, the Josef Frauscher Private Foundation and Michael Thiel, CEO of Frauscher Sensor Technology, agreed on a management buyout (MBO) of the whole...

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...

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...

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...

Free WiFi now available on over half of all South West...

Free WiFi now available on more than 5,000 services per week Includes more than 700 carriages on one of the UK's busiest railways Helping to keep...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Nick Hughes: How technology is changing the game for an Innotrans...

1998 was my first Innotrans. This was the second Innotrans. Back then it was the largest railway industry exhibition and on a different scale...

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...

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