The changes approved by Transport Canada concern train speed, colder weather operations and further strengthening track maintenance and inspection practices.
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The infrastructure of a railway network is an incredibly complex system. Our infrastructure content focuses on a variety of topics including the construction of new rail lines, the maintenance and modernisation of existing lines, projects and developments to ensure infrastructure is safe and efficient, and in-depth looks at the vital components that make up infrastructure including track systems, i.e. switches, crossings, sleepers, ballast, etc.
Every business wants to make clear, confident, and accurate decisions. In rail, like many other industries, improving the decision-making process often means striving to become more data-driven.
The interlocking system on TCDD's Eskisehir-Kutahya-Balikesir line was completed and put into service by Alstom on 5 February 2021.
Helena Ashberry, the Network Program Sponsor for the GO Expansion Program at Metrolinx, explains that, by leveraging an existing network of over 400km of railway, the GO Expansion Program will unlock the potential of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GHTA) region.
This video introduces how railway digitalisation improves operational efficiency and safety, and ADLINK and Intel’s role in this transformation.
The Washwood Heath site in Birmingham is where HS2’s fleet of state-of-the-art high-speed trains will be serviced and maintained once in operation.
Jan Siebert, Managing Director and Head of Business Unit Rail at Elcowire Rail GmbH (Hettstedt), highlights the company’s core values and distinct offering that makes it Europe’s leading supplier of copper products and services for overhead contact lines.
Cynthia Garneau, President and Chief Executive Officer of VIA Rail Canada, details the ambition behind restoring the critical role of passenger rail in Canada.
How can rail innovators contribute to carbon reduction? The industry response to this has been to set up the cross-industry rail decarbonisation taskforce, but what can innovators like Viper Innovations do to pitch-in?
Results from an ARA survey have found that investments into faster rail connections to and from Australian regions should be an immediate priority.
Cable and electrification systems are vital components of railway networks that need maintaining and safeguarding in order to ensure that passenger and freight trains can operate efficiently. This In-Depth Focus covers developments in electrification projects, exploring: How medium voltage DC technology can be applied to railway electrification systems; the importance…
In a letter to the UK Prime Minister, rail industry leaders have called for all UK regions to be able to benefit from HS2's connectivity and the Integrated Rail Plan.
In this issue, we feature articles from leading industry experts on a vast range of topics including: Restoring the critical role of passenger rail in Canada; details of rail improvements for Metrolinx; the opportunities ahead for U.S. rail freight; and HS1’s sustainability strategy.
HS2's Phase 2a will see the beginning of construction of the next phase of the new high-speed railway between Crewe and Birmingham.
The development of the train manufacturing site in Goole will create up to 700 direct jobs, with a further 250 roles created during the construction phase and an additional 1,700 indirect supply chain opportunities.