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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.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has announced a huge funding package for rail infrastructure upgrades and enhanced rail safety measures for projects in Alaska and South Dakota.
Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are increasingly being applied to some of the thorniest issues that rail operators confront, and one of the more promising ones is the monitoring of level crossings. Karsten Oberle, Head of Rail, Transportation Segment at Nokia Enterprise, explains more.
The concrete product will provide a reduction of 42 per cent in carbon emissions, with the remaining emissions being offset.
The projects selected include a wide variety of railroad investments that improve the safety, efficiency, and reliability of freight and intercity passenger service.
The Texas high-speed line has received the Rule of Particular Applicability and the Record of Decision, moving it one step closer to the beginning of construction.
By electrifying the Midlands Main Line, the network will achieve its decarbonisation targets sooner and improve passenger connectivity.
As well as delivering 19 single track kilometres of railway to recreate the link between Leven and the mainline rail network, the project has been tasked with delivering stations at Cameron Bridge and Leven, as well as unlocking the potential for freight traffic in the local area.
The supplementary agreement builds upon the January 2019 contract to modernise Serbia's rail infrastructure, with hopes that construction could begin as early as 2022.
As Network Rail’s investment works are completed, the North Wales line will be better protected from the extreme weather and flooding that has plagued it in recent years.
Working to optimise the East Coast Main Line and and reduce inefficiencies, the second phase of the power supply upgrade is set to begin.
Network Rail and Highways England have jointly published the 'New Station Guidance' document to help partners assess whether a parkway station is the right transport solution for their region.
U.S. Secretary Elaine L. Chao has announced that $1 billion will be invested in American infrastructure through the BUILD Transportation Discretionary Grants programme, to repair, rebuild, and revitalise transportation systems across America.
Passengers from three stations in West and East Sussex can now benefit from full length Southern trains thanks to platform extensions.
The approval by the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s (Authority) Board of Directors represents another major milestone for the high-speed rail line, as it continues to implement the project in the interest of California and the Central Valley’s future.