A consortium led by Alstom-Bombardier will supply Mexico's Tren Maya with 42 X’trapolis trains in three configurations and the full signalling system.
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Following the publication of the Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail, Transport for the North has called for the UK government to ensure that local and regional leaders are at the core of the reform of the UK's railways.
The project to replace the over 40-year-old tracks and track layout on the 1.5 mile approach into London King's Cross station has been completed.
One thousand jobs will be supported by the contract to construct HS2's Interchange Station, while regeneration around the station will support 30,000 jobs and up to 3,000 new homes.
Midlands Connect is proposing that rail electrification, faster local trains and a new hourly train to London from Shrewsbury, would bring nearly £500 million of benefits to the UK economy.
Amtrak is initiating the work to deliver by 2035 more frequent, reliable and sustainable intercity passenger rail services to over 160 more communities and 20 million more passengers annually, as outlined in their 'Corridor Vision'.
HS2 Ltd has revealed a new vacuum excavation technique for piling which could have massive benefits for the international construction industry.
The UK government has announced a £401 million investment to give passengers and freight operators across the North and Midlands faster, greener and more reliable rail services.
The UK government has announced the formation of a new public body, Great British Railways, which will bring the UK's railways under single, accountable national leadership.
Ahead of the publication of the UK government's Rail White Paper, GB Railfreight has called for the appointment of a 'Freight Evangelist’ to steer the UK rail freight sector and assure future growth.
The IRICAV DUE consortium has signed an agreement to begin work on part of the Verona–Bivio Vicenza section of the Verona-Padua high-speed railway.
The agreement is part of Etihad Rail’s long-term digital innovation strategy and will enable the streamlining of service provision in the logistics sector through digital solutions.
The research agreement will enable HS2 to draw upon key centres of British academic excellence to help to drive new insight across a broad range of disciplines.
Under the agreement, HS2 and CECA will work together to improve delivery practices and drive better performance by engaging the civil engineering supply chain on the project.
In a landmark moment for the project, HS2 Ltd will launch the first tunnel boring machine from HS2’s South Portal site on 13 May 2021.