ORR's draft guidance proposals aim to give the industry greater confidence in putting forward innovative designs to reduce risks and increase safety at level crossings.
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Siemens will design, install, commission and maintain a high-speed rail network of 1000km, the first of its kind in Egypt.
Further agreements are due to be finalised in 2021, with all of the municipalities where Rail Baltica stops will be built.
According to a new study, UK government investment into rail research at the Universities of Leeds and Huddersfield would deliver significant benefits to the North of England's economy.
Upon completion, the railway will redefine logistics and transport in the region, providing a modern, safe, efficient and sustainable mode of transport that will connect all regions of the UAE to its neighbouring GCC countries.
The German federal government and Deutsche Bahn have announced that a further 1,250km of infrastructure will be equipped with passive noise protection measures, to better protect more citizens living near railway lines.
The Moynihan Train Hall will offer an enhanced facility that will better serve Amtrak's long-distance travellers and commuter rail passengers.
The update from HS2 includes figures regarding recruitment and apprenticeships, sustainability, construction and rail freight.
The High Speed Rail Group (HSRG) has shared the seven key rail improvements it thinks are urgently needed to support growth between the four nations of the United Kingdom.
The final rule requires 40 states and the District of Columbia to develop and implement highway-rail grade crossing action plans to improve public safety.
Take a look at Global Railway Review's most read news stories of 2020, including an app to help social distancing on trains, the world’s first two hydrogen trains successfully completing trial passenger services, and American high-speed rail project developments.
HS2 Ltd has begun the search for suppliers to provide switches and crossings for the 280km of new high-speed track between London, Birmingham and the connection with the existing west coast mainline at Crewe.
HS2 will offer some of the lowest carbon emissions per passenger kilometre - seven times less than passenger cars and 17 times less than domestic air travel.
The two 170m-long TBMs – the largest ever used on a UK rail project - will start to be assembled on site ready to begin digging the 10-mile-long Chiltern tunnels.
The project involved the installation of 1.5 miles of a new, electrified main line third track, enabling Amtrak to eliminate a previous two track bottleneck.