British open-access operator, Hull Trains, has temporarily suspended all train services following a significant drop in passenger numbers as a result of unprecedented circumstances surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.
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Railways are often controlled by governmental or independent safety and economic regulators, responsible for ensuring that railway operators and infrastructure managers comply with certain laws and standards. Regulatory aspects include funding requirements, access to railway networks and controlling the licenses of the operators of railway assets. Regulators also enforce consumer/passenger protection law in relation to the railway.
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Russian Railways' centre will provide support and ensure the coordination of all links in the transportation chain during the fight to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
In order to help retailers and small business tenants across its network during the COVID-19 crisis, Network Rail has introduced new supportive measures.
The UIC's 2020 to 2022 Work Programme aims to give a global overview of the key challenges, events and deliverable projects for rail that it will focus on.
Following the approval, multiple transport infrastructure projects will benefit from significant investment, including three rail projects.
Robel is the world’s first manufacturer of railway construction machines to work to the new IRIS rev3.1 certification railway industry standard.
What measures are railway organisations across the globe taking in response to the impact of the recent COVID-19 outbreak? This page will be updated with the latest information.
The funding will enable Hyper Poland's testing and development of the next generation of high-speed railways, based on magnetic levitation.
To support the delivery of its European Green Deal objectives for the transport sector, the European Commission has proposed to make 2021 the 'European Year of Rail'.
The UK Government has officially taken over the running of services across the Northern network, marking a new start for the future of the franchise.
Management from HŽPP (Croatia) and SŽPP (Slovenia) have signed an agreement to improve international train services between the two countries.
The new legislation will provide $32 billion through to 2024 to help support the completion of California’s High-Speed Rail project.
The Risk Reduction Program will require the largest freight railroads in the U.S. to develop and implement a safety plan that is FRA approved.
In order to ensure the growth of the rail freight industry, ERFA has stressed the need for regulation revisions and a more ambitious approach from the EC.
Albanian Railways has awarded a consortium the contract for the consulting and technical assistance services for the new project to upgrade rail connections with the country’s capital, Tirana.