The Department for Transport (DfT) has launched findings produced by the RSSB, identifying that the air quality levels on some diesel-powered trains is 'poorer than desired'.
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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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A new report, commissioned by the Railway Industry Association (RIA), highlights the economic value of the UK railway industry and how rail could be sector leader for the UK’s economic recovery.
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited has released a ‘Company Superior Proposal,’ according to the Kansas City Southern, with the two companies negotiating to a new partnership.
Network Rail has published its second phase of the decade-long Network Operating Strategy, which aims to provide a better experience for passengers and freight users.
Gummi-Welz Poland - a subsidiary of the HÜBNER Group - has successfully been certified for its adhesive bonding processes of rail vehicle components.
The Rail Supply Group (RSG) announces Transport for London (TfL) as its latest project sponsor, with the scheme aiming to provide simpler ways to export supplier’s services and products overseas.
Eversholt Rail announces £10 million contract that has been awarded to London & South Eastern Railway Limited (LSER), with aims to modify and develop its fleet of 112 Class 375 electric trains.
The Rail Baltica Global Project has released a global market survey to collect feedback from the current and potential contract partners regarding the transition to a full-scale construction phase.
Rosehill Rail has been awarded an eight-year contract with Belgian national railway operator, Infrabel, to accelerate EU growth and its rail industry.
Siemens Mobility has been awarded a contract to design, install and commission the first Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) technology for the Malaysia and Singapore cross border link.
Al Ghurair Iron & Steel (AGIS) is the latest UAE based manufacturer to sign a partnership deal with Etihad Rail, to use the UAE National Rail Network to transport its steel products across the nation.
Transport for Wales (TfW), the not-for-profit organisation established by the Welsh government, has signed a deal with Colas Rail UK to buy Pullman Rail Limited.
The groundbreaking Transport Decarbonisation Plan includes the aim to create a net zero rail network by 2050.
The June 2021 'tracker’ carried out by the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER), shows that monthly revenue losses for passenger, freight and infrastructure services since January 2021 have remained consistent (compared to 2019 pre-crisis times).