HSRG has outlined that the implementation of a transformative high-speed rail programme across the UK would support country-wide resilience and growth.
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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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Europe’s railway Research and Innovation community shows strong interest in deepening collaboration as 2020 Shift2Rail Call for Proposals prompts requests for €113.3 million of R&I funding.
HS2's west-London super hub will be the largest newly-built railway station in the UK, with a mix of high-speed and conventional service platforms.
British open-access train operator, Grand Central, will use findings from the survey as it looks to shape a return to services following an initial two month ‘hibernation’ period which bosses will review during May 2020.
This new classification will improve the rail sector’s global culture of quality, benefiting both the whole supply chain and the performance of individual rail businesses.
The organisers of InnoTrans have announced that the 2020 edition of the international rail trade fair is to be rescheduled.
CER and UNIFE have written an open letter to European rail ministers highlighting the importance of integrating rail into the European Union’s post-COVID-19 recovery.
Over $1 billion in funding from the U.S. CARES Act will be made available to Amtrak to limit the impact of COVID-19 on the railroad.
Targeting Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Palestine and Lebanon, the EUMedRail project aims to strengthen railway safety and interoperability in the South Mediterranean region.
Britain's open-access passenger operator, Grand Central, will temporarily suspend all its train services from the end of Friday 3 April 2020, as coronavirus restrictions continue to affect passenger numbers.
Rosehill Rail’s parent company has been recognised as an Export Champion by the Department for International Trade (DIT) following its continued expansion into a range of overseas markets.
Through research, standards and analysis, Britain's Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) is helping its international affiliates deliver a better, safer railway.
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.
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.