Chelina Bodhie, Senior Manager for Safety, Health, Environment and Quality at the Gautrain Management Agency, speaks to Global Railway Review about the safety protocols that make the Gautrain Rapid Rail Link the safest transport mode in Gauteng.
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The UK Rail Minister has requested a comprehensive plan from Hitachi to identify the extent of cracking found on some Class 800 Series trains, and has asked the rail industry to urgently set out a strategy to resolve prolonged passenger and network disruption.
The Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) has published revised standards on fire safety and evacuation. Neil Dinmore, Principal Engineer of Structures and Materials at RSSB, considers the history behind the present.
Disability should not be a barrier to rail travel. Dmitry Pegov, Deputy Managing Director of Passenger Services at Russian Railways (RZD), reveals their plans to provide a high level of service to all passengers with reduced mobility at all stages of their journey.
For Global Railway Review, Dr Ben Todd, Founder and CEO of Arcola Energy, explains the benefits of hydrogen power on the Scottish rail network and details the potential of re-powering existing rolling stock in order to achieve Scotland’s zero emission targets.
In order to reduce the impact of rail noise on German residents, DB Cargo has implemented a range of measures, including noise protection walls, to achieve its reduction target.
The wagons will be used to support GB Railfreight's growing demand for intermodal services and contribute to the reduction of carbon emissions.
LIRR will work with Alstom to complete an eight-month initial analysis of the use of batteries that could enable electric railcars to travel on the railroad’s diesel branches.
After forming partnerships with EUREF-Campus Düsseldorf and the University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer, Nevomo has begun its international expansion.
Alstom/Bombardier Transportation will be responsible for the upgrade of 55 of the 77 Alpha Trains locomotives, with Alstom Belgium responsible for the remainder.
RB Rail AS' first virtual high-speed train visualisation has been released in order to provide a general overview of the train's design concept and features.
A Class 08 shunter will undergo a complete overhaul and receive a new hydrogen power system, marking it as the UK’s first-ever conversion of a diesel locomotive to run on hydrogen power.
Following the launch of a competitive procurement in January 2019, Siemens Mobility has been selected as the preferred bidder to manufacture a new fleet for Amtrak.
In order to meet the government’s legally binding net zero commitments, 15 UK rail industry stakeholders have called for an immediate programme of electrification.
Dellner's Digital Automatic Couplers will increase the productivity and competitiveness of rail freight transport as well as contribute to achieving European sustainability targets.