Passengers travelling on any of Hull Trains' 92 weekly journeys from Hull to London will now do so on new state-of-the-art Hitachi 802 trains.
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The term rolling stock in the rail transportation industry refers to any vehicle that moves along a railway track. Global Railway Review’s coverage of rolling stock includes developments in mainline and high-speed passenger trains, plus rail freight locomotives and heavy-haul wagons.
The new, longer trains will see the addition of 20,000 seats available for passengers travelling on the CrossCountry network.
VR and the Finnish Ministry of Transport are to begin new negotiations prior to the current contract ending in December 2020.
Five trains and 24 coaches have been leased to Grand Central for operation on its new route between Blackpool North and London Euston.
For our 'Improving Rail's Environmental Impact' series, Andrew Kluth, Lead Carbon Specialist of Sustainable Development at RSSB, explains the scope of the ongoing research and development necessary to address Great Britain’s rail challenges of decarbonisation and removing diesel-only trains from the railway.
Of the original order, 75 per cent of the 101 trains are now in service, with the remainder expected to be put into operation by the end of May 2020.
Deutsche Bahn, Germany’s railway operator and infrastructure owner, is well prepared for winter. Read on to learn about the various activities and techniques they use to keep tracks and trains operational when the cold weather hits.
The first trainset of Amtrak's new 28-train Acela fleet will undergo testing in preparation for service throughout the Northeast Corridor in 2021.
Following Alstom's acquisition of Bombardier Transportation, the company will have a backlog of approximately €75 billion and revenues of €15.5 billion.
The identical cultures and language shared by SPENO International SA and MATISA Materiel Industriel SA have allowed both companies to create a very successful partnership in technical cooperation for over 20 years. André Zurbrugg, Sales Engineer at MATISA, explains more.
Keeping railway networks operational and safeguarding rolling stock from damage and impairment is crucial during harsh winter weather. Read on to find out how advanced planning can help predict and prepare for bad weather, and how strong teamwork between colleagues and different stakeholders goes a long way when battling winter…
The Mireo trainsets are set for operation on the Lausitz regional network following DB Regio winning the contract for the network in December 2019.
Following the acquisition of Macquarie Europe Rail’s rolling stock leasing business, Akiem Group now owns a diverse portfolio of over 600 locomotives.
The new technology will provide the Philippines’ public rail operator with an all-in railway fleet operation, management and planning system to be used on Manila's local commuter trains.
This issue includes articles from Poland's Transport Minister about the country's much-needed railway investment programme, In-Depth Focus sections on Additive Manufacturing, Winter Operations and the Future Railway Mobile Communication System (FRMCS), plus much more.