A consortium led by Alstom-Bombardier will supply Mexico's Tren Maya with 42 X’trapolis trains in three configurations and the full signalling system.
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Siemens Mobility and ScotRail have extended their Technical Support & Spares Supply Agreement by five years to December 2026.
Following the disruption caused by the discovery of cracks on Hitachi Class 800 and 385 series trains in May 2021, ORR is set to undertake a review of the impact of the incident on safety and passengers.
HVO fuel will be used to power all of DB Cargo UK's freight trains that run between Tarmac’s site in Leicestershire and its rail-fed asphalt plant in Birmingham.
Following Siemens completing the delivery of the high-speed Velaro Turkey trains ahead of schedule, the whole Velaro fleet is expected to be available for commercial services as of June 2021.
Siemens Mobility and the Helmholtz Institute Erlangen-Nuremberg for Renewable Energy have agreed on joint research for the use of Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) technology in rail transport.
Thirty years ago, six ICE 1 trains converged in Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe from different directions and officially inaugurated the era of high-speed rail travel in Germany.
Working with Porterbrook, Network Rail has announced plans to showcase some of the best of British low-carbon train technology at the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow.
Senior managers from Porterbrook and Chiltern Railways have visited the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway to see the testing of Britain's first hybrid-powered train.
The €281.5 million contract has been awared to Talgo to manufacture up to 40 new variable gauge and 330km/h commercial speed powerheads (locomotives), with a contract for 26 powerheads for €195.5 million as the last step in transforming 13 conventional trains into very high-speed trains.
Go-Ahead's concept carriages, which can be adjusted from ‘commuter mode’ to ‘leisure mode’, have been drawn up to meet the changing needs of UK rail passengers.
SNCF and its partners have begun testing a modified Regio 2N regional train as a prototype autonomous regional train for France's rail network.
The Class 769 bi-mode trains enable operation without an overhead or third rail supply, spreading the benefits of electrification to non-electrified routes.
The first of 30 new cross-border trains, which will operate between France and Germany, has begun testing for certification and approval, with the aim of beginning operation in 2024.