Hitachi Rail SpA and Bombardier Transportation have signed a contract with Italy's Trenitalia to supply 23 Frecciarossa 1000 very high-speed trains for the new ILSA rail operation in Spain.
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HS2 Ltd has started the search for specialist contractors to deliver the high voltage power supply systems that will transfer electricity to the UK's new high-speed rail link and enable millions of people to enjoy low carbon journeys between London, Birmingham and the north of England.
The new radio system, Airwave, will help to improve train performance and links with the emergency services by making communication more reliable.
The concept designs feature plans to completely transform Waverley train station, making it a more accessible site for passengers.
Trenitalia c2c has welcomed the Essex Thameside Capacity Study by Network Rail, which confirms that its digital signalling project has been included as one of the solutions for Essex’s long-term rail capacity needs.
Alstom has launched the validation test campaign for the Prima T8 AZ8A freight locomotives in Azerbaijan on the main freight transit line, which has recently been converted from 3kV DC to 25kV AC.
By funding the trial of transporting timber across Northern Scotland, the government is supporting the rail freight industry and a modal shift.
As a result of COVID-19 impacting passenger numbers, VIA Rail Canada has announced a number of temporary management and professional employees layoffs.
Atkins, with its joint venture partners, will be responsible for multi-disciplinary services for the 20km expansion of the DART network’s Kildare Line.
The new platform and track at Stevenage station will improve the reliability of Great Northern, Thameslink and London North Eastern Railway services.
HS2’s Birmingham Curzon Street station is set to achieve net zero carbon emissions from regulated energy consumption and use a range of technologies to generate energy from renewable sources.
ACCIONA has won a €330 million contract to build a section of a new railway line in the Philippines that will link the city of Malolos with Clark International Airport, 80km north of Manila.
GB Railfreight - the third largest rail freight operator in the United Kingdom - has announced that it has appointed Tim Hartley as Business Development Director.
The accreditation reassures passengers that Chiltern Railways is adhering to government and public health guidance amidst COVID-19.
Station Construction Partner, Balfour Beatty VINCI SYSTRA joint venture (BBVS), has now taken possession of the whole station site, marking the start of the next phase of work at Old Oak Common, where a brand new 14-platform high-speed station will be built.