Alstom will build Coradia Nordic regional trains for Norske Tog in a contract valued at over €1.8 billion; the most significant rail procurement in Norway’s history.
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The pilot project will give Transport for Wales (TfW) customers within the South Wales Metro area the opportunity to purchase selected rail tickets for local journeys in a number of convenience stores.
Work on a four kilometre section of the West Coast Main Line has been completed to prevent tracks from flooding and make future journeys more reliable.
An agreement between Hitachi Rail and Intermodal Telematics (IMT) will see monitoring sensors fitted to rolling stock so rail freight companies can monitor operations in real-time to improve efficiency and safety of services.
A Railway Industry Association (RIA) report has highlighted how Britain's East Coast Digital Programme (ECDP) should lead the way for a national digital signalling programme and other major schemes.
'See Tracks? Think Train!’ has been emblazoned onto one of Amtrak’s P-42 locomotives to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Operation Lifesaver, an organisation dedicated to railroad safety education.
The purchase of four battery-electric locomotives to be used for the Pilbara region of Western Australia, contributes to Rio Tinto's pledge to half its carbon emissions by 2030.
South Western Railway has retained 12 Class 707 trains, extending the original lease period until August 2022, improving availability and capacity on the network’s suburban routes.
From day one of operations, HS2 trains will be powered by zero carbon energy creating a cleaner, more sustainable travel alternative and supporting the UK’s 2050 climate change goal.
DB Regio is to receive an order of 17 modern high-capacity Coradia Stream electric multiple units for the Main-Weser subnetwork in Germany, to be supplied by contract winner Alstom.
The 31 battery-electric Siemens Mireo Plus B multiple units are not only a welcome addition to the lessor's existing fleet – they also send out a strong signal for sustainability.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority has completed its federal funding match requirements, as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grant, a year ahead of schedule.
Amtrak has agreed to support the proposed combination of current partner, Canadian Pacific Railway Limited and Kansas City Southern railways, to expand Amtrak’s service in the Midwest and South.
To combat low adhesion hazards such as leaves on rail lines, engineers and researchers have partnered to develop an on-board train system that will instantly detect issues and hazard hot spots.
The new trains will be delivered to Czech Railways from Škoda Transportation from 2024, and will feature a range of new on-board solutions to improve the passenger experience.