Senior managers from Porterbrook and Chiltern Railways have visited the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway to see the testing of Britain's first hybrid-powered train.
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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.
The North’s leaders have called on the UK government to urgently publish the Integrated Rail Plan for the region’s railways, to give essential certainty on investment and delivery of major projects.
Amtrak is initiating the work to deliver by 2035 more frequent, reliable and sustainable intercity passenger rail services to over 160 more communities and 20 million more passengers annually, as outlined in their 'Corridor Vision'.
The Stuttgart S-Bahn network is being supported with artificial intelligence (AI) to optimise maintenance activities and therefore ensure trains are more punctual for passengers.
HS2 Ltd has revealed a new vacuum excavation technique for piling which could have massive benefits for the international construction industry.
Britain’s rail infrastructure operator has joined railway organisations from around the world in signing the UIC's Climate Declaration to further commit to tackling climate change.
The UK government has announced a £401 million investment to give passengers and freight operators across the North and Midlands faster, greener and more reliable rail services.
A new app has been launched in Great Britain that will make it easier and quicker for disabled people to request assistance for their train journeys, helping people to travel with confidence.
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.
Russia’s largest manufacturer of railcars will supply 109 tank cars for methanol to EuroChem, one of the world’s largest producers of mineral fertilizers.
SNCF and its partners have begun testing a modified Regio 2N regional train as a prototype autonomous regional train for France's rail network.
FirstGroup has agreed with the Department for Transport two National Rail Contracts for the SWR and TPE train operating companies, with a primary term of two years.
One of DB Cargo’s DE6400 freight locomotives is to be equipped with state-of-the-art ETCS technology for service in Belgium and the Netherlands.
The Way Forward campaign is calling on the UK government to encourage the use of public transport in order to ensure a green recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.