Under the agreement, Bombardier will fit ETCS equipment and the BOMBARDIER EBI Cab 2000 onboard Automatic Train Protection system to all ELECTROSTAR fleets in the UK.
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The PantoSystem uses deep learning combined with ultra-high-speed 3D laser scanners and offers an Al Cloud Service with its Web-client platform.
In a UK-first, Hitachi Rail and Eversholt Rail have signed an agreement aimed at bringing battery power – and fuel savings of more than 20 per cent – to the modern Great Western Railway Intercity Express Trains that carry passengers between Penzance and London.
ORR has praised Network Rail for its performance during the COVID-19 pandemic, but has outlined that efforts need to improve in the North West.
With passengers facing a limited five day travel window for Christmas, UK rail companies are working to make travel as smooth and safe as possible.
To ensure safe travel for passengers during the UK Christmas travel window, the government has outlined a range of new measures for transport, including enhancing rail services, postponing and accelerating rail engineering works and cutting ticket charges.
To mark the International Day of People with Disabilities, Network Rail's Southern region has highlighted new accessibility features that have been introduced during November and December 2020.
The Routes into Rail website will showcase sector role models, include a jobs portal and provide access to the latest news and opportunities.
With a total of 2,233 lifesaving suicide interventions made on the railways in 2019/20, the UK Rail Minister has committed to achieving more.
The user-friendly information displays have been installed at Waterloo, London Bridge, Victoria, Charing Cross and Clapham Junction stations.
As part of Network Rail's £2.1 million Great North Rail Project investment, North Yorkshire’s iconic Ribblehead viaduct was 3D scanned and turned into a computer model by surveyors.
The upgrade works will bring much-needed capacity to the West Coast main line and enable the new HS2 terminus to be built.
Demonstrating cost-efficient electrification has been a key component of moving away from the more traditional pattern of boom-and-bust infrastructure building.
The funding will accelerate feasibility work for digital signalling on vital sections of the West Coast Main Line, Midland Main Line and East Anglia route.
The project aims to tackle one of the rail sector’s biggest challenges: How to pinpoint the accurate location of a moving train.