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UNIFE and UIC publish first TecRec

12 March 2010 | By UNIFE

UIC and UNIFE publish the first Technical Recommendation (TecRec) on the measurement and calculation of energy consumption in railway vehicles.

FTA issues note of caution on HS2

12 March 2010 | By Freight Transport Association (FTA)

Leading trade body the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has asked that the needs of freight are not forgotten in the buzz surrounding High Speed Rail 2 (HS2).

UIC signs Brazilian rail deal

10 March 2010 | By UIC

Cooperation between UIC and the Government of Brazil will focus on the development of a high speed rail system and freight lines, stations, interoperability and railway standards, and data exchange.

First rails laid on Airdrie-Bathgate project

8 March 2010 | By Network Rail

Scotland’s biggest new railway project in half a century has begun with the first length of rail completed on the new 15-mile Airdrie and Bathgate link.