As a first for the UK rail industry, Network Rail has launched a new innovative pilot project that integrates its traffic management system with Great Western Railway’s crew and stock software.
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With SmartMMI technology, public transport passengers can receive up-to-date information about their journeys – directly on their adjacent train window.
Network Rail has installed 8,000 tonnes of ‘rock armour’ on the Hereford and Abergavenny rail line to protect the future of flood-prone borders’ railway and minimise passenger disruption.
Network Rail and English train operator Northern, have invested £134,000 into the roll out of lifesaving defibrillators across railway stations in the North West.
Metro-North Railroad has announced the historic installation and upgrade to the Waterbury Branch’s signalling system including both Positive Train Control and passing sidings.
As more passengers return to rail, Britain's Office of Rail and Road (ORR) is calling for Network Rail to take action to retain a railway which more reflects the train service performance improvements seen during the pandemic.
The Rail Freight Group (RFG) has welcomed the announcement that the North Transpennine route is due to be upgraded to allow shipping containers to be moved by rail.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) and Keolis Commuter Services have announced that online train schedules will now display typical ridership information for all trains.
A new antenna from HUBER+SUHNER has been launched to improve rail 4G and 5G connectivity using advanced dual polarisation antenna technology.
Etihad Rail has completed the final excavation of all rail tunnels of Package D of Stage Two of the UAE National Rail Network, which will play a key role in the UAE remaining a global transport hub.
The $24 million grant by the U.S. Department of Transportation will be used to advance the California high-speed rail project while enhancing and better connecting the community of Wasco.
In recognition for its collaborative work with West Midlands Trains, Chiltern Railways has been accredited the International Standard for Collaborative Working, known as ISO 44001.
The government has shared its proposals to transform the rail network in the North and Midlands, but leaders in the rail the industry are voicing their concerns about the abandonment of the HS2 Eastern Leg and the scaling back of Northern Powerhouse Rail.
The German Design Award recognises the Avelia Horizon train’s fusion of natural aesthetics with very high-speed mobility engineering, whilst delivering exceptional passenger experience.
For the three months leading up to September 2021, rail patronage decreased due to the significant impact Australia’s lockdowns had on passenger activity and ability to travel via rail.