Alstom/Bombardier Transportation will be responsible for the upgrade of 55 of the 77 Alpha Trains locomotives, with Alstom Belgium responsible for the remainder.
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RB Rail AS' first virtual high-speed train visualisation has been released in order to provide a general overview of the train's design concept and features.
The Alstom, Thales and Nokia consortium have completed a complex signalling upgrade enabling the implementation of 200km/h services on the E65 railway line linking Warsaw and Gdynia.
The proposal remains the best means to support the rail freight industry through the COVID-19 pandemic in a fair, transparent and non-discriminatory manner, but ERFA has expressed that caution is needed to ensure that proposed direct support to the incumbent holding company does not result in cross-subsidisation or other activities.
For all future infrastructure construction contracts, the California High-Speed Rail Authority will require 100 per cent zero-emission vehicle fleets to be used by contractors.
A Class 08 shunter will undergo a complete overhaul and receive a new hydrogen power system, marking it as the UK’s first-ever conversion of a diesel locomotive to run on hydrogen power.
HS2 has partnered with Digital Catapult to harness the opportunities presented by new technologies to develop, run and maintain Britain’s new high-speed rail network.
The onboard system utilises artificial intelligence and existing CCTV cameras to ‘count’ the number of passengers in each carriage in real-time in order to aid social distancing.
Following the launch of a competitive procurement in January 2019, Siemens Mobility has been selected as the preferred bidder to manufacture a new fleet for Amtrak.
In order to meet the government’s legally binding net zero commitments, 15 UK rail industry stakeholders have called for an immediate programme of electrification.
Of the 60 new InterRegio double-deck trains, 41 will help to replace SBB's old fleet and the remaining 19 will be used to reduce capacity bottlenecks on particular regional services.
UIC has welcomed the new French law, which restricts domestic flights in favour of promoting rail, as it sends a very clear message on the urgent need for modal shift to rail.
With this acquisition, Atos will strategically reinforce its leading position in Edge and Computer Vision.
A report has revealed that the global market for rail wheels and axles is expected to reach US$4.2 billion by the year 2027, trailing a post COVID-19 CAGR of 4.4 per cent over the analysis period 2020 through 2027.
Martin Tugwell will succeed Barry White in becoming the next Chief Executive of TfN from summer 2021, with Tim Wood acting as Interim Chief Executive in the meantime.