Amtrak’s 2021 fiscal year highlights the company’s successful COVID-19 recovery, with ridership and revenue growth, and the introduction of new projects and initiatives for the future.
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A new travel guide has been published by Network Rail so that autistic passengers can feel more confident to travel independently by train.
The International Union of Railways and the European Union Agency for Railways have signed a coordination framework to contribute to railway safety, interoperability, and technical harmonisation.
The Office of Rail and Road has published its latest finance report which highlights just how much the rail industry was substantially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 to 2021.
The Rail Safety and Standards Board aims to help Britain’s rail industry to maintain a healthier mode of transport through its Stations Air Quality Monitoring Network programme.
The new fleet of state-of-the-art express trains for Tobu Railway Co. Ltd. will operate from Tokyo to Nikko and Kinugawa.
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.
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.
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.
Network Rail’s Rail Operating Centre (ROC) in York has welcomed its newest workstation as part of a £45 million project to upgrade signalling in the Middlesbrough area.
A new poll conducted on behalf of the OneRail Coalition has revealed that Americans’ support for both freight and passenger rail remain strong.