The aim of the test train's journey was to check the functionality of Digital Automatic Coupling (DAC) in different situations and conditions and to identify possible weak points to improve on.
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Porterbrook’s Long Marston Rail Innovation Centre replicated a mainline incident involving a train and a road vehicle to test the response of Network Rail and their multi-agency partners.
DB are cooperating with FFI to develop a new emission-free ammonia-hydrogen technology to replace conventional diesel engines.
DB Cargo has announced plans to develop an economical and energy efficient solution for transporting large quantities of hydrogen throughout Germany.
HS2 have taken the equivalent of 100,096 HGV journeys off Britain’s roads and cut 11,399 tonnes of carbon emissions.
Network Rail will join freight operators and the RSSB to tackle delays and safety risks in a boost for the UK’s rail freight sector.
UK Rail for Ukraine will be sending more than a million items of aid to Ukraine in response to the humanitarian crisis in the region.
Although Deutsche Bahn’s performance in 2021 was affected by the pandemic, increasing passenger numbers have resulted in the highest percentage growth in revenue since 2019.
With the humanitarian crisis worsening, CER is continuing to work closely with its members to ensure the flow of refugees towards safe havens and help with the supply of aid.
The Siemens Mobility locomotives can be operated with either diesel or electricity, and delivery is expected to begin in 2026.