Under the agreement, Bombardier will fit ETCS equipment and the BOMBARDIER EBI Cab 2000 onboard Automatic Train Protection system to all ELECTROSTAR fleets in the UK.
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The Routes into Rail website will showcase sector role models, include a jobs portal and provide access to the latest news and opportunities.
Significant progress has been made in delivering the three 'Act Now' priorities since their original publication in July 2020.
The agreement will see Porterbrook take over responsibility for the heavy maintenance of WMT's Class 172 fleet and work to improve its reliability.
The hydrogen-powered HydroFLEX train, developed by the University of Birmingham and Porterbrook, will help to decarbonise rail transportation.
GTR and Porterbrook’s Project Aurora will see the fleet updated to include real-time passenger information, charging points and performance monitoring technology for improved reliability.
The UK’s Department for Transport (DfT), in partnership with Innovate UK, has awarded 25 pioneering projects a share of £9.4 million to fund innovative projects that will make railways cleaner, greener and more passenger-friendly.
The £400,000 grant will see the University of Birmingham and Porterbrook develop the detailed final production design and testing of the HydroFLEX hydrogen train.
The ETCS trial was able to go ahead despite the COVID-19 pandemic by utilising innovative temporary remote monitoring equipment.
Govia Thameslink Railway has re-branded three of its trains in new livery to pay homage to the 200,000 NHS and key workers that travel on its network each week.
Siemens Mobility, Bombardier and Porterbrook have come to an agreement on the best approach to introducing ETCS on existing Electrostar units.
Stephanie Klecha, Head of Digital Services at Porterbrook, speaks to our Editor, Craig Waters, with her views on making rail more attractive for passengers, data-sharing, the importance of empowering the workforce, and how industry collaboration is key to rail’s future success.
Plans announced by Transport for Wales (TfW) will ensure space for up to 6,500 more commuters a week from December 2019, plus the introduction of additional trains across the Wales and Borders rail network.
In a bid to develop decarbonised power solutions for the trains of the future, the University of Birmingham will use the leased rolling stock to research alternative power solutions.
The rolling stock leasing company has announced Helen Simpson and Chandra Morbey have been jointly appointed to the role of Innovation and Projects Director to further enhance Porterbrook’s ability to develop and deliver complex engineering projects.