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Spainish Railway Infrastructure Administrator (ADIF)
Construction General Director and Managing Director of Adif Alta Velocidad, Juan Pablo Villanueva, explains the unique challenges posed by the Madrid–Galicia high-speed rail line and the benefits that the route offers to the two cities and the environment.
Andrea Giuricin, Transport Economist for University of Milan Bicocca, explores the development of open access competition in high-speed rail throughout Europe and how it has impacted the market.
The new signalling system represents an increase in safety and reliability for the Humanes-Monfragüe railway section, as well as the quality of sustainable travel between stations.
Find out what these industry experts think about topics including: the barriers in upgrading and electrifying existing/new rail networks; overcoming the uncertainties of using alternative green traction technologies; and how the rail freight sector plays a part in rail’s decarbonisation efforts.
Packed full of exclusive content, including: a Roundtable discussion on Decarbonising Rail; an In-Depth Focus to explore FRMCS; the impact of COVID-19 on Indonesia’s rail industry; establishing cyber-security for next generation rail mobility; and much more!
Iñigo Zorriketa, Director at Dominion, details its Obstacle Detector system and explains the benefits that it brings to the safety of rail level crossings.
Fabrizio Favara joins ILSA as its CEO and will form the private high-speed train operator’s senior management together with its General Manager, Victor Bañares.
Hitachi Rail SpA and Bombardier Transportation have signed a contract with Italy's Trenitalia to supply 23 Frecciarossa 1000 very high-speed trains for the new ILSA rail operation in Spain.
15 February 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
An Alstom-Bombardier consortium has been chosen to supply ERTMS signalling systems and 20 years of maintenance services for the Barcelona Suburban Network...
9 December 2015 | By Gonzalo Ferre Moltó, President, Adif
On 29 September 2015, after the completion of a new section of high-speed line to the North of Spain, between the cities of Valladolid and Leon, Adif achieved another milestone by expanding Spain’s high-speed rail network by 166 new kilometres. Adif’s President, Gonzalo Ferre Moltó, provides more details about the…
22 September 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
Spain’s Administrator of Railway Infrastructure (ADIF) awards Spanish high-speed rail signalling systems and maintenance services contract to a Bombardier, Alstom and Indra consortium...
25 April 2014 | By Siemens
Working as part of a consortium with Thales, Siemens is to supply the signal and control technology for a 50-kilometer section of the high-speed rail route between León and Asturias...
In this Signalling & Telecoms supplement: ETCS in operation on Spanish high-speed, commuter and three-rail lines (Ignacio Jorge Iglesias, Technical Coordination Director for High-Speed, Adif), Comparison of Control Centres and Railway Operating Centres (Chris Carson, Head of Service Delivery, East Coast Main Line Company Ltd)...