The presidents of ALLRAIL, CER, ERFA, UIP and UIRR have called on the European Commission to introduce new measures to protect the rail industry amidst the COVID-19 crisis.
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Alstom's Coradia Lint regional trains have been ordered by Hessische Landesbahn for use on the Wetterau West-East subnetwork in Germany.
SNCF's order for 19 additional Regio 2N double-deck regional trains from Bombardier will be utilised in the Auvergne-Rhône Alpes region.
Russian Railways' centre will provide support and ensure the coordination of all links in the transportation chain during the fight to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Philippe Citroën, Director General of UNIFE (the Association of the European Rail Industry), writes that, despite the coronavirus crisis interrupting the regular rhythm of the European rail supply industry, this unprecedented situation could provide an opportunity to position the sector for even greater success once the pandemic subsides.
Due to the continuation of declines in rail freight volumes, Latvian Railways has revised its intentions to implement its planned and ongoing projects.
Within our ‘Improving Rail’s Environmental Impact’ series, Rebecca Cranshaw, Community and Environment Manager at Eurostar, discusses the company’s Tread Lightly plan and how the rail industry is witnessing a culture shift, as passengers become more focused on sustainability and allow this focus to impact their decisions.
Despite the impact COVID-19 is having on the European rail sector, CER has highlighted how the industry is doing its upmost to ensure continued operation.
As of 2020, CFL cargo Deutschland GmbH has introduced 100 per cent clean, renewable electricity for use on all of its trains.
The United Wagon Company hopper cars will be used by TOAZ for the transportation of mineral fertilisers, with delivery expected by the end of May 2020.
Following the approval, multiple transport infrastructure projects will benefit from significant investment, including three rail projects.
Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) and Nokia have completed a proof of concept trial to help define radio frequency for the new Future Railway Mobile Communication System (FRMCS) standard.
SFBW has ordered a total of 20 battery-powered Mireo Plus B trains from Siemens Mobility for operation in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Exclusively for Global Railway Review’s ‘Improving Rail’s Environmental Impact’ series, Infrabel’s General Manager for Strategy, Corporate & Public Affairs, Benoît Gilson, writes about the challenges and projects inside Infrabel regarding CSR and sustainability.
One hundred and twenty-five years after the patenting of the Thermit® welding process, Goldschmidt has now combined all of its companies under one brand.