Bombardier Transportation has signed a four-year fleet maintenance contract with Norwegian transport operator Vy Tåg AB to maintain its Night Train fleet in Sweden. The contract also includes an option for a further two years of services.
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CAPTRAIN España has signed a framework contract with Alpha Trains for up to 21 units of the new full electric EURO6000 Stadler locomotives.
A Joint Venture formed by Ardanuy Ingeniería, Eptisa and IPSA is set to carry out the design and construction work studies for the Doboj-Rasputnica Miljacka railway section in Bosnia.
Isabelle Fonverne, Senior Advisor for Safety at the International Union of Railways (UIC), writes that, to better address risks at level crossings, soft or harder measures must be taken not only by the railways, but also by the road sector and relevant authorities.
MÁV-START Zrt. - the Hungarian passenger service operator - has exercised its contract right and ordered four additional bi-mode CITYLINK tram-trains from Stadler.
Anne Zwiers was appointed as Director of Level Crossings at ProRail in the summer of 2019; a new position aimed at infusing speed and focus into ProRail’s level crossing policy and working method. In an interview for Global Railway Review , Anne reveals the measures ProRail are taking to reduce the…
The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) has suggested in a new position paper that transport should help finance post-COVID-19 recovery, through application of user-pays and polluter-pays principles.
Alain Autruffe, Level Crossing Programme Director at SNCF Réseau, writes about the importance for both the road transport industry and the railway industry in France to work together in educating the public about the dangers at level crossings.
In 2019 – with the support of the Belgian government, the railway police and the security service of operator NMBS/SNCB – Infrabel launched ‘Railspect’, a national action plan to tackle dangerous behaviour on and around rail tracks. Bram De Saedeleer, Head of Safety and Punctuality Communications and Campaigns for Infrabel,…
CER, EIM and UNIFE have published the European rail sector's pledge to help deliver a more sustainable and smart transportation sector.
The contract represents the first time that Stadler has won the opportunity to refit trains with its own ETCS system, GUARDIA.
Henri Poupart-Lafarge has replaced Sabrina Soussan as the new Chair of UNIFE - the organisation representing the European rail supply industry.
By receiving the latest ETCS standard certification, Alstom is now equipped to work towards the complete digitalisation of Norway's rail network.
Under the contract, Voith will be responsible for the major overhaul of 30 Lineas locomotives over the next four and a half years.
Current CEO of Netherlands Railways (NS), Roger van Boxtel, will stay in his role until 30 September 2020, before Marjan Rintel, currently Director of Operations, takes over the CEO position.