Invision AI, Thales and Metrolinx are building unique sensing and computing capabilities that provide enhanced situational awareness to existing rail systems and are capable of operating in severe winter conditions.
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Canadian Pacific's Hydrogen Locomotive Program will see the development of North America's first hydrogen-powered line-haul freight locomotive.
The changes approved by Transport Canada concern train speed, colder weather operations and further strengthening track maintenance and inspection practices.
Helena Ashberry, the Network Program Sponsor for the GO Expansion Program at Metrolinx, explains that, by leveraging an existing network of over 400km of railway, the GO Expansion Program will unlock the potential of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GHTA) region.
Cynthia Garneau, President and Chief Executive Officer of VIA Rail Canada, details the ambition behind restoring the critical role of passenger rail in Canada.
CN’s approach to sustainability aligns with multiple international standards and, as a result, the company has been featured on Corporate Knights' 2021 Global 100 Index of the most sustainable corporations in the world.
The USHSR has welcomed FS's expertise and participation in the U.S. high-speed rail market, particularly looking to the Californian high-speed programme.
As a result of COVID-19 impacting passenger numbers, VIA Rail Canada has announced a number of temporary management and professional employees layoffs.
The Canadian National Railway Company (CN) has announced that its investments in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia will be focused on safety and capacity to strengthen the rail network, help reduce emissions, and support economic growth.
In recent years, two polar vortex systems have battered the United States’ Midwest region, with temperatures falling to -30˚C in Chicago and -37˚C in North Dakota – colder than parts of Antarctica. But, despite these severe weather environments, Norfolk Southern Railway Company managed to keep trains moving thanks to detailed…
Metra, who are currently operating an alternate weekday schedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic, are working to get ahead on construction and maintenance projects to minimise passenger disruption when services return to normal.
The Wi-Tronix platform combines edge processing with advanced systems like Visual Intelligence and Artificial Intelligence to detect and interpret actionable information that improves railway safety in real-time.
Dana Logue, Railroad Product Manager from ThermOmegaTech, discusses how their products and solutions can help rolling stock operators overcome a variety of challenges that they face, especially during harsh winter weather.
Following Alstom's acquisition of Bombardier Transportation, the company will have a backlog of approximately €75 billion and revenues of €15.5 billion.
Heald will bring his experience of significant projects in the US and Canada to Network Rail Consulting's New York office.