The railway industry has been supporting R&D as a key factor to improve the competitiveness of the sector. Research, development, and innovative approaches into different elements and materials of railway systems are considered key endeavours to ensure the future of the sector, and one of the issues that is receiving…
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A survey carried out by the CNMC has found that there is a degree of dissatisfaction among those within the freight industry while passengers are generally happier with the services.
More than 262 million passengers travelled on Renfe services in the first half of 2019, up 2.5 per cent on the same period in 2018.
The digital signalling solution allows the Valladolid-León line trains to run at increased speeds of 300km/h without the need for physical lineside signals.
Renfe’s fleet maintenance for at least the next four years will be completed by Irvia, a joint venture owned by Alstom (51 per cent) and Renfe (49 per cent).
In recent years, the Spanish rail industry has undertaken vast strides towards the development and implementation of strategic technology that allows productivity to increase whilst reducing costs. Pedro Fortea, Managing Director of Mafex, explores further.
HyperloopTT's first full-scale passenger capsule, built in Spain by Airtificial, will soon be transported to the company's Toulouse R&D facility for optimisation.
With a collaboration with Virgin Hyperloop One, the new development facility will accelerate the progress and testing of hyperloop technology.
As part of Global Railway Review’s Going Digital in Rail Week, Marc Gispert, CEO of smart motors® shares the main objectives of his team which include developing the best asset life-cycle management policies, improving condition based maintenance (CBM) procedures and implementing the most adequate breakdown prediction methods.
Spain’s rail network continues to progress with High Velocity Railway enhancements, the construction of new tunnels and route development…
The high-speed rail service in Barcelona has led to an increase of almost six times over in the 10 years that the railway has been in service…
Spanish rolling stock manufacturer Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) has announced that it is to start building trains at a new factory in South Wales.
10 May 2017 | By Pedro Fortea, Director of Mafex – the Spanish Railway Association
High-speed rail in Spain is now 25 years old. With more than 3,100km in commercial operation, it is not only one of the largest but also one of the best equipped lines with the most advanced breakthroughs in innovation and design. The network’s length in kilometres ranks first in Europe…
31 January 2017 | By Eduardo Borges Pires, Director of Infraestruturas de Portugal’s Mobility and Clients Department
The aim of Regulation (EU) No. 913/2010 of 22 September 2010 is to improve the efficiency of rail freight transportation relative to other modes of transport through the creation of nine European rail freight corridors. Here Eduardo Borges Pires, Director of Infraestruturas de Portugal’s Mobility and Clients Department, provides an…