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By finalising the acquisition of Macquarie European Rail, Akiem Group now leases locomotives to rail operators across Europe and, now, the UK.
For our 'Improving Rail's Environmental Impact' series, John Smith, Managing Director of GB Railfreight, writes that rail freight has a vital role to play in helping the UK meet some of its most significant challenges, including the immediate challenge of responding to COVID-19, and the longer-term challenge of helping the…
For our ‘Improving Rail’s Environmental Impact’ series, Warrick Dent, Safety and Operations Director at London North Eastern Railway (LNER), writes that the operator is taking several steps to minimise their impact on the environment, including the introduction of their new bi-mode Azuma fleet and reducing waste on-board trains and at…
For our 'Improving Rail's Environmental Impact' series, Andrew Kluth, Lead Carbon Specialist of Sustainable Development at RSSB, explains the scope of the ongoing research and development necessary to address Great Britain’s rail challenges of decarbonisation and removing diesel-only trains from the railway.
Arup's responsibilities will help to inform specific design solutions for hydrogen-powered trains, factoring in safety and operation risks.
The new diesel-electric locomotives for Finland´s VR Group is expected to improve the operational efficiency on non-electrified lines; 45 per cent of the Finnish rail network.
On 30 October 2018, more than 150 delegates attended RSSB’s Intelligent Power Networks to Decarbonise Rail conference. This was borne out of and inspired by the UK Minister for Transport, Jo Johnson’s decree, back in February 2018, in which he said, “I would like to see us take all diesel-only…
In a continued effort to modernise equipment and improve the experience for its customers, Amtrak is going to the marketplace to explore the availability of rail vehicles to eventually replace the existing Amfleet I.
Today’s budget announcement is welcome news that significant further rail investment – in excess of A$1.5 billion – will be made in the Australian state of Victoria.
Jo Johnson, the UK’s Minister of State for the Department for Transport, has announced plans for every diesel train in Britain to be scrapped by 2040...
After some 15 years in service, 66 Deutsche Bahn (DB) ICE 3 trains are going through a redesign programme to make them fit for the future. For Global Railway Review, Jan Poppendieck, Project Manager at DB, provides more information on this challenging yet important redesign.
As Rail Baltica’s main coordinator and implementer, Baiba Rubesa shares the most up-to-date information regarding this mega project.
On 30 August 2017, regular contributor, Graham Ellis, gave Global Railway Review his report on a recent visit to Lithuania and discussed the Rail Baltica project. Taking inspiration from that visit, Global Railway Review reader, Tony Olsson gives his own report on the country as well as some more information…