Starting in 2021, Alstom and ProRail will test Automatic Train Operations (ATO) using a Lineas shunting locomotive.
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Twelve modern diesel locomotives - purchased thanks to joint financing from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the European Investment Bank and the European Union - have arrived in Moldova's capital.
9 July 2020 | By Global Railway Review
This webinar will explore the plans, priorities and initiatives facing the rail sector as it continues to further improve its environmental impact and reach net zero targets.
The exclusive agreement between Hitachi Rail and Hyperdrive Innovation will see the companies develop battery packs to power zero-emission trains and create a battery hub in the North East of England.
The £400,000 grant will see the University of Birmingham and Porterbrook develop the detailed final production design and testing of the HydroFLEX hydrogen train.
The majority of the trains are now in passenger service on the Greater Anglia network, with the last 11 trains currently undergoing final testing.
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.