Metra's Board of Directors has approved a plan to purchase six low-emission switch locomotives and the railroad’s first zero-emission electric-powered unit.
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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.
How can rail innovators contribute to carbon reduction? The industry response to this has been to set up the cross-industry rail decarbonisation taskforce, but what can innovators like Viper Innovations do to pitch-in?
The final train to be refurbished under Northern's £100 million transformation programme has been delivered to Arriva Train Care in Crewe.
The contract, which began on 31 January 2021, will see Keolis focusing on more frequent services, with an eye on safety and reliability.
According to Russian Railways' Deputy General Director and Chief Engineer, after 2025 the operator plans to purchase electric, natural gas and alternative energy locomotives only.
Stadler's Citylink tram-train has the capability to operate in both electric mode on the tram networks and diesel mode on the mainline.
The Class 93 trains can operate at a higher speed than trainsets already in operation in the UK and will work to significantly reduce carbon emissions.
Take a look at Global Railway Review's most read news stories of 2020, including an app to help social distancing on trains, the world’s first two hydrogen trains successfully completing trial passenger services, and American high-speed rail project developments.
In a UK-first, Hitachi Rail and Eversholt Rail have signed an agreement aimed at bringing battery power – and fuel savings of more than 20 per cent – to the modern Great Western Railway Intercity Express Trains that carry passengers between Penzance and London.
Marking its first order in Uruguay, Stadler has signed a contract with PORTREN SA to supply seven EURO4001 locomotives with deliveries expected to start by the end of 2022.
The report outlines Greater Anglia's efforts in improving the sustainability of its operations and decreasing its carbon emissions.
The electric locomotives have each made around 1,600 round trips of 2,200km and moved over 10 million tonnes of freight since starting service in December 2017.
The three contracts secure a capacity of approximately 780GW hours of green electricity from hydropower, wind power and solar energy, as DB moves towards a completely green railway.
KfW IPEX-Bank will provide the €80 million finance for ÖBB's EMU project, which is also being financed in part by the European Investment Bank.