In an interview for Global Railway Review, Regina Barringer, General Manager for Global Rail and Defense in Cummins’ Power Systems business, explains the benefits that harnessing new fuel technologies can bring to the green, sustainable ambitions of the rail industry.
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Chiltern Railways has marked 25 years of achievement as a train operator with a celebration event and the launch of HybridFLEX – Britain’s first battery-diesel train.
Before the locomotive is put into full service in autumn 2021, it will go through a period of testing and certification.
The groundbreaking Transport Decarbonisation Plan includes the aim to create a net zero rail network by 2050.
Amtrak's investment includes a contract with Siemens Mobility for the manufacture of up to 83 multi-powered modern trains, including dual power and hybrid battery trains.
Azerbaijan Railways will initially run the Prima T8 AZ8A locomotives on the 'Silk Road' East-West corridor of Azerbaijan, linking the Caspian Sea main ports to the Georgian border.
The framework purchase agreement will see Siemens Mobility supply and provide a full-service contract for up to 30 Vectron Dual Mode locomotives.
Following an investment of $28 million, Amtrak is set to deliver a range of improvements across its long distance overnight trains in order to improve the passenger experience.
Anthony M. Watanabe, Head of Growth - Innovation & Smart Mobility at Alstom, explores several different innovation opportunities for further decarbonising the rail value chain, such as energy optimisation and leveraging digitalisation.
The project to replace the over 40-year-old tracks and track layout on the 1.5 mile approach into London King's Cross station has been completed.
Senior managers from Porterbrook and Chiltern Railways have visited the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway to see the testing of Britain's first hybrid-powered train.
Britain’s rail infrastructure operator has joined railway organisations from around the world in signing the UIC's Climate Declaration to further commit to tackling climate change.
The Class 769 bi-mode trains enable operation without an overhead or third rail supply, spreading the benefits of electrification to non-electrified routes.
The first of 30 new cross-border trains, which will operate between France and Germany, has begun testing for certification and approval, with the aim of beginning operation in 2024.