A Rigid Overhead Conductor-rail System (ROCS) can be used at stations for improved electrical clearances and has several advantages over conventional tensioned overhead equipment (OHE). Ankur Saxena, Engineering Manager at Furrer+Frey, explores further.
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The intention is for a deal that will help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transport and the wider economy by 2050 at the latest.
A new partnership between Bombardier and Leclanché aims to accelerate the shift from lead-acid batteries to Lithium-ion cells.
The European Union will invest over €117 million on connecting different parts of Europe, with a particular focus on sustainability.
Women Inspiring Rail: Q&A with Aliya Zulaikha Alias, Head of Enterprise Risk Management, Prasarana Malaysia
For our next Women Inspiring Rail instalment, Aliya Zulaikha Alias, Head of Enterprise Risk Management at Prasarana Malaysia, explains how Malaysia is recognising and preparing for the inevitable era of digitalisation, and thus is on track to transform its public transportation system.
In a bid to develop decarbonised power solutions for the trains of the future, the University of Birmingham will use the leased rolling stock to research alternative power solutions.
In line with RegioJet's surge in passenger numbers, the train operator has placed double-decker trains into operation to cope with demand and to increase passenger satisfaction.
In August 2019, social enterprise Riding Sunbeams switched on the first ever solar panels to directly supply a railway line in Britain with electricity, paving the way for the world’s first solar-powered trains.
The First Minister of Scotland has set out plans to reduce Scotland's contribution to climate change through initiatives such as introducing hydrogen-powered trains.
VRR and NWL renew Emscher-Münsterland-Netz contract with eight diesel multiple units with Transdev subsidiary NordWestBahn for a further seven years.
The loan amounts to $160 million which will see Sri Lanka Railways strengthen capacity and resilience ensuring the future of the railway.