The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has announced a huge funding package for rail infrastructure upgrades and enhanced rail safety measures for projects in Alaska and South Dakota.
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The projects selected include a wide variety of railroad investments that improve the safety, efficiency, and reliability of freight and intercity passenger service.
Dr. Amit Kumar Jain from Indian Railways and the Centre for Railway Information System (CRIS), Government of India, tells Global Railway Review how the ‘New India New Railway’ initiative is looking to the private sector for a US$ 4 billion investment opportunity in the operation of passenger trains, in order…
U.S. Secretary Elaine L. Chao has announced that $1 billion will be invested in American infrastructure through the BUILD Transportation Discretionary Grants programme, to repair, rebuild, and revitalise transportation systems across America.
The Welsh government has called for support in delivering improvements to Wales’ railway, particularly in South East Wales.
The agreement between local leaders and the UK government will provide a mechanism for positive influences over investment decisions in the East Midlands railway.
Transport for Wales has selected 11 companies to develop innovative ideas to improve the passenger experience as part of the second phase of its programme.
This In-Depth Focus explores several project developments and what long-term opportunities lie ahead for the rail industry, including: the importance of financing; what changes must take place to recover and move forward from the coronavirus pandemic; the continued approach to tackling climate change; and focusing on how improving passenger and…
Previously scheduled to open in 2021, the introduction of the central section of the Crossrail Elizabeth line into passenger service has been delayed.
The proposal, made by the French Prime Minister, will see track access charges waived until the end of 2020, which will support rail freight in a post-COVID-19 world.
The formation of an Acceleration Unit by the UK government will result in the quicker delivery of a range of rail upgrades across the country.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) and the German Federal Transport Minister have announced a programme to renovate 167 train stations across Germany over the coming year.
A new report by the Urban Transport Group has outlined that investments in train stations will provide a much needed boost to local economies post-pandemic.
The IRICAV 2 consortium will be responsible for work on the first section of the high-speed rail development between Verona and Padua.
By funding the trial of transporting timber across Northern Scotland, the government is supporting the rail freight industry and a modal shift.