U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Elaine L. Chao, has announced $291 million in ‘State of Good Repair’ grants to improve the reliability and safety of America’s rail network.
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The Brightline West project is expected to break ground on the first segment between Victor Valley and Las Vegas in late 2020 and commence revenue service in early 2024.
Chris Nuttall, Managing Consultant at Atkins, explores how rail travel in Britain can be transformed by reducing journey times, significantly improving frequencies and relieving overcrowding.
The Ceneri Base Tunnel completes the flat rail route through the Alps for passenger and goods traffic. After the Gotthard and Lötschberg base tunnels, the Ceneri Base Tunnel, with a length of 15.4km, is the third-largest construction project of the New Rail Link through the Alps (NRLA). On 4 September…
Ahead of the Railway Industry Association’s (RIA) next Unlocking Innovation webinar series – focusing on Routes to Zero Carbon Rail – RIA’s Public Affairs & PR Director, Max Sugarman, speaks to Network Rail’s Project Manager and Coordinator for IN2STEMPO, Aneta Tumilowicz, about the opportunities and benefits from the IN2STEMPO smart…
Karel Havlíček, the Czech Republic’s Minister of Transport, explains that it is a government priority to continue to invest in and improve rail transportation across the country, with projects to strategically develop high-speed rail connections and plans to improve network capacity with the segregation of passenger and rail freight transport.
Smart sensors on tracks can be used to remotely check the health of infrastructure and a variety of digital solutions can help maintenance teams carry out vital tasks more efficiently leading to reduced service downtime and extended rail infrastructure lifetime. This In-Depth Focus explores how effective predictive and preventive maintenance…
The Innovate at HS2 2020: Small Business Research Initiative is open to small and medium-sized enterprises who will receive support to put together research and development plans for their proposal.
The new high-speed line will enable more freight to travel by rail, reducing carbon emissions from transport as each freight train removes up to 76 lorries from the roads.
The COVO-RAIL™ system is an innovative new system that allows passengers to queue comfortably and conveniently while maintaining social distancing.
CEO of CHSRA, Brian Kelly, has highlighted that the findings of the report show that the high-speed project has removed more emissions than it has created.
At Ylivieska Station, a central architecture was established, where all indoor components of the axle counter are installed in one location.
Two new solutions - Automated Intelligent Video Review cameras and plasma technology - have been introduced on the TfW network to combat the challenges of autumn weather in the UK.
The UK government is investing £17 million into track and signalling infrastructure to support the lengthening of freight trains at Southampton's docks.