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Network Rail have completed a series of signalling and level crossing upgrades, as well as trying to stabilise possible landslip sites.
The American rail company Amtrak have published their figures for the financial year (FY2023), which demonstrate higher passenger numbers.
Network Rail engineers will start around-the-clock work, updating the 1970s signalling equipment between Farncombe and Petersfield.
Moderated by Allan Spence, Chair of the UIC Global Level Crossing Network (GLCN) and Isabelle Fonverne, Senior Advisor, Safety and Interoperability, UIC, participants from SNCF, Network Rail, Trafikverket and more, discuss their views on safety around level crossings.
A package of works to keep trains running and improve level crossings on Norfolk and Suffolk local rail lines has been completed by Network Rail.
Amtrak and the Illinois Department of Transportation have issued a safety warning after receiving approval for maximum train speeds up to 110mph for most of the Chicago-St. Louis corridor.
Rail is changing. While budgets tighten, the expectations of users are growing. To transform the rail industry into one capable of providing a frictionless future of low-carbon travel, we must refine the way we operate, and generate more from less. That’s why Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, in close…
Opened in the UK, the eye-catching level crossing structure known as a ‘FLOW’ bridge, is equipped with a real-time structural health monitoring system which records how it performs, allowing future improvements to the design and more efficient maintenance.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has applied for new federal funding to expedite important safety improvements along the rail line in the Central Valley.
USDOT’s latest funding will be used to make highway-railway crossings safer for Americans – whether they are driving, cycling or walking – across the states of California, Florida, New York and Pennsylvania.
A TWAO application has been submitted that outlines plans to upgrade seven level crossings as part of the £194m Cambridge re-signalling programme.
With level crossing and railway trespass related collisions amounting to over 90 per cent of all railway accidents, Isabelle Fonverne, Senior Advisor for Safety and Interoperability at the UIC, explains why raising awareness of safety initiatives is now more important than ever and how ILCAD 2022 will play a part…