Network Rail has completed a major track and signalling upgrade in Manchester to provide passengers with a more modern, reliable railway and allow more trains to run in the future.
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Britain's Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has finalised a Delay Compensation Code of Practice that train companies must comply with by April 2022.
The CER, EIM and UNIFE, have all welcomed the European Commission’s proposal for the revision of the trans-European transport network regulation to ensure modal shift to rail can be achieved to reduce transport emissions.
Chiltern Railways will continue operating its existing services for another six years, and will give them opportunity to continue plans for decarbonisation, fleet modernisation and improving customer experience.
Alstom and Metrolinx have signed a contract to upgrade and refurbish 94 BiLevel commuter rail cars for the GO Transit fleet in Ontario, Canada.
Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking will be the largest European rail research and innovation programme ever, delivering activities worth €1.2 billion and aiming to provide a faster uptake and deployment of projects and innovations.
Network Rail has installed 8,000 tonnes of ‘rock armour’ on the Hereford and Abergavenny rail line to protect the future of flood-prone borders’ railway and minimise passenger disruption.
As more passengers return to rail, Britain's Office of Rail and Road (ORR) is calling for Network Rail to take action to retain a railway which more reflects the train service performance improvements seen during the pandemic.
In recognition for its collaborative work with West Midlands Trains, Chiltern Railways has been accredited the International Standard for Collaborative Working, known as ISO 44001.
The German Design Award recognises the Avelia Horizon train’s fusion of natural aesthetics with very high-speed mobility engineering, whilst delivering exceptional passenger experience.
Niederbarnimer Eisenbahn (NEB) has ordered 31 two-car, battery-operated Mireo Plus B trains from Siemens Mobility for the Berlin-Brandenburg regional area.
The Office of Rail and Road has published recommendations aimed at boosting Great Britain’s railway signalling market in a package of measures that would allow Network Rail to improve competition between suppliers.
Scott Kelley, Managing Director, Signalling and Global Rail Market Lead at Atkins, explains how harnessing digital innovations in aspects such as ticketing, digital twins and digital signalling could enable the data-rich, technologically driven rail industry of the future that surpasses all expectations.
Craig Waters, Editor of Global Railway Review, speaks with Emanuele Di Liberto, Head of the Global Rail Business Centre at Nokia, about train-to-ground communications for rail networks and how the solutions available can accelerate rail digital transformation and get more passengers to choose to travel by rail.