With the ‘European Year of Rail’ already underway, Alberto Mazzola, Executive Director of the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER), writes that, during this busy year for the European rail community, focus must be on recovery and development to make Europe's rail ambitions become reality.
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Stadler's Citylink tram-train has the capability to operate in both electric mode on the tram networks and diesel mode on the mainline.
Alstom will design, supply and install the signalling, train control and telecommunication system for the new semi-high-speed rail line.
Up-cycled from a fleet previously owned by GWR, the new Heathrow Express trains feature the most up to date train and passenger technology.
As per the contract, Siemens Mobility will be responsible for the revision of 40 Deutsche Bahn trains of the 412 ICE 4 series from mid-2021.
Since beginning operation in 2010, the fleet has completed around 900,000 trips, or 40 million kilometres, on the Gautrain network.
The Class 93 trains can operate at a higher speed than trainsets already in operation in the UK and will work to significantly reduce carbon emissions.
According to a new study, UK government investment into rail research at the Universities of Leeds and Huddersfield would deliver significant benefits to the North of England's economy.
The technology will monitor the real-time performance of rail assets and allow for the swift detection and repair of faults.
Under the agreement, Bombardier will fit ETCS equipment and the BOMBARDIER EBI Cab 2000 onboard Automatic Train Protection system to all ELECTROSTAR fleets in the UK.
Following England being placed into a third national lockdown, Hull Trains and Grand Central have again announced a period of hibernation.
The Moynihan Train Hall will offer an enhanced facility that will better serve Amtrak's long-distance travellers and commuter rail passengers.
Launched by the European Commission, a variety of activities will put rail in the spotlight throughout 2021, to encourage rail use by both citizens and businesses and to contribute to the EU Green Deal goal of becoming climate-neutral by 2050.
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