Following the theft of hundreds of metres of railway signalling cable, vital journeys for key workers and freight across the UK have been jeopardised.
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Britain's open-access passenger operator, Grand Central, will temporarily suspend all its train services from the end of Friday 3 April 2020, as coronavirus restrictions continue to affect passenger numbers.
When compared to 2019, Eurotunnel's Le Shuttle and Le Shuttle Freight both experienced declines in traffic as a result of the COVID-19 travel restrictions.
A total of $13.4 billion in North American TransBorder rail freight was transported in January 2020, according to USDOT's Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
The presidents of ALLRAIL, CER, ERFA, UIP and UIRR have called on the European Commission to introduce new measures to protect the rail industry amidst the COVID-19 crisis.
DB has reported their key figures from the 2019 fiscal year, noting an increase in passenger numbers, record investment in infrastructure, but a decrease in profits.
The new Direct Award Contract has been awarded by the Department for Transport to Govia for the continued operation of the Southeastern franchise.
A new rule has been proposed by the FRA to measure the performance and service quality of Amtrak's intercity passenger train operations.
In addition to providing stability and certainty on key services and to rail staff, the UK government has issued ticket refund information for passengers during the COVID-19 crisis.
The Managing Director of Network Rail's 'Backbone of Britain' region has pledged to keep vital supplies and key workers moving during the COVID-19 crisis.
Despite the impact COVID-19 is having on the European rail sector, CER has highlighted how the industry is doing its upmost to ensure continued operation.
USDOT has awarded Metrolink with $10.7 million in Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Grant Program funding.
Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) and Nokia have completed a proof of concept trial to help define radio frequency for the new Future Railway Mobile Communication System (FRMCS) standard.
Exclusively for Global Railway Review’s ‘Improving Rail’s Environmental Impact’ series, Infrabel’s General Manager for Strategy, Corporate & Public Affairs, Benoît Gilson, writes about the challenges and projects inside Infrabel regarding CSR and sustainability.