In a bid to develop decarbonised power solutions for the trains of the future, the University of Birmingham will use the leased rolling stock to research alternative power solutions.
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In line with RegioJet's surge in passenger numbers, the train operator has placed double-decker trains into operation to cope with demand and to increase passenger satisfaction.
In August 2019, social enterprise Riding Sunbeams switched on the first ever solar panels to directly supply a railway line in Britain with electricity, paving the way for the world’s first solar-powered trains.
The First Minister of Scotland has set out plans to reduce Scotland's contribution to climate change through initiatives such as introducing hydrogen-powered trains.
VRR and NWL renew Emscher-Münsterland-Netz contract with eight diesel multiple units with Transdev subsidiary NordWestBahn for a further seven years.
The loan amounts to $160 million which will see Sri Lanka Railways strengthen capacity and resilience ensuring the future of the railway.
Due to begin operation across the East Midlands network by 2022, the 33 new Hitachi trains will improve the passenger experience with more seats, more services, faster trains and better stations for passengers.
The first of Greater Anglia’s brand-new Stadler FLIRT trains has entered passenger service; the trains are more reliable and have better passenger facilities.
Rail transportation currently faces many challenges. High on the sector’s agenda is reducing rail’s impact on the environment and ensuring trains run more energy-efficiently. Among the several strategies available for reducing rail energy consumption, optimising train operation emerges as a one of the most interesting approaches. Colleagues Pablo Ciáurriz and…
ÖBB and Siemens Mobility develop environmentally-friendly train with electro-hybrid battery drive, which enables local emission-free operation.
The tier 4 low-emission locomotives provide fuel savings of 25 per cent and reduce diesel emissions and are now in operation.
First KISS trains for MÁV has been ceremonially rolled out and will begin the necessary tests required for commercial operation.