The California High-Speed Rail Authority’s latest yearly economic impact analysis underscores the growing value of California’s investment in high-speed rail amid the economic uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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An open letter written to the UK's Chancellor and Secretary of State by London’s business leaders, has urged the government to step in and offer financial assistance to Eurostar.
While the public are being asked to stay at home, the rail industry is using this opportunity to plan improvements around Manchester ready for when passengers return in much greater numbers.
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.
Take a look at Global Railway Review's most read articles of 2020, including Scotland’s ambition to deliver a decarbonised rail network, the feasibility of a high-speed rail service between Chicago and NYC, and the opportunities for using big data analytics on India’s national railway network.
The final rule requires 40 states and the District of Columbia to develop and implement highway-rail grade crossing action plans to improve public safety.
Take a look at Global Railway Review's most read news stories of 2020, including an app to help social distancing on trains, the world’s first two hydrogen trains successfully completing trial passenger services, and American high-speed rail project developments.
Toni Shepherd, Director of Sales at TRB Lightweight Structures, discusses the importance of equal opportunities for SMEs, why the rail sector should focus on diversifying its workforce and how the digitalisation of the industry is going to thrive in the near future.
The Department for Transport (DfT) will delay the normal annual January change to rail fares until 1 March 2021, offering a significant window for commuters who cannot work at home to purchase cheaper season tickets at the existing rate and allowing greater flexibility in uncertain times.
ERFA has welcomed the strategy, which sets out a clear objective of increasing rail freight volumes by 50 per cent by 2030 and doubling rail freight volumes by 2050.
In this issue, we feature articles from industry experts on a vast range of topics including: Transforming Australia’s freight network; HS2: Continuing to innovate to drive the workforce skills agenda; Making switch machines intelligent plus our 'On-Board Connectivity' and 'Winter Preparedness' In-Depth Focuses.
To ensure safe travel for passengers during the UK Christmas travel window, the government has outlined a range of new measures for transport, including enhancing rail services, postponing and accelerating rail engineering works and cutting ticket charges.
Nikos Kondylas, Stefanos Avdis and Kostas Kapetanidis from the Hellenic Railways Organisation (OSE) write about the state of level crossings across the Greek railway network, and the measures being implemented to improve their safety.
Tania Tsoneva, Director of EMEA Infrastructure from S&P Global Ratings, explains why there is not just a single route to the European rail sector’s recovery from COVID-19.