Philippe Citroën, Director General of UNIFE (the Association of the European Rail Industry), writes that, despite the coronavirus crisis interrupting the regular rhythm of the European rail supply industry, this unprecedented situation could provide an opportunity to position the sector for even greater success once the pandemic subsides.
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The beginning of 2020 has seen some positive results, as Operation Lifesaver reports a decrease in Canadian railway crossing injuries year-on-year.
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.
Network Rail will undertake improvement works at three level crossings in the area to ensure that the crossings remain fit for purpose for years to come.
The UIC's 2020 to 2022 Work Programme aims to give a global overview of the key challenges, events and deliverable projects for rail that it will focus on.
Following the approval, multiple transport infrastructure projects will benefit from significant investment, including three rail projects.
The new video system aims to improve safety and performance by reporting vegetation risks on Welsh railways.
The UIC has created a COVID-19 Task Force dedicated to providing the rail industry with concrete measures amidst the rapidly spreading viral outbreak.
Despite the number of trespassing incidents increasing from 788 to over 1,600 during February 2020, Metro Trains Melbourne's overall performance saw an improvement.
The U.S. Transportation Secretary, Elaine L. Chao, has announced $248.5 million in grants that will support railroad infrastructure developments.
Passenger counting and facial recognition technology is being tested in South Africa in a bid to combat rising vandalism and theft to the country’s rail assets. Peter Blaine and Pieter Conradie from the University of Stellenbosch give more details about the project, which is soon to enter live field trials.
What measures are railway organisations across the globe taking in response to the impact of the recent COVID-19 outbreak? This page will be updated with the latest information.
Zonegreen has completed phase two of equipping Norwich’s Crown Point depot with its latest personnel protection technology.
Norfolk Southern's new system provides a more robust and cost-effective way to continuously monitor track performance in near real-time.