The Fast Light Intercity and Regional Trains (FLIRTs) are being tested in Switzerland before being transferred to South Wales for further tests on the Wales and Borders network.
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With its ‘hotel on rails’ concept, French company Midnight Trains is planning to play a big part in the resurgence of the night train in Europe and reinvent a product for the modern-day rail traveller.
The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) recently placed an order for new EMU900 trains to enhance the passenger experience and increase capacity. Director of the TRA’s Rolling Stock Department, Shv Ben Chen, provides an overview of the order and the benefits these new trains will bring.
Couplers are one of the products in Dellner's portfolio of Train Connection Systems. This article explores how the organisation's modular coupler systems can be configured according to a customer's requirements and the benefits this brings.
With more than 50 years of experience, CAF MiiRA designs, develops and provides rail gearboxes for passenger and freight trains worldwide, making it a well-known and trusted supplier in a sector that has become one of the most demanding, where performance and competitiveness requirements increase year by year.
Packed full of exclusive content, including: the projects transforming rail infrastructure in Croatia and Bulgaria; creating safer, smarter and more climate-friendly rail freight networks; extending the lifecycle of bogies and wheelsets; and a Roundtable on Strengthening Rail's Position in the Logistics Industry.
Chelina Bodhie, Senior Manager for Safety, Health, Environment and Quality at the Gautrain Management Agency, speaks to Global Railway Review about the safety protocols that make the Gautrain Rapid Rail Link the safest transport mode in Gauteng.
Dellner's Digital Automatic Couplers will increase the productivity and competitiveness of rail freight transport as well as contribute to achieving European sustainability targets.
Dr Sam Bemment, Technical and Innovation Manager at the Railway Industry Association (RIA), explores how Great Britain’s railway copes with the challenges that harsh winter weather can bring and what innovations can be developed to minimise disruption to the rail network in the future.
Dellner is celebrating its 80th anniversary as the global leader in producing couplers, gangways and dampers for trains. Here, the company looks back at its history, the milestones and achievements it has accomplished.
Dr. Amit Kumar Jain from Indian Railways and the Centre for Railway Information System (CRIS), Government of India, tells Global Railway Review how the ‘New India New Railway’ initiative is looking to the private sector for a US$ 4 billion investment opportunity in the operation of passenger trains, in order…
Metro Trains Melbourne (Metro) is keeping its trains maintained to the highest standard to improve the experience for passengers, with the latest technical upgrades keeping fleets performing at their best.
Colleagues from the Technical Innovation Circle for Rail Freight Transport (TIS), Project Manager, Stefan Hagenlocher, and Spokesman, Jürgen Hüllen, explain the objectives of the TIS towards strengthening the rail freight transport sector by supporting the growth and development of innovative freight wagons and intelligent freight trains.
Samir Lohani, Executive Director (Standards)/Carriage at the Indian Railways’ Research Designs and Standards Organisation (RDSO), explains how Indian Railways is working on research projects with the Indian Institutes of Technology at Kanpur and Kharagpur to develop and improve LHB coach bogies.