Network Rail's fleet of autumn RHTT and MPV treatment trains treated 895,217 miles of track in 2019 – the equivalent of travelling to the moon three and a half times.
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Peter Blaine and Pieter Conradie from the University of Stellenbosch look at the tools and methods available to remove components from the armature shafts or traction motors of motor coaches of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA).
Railway Approvals Germany GmbH and DB Systemtechnik GmbH have been recognised as independent certification and inspection bodies.
GTR and Porterbrook’s Project Aurora will see the fleet updated to include real-time passenger information, charging points and performance monitoring technology for improved reliability.
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.
As part of our A Digital Future for Rail Freight In-Depth Focus, Global Railway Review asked this panel of experts: Do you think the rail freight sector has a positive attitude towards innovation to increase the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of rail freight transportation?
Bombardier Transportation has signed a four-year fleet maintenance contract with Norwegian transport operator Vy Tåg AB to maintain its Night Train fleet in Sweden. The contract also includes an option for a further two years of services.
GB Railfreight (GBRf) has announced a new three-year deal with DB Cargo UK to undertake the maintenance of 10 Class 60 locomotives, as well as providing technical in-field support.
In the next instalment of our TOCs Management Series, Mark Hopwood, Interim Managing Director of South Western Railway (SWR), explains how the operator is on a journey of evolution that includes addressing train performance, focusing on sustainability strategies, deploying cutting-edge technology and adopting an open and honest approach with both…
Under the contract, Voith will be responsible for the major overhaul of 30 Lineas locomotives over the next four and a half years.
Ryan Coholan, Chief Railroad Officer at the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), discusses the benefits of introducing new technologies across the rail industry and how MBTA has successfully applied IoT to the maintenance of its locomotive fleets.
Dellner is reacting to its customers’ and national requirements for localisation by establishing local workshops in order to provide an efficient locals-with-locals model.
Felix Spiess, Project Manager Additive Manufacturing (AM) and Supply Chain Development Manager, ÖBB-Technische Services GmbH, discusses the implementation of AM at ÖBB and the challenges created by changing the manufacturing and production processes to accommodate the innovative solution.
SJ AB – Sweden’s leading train operating company – is already benefitting from the use of Additive Manufacturing (AM), but its Digital Project Manager, Andreas Stjernudde, writes that, to truly realise the potential of this technology, industry collaboration is vital.
Mark Oakley, Professional Head of Rolling Stock at the Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB), writes about the guidance designed to help track and train work together to stay on top of roles and responsibilities during winter weather.