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Responding to reports that the second phase of the HS2 scheme between Birmingham and Manchester may be abandoned, reviews by the Railway Industry Association (RIA) on the Department for Transport (DfT) data demonstrates that passenger numbers today are higher than in 2012, when HS2 was first approved. Numbers are returning…
28 September 2023 | By
Using clean electricity rather than fossil-fuel-based electricity to power buildings, electric vehicles and facility fleets can significantly reduce a rail facility’s carbon footprint. But it’s not as easy as flipping a switch, says HDR's Will Kirby.
26 September 2023 | By
Rail is considered to be one of the world’s most ubiquitous forms of transportation, due its high levels of reliability and efficiency. With touchpoints across virtually every industry, rail transports goods – both consumer and industrial – between regions and across borders, and many will use a train for transportation…
18 September 2023 | By Cohesive
In this pivotal moment for the railway industry, experts gather to address challenges, including aging assets and climate change. They emphasize data-driven strategies for efficiency, safety, and sustainability, breaking down silos to enable smarter decisions.
Irish Rail are teaming with DIGAS to test a retrofitted hydrogen locomotive using a cleaner burning renewable fuel.
Addressing Trends & Challenges in Bus, Truck, and Rail Applications: A Deep Dive into ARALDITE® Adhesive Solutions
4 September 2023 | By
In collaboration with Huntsman Advanced Materials, we invite you to an enlightening session that delves into the pivotal role adhesives play in addressing real challenges across the rail and transport sectors.
Joao Rocha, Head of Asset Management and Maintenance at the East West Rail Company, explains that by scoping and testing asset management requirements at a much earlier stage in the delivery of an infrastructure project, the most appropriate assets can be selected and designed to ultimately deliver the best value…
Economic and political challenges combined with a fixed asset base and a changing customer demand, creates an environment for planning and operational complexities. In 2022, the DB Cargo UK board invested in a new team, Solutions Design. The core focus for the team is to implement resource optimisation and deliver…
Billy Gilpin, Director, Railway Undertaking at Irish Rail, details the work Ireland’s operator is doing to develop and implement strategies that deliver higher performance, including operational delivery, service planning, fleet maintenance and support, and how best to deal with complex operational issues.
Amtrak have executed a contract option for 10 more Amtrak Airo trainsets, bring the overall total to 83 units.
The RSSB has developed a suite of metrics to help Great Britain's rail industry measure performance across the circular economy, waste and resource management.
Network Rail Scotland have published its £4.2bn five-year plan which promises major investment in renewing the railway infrastructure, tackling climate change, greater use of technology.