The almost €100 million funds will be used to finance eligible projects including maintenance, improvement and energy optimisation of railways, plus new route and line extension investments.
List view / Grid view
Filter the results
As the rail industry strives for carbon neutrality, MP Peter Kyle has seen how cross-industry cooperation will lead to decarbonised railways.
The rolling stock leasing company has announced Helen Simpson and Chandra Morbey have been jointly appointed to the role of Innovation and Projects Director to further enhance Porterbrook’s ability to develop and deliver complex engineering projects.
Due to begin operation across the East Midlands network by 2022, the 33 new Hitachi trains will improve the passenger experience with more seats, more services, faster trains and better stations for passengers.
Rail transportation currently faces many challenges. High on the sector’s agenda is reducing rail’s impact on the environment and ensuring trains run more energy-efficiently. Among the several strategies available for reducing rail energy consumption, optimising train operation emerges as a one of the most interesting approaches. Colleagues Pablo Ciáurriz and…
ÖBB and Siemens Mobility develop environmentally-friendly train with electro-hybrid battery drive, which enables local emission-free operation.
The tier 4 low-emission locomotives provide fuel savings of 25 per cent and reduce diesel emissions and are now in operation.
Rail Industry Decarbonisation Task force finds that the industry and government can deliver a step change in rail’s emissions by removing diesel trains from the passenger network.
The UK’s Innovation Agency, Innovate UK and the Department for Transport’s SBRI have awarded funding to HiveLOGIC Limited to provide a digital solution to help transform rail freight logistics.
Longer log trains between Waingawa and Wellington will deliver clearer roads and lower greenhouse gas emissions, KiwiRail Group Chief Executive Greg Miller says.
Stadler is set to supply 55 battery-operated FLIRT trains to the Schleswig-Holstein local transport association, the first call for green technology tenders in Germany.
The Midlands Rail Hub has outlined plans of up to £2 billion for new and improved rail infrastructure, to be completed between 2024-2033.