The exclusive agreement between Hitachi Rail and Hyperdrive Innovation will see the companies develop battery packs to power zero-emission trains and create a battery hub in the North East of England.
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This issue includes an update on building the world’s longest immersed tunnel to allow trains to cross the Femernbelt, how best to promote railways’ credentials to attract the right workforce expertise, In-Depth Focus sections on Bogies & Wheelsets and A Digital Future for Rail Freight, plus much more.
The Rail Supply Group (RSG) – the leadership body for the UK rail supply chain – has shared the findings of its independent research into the impact of COVID-19 on businesses supplying the rail industry.
Georgia Ports Authority’s Mason Mega Rail project has passed a major milestone by putting into operation the first nine of 18 new working tracks, with its first two rail-mounted gantry cranes to be commissioned in early-June 2020.
The survey found that the Australian rail industry considers the continuation of infrastructure projects as the top support priority amidst COVID-19.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and concerns about the impact on the cash flow within the construction industry, HS2 supplier payment runs have been accelerated to ensure that they are being made in a timely manner.
HS2 Ltd, the company behind delivering the UK's new high-speed rail network, is the only company in the UK to have achieved a Gold Standard rating in all four categories of the Clear Assured best practice benchmark.
This new classification will improve the rail sector’s global culture of quality, benefiting both the whole supply chain and the performance of individual rail businesses.
HS2’s new Interchange station has become the first railway station in the world to achieve the BREEAM ‘Outstanding’ certification, a top award for environmentally-friendly design.
Maersk's new rail service from China to Turkey will provide customers with reduced transit time of up to 16 days with multiple drop off locations.
Through a contract with TMH International, Knorr-Bremse will supply braking systems for 1,300 Egyptian National Railways (ENR) passenger cars, and is the company's largest ever individual order in Egypt.
Issuing the Notice to Proceed to the four Main Works Civils Contractors is the next significant step of Phase One of Britain’s HS2 project.
As COVID-19 continues to severely impact the UK rail industry, ORR has announced that it will close the signalling market study in order to ease the burden being placed on the industry.
Rosehill Rail’s parent company has been recognised as an Export Champion by the Department for International Trade (DIT) following its continued expansion into a range of overseas markets.