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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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has announced a huge funding package for rail infrastructure upgrades and enhanced rail safety measures for projects in Alaska and South Dakota.
The projects selected include a wide variety of railroad investments that improve the safety, efficiency, and reliability of freight and intercity passenger service.
As well as delivering 19 single track kilometres of railway to recreate the link between Leven and the mainline rail network, the project has been tasked with delivering stations at Cameron Bridge and Leven, as well as unlocking the potential for freight traffic in the local area.
The supplementary agreement builds upon the January 2019 contract to modernise Serbia's rail infrastructure, with hopes that construction could begin as early as 2022.
As Network Rail’s investment works are completed, the North Wales line will be better protected from the extreme weather and flooding that has plagued it in recent years.
Innovate UK has selected Hexagon’s Geospatial division to conduct a research project that will result in faster and higher-precision mapping of railway infrastructure through the use of artificial intelligence.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has submitted to the Federal Register a final rule allowing railroads to use ultrasonic inspection technology, augmented with global positioning system (GPS) technology, to employ continuous rail testing.
Pradeep Sukumaran, Vice President - Business Strategy and Marketing at Ignitarium, explains how the company’s rail track defect detection solution – which uses aerial vision analytics – can use intelligent data to spot rail line faults without disrupting train schedules.
This issue takes a look at South Africa’s complex signalling modernisation programme, the next steps in standardisation of data exchanges between TMS and trains, GTR's passenger-centric response to the challenges of COVID-19, plus our 'Decarbonising Rail', 'High-Speed Rail Development' and 'Rail: Thinking Long-Term' In-Depth Focuses.
Named Florence and Cecilia, the two Tunnel Boring Machines have been completed in Germany and are now ready to be shipped to the UK to begin the 10-mile-long Chiltern tunnel excavation.
Network Rail's £3.4 million Great North Rail Project upgrade will make overhead line equipment (OLE) more resilient on the West Coast Main Line between Preston and Carlisle.
The $10.3 million order is Harsco Rail's first grinder contract for MÁV FKG Kft-t, which manages all maintenance and renovation of Hungary's national railway network.
Vortex IoT is set to provide a fully operational and validated RODIO-TSM product - the Rail Optical Detection of Intrusions and Obstructions – Tunnel and Station Monitoring solution - to be demonstrated on Network Rail’s infrastructure by March 2021.
The Canadian National Railway Company (CN) has announced that its investments in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia will be focused on safety and capacity to strengthen the rail network, help reduce emissions, and support economic growth.