By means of an 18km-long immersed tunnel for car and train traffic, Denmark and Germany will be connected under the Fehmarn Belt. Upon opening, the tunnel will be the world’s longest immersed tunnel. Here, Technical Director at Femern A/S, Jens Ole Kaslund, provides an update on what is currently happening…
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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) which includes more than $290 million in grant funding to help repair and rehabilitate intercity passenger railroad assets.
The contract, amounting to a total of €10.8 million, will involve Prointec being responsible for the design, engineering and supervision of the 93.5km stretch of railway line.
Ahead of Global Railway Review’s webinar on 17 June 2020, supported by ABB, Ian Hall, Account Manager at ABB, takes a moment to explain how intelligent infrastructure can be transformative for rail infrastructure managers.
EIB has signed a €95 million loan agreement with Eesti Raudtee for the modernisation of track and signalling along the Estonian railway network.
A multi-million-pound major works project to secure a railway embankment in Warwickshire will mean more reliable journeys for passengers using the Chiltern main line.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has announced the recipients of more than $302 million in grant funds to help repair and rehabilitate railroad infrastructure on 12 projects across nine states.
Agility3 have recently developed and delivered a 3D View Display solution for ProRail, the Dutch rail infrastructure manager, to prepare for the upcoming implementation of the new European Railway Traffic Management System (ERTMS).
The images follow the opening of a public vote to pick the names for the first two of 10 tunnel boring machines prior to manufacturing.
The transformation included renovations within four stations along the Northern City Line, as well as cleaning and renewal of tracks.
Priya Agrawal, Deputy Chief Signal and Telecom Engineer at Indian Railways, looks at the variety of opportunities which she believes India’s national railway should explore further in its mission to utilise big data analytics.
In recent years, two polar vortex systems have battered the United States’ Midwest region, with temperatures falling to -30˚C in Chicago and -37˚C in North Dakota – colder than parts of Antarctica. But, despite these severe weather environments, Norfolk Southern Railway Company managed to keep trains moving thanks to detailed…
5 May 2020 | By ABB
Watch this free on-demand Webinar, supported by ABB, in which experts from Network Rail discussed how they have linked their asset and operational data to planning information for fast and agile track maintenance decision-making.
After one of two rail lines leading into Drax Power Station, Yorkshire, was flooded, Network Rail worked to keep vital freight moving and keep the UK powered during the COVID-19 crisis.
Colleagues from the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (RAI), Milad Alizadeh Galdiani, Navid Sabet and Mohamad Ali Mohit, explore how the lifespan of rail fastening systems in sandy environments can be increased by nano-coating the components, making them more resistant to the harsh operating environment.