Amtrak will soon start to look for a construction contractor to replace the Connecticut River Bridge, paving way for better reliability and decreased delays on the U.S. Northeast Corridor.
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Reza Kashi, Ahmed Lasisi and Jonathan D. Regehr explain rail profile performance indicators in relation to rail profile maintenance, and delve into why a meaningful set of performance indicators could be crucial for rail asset managers.
This article explores the IN2ZONE research project which aims to design and test a prototype next generation transition zone solution that provides a step-change in track support conditions, resulting in a reduction in maintenance interventions.
The authors in this In-Depth Focus explore a variety of topics, including: the IN2ZONE research project which aims to design and test a prototype next generation transition zone solution; the Harmotrack Project which is investigating acceleration measurements to monitor track quality; and the LOWNOISEPAD project which seeks to find an…
The LOWNOISEPAD project brings together 12 European railway infrastructure companies to find an optimal rail pad for both noise and track quality issues. The results are hoped to play a part in improving the quality of life for those living close to railway networks. Colleagues Pınar Yılmazer and Lucie Anderton…
Packed full of exclusive content, including: the traction power supply of the Wendlingen–Ulm high-speed rail line; what passengers in the UK want from their journeys; Roundtable on Digital Automatic Coupling; Track Technologies and Alternative Fuels In-Depth Focuses; and much more!
Colleagues Julian Wiedorn and Oliver Fuchs from voestalpine Rail Technology, a company of voestalpine Railway Systems Group, explain how the geographical typography of Switzerland has challenged the manufacturer to develop the 400 UHC® HSH® rail grade, offering a solution to the problems of rail deterioration caused by high loads within…
To support the UK’s transport industry to build back better, HS2 has established new measures to enhance the visibility of supply chain opportunities for its rail systems contracts.
A project has been signed to add 17 miles of double-track main line to improve freight and commuter operations in northern Indiana.
Graeme Newton, CEO of the Cross River Rail Delivery Authority, discusses how work is progressing on the mega project and why it will transform travel in Australia’s third largest city.
KiwiRail launches new NZ Connect service, which aims to aid businesses across New Zealand struggling with port and shipping line disruptions due to COVID-19.
Dr. Robert Bernerstätter, Data Scientist for R&D and Engineering in Diagnostics & Monitoring Technologies for Infrastructure at voestalpine Signaling Austria GmbH, writes of the potential that lies in smart turnouts, to increase availability and, through the use of AI, predict maintenance needs and in turn, reduce costs.
Packed full of exclusive content, including: a Roundtable discussion on Improving the Passenger Experience; an In-Depth Focus to explore Rail’s Role In Reaching Zero Carbon Targets; the continual progress of Russian Railways’ digital transformation; the digital optimisation of track maintenance in Hungary; and much more!