The railways across the Nordic region are already some of the world’s most efficient and forward-thinking networks. But with increased passenger and freight demand, plus industry requirements to be more sustainable, the region’s railways must continue to invest and adapt to safeguard its future. This Leaders’ Debate gives key industry…
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FS Italiane has shown strong growth in the first half of 2019, reporting a 2.2 percent rise in its operating revenues to a total of €5.98 billion.
German logistics provider, RheinCargo, is expanding its service offering to include shunting and infrastructure operations, following establishment of new division, ‘Werks und Industriebahnen’ (Works and Industrial Rail).
Plans announced by Transport for Wales (TfW) will ensure space for up to 6,500 more commuters a week from December 2019, plus the introduction of additional trains across the Wales and Borders rail network.
The European Union will invest over €117 million on connecting different parts of Europe, with a particular focus on sustainability.
Britain’s passengers are set to benefit from a railway that can cope better with extreme weather and increased demand after Network Rail announces an investment of millions of pounds to work with universities to boost research and development.
Andy Burnham, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, has published a masterplan which details a strategy to double the number of rail journeys in the city-region by 2040.
The new Innovation Centre will be dedicated to transforming how railway wheelsets and tracks are approached, developed and managed in the rail industry.
Passengers have been promised a 'new beginning in rail travel' as airline-style at-seat food and drink services will be featured on Hull Trains' new fleet.
The Pune-Mumbai Virgin Hyperloop One Project, if approved, would be the largest private infrastructure investment in Maharashtra supporting the Government’s trillion dollar economy goal.
In a bid to develop decarbonised power solutions for the trains of the future, the University of Birmingham will use the leased rolling stock to research alternative power solutions.
Teams across the rail industry are thinking about the needs of passengers and businesses and considering how the railway can be adapted through innovation to meet future requirements. Will major rail projects deliver key benefits to Britain? Will space technology revolutionise rail signalling and infrastructure efficiency? What role will rail…