Adif, Spain’s rail infrastructure manager, has awarded Talgo a contract worth €39 million to supply a state-of-the-art track laboratory train nick-named ‘Dr. Avril’ to inspect and maintain the country’s high-speed rail network.
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Network Rail and its train operating colleagues will be working flat out to cope with the annual blight of ‘leaves on the line’.
Network Rail are set to carry out experiments this autumn to trial new ways of braking designed to reduce delays for passengers caused by ‘leaves on the line’.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is set to invest $100 million in Ukraine's railways for rail track rehabilitation.
The Board of Directors of the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) have agreed with staff recommendations for the Preferred Alternatives for the high-speed rail routes in Northern California.
Preemptively, Transport for Wales has been preparing for autumn in a bid to reduce the impact the change in weather has upon services across the nation.
Maintaining rail tracks has always been a fundamental activity for rail infrastructure managers, but – thanks to new technology and innovations – the techniques and attitudes towards these tasks have changed over recent years. How is combining traditional methods of monitoring the condition of railway tracks with modern solutions and…
In this issue we feature articles from industry experts on a vast range of topics including: Russian Railways' digital platform; investments in Sri Lanka’s rail sector; an event preview of Digital Rail Revolution 2019; using modern solutions and innovations to maintain railway tracks; how project SHERPA is helping railways to…
Harsco Rail has secured its first-ever order with Europe’s largest railway infrastructure manager, DB Netz AG, for delivery of infrastructure maintenance machinery.
The Isle of Wight's railway infrastructure is to be modernised and its old fleet of trains replaced with former London Underground rolling stock in a bid to improve capacity and accessibility.
Aware of the new challenges and the need to provide the most advanced methodology, the Spanish railway industry has, in recent years, focused on R&D to provide the market with the most innovative solutions with which to guarantee the optimal operation of rail infrastructure. Pedro Fortea, Director of Mafex –…
Focusing on mountainous routes of Upper Austria, ?BB has invested €4.3 million in the protection of railway lines from rock fall and avalanches.