A summer of possession is just a month away. What may appear to rail users as the mouth to the tunnel under Hackney Downs is actually a road overbridge. It’s that road element that has East Londoners declaring “in a bit of a state”. So, Network Rail, Britain’s national infrastructure agency, is about to embark on a replacement project that...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Fully electric drive integrated system by ZEMT

PARTNER – Beijing Zongheng Electro-Mechanical Technology Co., Ltd. (abbreviated as ZEMT) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Academy of Railway Sciences. ZEMT is a China leading technology company supplying advanced mobility products and systems for...Read more
|Comment|author: Jeroen Baldwin

Luxembourg, the only EU country to run an all-ERTMS network

French-speaking countriesSince its mandatory introduction in 2009 for all new EU-funded rail projects, the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) has been gradually installed across the trans-European rail networks, including Train Control (ETCS) and GSM-R digital...Read more
|Comment|author: Alexander Molendijk

Vote for rail says UK industry association

The Railway Industry Association, which champions a dynamic rail supply sector in the UK, has entered the political fray. The RIA has called upon the next Government to boost rail capacity to meet future demand....Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

The Tartan Army discover the Bayern Ticket

euro 2024Football fans from Scotland are in Germany for the opening match of Euro 2024. The host nation is playing Scotland in the opening match of the tournament. The organisers expect anything up to 120,000 Scots...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

No goodnight for Midnight Trains

Smart logo. Even smarter graphics. In the end though, no trains, no access and no more finance. Whether Midnight Trains ever stood a chance of getting rolling is open to question. However, the team behind...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

SunTrain could decarbonise America

A Californian start-up company has found a novel way to bring renewable energy to consumers by using existing infrastructure. The whole concept depends on exploiting the versatility of rail freight. SunTrain intends to transport generated...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Salzburg to get new express tram line

Jump off at Hauptbahnhof and speed away to the outer suburb of Hallein. That’s the future prospect for Salzburg commuters. The city is set to embark on a brand new high-speed tram line project. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton