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Rails are an essential part of the rail industry. Delivering them from the manufacture sites to installation points require a lot of skills and great attention to detail. A fantastic amount of attention is taken during rail manufacture to ensure rails are fit for a life of service. The popular modes of transport for carrying rails are lorries and trains. Where...Read more
|Comment|author: Daniel Pyke
Headquarter of EU Agency for Railways (ERA), source: ERA

Europe makes major step to single rail market

European Union has made a major step towards the single rail market. Today, on 16 June, the EU Agency for Railways (ERA) has taken responsibility for vehicle authorisation, safety certification, and ERTMS trackside approval. This...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
BART Fleet of the Future train, source: BART

Bombardier to open new railcar assembly site in US

Bombardier Transportation plans to launch a railcar assembly site in Pittsburg, California, in the coming months. The new facility will produce trains for the commuter routes in the San Francisco Bay Area. Initially, the Pittsburg site...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
ÖBB cycling wagon, source: ÖBB

ÖBB opens new cross-border service for cyclists

Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) has launched a new service for cycling enthusiasts. The rail company has added a special wagon for carrying bicycles on the cross-border routes from Villach to Jesenice, Slovenia, and Tarvisio, Italy....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler Flirt train for Bremen S-Bahn, source: Stadler Rail

NordWestBahn increases fleet for Bremen S-Bahn

German railway company NordWestBahn will intensify its service on the Bremen S-Bahn network and on the regional routes in Lower Saxony. The operator has ordered 16 Flirt electric trains to be delivered by Stadler Rail....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
B07 train on Docklands Light Railway, source: Wikipedia

CAF supplies 43 driverless trains to London

Transport for London (TfL) has chosen a supplier for new rolling stock to be operated on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR). Spanish company CAF will deliver 43 five-car driverless trains. The deal also includes technical...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Passenger uses SBB Mobile application, source: SBB

SBB application forecasts train occupancy

Swiss national rail operator SBB has launched a new option for its passengers. The company’s application ‘SBB Mobile’ can forecast the occupancy of carriages. It allows travellers to choose a better place for accommodation during...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko