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After successful one-year tests, SBB has introduced automatic ticketing for all passengers on a regular basis. With the new service known as ‘EasyRide’, the customers of the Swiss railway company got a new opportunity for easy and convenient travel. To get a train ticket, a passenger should make only a few clicks in the SBB Mobile application. SBB started to examine...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Rotterdam wants to automate metro operation

Four-track train traffic between Leiden and Dordrecht, light rail corridors in The Hague, southern part of Rotterdam and from Zoetermeer to Rotterdam as well as a partly automated metro in Rotterdam. All these moves must...Read more
|Comment|author: Marieke van Gompel

New Polish shortened tram on homologation tests

Polish manufacturer Modertrans Poznań has assembled the first one-car tram of Moderus Beta series. The partial low-floor vehicle was delivered to the city of Łódź for the homologation tests. For the regular service, this type...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Vossloh-made rail frog, source: Vossloh

Vossloh sells US turnout facility to Caterpillar

German supplier of railway products Vossloh Group has sold Cleveland Track Material, its main facility focused on manufacturing the turnout systems for the North American market. The plant was purchased by Progress Rail, a subsidiary...Read more
|1 comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Leo Express diesel train for regional service in the Ústí nad Orlicí District

Czech private operators will enter regional lines

After several years of successful operations on the mainline between Prague and Ostrava, two major Czech private railway operators are preparing to enter the country’s regional lines. On 15 December 2019, Leo Express will launch...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Airports outpace railways in implementing ATO

Aviation is moving faster in implementing Automatic Train Operation (ATO) compared to the rail sector. Over 50 airports in the world have their own automated guided transit systems. With their help, the airport operators are...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko