400 additional construction sites on the rail network in Germany this year will have a negative impact on punctuality, says Deutsche Bahn. DB will replace more than five times more sleepers than usual, after an accident with a freight train in Garmisch-Partenkirchen last year was possibly related to a manufacturing defect of the railway sleepers.Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

Happy first birthday to London’s Elizabeth Line

London is celebrating the first anniversary of public service on the Elizabeth Line, the highly anticipated addition to the capital’s transport network. Since its launch, the Elizabeth Line has transformed the way people travel across...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Alstom's ANP and their demo train

Alstom in China pioneers new traction system

Alstom NUG Propulsion System (ANP), the company’s joint venture in China, has recently debuted a novel traction system on one of its trains. Trial operations in the city of Chengdu with passengers are currently underway....Read more
|Comment|author: Nick Augusteijn
Railway engineers work on an embankment

UK industry reacts to Network Rail spending plans

Network Rail, the UK government agency responsible for much of infrastructure across England and Wales, has published its next five-year plan. The agency, which also works in partnership with devolved government in Scotland, has seen...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton