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Stadler Flirt electric train in Estonia, source: Wikimedia Commons

Estonia plans electrification of railway network

The Government of Estonia intends to electrify the country’s broad gauge network. The works are estimated at 300-380 million Euros and will be performed in 2021-2030. The electrification of the railway network is considered by the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Passenger train of Lithuanian Railways, source: Lithuanian Railways

Lithuanian Railways upgrades major level crossings

Lithuanian Railways (Lietuvos geležinkeliai) will upgrade 14 major level crossings. The state-owned railway company will also invest 10 million Euros in the next five years to increase the safety at the level crossings. The project...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
EV charging point at Bydgoszcz Glowna railway station, source: PKP S.A.

Poland equips train stations with EV chargers

Polish state-owned railway holding PKP S.A. is extending the network of the electric vehicle charging points located at the country’s train stations. The new site has been installed at Bydgoszcz Główna railway station. Two other...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
A drone inspection of a railway bridge, source: NS

Dutch Railways inspects train stations with drones

Dutch national railway operator Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) will carry out maintenance inspections at stations using drones. Last month a successful test flight took place at Utrecht Centraal station and in the Moreelse Bridge over the...Read more
|Comment|author: Marieke van Gompel