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Network Rail helicopters monitor tracks, source: Network Rail

Network Rail monitors tracks with helicopters

British infrastructure manager Network Rail provides condition monitoring of railway tracks with the help of helicopters. The air vehicles allow the company to cover large areas in a short amount of time, identify the smallest...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Level crossing in Czechia, source: SŽDC

Czechia improves safety at level crossings

Czech rail infrastructure manager SŽDC continues to improve safety at the country’s level crossings. The company intends to equip 13 level crossings with barriers, light and sound warning signals this year. The corresponding draft was...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
LED lights at Miedzyzdroje train station, source: PKP PLK

More LED luminaires at Polish train stations

Polish rail infrastructure manager PKP PLK has installed 9,000 LED luminaires at the country’s train stations. This year the lighting will be upgraded at the stations in Katowice, Włoszczowice, Łódź Olechów Zachód, Rykoszyn and others....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Level crossing in Belgium, source: Infrabel

Infrabel installs cameras at level crossings

Belgian rail infrastructure manager Infrabel has started to install video cameras at level crossings. This measure allows the company to provide more safety on tracks and more punctuality for train traffic. Infrabel plans to equip...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
ERTMS Zevenaar Strukton

New CEF facility created for funding ERTMS

The European Commission and the European Investment Bank have launched the new CEF Transport Blending Facility, which is a financial instrument to support projects such as ERTMS. With an initial budget of 200 million Euros...Read more
|Comment|author: Marieke van Gompel
Infrabel provides electrification on Limburg railway, source: Infrabel

Infrabel electrifies railway lines in Limburg

Belgian rail infrastructure manager Infrabel has started electrifying the Mol-Hasselt line in the Flemish province of Limburg. The company is also electrifying the Mol-Hamont railway towards the Dutch border. These projects will improve passenger services...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko