Infrastructure

First electric trains Venice – Belluno

The new  electrified line Venice – Belluno was inaugurated last week, following electrification works carried out by Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI). Starting from the new railway timetable, effective from 13 June,  a direct electric traction...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts
D/Gauge Rift

D/Gauge launch RIFT intelligent software

British company D/Gauge has completed trials of their new clearance assessment software, and have officially launched the sophisticated package, designated Rift. According to the company, it is set to significantly reduce the team and effort...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Image: Russian Railways/RZD

Russian Railways signs deal for hydrogen locomotives

Russian Railways (RZD), Rusnano and Sinara Group have signed a cooperation agreement for the development of mainline hydrogen locomotives. A power plant based on electrochemical hydrogen fuel cells together with lithium-ion batteries will be used...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

EU Council adopts two rail conclusions

The European Transport Ministers, gathered virtually at their EU Council meeting, adopted two important sets of Council Conclusions on EU rail and on the EU Strategy on Sustainable and Smart Mobility this Thursday. The mobility...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts
Majorie van Leijen speaks at RailFreight Summit 2019

Networking for the rail freight sector

Trailer traffic through Denmark, rising container prices on the New Silk Road, digital coupling and more capacity for freight. They all have in common that they are shaping the rail freight industry in 2021. And,...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen