Infrastructure

Deutsche Bahn and Georgian Railways sign partnership deal

Deutsche Bahn and Georgian Railways sign partnership deal

Deutsche Bahn and Georgian Railway embarked on a strategic partnership to strengthen the European and Asian multimodal transportation corridors. The agreement includes the exchange of resources such as knowledge, expertise, information as well as employees. In...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
European flags

European Commission launches CEF 2018 call for proposals

The European Commission has launched the 2018 Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Transport call for proposals that opens co-financing possibilities for projects supporting the policy orientations of the Third Clean Mobility Package – transport digitalisation, road...Read more
|Comment|author: Marieke van Gompel
SNCF freight train. Source: WikiCommons

SNCF Geodis wants to take over Spanish COMSA

SNCF Geodis, a subsidiary of the French SNCF Logistics, has offered to purchase all stakes of the Spanish rail freight company COMSA Rail Transport, a subsidiary of the COMSA EMTE Group. SNCF Geodis currently holds...Read more
|Comment|author: Jose Gutierrez
Railway track

Siemens to equip Hungarian railway line with ETCS

Siemens has been commissioned by the National Infrastructure Developing Private Company Limited to equip the Hungarian line Százhalombatta – Pusztaszabolcs with European Train Control System (ETCS). The system is expected to be in service by...Read more
|Comment|author: Carlijn Kruidhof
Dennis Schut, center, UIC Innovation Awards

UIC Innovation Awards is looking for candidates

The International Union of Railways (UIC) Innovation Awards is seeking candidates for the 4th edition of the Innovation Awards, to be held on December 6th in Paris. RailTech talked to UIC Research Manager Dennis Schut....Read more
|Comment|author: Carlijn Kruidhof
Research rail

New methodology for rail grade selection

Dekra Rail and Delft University of Technology are currently investigating to develop a new methodology which will predict the expected damage development of a rail over time depending on the occurring load. The goal of...Read more
|Comment|author: Marieke van Gompel