Policy

Woman rail worker in front of a locomotive

Almost a quarter of Deutsche Bahn employees now women

Women in RailThe railway industry, historically male-dominated, is witnessing an increasing presence of female colleagues across various roles, from train drivers to maintenance personnel. The number of women working at Deutsche Bahn (DB) continues to rise, reaching...Read more
|Comment|author: Emma Dailey
MCD Ivolga Train

Moscow Transport Development Program 2030

Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin has unveiled the Moscow Transport Development Program. It outlines plans to enhance the city’s transportation infrastructure until 2030. The program aims to reduce commute times for over 3.3 million Muscovites, potentially...Read more
|Comment|author: Emma Dailey

Network Rail’s five years of major projects

The British infrastructure agency Network Rail has been reviewing the past five years of its ongoing investment programme. The UK Government body has just concluded its sixth five-year plan, or “Control Period Six” (CP6) as...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
GDL and DB have reached an agreement, putting an end to a series of rail strikes in Germany

GDL and DB reach collective agreement

After five months of dialogue, the German Locomotive Drivers’ Union (GDL) and Deutsche Bahn reached a collective agreement in Berlin on March 26, 2024. The agreement will be retroactively implemented from 1 November 2023 and...Read more
|Comment|author: Emma Dailey