Polish rail infrastructure manager PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe (PKP PLK) will enhance passenger information systems at 133 train stations. The improvements will be implemented on two west-east lines: Rzepin – Poznań – Warsaw – Terespol and Zgorzelec – Wrocław. PKP PLK will allocate 181 million zlotys (around 43 million euros) with the financial support from EU funds. 133 train stations will...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

ÖBB doubles number of carsharing points

Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) intends to increase the number of its carsharing points. By the end of January, the company will operate 33 locations situated at the train stations across the country. This figure is...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Wabtec adds another locomotive facility to its portfolio

U.S. technology company Wabtec Corporation has purchased RELCO Locomotives. The Iowa-based facility is focused on the maintenance and retrofitting of locomotives for railway operators and transit agencies across North America. This acquisition will strengthen the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Railway software can be just like building blocks

Imagine a specific software application as being the final composition of various building blocks taken from a so-called software platform. Each of these building blocks can be taken away and replaced with another, resulting in...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

New Ukrainian diesel train on tracks

After almost two-month tests, a brand new diesel train made by Ukrainian rolling stock manufacturer Kryukov Railway Car Building Works (KRCBW) has entered service. It runs on the railway line between the capital city of...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Alstom Prima locomotive for Morocco

Alstom steps up in Morocco

Alstom strengthens its presence in Morocco. After deliveries of trams and high-speed trains, the French rolling stock manufacturer has been focused on locomotives. It supplied the first Prima M4 electric locomotive for the Moroccan national...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Glasgow Airport will get metro link

Glasgow City Council and Renfrewshire Council have joined forces in addressing the long-pending issue of the planned rail link to Glasgow Airport. Both bodies agreed to provide a metro connection between the airport and Paisley...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Railways to save the environment

Building and rebuilding railways will save planet Earth from environmental calamity, and save the global economy. The technology that transformed the early nineteenth century can save the late twenty-first century too – providing we move...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Combino tram runs on Line 26 in Amsterdam, source: GVB

Coupled trams will run in Amsterdam

Dutch public transport operator GVB is preparing to the launch of five-section coupled trams in Amsterdam. This move will improve passenger service between Amsterdam Centraal station and IJburg in rush hours. The passengers will be...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Banedanmark to digitise 10,000 cable drawings

Danish rail infrastructure manager Banedanmark intends to digitise 10,000 drawings. All of them provide information about cables buried in the ground along tracks. This move will make the information more easily accessible and will simplify...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko