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Dutch railway company Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) will test Automatic Train Operation (ATO) on the Hanzelijn between Lelystad and Zwolle. The operator will examine the unmanned driving at the nighttime between 10th and 11th December. Its train will perform several journeys on the route section between Kampen and Swifterbant. The ATO tests will be carried out jointly by NS and Spanish manufacturer...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
'BČ. My Train' mobile app

Belarusian Railway launches ticket app

Belarusian Railway has launched its mobile ticket application. It was open to all passengers after the two-month successful tests. The programme is available for installing on smartphones and tablets using Android and iOS operating systems. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
MF19 train

New type of eco-designed trains for Paris Metro

The consortium of Alstom and Bombardier Transportation has been chosen as a supplier of 44 new generation trains to Paris Metro. This number could be increased with several options up to 410 eco-designed trainsets. Between...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Marseille Metro will be automated by 2026

Alstom will install equipment for the automated operation on both lines of Marseille Metro. The French technology company will also develop and supply 38 new rubber-tyred metro trains. They will run in semi-automatic mode with...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Dual gauge railway in Ukraine

Ukraine plans dual gauge railway to EU

Ukrainian Railway (UZ) intends to construct a dual gauge railway to the border with Poland. It will allow the company to launch the direct trains from Ukraine to the European Union without bogie exchange. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Intelligent Rail Summit 2019

Photo gallery of the Intelligent Rail Summit 2019

Last week the railway sector came together in Paris for the Intelligent Rail Summit 2019. They shared experiences and views on the topics Automatic Train Operation and the Digital Railway. Delegates attended several technical visits,...Read more
|Comment|author: Marieke van Gompel
Manchester Piccadilly station

Train a better mode to travel UK than plane

Travelling by train from London to Glasgow, one passenger could reduce CO2 emissions by almost 60 per cent compared to flying. In case of a journey to Manchester, this volume could be shortened even more...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Four directions to develop Warsaw S-Bahn

SKM Warszawa, a railway operator of S-Bahn routes in the Warsaw metropolitan area, will continue to develop its service on four directions. The first two ones include investments in the new rolling stock and maintenance...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

New locomotive workshop at port of Rotterdam

Siemens Mobility has opened a locomotive workshop at the port of Rotterdam. The facility known as Locomotive Workshop Rotterdam (LWR) was constructed in a partnership with train leasing company Mitsui Rail Capital Europe. LWR will...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Stadler steps up in Azerbaijan

Stadler Rail is strengthening its presence in Azerbaijan. After deliveries of passenger coaches and double-decker trains to this country, the Swiss company has got the first order for its popular Flirt vehicles. The deal for...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

CER demands equal rules for railways and roads

The EU’s rail and road haulage sectors should function in equal conditions. To this end, the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) has called the Member States to introduce tolling and external-cost charging...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko