Topic: Electrification

UK’s train battery programme criticised

The UK train battery programme is running out of juice, according to the House of Lords. While rail is being urged to decarbonise, the upper house of the UK parliament has criticised the government for...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

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

UK rail sector calls for electrification

Two of the most influential industry bodies in the UK have led a call for rail electrification in the UK. As part of a joint study, informed by research conducted by the Railway Industry Association,...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

ÖBB to electrify the Rosentalbahn

The 12 kilometre long section between Klagenfurt and Weizelsdorf in Austria will be modernised by 2023. The project was launched last Sunday. In addition to the electrification of the route, also named ‘Rosentalbahn’, stops and...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts