Topic: Electrification

ÖBB: massive investments throughout Austria

ÖBB is planning large investments in several regions of Austria to improve the rail infrastructure. Many electrification projects, as well as some double track expansions and station renewals will happen in 2022.Read more
|Comment|author: Frédéric de Kemmeter

Greece to spend 4 billion on railway projects

The allegedly biggest infrastructure project that Greece has ever seen was announced by the Greek ministry of infrastructure and transportation. A plan worth 4 billion euros foresees the start of six projects, including the application...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

Ringsted-Næstved ready for electric trains

Danish infrastructure manager Banedanmark has set up the last overhead lines between Ringsted and Næstved, and the line is ready for DSB and other train operators to deploy electric locomotives. The line is part of...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

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