Topic: Investment

Slovakia upgrades rack railway in High Tatras

Slovak rail infrastructure manager Železnice Slovenskej republiky (ŽSR) has started the reconstruction of the Štrbské Pleso – Štrba rack railway in the High Tatras. The works will carry out by early February 2021. Afterwards, the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Will high-speed rails boost post-COVID Europe?

Railways could be a powerful tool for the European economic recovery after the corona crisis. High-speed rails especially. Therefore, Europe should be linked with a new and extraordinary network of high-speed routes. It will have...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

More catenaries on Belarusian railway network

Belarusian Railway has completed the electrification of the first stage of the Zhlobin – Kalinkovichi – Barbarov line. The electric trains began to carry passengers from Minsk and Gomel to Svetlogorsk-on-Berezina since 21 June. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Deutsche Bahn improves rail link to Baltic coast

65 million euros and eight months of the construction works. That’s how much money and time Deutsche Bahn needed to extensively modernise the Warnemünde station. As a result, the passengers can travel the long-distance trains...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

HS2 moves further towards reality

The HS2 project is moving further in the United Kingdom. After launching the procurement to purchase the lifts and escalators, the government-funded company High Speed Two Limited has drawn attention to signalling and slab tracks....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Poland will construct 104 new train stops

Poland’s government plans to construct 104 new train stops across the country. In addition, 96 existing halts will be improved or modernised. The entire project is designed for 2020-2025. (more…)Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Four steps to enhance rail services in Scotland

Transform Scotland, the Edinburgh-based association for promoting sustainable transport, has published its proposals to improve the inter-city rail connections in the constituent part of the United Kingdom. The recommendations are focused on the development of...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

First planning permission for HS2 station

The HS2 project is gradually moving further. Birmingham City Council has issued planning permission for Curzon Street station. It is the first railway station on the future high-speed mainline to gain this approval. (more…)Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Bail out on British trams

There was no light relief for light rail, as metro systems across the UK suffer precipitous lockdown downturns in patronage. However, a belated support package may safeguard services in a number of UK cities in...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton