Topic: Maintenance of rail infrastructure

Railway tracks near Braşov

Alstom deploys ERTMS on major railway in Romania

Asocierea RailWorks, the consortium of Alstom and three Romanian companies, will rehabilitate two sections of Line 300 with a total length of 170 kilometres. This railway is vital for Romania, it connects Bucharest to several...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Internet of Things for safer railways

Dutch technology company Dual Inventive will get an Internet of Things (IoT) network. It will be provided by Vodafone Business in the next five years. Dual Inventive, in its turn, will use the IoT network...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Deutsche Bahn train driver

Deutsche Bahn hires 25,000 new employees

German national railway company Deutsche Bahn (DB) intends to hire 25,000 new employees in 2020. It is a record level for DB’s recruitment campaigns. This figure includes 4,700 young professionals. Train drivers, maintenance workers, IT...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Deutsche Bahn will upgrade 800 train stations

Deutsche Bahn plans to allocate 12.2 billion euros in upgrading its infrastructure in 2020. The investments, inter alia, include modernisation of 800 train stations. To provide a better service for passengers, the German railway company...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Fugro will measure platform gauges in UK

Dutch technology company Fugro is expanding its activities in the UK rail market. Its RILA survey system has been approved by the country’s infrastructure manager Network Rail for measuring the platform gauges. With this solution,...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Network Rail focuses on partnership with SMEs

UK’s infrastructure manager Network Rail will focus on a more effective cooperation with small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The company intends to increase its annual expenditure to be spent via SMEs to 33 per cent...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Finnish Railways collects data on turnouts

VR FleetCare and the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency have started a new pilot project. It is devoted to the closer examination of 80 railway turnouts. The obtained data will help both participants to better understand...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Deutsche Bahn to renew 2,000 railway bridges

Deutsche Bahn (DB) has modernised 900 railway bridges since 2015. To this end, the company invested 3 billion euros. In the coming years, DB plans to upgrade 2,000 other bridges. The German railway company will allocate...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

Five railway hacks to survive winter

Winter has come. In this regard, many European railway companies started to report about their preparations for fighting against heavy snows, icing and other unpleasant features of the season. Which hacks do they use in...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko