Topic: Metro line

New locations for Thales CBTC technology in Asia

French technology group Thales is continuing to improve metro networks in Asia. It will deploy its SelTrac communication-based train control system on the metro lines in South Korea, China and Turkey. The CBTC solution allows...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Trains in Hamburg Metro power local station

Trains running in Hamburg U-Bahn are able to power one of the metro stations. This was made possible by the Hesop energy converter that collects and redirects braking energy into the grid. The innovative solution...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
SBB workers maintain tracks, source: SBB

Safety main preoccupation for railways

The RailTech Academy has started online courses dedicated to various topics of the railway industry. Its first lecture was delivered by Jean Rousseau, the railway engineer at IKOS Consulting. He made some introduction to the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Warsaw opens new metro extension

After 38 months of the construction works, the Wola section of the Warsaw Metro has been opened for the public service. The underground network of the Polish capital added the 3.4-kilometre extension with three new...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Coronavirus impact on railways: 19 March

RailTech continues to inform about the impact of coronavirus on the rail sector in Europe. Below you can find some highlights of Thursday, 19 March. Earlier, we have published similar updates on Wednesday, 18 March,...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

West Midlands Metro may be extended twelvefold

The authorities of the West Midlands metropolitan county plan to invest around 18 billion euros in multiplying the local light rail system. According to the declared programme, the West Midlands Metro network will be extended...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Glasgow Airport will get metro link

Glasgow City Council and Renfrewshire Council have joined forces in addressing the long-pending issue of the planned rail link to Glasgow Airport. Both bodies agreed to provide a metro connection between the airport and Paisley...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Railways to save the environment

Building and rebuilding railways will save planet Earth from environmental calamity, and save the global economy. The technology that transformed the early nineteenth century can save the late twenty-first century too – providing we move...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

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