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Topic: Netherlands

Pier Eringa, source: ProRail

Pier Eringa to resign as CEO of ProRail

Pier Eringa, CEO of Dutch infrastructure manager ProRail since April 2015, will leave his post. The staff change will be made within the transformation of ProRail from a private limited liability company (besloten vennootschap) to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
RailTech 2017, Copyright: ProMedia Europoint

Free workshops at Freight and Terminal Forum

The first high-speed railway service for freight, the Swiss modal shift policy and the SBB-led project towards automated coupling; all these have in common that they are the topic of a workshop at the Freight...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Hedgehog System at Apeldoorn railway station, source: Hedgehog Applications

Braking energy can be used to accelerate trains

Dutch firm Hedgehog Applications has developed a unique system to charge electric buses with the braking energy of electric trains. It is currently preparing a pilot project at Apeldoorn railway station. The braking energy can...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Track installation, source: ProRail

ProRail to install first test track

Dutch railway infrastructure manager ProRail will install the first one-kilometre test track at the Rail Centre in Amersfoort. The railway line will be constructed outdoors to provide practical tutorials for rail staff and to implement...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko