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Rails

Russia plans to equip rails with RFID tags

Russian Railways (RZD) will equip rails with Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags. The relevant technology will be developed by RST-Invent, a subsidiary of state-owned technology holding Rusnano. RZD plans to use RFID tags to digitise...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Dual gauge railway in Ukraine

Ukraine plans dual gauge railway to EU

Ukrainian Railway (UZ) intends to construct a dual gauge railway to the border with Poland. It will allow the company to launch the direct trains from Ukraine to the European Union without bogie exchange. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

CER demands equal rules for railways and roads

The EU’s rail and road haulage sectors should function in equal conditions. To this end, the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) has called the Member States to introduce tolling and external-cost charging...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Plzeň hlavní nádraží

82 train stations to be renovated in Czechia

Czech rail infrastructure manager SŽDC is actively renovating the railway stations across the country. 82 buildings will be reconstructed or repaired by 2022. 13 train stations have already been modernised in the past years. Among the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Rotterdam wants to automate metro operation

Four-track train traffic between Leiden and Dordrecht, light rail corridors in The Hague, southern part of Rotterdam and from Zoetermeer to Rotterdam as well as a partly automated metro in Rotterdam. All these moves must...Read more
|Comment|author: Marieke van Gompel
Vossloh-made rail frog, source: Vossloh

Vossloh sells US turnout facility to Caterpillar

German supplier of railway products Vossloh Group has sold Cleveland Track Material, its main facility focused on manufacturing the turnout systems for the North American market. The plant was purchased by Progress Rail, a subsidiary...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Belgrade develops own S-Bahn network

To improve the connectivity within the Belgrade urban area, the city authorities are working on the extension of the S-Bahn-like railway network known as BG Voz. In September the BG Voz’s third line was launched...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Steendijkpolder metro station of the Hoekse Lijn, source: Rotterdamse Elektrische Tram (RET)

New extension of Rotterdam Metro launched

Line B of Rotterdam Metro received a new extension linking the western parts of the Rotterdam – The Hague metropolitan area with the city core of Rotterdam. The new addendum is available for passengers from...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko