The Class 93 trains can operate at a higher speed than trainsets already in operation in the UK and will work to significantly reduce carbon emissions.
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According to a new study, UK government investment into rail research at the Universities of Leeds and Huddersfield would deliver significant benefits to the North of England's economy.
The technology will monitor the real-time performance of rail assets and allow for the swift detection and repair of faults.
Under the agreement, Bombardier will fit ETCS equipment and the BOMBARDIER EBI Cab 2000 onboard Automatic Train Protection system to all ELECTROSTAR fleets in the UK.
Following England being placed into a third national lockdown, Hull Trains and Grand Central have again announced a period of hibernation.
The Moynihan Train Hall will offer an enhanced facility that will better serve Amtrak's long-distance travellers and commuter rail passengers.
Launched by the European Commission, a variety of activities will put rail in the spotlight throughout 2021, to encourage rail use by both citizens and businesses and to contribute to the EU Green Deal goal of becoming climate-neutral by 2050.
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The train is part of the Green Xpress Network of rail freight operator Lineas, and gives the Swabia and Vorarlberg region rail access to the European hinterland and deep-sea.
Joffrey Lauthier, Director of Sales, Rail & Transit at Humatics, explains how ultra-wideband (UWB) technology can be used to boost train performance, increase rail network capacity, provide critical positioning in GPS-denied areas and ensure safety by providing precise location of trains, workers, and materials.
ORR has praised Network Rail for its performance during the COVID-19 pandemic, but has outlined that efforts need to improve in the North West.
Figures have shown that the UK rail freight network will play a vital role during Christmas 2020, with freight trains transporting more than 1.6 million tonnes of intermodal goods on almost 3,700 trains in November 2020 alone.
Australia is a vast country, and its freight challenges are unique. The?long?touted?solution to long?haul rail freight in Australia is the 1,700km Inland Rail project, which is now becoming a reality. Richard Wankmuller, Inland Rail’s CEO, provides a project update and outlines the key benefits and opportunities that Inland Rail will…