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Drones enhance security for PKP Cargo IN an effort to beef up security of its coal shipments, Polish State Railways (PKP) railfreight subsidiary, PKP Cargo, has introduced drones equipped with different types of cameras, including infrared, to carry out aerial surveillance of its trains.
drones-enhance-security-for-pkp-cargo
IN an effort to beef up security of its coal shipments, Polish State Railways (PKP) railfreight subsidiary, PKP Cargo, has introduced drones equipped with different types of cameras, including infrared, to carry out aerial surveillance...
bnsf-sets-2015-capital-budget-at-$us-6bn
BNSF announced on November 20 that it has set its 2015 capital budget for maintenance and investment at $US 6bn, around $US 400m higher than initial projections. 2015 is the third year in a row that...
bnsf-tests-high-adhesion-locomotive
BNSF is testing an SD40 locomotive which has been modified by National Railway Equipment (NRE) to increase its tractive effort and adhesion. The six-axle locomotive has been equipped by NRE with a remanufactured 2460kW 645E3-AR10-D78s...
can-france-fall-in-love-with-freight?
In a discussion hosted by Railenium at InnoTrans, Pascal Sainson, CEO of Europorte, Christian Maquaire, Railenium's director of innovation research and development and a former industrial director of Eurotunnel, and Armand Toubol, vice-president of New...
cargobeamer-develops-calais-intermodal-terminal
CARGOBEAMER, a German logistics company which offers a solution for the fast transfer of semitrailers from road to rail, has formed CargoBeamer France SAS, a joint subsidiary with French real estate developer DCB International. The...
colas-rail-to-deploy-integrated-train-planning-system
BRITISH open-access railfreight operator Colas Rail has agreed a contract with HaCon, Germany, to deploy its train planning system, TPS Operator, which is intended to integrate with infrastructure manager Network Rail's (NR) own TPS Enterprise...
project-management-consultant-appointed-for-queensland-scheme
ADANI Mining has selected Parsons Brinckerhoff as its project management consultant for the Carmichael integrated coal mine, railway and port project in the Galilee Basin in the Australian state of Queensland. The project entails developing...
china-to-develop-mali-rail-links
THE government of Mali has signed framework agreements worth $US 9.5bn with two Chinese railway civil engineering companies to build a new line to the Guinean port of Conakry and to upgrade the existing railway...
vossloh-locos-gain-german-certification
GERMANY's Federal Railway Authority (EBA) has granted approval to operate Vossloh's four-axle diesel-electric DE 12 and DE 18 locomotives on the German railway network. In addition the DE 12 and DE 18 have received full TSI...
mongolia-gives-new-line-to-russia-green-light
THE government of Mongolia has approved a new national rail policy, which includes an extension of the existing line from Erdenet to Ovoot and Arts Suuri on the Russian border that will provide a direct...