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Prototype Vivarail D-Train on test VIVARAIL has begun dynamic testing of its prototype D-Train DMU on the test track at its base at Long Marston in central England.
irish-rail-to-deploy-nexala’s-r2m-on-commuter-fleet
TRIMBLE, United States, announced on August 27 that Irish Rail will be deploying Nexala's R2M remote diagnostics monitoring system across its CAF class 29000 commuter fleet. The new project follows the successful implementation of the Nexala...
db-retains-euregiobahn-regional-rail-concession
FOLLOWING a public tender, Rheinland Local Transport, in the German state of North Rhine Westphalia, has awarded German Rail (DB Regio) a four-year concession to operate Euregiobahn Line RB 20 in the Aachen area.DB Regio,...
spanish-2016-budget-maintains-hs-rail-spending
RAIL will remain Spain's transport priority according to the draft budget for 2016 which allocates more than half of spending to rail projects with a special focus on completing the extensive high-speed network.According to the...
toshiba-secures-propulsion-equipment-order
SEIBU Railway's new series 40,000 trains, which are due to enter service on lines serving Tokyo and its suburbs in spring 2017, will be fitted with propulsion systems supplied by Toshiba after the company won...
light-rail-market-set-to-grow-by-4
WITH an increasing number of cities constructing light rail networks in response to growing urbanisation, and ageing fleets up for renewal, the market for LRVs is expected to grow at 4% per annum over the...
prototype-vivarail-d-train-on-test
VIVARAIL has begun dynamic testing of its prototype D-Train DMU on the test track at its base at Long Marston in central England. The project involves rebuilding former London Underground D78 metro cars rendered surplus by...
upgrading-of-heerlen-aachen-cross-border-link-starts
WORK will start on August 22 on upgrading the cross-border rail link between Heerlen, Netherlands and Aachen, Germany.This follows an agreement between the Dutch province of Limburg, the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure Works and German...
seven-consortia-in-race-for-ir-emu-order
INDIAN Railways (IR) has received bids from seven parties for a contract worth Rs 25bn ($US 379m) to supply 315 main line EMUs divided into 20 trains of 16 and 20-car sets, which will deployed...
swiss-railway-invites-bids-for-bern-s-bahn-fleet
BERN Solothurn Regional Transport (RBS), which operates a 54km metre-gauge network of suburban lines radiating from the Swiss capital Bern, has invited bids for a fleet of 14 EMUs for S-Bahn Line 7.The new 60m-long...
first-régiolis-train-arrives-in-upper-normandy
THE first of 10 Alstom Régiolis trains for the French region of Upper Normandy was officially presented to regional president Mr Nicholas Mayer Rossignol by SNCF Mobility regional director Mr Jean-Philippe Dupont and Mr Jean...