FOLLOW US:

Track

image
German concrete sleeper factory inaugurated RAIL.ONE has inaugurated a new concrete sleeper plant at Aschaffenburg in Bavaria, which will have capacity to supply up to 600,000 sleepers a year, primarily for customers in Germany.
cn-and-vossloh-sign-trackwork-contracts
CANADIAN National (CN) and Vossloh have signed a multi-annual framework contract for the supply of turnouts, following on from a similar agreement for concrete sleepers, which was signed in April. Vossloh’s Customised Modules division is planning...
prorail-to-increase-capacity-of-amsterdam-stations
THE Netherlands government has decided to reconstruct and expand Amsterdam Central and Amsterdam South stations in order to improve accessibility to the Dutch capital and increase the capacity of the city’s rail network.Passenger numbers through...
balfour-beatty-opens-rail-innovation-centre
BALFOUR Beatty opened its new Rail Innovation Centre at its Raynesway facility in Derby, Britain, on June 28.The purpose-built centre is a dedicated research, development and testing facility covering more than 450m2 which Balfour Beatty...
linsinger-rolls-out-rail-milling-train-for-london’s-elizabeth-line
LINSINGER, Austria, has rolled out an MG31 rail milling train for use on London’s new cross-city Elizabeth Line. Ordered by Crossrail in April 2016 in a contract worth £12m, the MG31 is capable of milling up...
network-rail-invites-tenders-for-£5bn-track-maintenance-contracts
BRITISH infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) has invited suppliers to bid for 10-year track maintenance contracts worth up to £5bn, as part of a plan to introduce three new geographically-focused alliances between NR, designers and...
hyundai-rotem-develops-bogie-for-15m-radius-curves
HYUNDAI Rotem says it has developed a bogie which enables low-floor LRVs to operate on tracks with a 15m curve radius, purportedly the tightest in the world.The Korean company says the bogie was developed over...
transport-for-london-extends-british-steel-rail-contract
TRANSPORT for London (TfL) has activated a two-year contract extension with British Steel for the supply of rails to London Underground, which will include the supply of two new rail types.Since being awarded a framework...
dhaka-awards-metro-em-contract-to-japanese-indian-jv
DHAKA Mass Transit Company (DMTCL) has awarded a $US 500m lump-sum contract to a joint venture of Marubeni, Japan, and Larsen & Toubro, India for the electro-mechanical contract for Line 6, which is the first...
sweden-to-complete-stockholm-–-uppsala-quadrupling
SWEDEN’s prime minister Mr Stefan Löfven announced on May 31 that the government has approved a project to complete quadrupling of the final section of double-track line between Stockholm and Uppsala. The line already has four...
autonomous-inspection-vehicle-leads-the-way-to-enhanced-safety
The human and economic toll of railway accidents in South Africa has prompted the development of an innovative autonomous vehicle capable of improving protection against a wide range of risks.LIKE many countries, South Africa has...

Get the latest rail news

IRJ Rail Brief newsletter covers global railway news