Electrification

THE KeolisAmey joint venture, which won a 15-year contract in May to operate the Wales & Borders franchise and develop the South Wales Metro, has placed an order with Stadler…
LATVIAN Railway (LDZ) began tendering on August 10 for Phase 1 of the programme to expand the Baltic country’s electrified network from 257km to 839km and replace all existing dc…
THE European Commission (EC) approved on July 27 a German scheme to support rail companies that invest in energy efficiency technologies which it says will promote the shift of freight…
UP to three additional trains per hour will stop at Bromsgrove station in Worcestershire, Britain, from July 29 following the completion of electrification work on the line from Birmingham.
BRITAIN’s secretary of state for transport, Mr Chris Grayling, has confirmed electrification of the Manchester - York Trans-Pennine route will go ahead, following speculation that the government was planning to…
THE state government of South Australia and the Australian government have formalised an agreement that will see $A 220m ($US 163.3m) of federal funding provided towards full electrification of the…
Caltrain is embarking on exciting electrification and rolling stock replacement programmes, which will enhance commuter services in the Bay Area. But as Paul Ash reports from California, it has been…
ELECTRIFICATION remains an “optimal solution” for the development of the busiest parts of Britain’s railway network, despite the cancellation of three key schemes last summer, according to a report by…
A lack of electrification on German cross-border rail routes is making it difficult for rail to compete with heavy goods vehicles (HGV) for a bigger market share of international freight…
SWEDEN’s deputy prime minister and climate minister Mrs Isabella Lövin and infrastructure minister Mr Tomas Eneroth unveiled the 2018-2029 National Plan for the Transport System on June 1, outlining how…
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