A project to double one of Sweden’s busiest single-track railways reached a milestone over the weekend of July 28 and 29, when infrastructure manager Trafikverket commissioned the first section of double track on the Gothenburg Harbour Line.
Utah Transit Agency (UTA) has a track record of delivering transit projects ahead of schedule and under budget. Michael Allegra, UTA's recently-retired president and CEO, reveals the secrets of UTA's success and its future ambitions in an exclusive interview with Kevin Smith.
ThyssenKrupp has developed a moving walkway based on maglev technology which can transport people at higher speeds than conventional walkways. David Briginshaw explains how the system could extend the reach of metro stations to maximise metro capacity.
Infrastructure constraints and the need to accommodate intensive passenger traffic have limited the scope for increasing the length of freight trains in Europe. However, as Keith Barrow reports from Berlin, a three-year EU-funded project has shed new light on the technical and economic viability of running 1500m-long freight trains.