SINGAPORE's National Research Foundation has awarded a $S 250,000 ($US 197,000) grant to a research project which is developing new real-time asset monitoring technology for third-rail electrification systems.
Lift, Italy, is pioneering a new approach to timetable planning which is reducing the impact of delays on operations, as Marco Chiandoni explains.
BRITAIN's Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) and the Rail Research UK Association (RRUKA) have approved proposals from four British universities for studies into reducing the whole-life cost of rolling stock.
HITACHI announced on October 10 it has established a European rail research centre to support the expansion of its rail systems business in Europe.
THE University of Alberta has formally launched the Canadian Rail Research Laboratory, a partnership which aims to address some of the most pressing technical challenges facing North America's railways.
THE HEMU-430X prototype high-speed train was officially unveiled on May 16 in Changwon in the presence of the presidents of Korail, Korea Railroad Research Institute (KRRI) and Hyundai-Rotem.
The first 4.1MW diesel freight locomotive jointly designed by Indian Railways' Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW) in Varanasi, EMD, and India's Research Designs & Standards Organisation (RDSO) will be completed soon.