The PTA contract will require Alstom to manufacture and maintain the newest generation of C-series trains for the growing rail network in Perth.
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The term rolling stock in the rail transportation industry refers to any vehicle that moves along a railway track. Global Railway Review’s coverage of rolling stock includes developments in mainline and high-speed passenger trains, plus rail freight locomotives and heavy-haul wagons.
The production of Amtrak's new Acela trains has created over 1,000 jobs and is boosting businesses across 27 states.
First Trenitalia has awarded British-based train manufacturer Hitachi Rail a contract worth more than ￡350 million to provide and maintain 23 new InterCity trains for Avanti West Coast services.
The new West Coast Partnership between FirstGroup and Trenitalia will bring a package of improvements for passengers, including new and refurbished trains, better stations and simplified fares.
UK train operating company, Northern, has announced the introduction of brand-new trains from Sunday 15 December 2019 to serve Lincoln and East Midlands.
Three Pacers have been removed and returned to owning company Angel Trains, with many more to follow in the coming weeks.
The ordered train is part of Alstom's Coradia Stream family, and the first delivery to the region is expected to be sometime in 2022.
Greenbrier recently unveiled a newly designed covered hopper railcar for grain transport (as shown on the cover of this issue of Global Railway Review). Here, Peter Jones, SVP of International Engineering, Product Development & Automation, explains the railcar’s state-of-the-art elements, plus its safety and environmentally friendly characteristics.
Stadler will provide 10 five-car FLIRT trains to Azerbaijan Railways (ADY), valued at €115 million, and is the first order for FLIRT from the rail transport operator.
Kerrick?Lannon-Paakspuu (University of Toronto Mechanical Engineering Graduate), Dr. Gord Lovegrove (Professor, University of British Columbia), Vishnu Kumar (Engineer, University of British Columbia), Mohamed A. Hegazi (Researcher, University of British Columbia) and Dr. Andreas Hoffrichter (Professor, Michigan State University), explore the use of hydrogen as an environmentally friendly energy carrier for…
Thomas Lorent at Pandrol identifies what the main causes are of rail noise and vibration problems, what can be done to mitigate the nuisance and provides his thoughts on how the industry must move forward to ensure these problems do not get worse in the future.
Arup's responsibilities will help to inform specific design solutions for hydrogen-powered trains, factoring in safety and operation risks.