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.
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Michèle Dix, Managing Director of Crossrail 2, writes that with new and exciting rail projects in Britain at key stages of planning or delivery, rail has the ability to play a central role in the economy and society of the future – as long as there is a focus on…
The new regulation will strengthen the rights of passengers in the face of delays and cancellations, and will limit the financial impact on rail operators.
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…
Arup's responsibilities will help to inform specific design solutions for hydrogen-powered trains, factoring in safety and operation risks.
This issue includes articles about Hull Trains’ new hi-tech fleet, establishing a new safety culture for European railways, how HS2 and NPR will be key to upskilling UK plc, the latest infrastructure modernisation projects in Croatia, In-Depth Focus sections on Noise & Vibrations and Rail Traffic Management Systems, plus experts…
Italo has raised the largest-ever transportation sector Green Loan, representing a milestone in Green Financing and the sector worldwide.
The Vectron Dual Mode locomotives run on a combination of diesel and electric fuel, offering a more sustainable approach to rail transport.
The new commitments include plastic-free service, planting a tree for every Eurostar train service, and gaining a third star from the SRA for food service.
The intention is for a deal that will help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transport and the wider economy by 2050 at the latest.
As part of a ￡2.6 million investment programme, Grand Central have announced further details of eight station investment schemes.
The modernised trains will now return 50 per cent more energy to the network than their predecessors, contributing to helping power the fleet.