Eurostar e320 to be unveiled next month

Eurostar is to hold a special unveiling event at St Pancras International station next month to show off its new high-speed e320 train. The launch event on November 13 will[...]
Read more

St Petersburg orders first low-floor tram

St Petersburg has ordered its first low-floor tram from the Alstom/Transmashholding joint venture TramRus. The tram, which is currently completing testing at the joint venture’s factory in St Petersburg, will be[...]
Read more

Britain’s railway network – Transport mode of choice

In his recent address to the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s 2014 Sir Henry Royce Memorial Lecture in London this September, HS2 technical director Andrew McNaughton set out his vision[...]
Read more

Britain’s railway network – Transport mode of choice

In his recent address to the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s 2014 Sir Henry Royce Memorial Lecture in London this September, HS2 technical director Andrew McNaughton set out his vision[...]
Read more

Community Rail Awards – Get better together

The 10th Community Rail Awards at Scarborough attracted railway volunteers, staff and supporters and representatives of the emergency services from far and near. The high-spirited event marked a further coming[...]
Read more

CNR wins Thailand’s biggest-ever rail vehicle order

CNR has been awarded a contract by the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) for 115 metre-gauge passenger rail cars. The order, which was described as the biggest rail vehicle procurement[...]
Read more

PKP receives first two Pendolinos

PKP Intercity has taken delivery of the first two new Pendolino trainsets ahead of the start of passenger service in December. The operator is carrying out load testing and other[...]
Read more

EU to exempt JR companies from world trade rules

The European Union (EU) has agreed to omit three of Japan’s biggest rail companies from an international trade agreement in the hope that it will open up the Japanese market to[...]
Read more

Richard Parry-Jones – Defining innovation

There is a spectrum of innovation. At one end of that spectrum there’s micro-innovation, which you might call kaizen or continuous improvement, where everybody has little opportunities to make ...
Read More

The post Richard Parry-Jones – Defining innovation appeared first on The Rail Engineer.

Read more

Educating Crossrail

Engineering methods employed to construct London’s railway tunnels in 2014 has come a long since work started on the Thames Tunnel almost 190 years ago. Where it took Brunel 18[...]
Read more

Strasbourg orders first cross-border trams

Strasbourg’s public transport operator, Communauté des Transports Strasbourgeois, has signed a framework contract with Alstom for 50 new Citadis trams. As well as operating around the French city, the light rail[...]
Read more

Canadian Pacific and CSX end merger talks

North American freight operator Canadian Pacific (CP) and CSX have ended “exploratory conversations” surrounding a potential merger. Although no specific reason was given, CP has issued a statement in which it[...]
Read more
© Copyright - Rail-News.com - Articles and Images by Rail Media are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.