Archive for category: Infrastructure

PKP to spend €60m modernising 182 level crossings

Polish State Railways has revealed plans to spend around €60.7 million improving safety at 182 level crossings by replacing "worn out equipment".
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Bombardier and CAF to make 413 carriages for new West Midlands franchise

Bombardier will manufacture 36 three-carriage and 45 five-carriage Aventra trains at its Derby site, while CAF will produce 12 two-carriage and 14 four-carriage Civity trains.
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Milestone for Stadler’s new $50m Salt Lake City facility

A groundbreaking ceremony has been held for Stadler’s new rolling stock assembly facility in Salt Lake City, Utah, the United States.
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DB and Indian Railways plan 200 km/h services on Chennai-Kazipet corridor

Deutsche Bahn is to help Indian Railways study the feasibility of upgrading the Chennai-Kazipet line to support 200 km/h running.
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15 striking pictures of railways in Africa

Between the gorgeous backdrops of the African plains and deserts and the continent's socio-economic challenges, Africa's railways make for some striking pictures.
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Siemens hints at financing UK electrification

Siemens Mobility has said it would be "happy to play its part" in the delivery and financing of major electrification work in the UK.
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UK government pledges £47.9 billion funding to Network Rail

The total is made up of a Network Grant of £34.7 billion, plus Network Rail’s own income from other sources of £13.2 billion.
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Increasing the lifespan of heavy haul lines in Scandinavia

Austrian firm Getzner has developed a range of new rail products to increase the service life of heavy freight in Scandinavia to even higher loads.
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Alstom starts production at its Indian locomotive manufacturing facility

The 250 acre site, located at Madhepura, in the state of Bihar, is Alstom's first electric locomotive manufacturing facility in the country and is part of a joint venture with Indian Railways.
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Take a ride through Crossrail’s Woolwich station

Crossrail has released new footage letting members of the public take a 360° tour of the Elizabeth line's Woolwich station.
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UK’s Network Rail reveals its top 20 suppliers

Combined, the firms received around 50.1 per cent of all Network Rail expenditure in the UK - that's more than £3.6 billion.
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