Archive for category: Rail Projects

Renfe to operate Texas Bullet Train

Photo: Texas Central.Renfe runs 5,000 trains daily on 7,500 miles of track. In 2017 it moved more than 487 million passengers and 19.6 million tons of freight.
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HS2 reveals designs for Curzon Street and Interchange stations

Photo: HS2.HS2 has released concept images of two of its brand new stations: Curzon Street in Birmingham and Interchange in Solihull.
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Demolition work complete at Glasgow Queen Street station

Photo: Network Rail.Once completed in 2020, the redeveloped Glasgow Queen Street station will provide extended platforms for longer trains of up to eight carriages and an expanded concourse with more circulation space.
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Enabling works progress on East West Rail with construction to start in 2019

An artist's impression of Winslow station. Photo: East West Rail.Chris Grayling said the line, which will link Oxford and Cambridgeshire via Bicester, Milton Keynes and Bedford, will "transform journeys in one of Europe's most vibrant economic regions".
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Railtex returns with revamped programme

Railtex, the UK’s premier rail industry exhibition, returns to Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre from May 14-16, 2019.
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Bombardier to supply Siemens for new ICE 4 fleet

At the end of September, Bombardier signed a contract with Siemens for further cooperation as a supplier for DB's new order for 18 seven-car ICE four trains and 50 power cars.
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Re-doubling Aberdeen to Inverurie – halfway there

David Shirres reviews the completion of the first phase of the Aberdeen to Inverness improvement programme.
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Iowa Interstate Railroad orders Evolution Series locomotives from GE

Photo: GE Transportation.The locomotives, to be produced in early 2020, will be used to transport grains, ethanol, metals and other goods across the railroad's network between Chicago and Omaha.
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Rastatt one-year on: Changes and further challenges

Photo: Thomas Niedermüller/DB.In a statement, a spokesperson for Europe’s leading rail freight organisations said: "Never again must the closure of a small stretch of railway line lead to such chaos and wide-reaching economic damage."
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China Railway Corp awards €280m high-speed train contract

Photo: Yiu Cheung.The cars have an operating speed of 350km/h and will be configured into five eight-car trainsets and five 16-car trainsets.
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Brightline unveils plans to develop Southern California-Las Vegas rail

Photo: Brightline.This project would be the second privately-funded express intercity passenger rail in the United States following Brightline's Florida rail corridor.
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