Archive for category: Video

Hyperloop system ready to discuss ‘commercialisation’ as it achieves record speeds

Progress on the world's first operational Hyperloop system has continued after achieving historic speeds.
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Video: Shocking tram vs bicycle near misses caught on camera

Dublin’s Luas light rail network has released footage online showing cyclists narrowly avoiding collisions with trams as part of a new bike safety campaign. Transdev, which operates Luas services, and Transport Infrastructure hope the campaign will make cyclists in the city more aware of the risks that trams pose. Although sections are shared with pedestrians […]
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San Francisco’s BART to begin testing new metro trains on track

Testing has begun on the Bay Area Rapid Transit's (BART) new fleet of train cars in San Francisco, the USA.
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Union Pacific’s new bridge monitoring tool has the ‘potential to revolutionise’ bridge inspections

The majority of Union Pacific’s (UP) 18,000 bridges are inspected by trained professionals at least twice a year. According to the American Society of Civil Engineers, 40 per cent of bridges in the USA are 50 years old or more and in-person inspections monitor the health of these vital structures across the country’s railway network. […]
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Union Pacific’s new bridge monitoring tool has the ‘potential to revolutionise’ bridge inspections

The majority of Union Pacific’s (UP) 18,000 bridges are inspected by trained professionals at least twice a year. According to the American Society of Civil Engineers, 40 per cent of bridges in the USA are 50 years old or more and in-person inspections monitor the health of these vital structures across the country’s railway network. […]
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Video: PKP Griffin locomotive on test

Rolling stock manufacturer Newag has released video footage of one of its Griffin locomotives undergoing testing on the Kra­ków-Tar­nów line. Read more: France’s first semi-automated train to run on its network in 2022  
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South Ferry station reopens five years after Hurricane Sandy destruction

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has re-opened South Ferry station after it was ‘completely destroyed’ by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. MTA interim executive director Ronnie Hakim said that – much like the nearby World Trade Centre – South Ferry station has risen from disaster after disaster. The $530 million station was originally built in March 2009 […]
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Video: Fehmarnbelt’s ‘record-breaking’ tunnel factory

A video has been released which gives an insight into the workings of the huge new site that will manufacture the 70,000 tonne segments for the Fehmarnbelt tunnel. The site at Rødbyhavn, Denmark, which will be equivalent to the size of 200 football pitches, will produce the 89 concrete segments that will connect together to create […]
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Video: Alstom’s hydrogen train on test

Alstom’s iLint hydrogen fuel cell train has successfully completed its first trial run at 80 km/h. Video courtesy of Alstom
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Video: Building Bombardier’s Crossrail commissioning centre

Video showing the construction of Bombardier’s ‘V Shop’ – the facility which is currently being used to commission the new Class 345 trains for London’s Elizabeth line. Video courtesy of Inside Out Group
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Video: Waterloo International platforms brought back to life

Network Rail has released a timelapse video showing work being carried out to reinstate platforms 20-24 in the former Eurostar terminal at London Waterloo station as part of the Waterloo & South West Upgrade. The footage was recorded last autumn and shows engineers demolishing the ends of platforms 21-24 to allow for alterations to the […]
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