Recipients of US Operation Lifesaver 2010 National Safety Awards Named

US Railroad safety nonprofit Operation Lifesaver (OL) today gave national safety awards highlighting individual achievements in preventing deaths and injuries…

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Jacobs contracted for Phoenix METRO’s Central Mesa Light Rail Extension

Jacobs Engineering Group announced today that it was awarded an engineering services contract by Valley Metro Rail for the Central Mesa Light Rail Extension…

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Rail Revolution at centre of Queensland’s 20 year transport plan

Australian Premier Anna Bligh has set out plans for a rail revolution in south east Queensland with the Cross River Rail project as the lynchpin of a world…

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US government announce uniform High-Speed Rail design standards

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced the first-ever uniform technical standards for the manufacture of high-speed intercity passenger…

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Blackpool rocks: Tram-tastic regeneration programme

To help drive a resort’s revival, engineers transform its historic tram network. Mungo Stacey reports… The railways transformed Blackpool into…

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First Grand Central HST power cars ready to leave Brush

The first MTU fitted Grand Central HST power cars are expected to leave Brush tomorrow. Both 43080 and 43068, now numbered 43480 and 43468, will depart…

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German Government u-turn on HGV tolls dupes forward-looking road hauliers

The German Pro-Rail Alliance has criticised the federal government’s proposed changes to the regulations on motorway charges for HGVs. “The transport…

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Heathrow Express offers more Help for Heroes

Heathrow Express has increased their Armed Forces discount to 50% off. The HM Forces discount has risen by 16% for adult express class tickets and 10%…

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Toll roads are no answer to congestion, says campaign group

The M6 Toll in the West Midlands has been a costly failure and the Government should not rely on them to solve transport problems, according to a new report…

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NSW Government confirms that no property acquisition will be required for Western Express

The NSW Government has confirmed that no acquisition of Leamington Avenue properties will be required as part of the Western Express project. Minister…

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Landmark Newport Station combines iconic design with engineering excellence

Newport train station redevelopment, opening on the 13 September, represents a step change in transport design with a featherweight plastic covering that…

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Airdrie and Bathgate line prepares for December opening

Network Rail completed track laying on the new 24km stretch of railway between Airdrie and Bathgate today (Friday 27 August), making it the longest domestic…

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