Tag Archive for: electrification

UK rolling stock strategy: diesel, bi-mode and fuel cell-powered trains

The UK's Department for Transport has released its third 'Rolling Stock Perception' strategy which details the challenges of the market and what the government is doing to tackle them.
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First electric train runs on Edinburgh-Glasgow main line

ScotRail's new Class 385 EMU has begun testing on the electrified Edinburgh to Glasgow railway.
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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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India’s railway minister announces wave of “transformative” decisions

India's new railway minister Piyush Goyal has announced a wave of decisions to transform the railways into "the engine that fuels the development journey towards New India."
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Ontario to assess hydrogen-powered trains

The province is electrifying parts of its GO railway network and is seeking design concepts as an alternative to conventional overhead wires.
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Balfour Beatty to electrify Bath to Cardiff section of GWML

Balfour Beatty has been awarded a contract by Network Rail to electrify the Great Western main line (GWML) between Bath Parkway and Cardiff.
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Balfour Beatty to electrify Bath to Cardiff section of GWML

Balfour Beatty has been awarded a contract by Network Rail to electrify the Great Western main line (GWML) between Bath Parkway and Cardiff.
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Esbjerg-Lunderskov electrification complete

Work began in 2014 on the line between Esbjerg and Lunderskov, and over the course of the project around 1,600 masts and four transformer stations have been built.
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Esbjerg-Lunderskov electrification complete

Work began in 2014 on the line between Esbjerg and Lunderskov, and over the course of the project around 1,600 masts and four transformer stations have been built.
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PKP to modernise Polish-German border railway

PKP has announced it is to invest 140 million Zloty (Around €32 million) improving connections from the Polish city of Szczecin towards Berlin, Germany.
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Masts go up on Shotts line electrification

The first masts for the electrification of the Shotts line have been installed between Holytown Junction and Midcalder Junction in south west Scotland. At a time when electrification sometimes seems under threat due to projects running late and over budget, these new masts mark the beginning of the final stage of a programme to electrify 74km […]
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