Iran: The 267 km railway linking Tehran with the city of Hamadan was offiically opened on May 8 by President Hassan Rouhani and Minister of Roads & Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi.
France: A joint venture of Millet SA and RegioRail has been selected by the port authorities of La Rochelle and Nantes Saint-Nazaire to become the new traction partner in their rail operating company OFP Atlantique.
Metro operator Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB) and consultancy firm Ayesa have been awarded a $6.8 million contract to supervise the extension of Lima metro’s line 1. The consortium will oversee the project to double the capacity of the line in the Peruvian capital.
ABB has opened a traction transformer factory in Johannesburg which will manufacture parts for Transnet’s new electric locomotives.
The 27th International Exhibition for Track Technology – iaf from 30th May 2017 to 1st June 2017 in Münster The largest fair world wide
Organised by the World Conference on Transport Research Society (WCTRS), the topic for the research day is Governing the Smart Mobility Transition.
The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) and the International Union of Railways (UIC), are pleased to be co-hosting the 9th International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD). When: June 2, 2017 Where: Hôtel de L’institut, Montréal, Québec, Canada.
The rail industry has gathered today to set out a blueprint on how technology can address challenges facing Britain’s railway.
Today's article features a blog post from Graham Ellis, who has recently realised just how far-reaching railway digitalisation will become.
An innovative new system to stow seats within passenger train carriages to create space for cargo is now available for train operating companies to trial.
The audit company PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) published its fifth edition of its Annual Smart Ticketing Survey last week.