All Railway Gazette International articles in August 2022

All articles published this month.

  • Knorr-Bremse at InnoTrans 22 (2)
    News

    ‘Get into the Flow’ with Knorr-Bremse

    2022-08-13T04:59:00Z

    INNOTRANS: Braking and onboard equipment specialist Knorr-Bremse will be exhibiting at this year’s InnoTrans under the motto ‘Get into the Flow’.

  • Egyptian National Railways Talgo train delivery (Photo Ministry of Transportation) (12)
    News

    Talgo to consider Egyptian rolling stock factory

    2022-08-12T08:22:00Z

    EGYPT: The Ministry of Transport, the National Egyptian Railway Industries Co joint venture and Talgo have agreed to study the feasibility of developing a domestic passenger rolling stock factory. It is envisaged that this could produce 100 air-conditioned first class coaches, 200 air-conditioned second class coaches ...

  • Evraz rails.
    News

    Railway supply industry news round-up

    2022-08-12T06:19:00Z

    This week’s news from the global railway supply chain.

  • Krakow tram track construction
    Metro Report International

    Kraków fast tram tracklaying underway

    2022-08-12T05:00:00Z

    POLAND: Tracklaying has begun on a 5 km ‘fast tram’ extension of the Kraków tram network to Górka Narodowa in the north of the city. The extension is intended to serve park and ride facilities and provide a 20 min journey time to the city centre. ...

  • LNER is exploring the potential to deploy multi-functional ticket machines that could meet a wider range of user needs
    Rail Business UK

    LNER seeks smarter and more accessible ticket machines

    2022-08-12T05:00:00Z

    UK: LNER is exploring the potential to deploy multi-functional ticket machines that could meet a wider range of user needs, including the provision of real-time information, improved accessibility, and alignment with the operator’s smart ticketing ambitions. The operator’s in-station ticket vending machine contract is coming up ...

  • Siscog
    News

    Software to manage your staff, timetable and fleet

    2022-08-12T04:00:00Z

    INNOTRANS: Siscog will be highlighting its portfolio of decision support software to optimise scheduling, management and dispatching. Its product range includes Ontime for creating and managing timetables; Fleet for diagramming and allocating vehicles; Railnode for management of local resources, and Crews for scheduling and rostering of staff. ...

  • br-vale-EFVM-passenger-train
    News

    Vale orders passenger stock from China as EFVM service restarts

    2022-08-11T12:00:00Z

    BRAZIL: Mining group Vale reinstated regular passenger services on the 1 000 mm gauge Estrado de Ferro Vitória a Minas between Cariacica near Vitória and the steel city of Belo Horizonte. The start of services on July 25 follows completion of repairs and maintenance work on ...

  • Egyptian National Railways has awarded Talgo a €280m contract to supply seven night train sets and maintain them for 15 years.
    News

    Talgo awarded Egyptian night train contract

    2022-08-11T11:19:00Z

    EGYPT: Egyptian National Railways has awarded Talgo a €280m contract to supply seven night train sets and maintain them for 15 years. The contract was announced on August 9. Talgo expects financing to be put in place in the coming months, and deliveries from its Alava ...

  • Blusheens-solar-farm
    Rail Business UK

    Solar power to cover 15% of Network Rail’s non-traction needs

    2022-08-11T10:00:00Z

    UK: Network Rail has signed an agreement for EDF Renewables UK to make 49·9 MW of solar energy capacity available to power offices, depots and stations, meeting around 15% of the infrastructure manager’s annual non-traction energy requirements. The power will be generated at a solar farm ...

  • mx-Tren-Interurbano-test-trains-Collantes-4
    News

    Mexico – Toluca operating concession awarded

    2022-08-11T09:47:00Z

    MEXICO: National Infrastructure Fund Fonadin has been awarded a concession to operate and maintain the 57·7 km Tren Interurbano railway between Mexico City and Toluca, which is still under construction.

  • New York subway passengers using mobiles at Broadway (Photo: Robert Pastryk/Pixabay
    Metro Report International

    PPP agreement to fund universal wireless connectivity on New York Subway

    2022-08-11T08:34:00Z

    USA: Wi-fi and mobile phone connectivity is to be rolled out across the entire New York Subway network over the next 10 years, following the signing of a public-private partnership agreement offering benefits valued at more than $1bn. Metropolitan Transportation Authority has selected BAI Communications subsidiary ...

  • Light rail line in Canberra.
    Metro Report International

    Canberra battery tram order

    2022-08-11T06:00:00Z

    AUSTRALIA: CAF has been awarded a contract supply five battery-equipped light rail vehicles to Canberra from 2024. It will also retrofit the city’s 14 existing five-section Urbos 100 vehicles with batteries, so that the entire fleet will be able to operate on the catenary-free extension to ...

  • DB ICE passes freight train on Hannover - Hamburg line (Photo: Deutsche Bahn/Volker Emersleben)
    News

    Colas Rail enters German market with strategic acquisition

    2022-08-11T06:00:00Z

    GERMANY: Colas Rail has signed a share purchase agreement to acquire rail infrastructure contractor Hasselmann Group. Colas said this would give it a foothold in the German market as part of its strategy to target countries with stable economies and high potential for investment in rail ...

  • Aravind is now working as a site engineer on HS2 after successfully completing his work placement
    Rail Business UK

    UK railway news round-up

    2022-08-11T05:00:00Z

    This week’s round-up of business news from the UK railway industry.

  • InnoTrans exhibition (Photo Messe Berlin) (12)
    News

    Qognify helping to reduce the impact of incidents

    2022-08-11T04:00:00Z

    INNOTRANS: Qognify, a provider of video and enterprise incident management software, will showcase its transport-specific product range at InnoTrans. Qognify’s products include incident management software to manage operations and emergency situations from the control room, and advanced video management to safeguard passengers and employees in incidents ...

  • An agreement in principle to provide landlocked Botswana with more efficient rail access to South African ports has been announced by Botswana Railways and Transnet Freight Rail.
    News

    Botswana – South Africa rail enhancements agreed

    2022-08-10T11:30:00Z

    AFRICA: An agreement in principle to provide landlocked Botswana with more efficient rail access to South African ports has been announced by Botswana Railways and Transnet Freight Rail. The two operators are to collaborate to upgrade sections of the 126 km South African line between Swartruggens ...

  • Moscow Metro Line 11 (5)
    Metro Report International

    Moscow rolling stock loans

    2022-08-10T11:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: The government has approved a second loan for the purchase of rolling stock for urban and suburban rail services around Moscow. The two 15-year, 3% loans approved in October and July have a total value of 106·7bn roubles. The city government intends to use 49·7bn ...

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    Events

    Rail India Conference & Expo

    10 - 11 November
    New Delhi, India 

  • MoselLux DB Regio Stadler Flirt EMU impression (1)
    News

    MoselLux trains ordered with one-way system for bicycles

    2022-08-10T09:19:00Z

    GERMANY: DB Regio has formally awarded Stadler a contract to supply 19 four-car Flirt electric multiple-units for use on MoselLux services along the River Mosel valley between Koblenz, Trier and Luxembourg. The EMUs are scheduled to enter service on the Koblenz – Trier – Perl route ...

  • Wabtec TPOC
    Rail Business UK

    Wabtec opens first European Transit Performance Optimisation Centre in Derby

    2022-08-10T08:28:00Z

    UK: Porterbrook will be the first UK rail customer to use a Transit Performance Optimisation Centre which Wabtec has opened in Derby as part of its expansion into asset analytics and condition monitoring to support predictive maintenance. Wabtec already operates four Global Performance Optimisation Centres in ...