All Railway Gazette International articles in August 2022 – Page 5

All articles published this month.

  • Railway Support Services reports strong interest in its TP-UK shunting locomotive concept for the UK and European markets
    Rail Business UK

    International interest in shunting locomotive design

    2022-08-18T09:00:00Z

    UK: Railway Support Services reports strong interest in its TP-UK shunting locomotive concept for the UK and European markets, following demonstrations with a Canadian-built TP70 FWDX2 locomotive at the Long Marston Rail Innovation Centre. RSS has partnered with North Vancouver based Tractive Power Corp to adapt ...

  • QTS Rail Skills Academy
    Rail Business UK

    UK railway news round-up

    2022-08-18T05:00:00Z

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

  • MTR Corp HKSTP
    Metro Report International

    ‘Living lab’ to help develop transport technology

    2022-08-18T05:00:00Z

    CHINA: MTR Corp and Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corp have agreed a three-year collaboration framework which aims to enhance the transport operator’s services and customer experience and promote an open innovation and technology ecosystem by making use of innovative technologies and data and through ...

  • Abu Road railway station front view (Photo: Raviraj96/CC BY-SA 4.0)
    News

    Indian railway construction project approved

    2022-08-18T05:00:00Z

    INDIA: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the construction of a proposed 116·7 km railway to serve the pilgrimage centre of Ambaji on the border between Gujarat and Rajasthan.

  • Vossloh
    News

    Three themes on green mobility

    2022-08-18T04:00:00Z

    INNOTRANS: Infrastructure component specialist Vossloh’s appearance at this year’s show will be themed around its ‘enabling green mobility’ initiative, focused on environmental sustainability, climate protection and sustainable governance. Within its display, Vossloh will group products around three main themes: advanced infrastructure, future turnouts and smart maintenance ’on ...

  • Oxford station impression
    Rail Business UK

    Oxford station remodelling funding confirmed

    2022-08-17T13:57:00Z

    UK: The government has formally announced £161m of funding for implementation of the Oxford Corridor Phase 2 remodelling project to increase capacity and better integrate the station into the surrounding environment. The works at Oxford station will include the construction of a new track and platform ...

  • Great Western Railway is to launch its Touch new pay-as-you-go smart card for the Bristol area at the beginning of September.
    Rail Business UK

    Bristol area smart card to launch in early September

    2022-08-17T12:48:00Z

    UK: Great Western Railway is to launch its Touch pay-as-you-go smart card for the Bristol area at the beginning of September. The Touch cards will be valid on GWR, CrossCountry and Transport for Wales services within the designated area, which radiates from Bristol to Ashchurch for ...

  • Natal-suburban-rail-@George-Antony
    In depth

    Brazil: making more use of urban railways

    2022-08-17T10:19:00Z

    Better utilisation of under-used main line railways is seen as key to developing cost-effective urban and suburban rail networks that can relieve road congestion in Brazil’s fast-growing cities. Benjámin Zelki  investigates.

  • Freight train in North Macedonia (Photo: Toma Bacic)
    News

    Contracts signed for next phase of North Macedonia – Bulgaria rail link

    2022-08-17T10:00:00Z

    NORTH MACEDONIA: Contracts have been signed for work on two sections of the planned rail link between North Macedonia and Bulgaria, which will form part of Pan-European Corridor VIII from the Adriatic to the Black Sea. Austrian company Strabag has been awarded a €40m two-year contract ...

  • Blue Engineering FEA model result
    Sponsored

    Designing for passenger rail vehicles safety and durability:

    2022-08-17T09:43:00Z Sponsored by

    How advanced material data and finite elements analysis can address prediction challenges of adhesives assemblies.

  • New York Subway CBTC roll-out-G Grice (7)
    Metro Report International

    New York revises CBTC programme to prioritise reliability over peak-hour capacity

    2022-08-17T08:47:00Z

    USA: New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority is to revise its programme to roll out communications-based train control across the Subway network under proposed amendments to its 2020-24 Capital Plan.

  • HLB Hessische Landesbahn DMU (2)
    News

    Hessen updates list of railways for reopening

    2022-08-17T06:00:00Z

    GERMANY: The Land of Hessen has updated its list of closed railways which are considered potentially suitable for reopening, adding seven routes to take the total to 24.

  • Panama monorail impression
    Metro Report International

    Urban transport industry news round-up

    2022-08-17T05:00:00Z

    This week’s round-up of news from the urban transport sector.

  • Train passenger using a wheelchair ramp
    Rail Business UK

    Putting accessibility at the core of rail reform

    2022-08-17T05:00:00Z

    UK: The Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee has welcomed some proposed changes and makes a number of suggestions to improve accessibility strategy in its response to the government’s consultation on legislation to implement the Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail Reform. DPTAC acts as a statutory advisory body ...

  • Wavebreaker
    News

    Novel sound barrier on show

    2022-08-17T04:00:00Z

    INNOTRANS: A novel sound barrier branded Wavebreaker will be shown to an international audience for the first time at InnoTrans 2022. Start-up Wavebreaker has developed a noise screen for railway applications which its promoter says can provide up to 7 dBA extra attenuation over conventional designs. This ...

  • RAISE grant announcement
    News

    RAISE grants awarded for US transport projects

    2022-08-16T12:00:00Z

    USA: The Department of Transportation has announced the award of $2·2bn of grants for 166 projects to modernise transport infrastructure under the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability & Equity programme. The grants include $25m for the Florida East Coast Corridor Trespassing & Intrusion ...

  • tn_tr-istanbul-waterfront-ferries.jpg
    News

    InterRail opens Turkish subsidiary as alternative Eurasian freight routes gain momentum

    2022-08-16T10:00:00Z

    TURKEY: Swiss rail freight, rolling stock and container group InterRail has established a Turkish subsidiary, saying it sees great potential on trade routes linking western Europe, the CIS, Central Asia and China. It also wants to develop Turkey as a hub for transport from North Africa. ...

  • Trans-Afghanistan railway survey (Photo: ARA)
    News

    Trans-Afghanistan railway survey finds no technical problems with route

    2022-08-16T09:00:00Z

    AFGHANISTAN: A preliminary field survey has identified no technical problems with the proposed route for a 780 km trans-Afghanistan railway which would link Uzbekistan with Kabul, Jalalabad, the border with Pakistan and Peshawar. The proposed railway is a joint initiative by Uzbekistan, Afghanistan and Pakistan which ...

  • Tallinn tramway extension contract
    Metro Report International

    Tallinn tram extension contract signed

    2022-08-16T09:00:00Z

    ESTONIA: A contract has been awarded for the design and construction of the Vanasadama tramway extension which will connect Tallinn’s Old Harbour with the future Rail Baltica station at Ülemiste. Valued at €36·5m +VAT, the contract was signed on August 9 by the city’s public works ...

  • KDvxl_kryss_cst_D_R3361
    In depth

    Infrastructure: A change of track

    2022-08-16T08:52:00Z

    Advances in turnout design, greater use of digital technologies and a strong focus on performance are helping to improve the capacity and reliability of Sweden’s rail network. Chris Jackson reports from Örebro.