All Railway Gazette International articles in December 2021 – Page 6

All articles published this month.

  • Glasgow Queen Street ScotRail Class 385 EMU
    Rail Business UK

    Scottish Rail Holdings managers appointed

    2021-12-13T05:00:00Z

    UK: Two senior appointments have been announced at Scottish Rail Holdings, the Scottish government-owned company being set up to own ScotRail Trains Ltd, which will operate ScotRail passenger services after the current contract held by Abellio expires on March 31 2022. Chris Gibb has been appointed ...

  • Events

    Railway Industry Forum

    5 - 6 September
    Berlin, Germany

  • Events

    Railway Interchange

    1 - 4 October
    Indianapolis, USA

  • Events

    Trako

    19 - 22 September
    Gdansk, Poland 

  • Alex Praha - München  train loco
    News

    DB and ÖBB selected for Bayern operating contracts

    2021-12-12T05:00:00Z

    GERMANY: Bayern railway agency BEG has selected DB Regio and a subsidiary of Austrian Federal Railways for two transitional contracts to operate restructured Expressverkehr Ostbayern passenger services. Following an international tender, BEG announced on December 1 that DB Regio has been selected for Lot 1, which ...

  • SJ night train
    News

    Coronavirus track access charge reduction approved

    2021-12-11T05:00:00Z

    SWEDEN: The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules a SKr1·37bn Swedish scheme to support the rail passenger and freight sectors during the coronavirus outbreak.

  • London Waterloo concourse
    Rail Business UK

    Whole Industry Strategic Plan targets ‘a simpler, better railway’

    2021-12-10T13:01:00Z

    UK: The Great British Railways Transition Team has called for evidence to support the development of an ‘outward looking’ 30-year Whole Industry Strategic Plan which would to enable the government to set a clear long-term direction for the railway sector. GBR will be responsible for achieving ...

  • Events

    EXPO Ferroviaria

    3 - 5 October
    Milan, Italy

  • Events

    SIFER

    28 - 30 March
    Lille, France

  • A ‘stronger, lighter and more energy-efficient’ open wagon design which makes use of high strength steel to reduce empty weight by 6·8 tonnes has been announced by US Steel, The Greenbrier Companies and Norfolk Southern
    News

    High-strength steel wagons designed to improve efficiency

    2021-12-10T12:00:00Z

    USA: A ‘stronger, lighter and more energy-efficient’ open wagon design which makes use of high strength steel to reduce empty weight by 6·8 tonnes has been announced by US Steel, The Greenbrier Companies and Norfolk Southern, which has ordered an initial batch of 800. The companies ...

  • tn_gb-london-tubetrain-tfl_12.jpg
    Metro Report International

    Transport for London bans e-scooters following fires

    2021-12-10T09:13:00Z

    UK: Privately-owned e-scooters and e-unicycles will not be permitted on Transport for London services or premises from December 13, as a result of safety concerns following fires at Stanmore and Parsons Green on the London Underground network. A review by TfL found that defective lithium-ion batteries ...

  • Schleswig-Holstein transport authority NAH.SH has awarded Stadler a contract to supply a fleet of Flirt Akku battery-powered multiple-units.
    News

    Battery train supply and operation contract awards completed

    2021-12-10T09:00:00Z

    GERMANY: All the contracts are now in place for the financing, supply, maintenance and operation of a large fleet of battery multiple-units for non-electrified routes in Schleswig-Holstein, with the award of the final operating contract following a tendering process which led to a legal challenge. Having ...

  • American Track
    News

    Railway supply industry news round-up

    2021-12-10T05:00:00Z

    News from the global railway supply chain

  • gb-tpe-68 at Seamer-NK
    Rail Business UK

    Fleet and routes recast at TransPennine Express

    2021-12-10T05:00:00Z

    UK: TransPennine Express is to retain its full allocation of Class 185 DMUs for the medium term and introduce Class 802 electro-diesel trainsets on its West Coast Main Line services under a series of operational changes to be phased in at the next three timetable changes.

  • ru-rostov-pk-ts-city-star_01.jpg
    Metro Report International

    Rostov-na-Donu tramway expansion plan

    2021-12-10T05:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: Plans are being developed for a major modernisation of the Rostrov-na-Donu tram network and the construction of extensions to new residential districts as part of a transport strategy for 2035 which has been adopted by the city council. The programme would ...

  • Sources within the Department for Transport have defended decisions taken during the creation of the Integrated Rail Plan for the North & Midlands.
    Rail Business UK

    DfT defends Integrated Rail Plan decisions

    2021-12-09T15:57:00Z

    UK: Speaking on condition of anonymity, sources within the Department for Transport have defended decisions taken during the creation of the Integrated Rail Plan for the North & Midlands. Lengthy timescales Criticism has been directed at the apparently lengthy project timescales set ...

  • Impression of the Hitachi and Alstom joint venture's trains for High Speed 2 (1)
    Rail Business UK

    Hitachi-led joint venture to supply 54 trains to operate HS2 services

    2021-12-09T12:12:00Z

    UK: A consortium of Alstom and Hitachi Rail is to supply a fleet of 54 conventional-compatible trains for High Speed 2 services under a contract worth £1·97bn, the Department for Transport and HS2 Ltd announced on December 9. The trains will be ‘designed and built’ in ...

  • au-inland-rail-Parkes-060219-ARTC
    News

    Inland Rail trackwork contractor selected

    2021-12-09T11:40:00Z

    AUSTRALIA: Australian Rail Track Corp has selected Martinus for the Rail Corridor Programme contract, which covers tracklaying and level crossing works on 574∙5 km of the Inland Rail corridor in New South Wales and southern Queensland. The agreement announced on December 7 covers the route between ...

  • HS2 CEO Mark Thurston visits Booth Industries, Bolton
    Rail Business UK

    UK railway news round-up

    2021-12-09T05:00:00Z

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

  • Haparanda - Tornio railway bridge (Photo: Andreas Lakso, CC BY-SA 4.0)
    News

    Finland – Sweden rail link to be electrified

    2021-12-09T05:00:00Z

    FINLAND: Funding has been agreed for the electrification of the 24 km line from the junction at Laurila near Kemi to Tornio and across the border to Haparanda in Sweden.