Front cover of the June 2014 issue of Railway Gazette International magazine.


  • Fitting the track to the trains


  • Main Line
  • Urban Rail
  • Market
  • Industry
  • Innovations
  • Pointers


  • 10th anniversary of the European Railway Agency
  • Mixed fortunes in rail budgets
  • Tank wagon safety changes
  • A race to Košice
  • Westbahn quits CER
  • Rail investment in the Philippines


  • Cross-border conversion poses a complex challenge
    Switching the overhead electrification on the Bellegarde – Genève route from DC to AC will simplify operations in the Genève region ahead of the launch of the city’s RER network
  • Setting the pace
    Dr Harry Hondius reports on the rise of Vossloh España as an international supplier of powerful diesel-electric locomotives, and now dual-mode electro-diesels
  • Contact wire modifications deliver higher speeds and longer component life
    Overhead line equipment is being enhanced on a 57 km section of the Torino – Milano high speed line
  • Technology
    The need to ensure compliance with emissions standards led to the development of an engine control unit with remote condition monitoring


  • Canadian Pacific transformation is bearing fruit
    A programme of cost cutting, a focus on service quality and higher productivity at CP over the past two years has started to transform the railway's commercial performance
  • West Coast ports target Asian trade
    The ports of Vancouver and Prince Rupert play a key role in Canadian rail operations
  • Toronto on the UP
    The long-awaited UP Express rail link to Toronto’s Pearson International airport opens next year
  • Doing business with your neighbour
    Many US firms are now working with Canadian railways, but unless they do their homework, conducting international business may sometimes become a major headache


  • People
  • Dieter
  • Sidetrack
  • Diary


  • ERTMS has now reached a level of maturity and stability to permit rapid deployment, helping to reduce operating costs and improving the competitiveness of rail, believes Unisig General Manager Michel van Liefferinge

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