INTRO: Both technical and political themes will be on the agenda at the Nordic Rail event in J
INTERNATIONAL: The number of significant rail accidents in 2019 was down by 11% from 2018 and 24% from 2014, according to the latest annual figures from the International Union of Railways. UIC’s safety database has been collecting data on significant accidents since 2006, and currently covers ...
INTERNATIONAL: The inaugural Rail Broadcast Week will take place online from September 21 to 25 2020, hosted by the Railway Gazette Group. Supported by headline sponsor Siemens Mobility, Rail Broadcast Week offers an unrivalled opportunity to understand the opportunities and challenges facing the global railway sector ...
Rolling updates on the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on the global railway industry.
USA: Amtrak has used the coronavirus-induced collapse in demand for travel to push ahead with a number of infrastructure and investment projects, despite posting a loss of $801m for the financial year to September 30.
USA: The modernisation of New York Penn Station has taken another step forward with completion of a refresh of the pre-boarding waiting area for Amtrak passengers and improved access to the NJ Transit concourse.
PORTUGAL: The government has confirmed its intention to press ahead with rail investment totalling more than €10bn as part of a wider national stimulus programme. The highlight of the package is the revival of a proposal for a high speed rail link between Lisboa and Porto, which was the subject of extensive studies in the mid-2000s.
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