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Egypt’s new monorail trains to be built in Derby

The trains for two new monorail systems in Egypt will be built in Derby, with the help of £1.7 billion of backing from UK...

Scottish SMEs to benefit from new international rail cluster

A series of projects designed to find more environmentally friendly train and track solutions, as well as bringing jobs and inward investment to Scotland’s...

Russia: only railway bridge to Murmansk collapses

The sole railway bridge that connects Murmansk in northern Russia with the rest of the country has collapsed due to the weight of water...

InnoTrans now 27 to 30 April 2021

InnoTrans, the world’s largest rail industry exhibition, will now take place in Berlin from 27 to 30 April 2021. The show was postponed when the...

InnoTrans postponed!

InnoTrans, the largest global railway industry exhibition, held every two years in Berlin, Germany, has been postponed. Scheduled for 22-25 September 2020, the organisers have...

For those who’ve come across the seas : We’ve boundless trains to share

Australia is a huge country. With a land area of nearly three million square miles it is the sixth largest in the world. The long distances...

Denmark’s first high speed line opens

Guest writer: Keith Fender On 31 May, Danish Crown Prince Frederik officially opened the first section of 250km/h high-speed line in Denmark between the suburbs...

Scherbinka’s big show

The biennial international fair of Russian-gauge railway equipment that is PRO//Motion.EXPO took place over four days at the end of August. This year was...

Gian Paolo Gotelli to head up TX Logistik

Rail logistics group TX Logistik has appointed Gian Paolo Gotelli as its new CEO. TX Logistik, which was founded in 1999 as a private rail transport...

First train for Shanghai Metro line 14 completed

The first driverless metro train for Shanghai Metro’s Line 14 has rolled off the assembly line in CRRC Nanjing Puzhen. With a total length of 38,514...

Work to restart on Rastatt Tunnel

German national rail infrastructure manager DB Netze has announced that construction work to complete the tunnels under the town of Rastatt will recommence in 2020, with the...

French rail industry on show at SIFER 2019

Almost unnoticed by most of the UK railway supply chain, the 11th SIFER exhibition took place in Lille on 26-28 March 2019. The French sister show...

UNIFE releases vision paper on Digital Trends in the Rail Sector

UNIFE, the Association of the European Rail Industry, has released a new vision paper on digitalisation that aims to bring the European rail supply industry’s views...

Stadler’s new SMILE (Giruno) train for the Gotthard Base Tunnel granted an operating licence.

Stadler’s new SMILE electric multiple unit, which Swiss national operator SBB calls Giruno (Buzzard), has been issued an operating licence by the Swiss Federal Office of...

Design of new metro train for Montreal unveiled

The design for Montreal’s new metro train has been revealed by the Alstom-led consortium Groupe des partenaires pour la mobilité des Montréalais (Groupe PMM). The new Réseau...

Finnish EKE Group acquires Humaware

Humaware, the Southampton-based company that develops and markets a range of data-driven predictive analytics tools to enhance the predict and prevent capability of the railway network,...