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Porterbrook wins with HydroFLEX

BusinessGreen’s Transport Project of the Year award has gone to Porterbrook for the UK’s first hydrogen train, HydroFLEX. The...

New Cloud-based platform will help drive innovation in infrastructure

To drive better, faster and greener delivery of infrastructure, Costain has worked together with key partner SAP, as well as the Transport...

Moorgate Class 717s save energy and reduce emissions

Great Northern’s new Class 717 trains on the Hertfordshire to Moorgate service have already generated enough electricity through their brakes to power...

Bombardier to establish Global Innovation Centre for railway and e-mobility in Västerås, Sweden

Bombardier Transportation is adding a state-of-the-art e-mobility test and technology centre to its current site in Västerås, Sweden. With...

Alstom’s iLint hydrogen train successfully trialled in the Netherlands

In the same week that HydroFlex, the UK’s first hydrogen-powered train, took to the main line for its inaugural run, the Province...

Eyes on the network

Passengers and staff increasingly rely on information about journeys, networks and other facilities to ease circulation around the transport system. A reliable...

GWR receives first tri-mode train 

Great Western Railway (GWR) has received the first train in the UK able to run on overhead and third-rail electric lines, as...

Thalys renews passenger Wi-Fi contract with Icomera

Thalys, the high-speed rail operator that operates international services between Belgium, France, Germany, and the Netherlands, has renewed its contract with Icomera...

Scotland establishes hydrogen accelerator at University of St Andrews

A new hydrogen accelerator will be located at the University of St Andrews in a £300,000 investment by the Scottish government.

Drones search out Skylarks on HS2’s route

The HS2 route passes through some lovely countryside. That’s been one are of complaint from naturalists and ecologists,...

New British-made face coverings kill bacteria

At a time when the British public is being asked to wear a face covering when on...

Alstom and Eversholt Rail to invest a further £1 million in hydrogen-powered trains

Hydrogen power on Britain’s railways has become one step closer as Eversholt Rail and Alstom have announced a further £1 million investment...

Hitachi Rail and Hyperdrive sign agreement to develop battery trains

Train manufacturer Hitachi Rail and battery specialist Hyperdrive Innovation have got together to sign an exclusive agreement to develop battery packs to...

Westermo adds LTE routers to Ibex range of wireless networking solutions

Data communications specialist Westermo has introduced two LTE (Long-Term Evolution) routers to its Ibex range of wireless solutions for reliable and secure...

Intelligent Infrastructure explained

Guest writer: Tim Flower – professional head of maintenance at Network Rail.

New MerseyRail ‘connected’ trains

Merseyrail is the commuter rail network serving Liverpool and is one of the most heavily used urban railway networks outside London. It...