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World's First Zero-Emissions Train Unveiled in Germany

World's First Zero-Emissions Train Unveiled in Germany | Global railway news | Scoop.it
World's First Zero-Emissions Train Unveiled in Germany. This Is Truly A Remarkable Achievement, Paving The Way For Cleaner and Greener Transportation.
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Rail industry responds to 'Brexit'

Rail industry responds to 'Brexit' | Global railway news | Scoop.it
The rail industry responds to the British vote in favour of leaving the European Union in the referendum held on June 23.
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RATP Dev forms UAE joint venture

RATP Dev forms UAE joint venture | Global railway news | Scoop.it
UAE: RATP Dev and Lakhraim Business Group company Zain Capital have formed a joint venture to bid for public transport projects in UAE
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V/Line train wheel crisis could have damaged Melbourne's tracks, hearing told

V/Line train wheel crisis could have damaged Melbourne's tracks, hearing told | Global railway news | Scoop.it

The wheel wear issue that has caused severe disruption to V/Line services has spread to Metro, which has found excessive wear on one of its trains and ...

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Bombardier reveals completed Hamburg S-Bahn trains

Bombardier reveals completed Hamburg S-Bahn trains | Global railway news | Scoop.it

Bombardier and Deutsche Bahn (DB) have presented the first completed ET 490 Hamburg S-Bahn train at the manufacturers factory in Hennigsdorf. Bombardier has completed

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These 3 charts explain why Warren Buffett loves railroads

These 3 charts explain why Warren Buffett loves railroads | Global railway news | Scoop.it

Buffett's BNSF investment is working.

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Russia to finish building Indonesian railway in 2019

Russia to finish building Indonesian railway in 2019 | Global railway news | Scoop.it

Russian Railways says the construction of a railway on the Indonesian island of Kalimantan will be completed in 2019.

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SNCF and Tata Steel sign five-year rail supply contract

SNCF and Tata Steel sign five-year rail supply contract | Global railway news | Scoop.it
Tata Steel has signed a five-year rail supply contract with SNCF which it hopes will create a “valuable foundation” for future orders. The steel producer’s Hayange rail mill in northern[...]
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High-speed rail to link China to Iran - Press TV

High-speed rail to link China to Iran - Press TV | Global railway news | Scoop.it
Chinese authorities have proposed a high-speed railway connecting its western city of Urumqi to Tehran, the country’s biggest English-language newspaper, China Daily, says.
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New Crossrail train designs revealed

New Crossrail train designs revealed | Global railway news | Scoop.it
Updated designs for the new Crossrail train have been released by Transport for London (TfL).
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Federal funding for US maglev

Federal funding for US maglev | Global railway news | Scoop.it
The US government has taken the surprising step of awarding a $27.8 million grant to fund the planning costs for a superconducting maglev line on the east coast.
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Hitachi takeover of Ansaldo confirmed

Hitachi takeover of Ansaldo confirmed | Global railway news | Scoop.it
Hitachi’s long-awaited takeover of  Ansaldo’s rail business was today (November 2) confirmed.
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EU backs gradual privitisation of Europe’s railways

EU backs gradual privitisation of Europe’s railways | Global railway news | Scoop.it
The European Commission’s Transport Council has reached an agreement over the political pillar of the Fourth railway package which calls for a “gradual” liberalisation of rail operations across member states.
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China completes 20,000 km of bullet train network - world’s longest

China completes 20,000 km of bullet train network - world’s longest | Global railway news | Scoop.it
China’s high-speed railway completed over 20,000 km of track in the country on Saturday, becoming world’s longest bullet train network.
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Closer running: is it feasible?

Closer running: is it feasible? | Global railway news | Scoop.it
Railways around the world are facing demands to transport more passengers and freight, but constructing new tracks is both expensive and unpopular. This leads to an ambition to run more trains on existing tracks, and challenges to the fundamental principles of present day railway operations are being proposed to achiev
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Longest tram enters service in Budapest

Longest tram enters service in Budapest | Global railway news | Scoop.it
HUNGARY: March 31 saw the entry into passenger service of what is claimed to be the longest tram in the world. The 55·9 m long nine-sectio
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No bridge too long - SWI swissinfo.ch

No bridge too long - SWI swissinfo.ch | Global railway news | Scoop.it
At more than a kilometre in length, a new railway bridge in Zurich is the longest in operation. The advanced technology enables the bridge to bear ...
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Siemens to Help Iran Improve Railway Infrastructure

Siemens to Help Iran Improve Railway Infrastructure | Global railway news | Scoop.it

German’s Siemens company is ready to help Iran to improve its infrastructure sector, Yashar Azad, a spokesman with Siemens told Trend Jan. 7.

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Finland and Estonia undersea railway: Tunnel solution examined - BBC News

Finland and Estonia undersea railway: Tunnel solution examined - BBC News | Global railway news | Scoop.it

Finland and Estonia agree to look into constructing an underwater railway tunnel connecting their capitals in a bid to improve transport connections.

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Alstom reveals Italo Pendolino

Alstom reveals Italo Pendolino | Global railway news | Scoop.it

The exterior design for Italo's new Pendolinos has been unveiled by Alstom. Italy’s open access operator NTV has ordered eight Pendolino train sets to add to its

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Metropolitan Line Extension funding agreed

Metropolitan Line Extension funding agreed | Global railway news | Scoop.it
UK: The funding package for the Metropolitan Line Extension project has been finalised, London Underground announced on November 23. Construction is now expected to start next year, with completion...
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Eurostar e320 enters service

Eurostar e320 enters service | Global railway news | Scoop.it
EUROPE: The first of Eurostar’s 17 Siemens-built Velaro e320 trainsets began operating in limited commercial service on November 20, having been authorised for passenger operation through the Channel...
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Bombardier Transportation sells 30% stake to Canadian investment firm

Bombardier Transportation sells 30% stake to Canadian investment firm | Global railway news | Scoop.it
Bombardier has announced a $1.5 billion deal to sell a 30 per cent stake in its Transportation business to Canadian institutional investor CDPQ.
The transaction is slightly more complicated than it sounds.
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Three US states order Charger locomotives

Three US states order Charger locomotives | Global railway news | Scoop.it
California, Illinois and Maryland have placed orders for a total of 34 additional Charger locomotives from Siemens.
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Trains with brains: how Artificial Intelligence is transforming the railway ... - Information Age

Trains with brains: how Artificial Intelligence is transforming the railway ... - Information Age | Global railway news | Scoop.it
Artificial Intelligence technology is about to have a huge impact in the rail industry in a variety of ways, from predictive maintenance to asset intelligence
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