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The UK at InnoTrans

Transport secretary Chris Grayling led the charge as UK rail companies went in search of new international opportunities at InnoTrans.

Railtex returns with revamped programme

Railtex, the UK’s premier rail industry exhibition, returns to Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre from May 14-16, 2019.

The EMU that can ‘transform’ to meet demand

A highly adaptable inter-city electrical-multiple unit has been presented to exhibitors at InnoTrans. 

Stadler and Siemens present first new S-Bahn half train

The four-car trains, with their familiar yellow and red livery, will enter service in 2021 on Berlin’s Ring/Southeast network.

Prototype overhead line structure revealed

A prototype overhead line structure (OLS) designed to be quick to install, easy to maintain and more attractive to look at has been unveiled by its creators, Mott MacDonald and architects Moxon.

GE PowerHaul locomotives for Korfez Ulastirma

Korfez Ulastirma is the first private operator in Turkey to make such a purchase since the government began issuing mainline licenses a year ago.

CRRC says rail transit equipment is “on the cusp of a revolution” as it unveils next gen metro train

CRRC Sifang deputy chief engineer Ding Sansan said the train, dubbed 'CETROVO', is not only lighter, but is more energy efficient and has more space for new features.

New FLIRTs for Go-Ahead Germany

Stefan Krispin, managing director of Go-Ahead Germany, said that one of the cornerstones of a high-quality service is its state-of-the-art vehicles.

High-speed freight train concept among InnoTrans innovations

The German Aerospace Center (DLR), known for its innovative railway research projects, has come up with a concept design for a high-speed freight train.

ROSCO and rail researchers aim to create the UK’s first hydrogen train

Earlier this year rail minister Jo Johnson challenged the rail industry to develop decarbonisation plans, with the objective of removing diesel-only trains from the network by 2040.

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