Infrastructure

Re-doubling Aberdeen to Inverurie – halfway there

David Shirres reviews the completion of the first phase of the Aberdeen to Inverness improvement programme.

Rastatt one-year on: Changes and further challenges

In a statement, a spokesperson for Europe’s leading rail freight organisations said: "Never again must the closure of a small stretch of railway line lead to such chaos and wide-reaching economic damage."

Upgrading the continental connection

A landmark ERTMS announcement has recently emerged concerning the London to Paris and Brussels high-speed routes through the Channel Tunnel.

Official Elizabeth line opening pushed back to autumn 2019

Chief executive Simon Wright said more time is needed to complete testing on the central section between Paddington and Abbey Wood.

Looking forward to InnoTrans 2018

Every two years, the global rail industry gathers in Berlin.

Victorian government vows to build mammoth Melbourne rail loop

Such is the size of the 'Suburban Rail Loop' that planners have described it as "the biggest transformation of public transport in Australian history".

Swedish prime minister kickstarts construction work on new coastal line

The planned 270km coastal railway will run from Umeå to Luleå, improving connectivity between the north coast cities while also strengthening Sweden's freight traffic.

Indian Railways details damage and restoration work following Kerala floods

Three of Indian Railways' Southern zones have been severely affected by flash floods, land slips and rockfall as a result of extreme flooding in the state of Kerala.

The oldest line on the Los Angeles Metro is set for a $350m upgrade

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority said the works will improve reliability, safety and the customer experience.

First of five TBMs arrives for Sydney Metro tunnelling

Andrew Constance said the size of the 150m-long TBMs - the equivalent length of two Airbus A380 jets nose to tail - is difficult to comprehend.
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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.

The role of apprenticeships in filling the skills gap

Rail Forum Midlands talks about the skills gap and what its doing to bridge it

New train protection system for Irish Rail

Above - CPC commercial manager John Mogridge and Egis systems integration lead François Pignard looking at the in-cab display for the...