Infrastructure

High Speed One renewals programme

What actions are needed when a high-speed railway starts to wear out?

Consortium submits proposal for Windsor Link Railway in the UK

The consortium includes global investor Meridiam and not-for-profit company Windsor Link Railway. Other partners have not been revealed.

Plans submitted for next phase of East West Rail project

Network Rail has applied for the powers to build the next part of the Western Section of the East West Rail project which, once complete, will link Oxford and Cambridge, via Bicester, Milton Keynes and Bedford.

Take off for Melbourne Airport Rail Link? State government pledges $5bn if re-elected

This commitment matches a pledge from prime minister Malcolm Turnbull for A$5 billion to the airport rail link, meaning that construction could begin in 2022. 

Engineers to reinforce floating bridge in Seattle to prepare for light rail

Engineers working on a pioneering project to build the world's first light rail line on a floating bridge are getting ready to strengthen the structure so it can to carry track and light rail vehicles.

Unprecedented investment set for Norway’s railways

In a statement released online, Bane NOR said it has "never... been allocated so much money to build railways in Norway".

Network Rail launches footbridge design competition

Entrants are asked to design fully accessible footbridges that can be used across Britain’s rail network and that further improve the legacy of rail pioneers.

Building HS2’s trains: what you need to know about the bidders

As each rolling stock manufacturer works to finalise its bid ahead of the invitation to tender in spring 2018, we take a look at the companies' capability and capacity to build high-speed trains for one of Britain's most lucrative train contracts.

Major $831m digital systems investment for Sydney rail network

These upgrades are being funded from the state's 2018-19 budget and will be delivered in stages, with services coming online progressively from the early 2020s.

Review: Infrarail 2018

First staged in 1994, Infrarail is firmly established as Britain’s leading showcase for every aspect of railway infrastructure, technology and expertise, with a strong reputation for attracting visiting managers, engineers and buyers at the highest level.
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Rail logistics group TX Logistik has appointed Gian Paolo Gotelli as its new CEO. TX Logistik, which was founded in...

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...