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.
Alpha Trains has signed a letter of intent with Rolls-Royce to retrofit its existing diesel train fleet with hybrid drive systems.
Every single day 168 million passengers use metros across the world. But where are all of these systems situated and which ones have the highest ridership?
Stadler and Ansaldo STS have treated visitors at this year's InnoTrans exhibition to a first look at one of Glasgow's new driverless subway trains.
Bombardier and Austria's ÖBB held a presentation event on day two of InnoTrans 2018 to unveil the new Talent 3 Cityjet EMU.
With UK transport secretary Chris Grayling looking on, both contracts were signed by representatives from all parties.
RIA chief executive Darren Caplan described the pact as a "great example of an industry reaching out to fellow colleagues across the globe, to develop new trade links and cooperation".
Forget curtains and blinds, one company exhibiting at InnoTrans has unveiled an intelligent technology that shuts out light from train carriages in a futuristic fashion.
Around 130,000 guests are expected over the course of four days, with 3,062 companies and institutions from 61 different countries showcasing new or improved products and services.

Hacking InnoTrans

The hackathon is being supported by Network Rail, Deutsche Bahn, Siemens, Silver Rail, Fujitsu, ORM, SBB and the UK's Department for Transport.