Network Rail appoints successor to chief executive Mark Carne

Andrew is expected to take up his new role in early autumn following a period of handover with Mark Carne.

How ADB is helping to persuade citizens to ride Hanoi’s metro

Jason Rush, a communications specialist covering Southeast Asia at the Asian Development Bank (ADB), writes about the development of Vietnam’s first metro system, which is set to launch its first phase later this year.  In the popular 1980s movie Field of...

Proposed Siemens Alstom board put forward

Poupart-Lafarge described the proposed nominations as a new step towards the creation of "a global champion in mobility".

UK’s InterCity East Coast franchise to return to public ownership

On June 24, Virgin Trains East Coast's contract will end and the Department for Transport-owned operating company, London North Eastern Railway, will take over the running of services.

Astaldi in negotiations with potential new partners

Rail construction firm Astaldi has responded to press rumours with an announcement that it is in "advanced negotiations" with potential new partners.

Stockholm takes European TramDriver Championship title

Organisers said that more than 66,000 spectators followed the championship through an online stream.

Canadian rail association voices concerns over legalisation of recreational marijuana

Gérald's remarks on behalf of the RAC, which represents more than 50 rail operators, are part of a wider call from the Canadian rail industry for the government to prioritise workplace safety as it aims to legalise recreational marijuana in 2018.

European TramDriver Championships to be held in Stuttgart

For the first time in the competition's seven-year history, teams from Moscow, Edinburgh, Brno, and Lodz will compete. 

ProRail tests ‘crossing aid’ to boost safety at level crossings in the Netherlands

Older and less mobile pedestrians are set to benefit from a new level crossing aid that has been trialled in the city of Haarlem, the Netherlands.

Berlin central station to be evacuated to defuse WW2 bomb

It comes after construction workers alerted the police after discovering a 500kg explosive device at a site off of Heidestrasse.
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Gian Paolo Gotelli to head up TX Logistik

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...