Located at Safran's Toulouse base in France, the centre will accommodate up to 100 engineers to develop the rail systems of today and tomorrow.
Transport minister Andrew Constance said the government is seeking expressions of interest from Australia and around the world to transform the hidden station space.
Renfe runs 5,000 trains daily on 7,500 miles of track. In 2017 it moved more than 487 million passengers and 19.6 million tons of freight.
HS2 has released concept images of two of its brand new stations: Curzon Street in Birmingham and Interchange in Solihull.
Once completed in 2020, the redeveloped Glasgow Queen Street station will provide extended platforms for longer trains of up to eight carriages and an expanded concourse with more circulation space.
Chris Grayling said the line, which will link Oxford and Cambridgeshire via Bicester, Milton Keynes and Bedford, will "transform journeys in one of Europe's most vibrant economic regions".
Railtex, the UK’s premier rail industry exhibition, returns to Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre from May 14-16, 2019.
At the end of September, Bombardier signed a contract with Siemens for further cooperation as a supplier for DB's new order for 18 seven-car ICE four trains and 50 power cars.
David Shirres reviews the completion of the first phase of the Aberdeen to Inverness improvement programme.
The locomotives, to be produced in early 2020, will be used to transport grains, ethanol, metals and other goods across the railroad's network between Chicago and Omaha.