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Porterbrook wins with HydroFLEX

BusinessGreen’s Transport Project of the Year award has gone to Porterbrook for the UK’s first hydrogen train, HydroFLEX. The HydroFLEX train ran on the mainline tracks for the first time only a...

New Cloud-based platform will help drive innovation in infrastructure

To drive better, faster and greener delivery of infrastructure, Costain has worked together with key partner SAP, as well as the Transport Infrastructure Efficiency Strategy Living Lab (TIES Living Lab) consortium of industry leading enterprises, such...

Moorgate Class 717s save energy and reduce emissions

Great Northern’s new Class 717 trains on the Hertfordshire to Moorgate service have already generated enough electricity through their brakes to power the equivalent of all the households of Welwyn and Hatfield Borough for a month,...

Bombardier to establish Global Innovation Centre for railway and e-mobility in Västerås, Sweden

Bombardier Transportation is adding a state-of-the-art e-mobility test and technology centre to its current site in Västerås, Sweden. With growing global market interest in e-mobility solutions and increasing interconnected development in the...

Leave the bike at home – take an e-scooter instead

Commuters who take their folding bicycles on trains may soon have a new method of transport to carry instead – electric scooters. Currently strictly controlled, not allowed on public roads or cycleways, MPs are...

Alstom’s iLint hydrogen train successfully trialled in the Netherlands

In the same week that HydroFlex, the UK’s first hydrogen-powered train, took to the main line for its inaugural run, the Province of Groningen has published a report outlining the results of the Coradia iLint tests performed...

Icomera acquires GoMedia

Icomera, the leading provider of Passenger Wi-Fi for public transport that is part of the ENGIE Solutions group, has completed the acquisition of GoMedia Services Limited. GoMedia, founded in 2015, has become...

World’s first solar and hydrogen powered cabins trialled by HS2

HS2 has trialled solar and hydrogen-powered welfare cabins across its work locations run by enabling and main works civils joint ventures CSjv (Costain, Skanska) and SCSjv (Skanska Costain STRABAG) including Camden, West Ruislip and Uxbridge in a...

Innovate UK chooses Hexagon to deliver railway infrastructure mapping research project

Hexagon’s Geospatial division has been chosen by Innovate UK to conduct a research project that will result in faster and higher-precision mapping of railway infrastructure through the use of artificial intelligence.

Second cohort of start-ups chosen for TfWLab programme

Chosen from 100 entries from across the UK, the 11 companies who will take part in the second cohort of the innovative TFWLab programme have been announced by KeolisAmey Wales and AltLabs.

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Porterbrook wins with HydroFLEX

BusinessGreen’s Transport Project of the Year award has gone to Porterbrook for the UK’s first hydrogen train, HydroFLEX.