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SNCB’s H&S Container Line offers additional rail links between the Upper Rhine region and the ports of Antwerp and Rotterdam

H&S Container Line, a member of  SNCB Logistics, specialise in cargo transportation between rail and sea. Due to their customer's demand for such a service, they will be providing extra trains providing more containers. This means that customers will...

Chiltern Railways release details of new iPhone ticketing app

The iPhone revolution has finally reached rail travel with the announcement of a pioneering new approach to ticketing from the country’s most innovative train operator. Chiltern Railways has today announced details of an integrated mobile ticketing system that will finally...

MARTA signs contract with Alstom Signaling Inc to overhaul its train control and rail safety systems

In a major step to overhaul its aging train control and rail safety systems, MARTA signed a contract Wednesday with Alstom Signaling, Inc. a global leader in transit technology and innovation. Once completed, this project will significantly improve...

National Express East Anglia launches wi-fi on Norwich to London intercity services

In a major boost for rail passengers National Express East Anglia (NXEA) is to fully introduce wi-fi facilities on its Norwich to London intercity service from 1 February. The completed initiative will be formally launched by key representatives from...

Invensys Rail Dimetronic will implement the first ERTMS Level 2 system in Turkey

Turkish State Railways (TCDD) trusted Yapı Merkezi and Invensys Rail Dimetronic for the implementation of its ERTMS Level 2 FUTUR 2500 system in the High Speed Line between Ankara and Konya. The Turkish company Yapi Merkezi, main contractor of the...

Siemens and The Stroke Association embark on a 1000km sponsored row with Marcus Patrick to raise funds for vital research

2011 brings about the fourth annual Stroke for Stroke Week – January 24th to 31st – open to everyone to take part and organised by the partnership between Siemens and The Stroke Association. Stroke for Stroke activities are taking place...

Alstom and RailCorp to modernise Sydney’s rail transport signalling system

Australian operator RailCorp has awarded Alstom several contracts worth $65 million for its new rail signalling system in a major upgrade that focuses on improving safety across Sydney’s CityRail network. Alstom will deliver an Automatic Train Protection (ATP) system tailored...

Online e-ticket rail sales reach £5m mark

CrossCountry has announced today that it has sold nearly 170,000 print-at-home ‘e-tickets’ since the rail operator launched the online initiative in November 2008. With over £5m worth of tickets sold and nearly 19,000 sold during November and December alone, customers...

Network Rail shows support for charity

Passengers travelling through London Bridge station this month will be met with a powerful message from Network Rail’s charity partner Cancer Research UK. Network Rail has teamed up with its chosen charity and donated a giant billboard at London...

Heathrow Express control solution

Launched in 1998, Heathrow Express is the fastest means of travelling between the airport and central London, with 150 trains carrying an average of 16,000 passengers every day to and from Paddington Station. Over 60 million people have used...

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Network Rail to support suppliers by paying bills ‘immediately’

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First-class accreditation for FirstClass

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