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SJ trials augmented reality station guide

Sweden's national train operator, SJ, has developed a new app which uses augmented reality to help passengers navigate its stations.

Prequalified teams to make enhancement plans for Toronto’s Union station

Two prequalified consortiums have been asked to make proposals for the Toronto Union station enhancement scheme.

Preferred bidder picked for Toronto’s Finch West light rail project

The chosen consortium, Mosaic Transit Group, is expected to be awarded the contract in spring 2018 with construction to follow shortly after.

Plans submitted to transform Gatwick Airport station

Gatwick Airport is the sixth busiest UK station outside of London serving 19 million passengers each year. 

Story Contracting replaces Carillion as platform extension contractor at Edinburgh Waverley station

Story said that it has been in discussions with the liquidated company's former employees who were working on the project and are "delighted" that they have agreed to join as direct employees.

Disused railway lines in Italy to be rehabilitated for community use

State-owned operator FS Italiane has reached an agreement with Banca Etica to redevelop around 450 unstaffed stations as well as disused railway lines for community use.

Rotterdam Central ready for the launch of Eurostar services to the Netherlands

Dutch rail infrastructure manager ProRail has revealed that Rotterdam Central station is ready for the launch of Eurostar services to Amsterdam on April 4. Work conducted by ProRail and contractor VolkerRail has seen Platform 1 widened by 4m, track 1...

Design contract awarded for new Riga International Airport station and railway

EDZL, the state-owned organisation established to implement Rail Baltica in Latvia, has awarded the construction design and supervision contract for Riga International Airport's new railway station and related infrastructure. The winning party of the international tender was the PROSIV consortium, which...

Doncaster Sheffield Airport unveils railway station plans to support ‘aerotropolis’

Connected to the East Coast Main Line from a site off of Hayfield Lane, the station would require seven miles of new track and provide a direct link to London and Newcastle in under 90 minutes.

Manchester presents HS2 growth strategy

Politicians and business leaders in Manchester have launched a strategy designed to maximise the growth opportunities presented by HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail.
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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...