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Gautrain Passenger Numbers Surpass all Expectations in South Africa

More than 400,000 passengers travel on Gautrain during the Soccer World Cup All predictions of ridership of Bombardier’s Gautrain have been greatly exceeded during the system’s first month of operations whilst the World Cup was in full swing. While the...

The Blue Train Scoops Africa’s Leading Luxury Train Award

The Blue Train, so-called 'window to the soul of South Africa'  won ‘Africa’s leading luxury train award’ in July during the World Travel Awards – Africa and Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony. The World Travel Awards, since its inception 17 years...
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Interim report on Port Talbot track worker fatalities reveals “there was no safe system of work in place”

Network Rail has released an interim report into the fatalities that occurred at Margam, near Port Talbot in...
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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...