Ulaştırma Memur-Sen, DHMİ ve TCDD Genel Müdürlüklerine birer yazı yazarak Personel için taleplerde bulundu. Ulaştırma Memur-Sen Genel Başkanı Kenan Çalışkan yaptığı açıklamada; “DHMİ ve TCDD’den talepleri ile ilgili olarak yaptığı açıklamada “Toplu sözleşme masasında anlaşılmasına [devamı…]
Haberin detayı ve fotoğraflar için tıklayınız: TCDD ve DHMİ Personeline Tamamlayıcı Sağlık Sigortası Talebi – RayHaber
THE day when a North Eastern Railway Worsdell ‘O’ class 0-4-4T (LNER ‘G5’) steams again in the North East of England is edging closer as the Class G5 Locomotive Company (G5LC) continues to make progress on a new-build re-creation of No. 1759 at its Shildon base.
Much of the recent work has
By Richard C Long
ONE of the quirkiest and most interesting parts of the UK rail network is the line from Shanklin to Ryde Pier Head on the Isle of Wight.
Since 1967, the line has been operated using second-hand London Transport Tube trains, and this new book provides a
“HS2 should be scrapped”, say a free market think tank. Photo: Steve Parsons/PA Wire
HS2 should be scrapped in favour of upgrading existing rail routes and building new rail links between mainlines, according to a free market think tank.
A report by the Adam Smith Institute argues that alternatives to the
Thirty-one people lost their lives on Tuesday, October 5, 1999, when a Thames Trains Class 165 ‘Turbo’ collided with a First Great Western InterCity125 at a combined speed of 130mph at Ladbroke Grove, two miles from London Paddington. Fraser Pithie looks back 20 years to one of Britain’s worst post-Privatisation
The second and final phase of the metro is planned for 2021 and will then provide a total connectivity of 26 km from Curepipe to Immigration Square.
DAMM is a world-leading provider of scalable, flexible and user-friendly digital radio infrastructure systems to industrial, commercial and public safety customers. Built for
Birleşik Taşımacılık İşçileri Sendikası (BTS) Diyarbakır Şube Başkanı Nusret Basmacı, Batman-Diyarbakır arası tren seferlerinde kaçak hemzemin geçitlerinden kaynaklı her ay 4–5 tren kazası olduğunu belirterek, yetkililerin bir an önce tedbir alması gerektiğini dile getirdi. Tren [devamı…]
Haberin detayı ve fotoğraflar için tıklayınız: Batman Diyarbakır Demiryolu’nda Tren Kazalarını Azaltacak Proje – RayHaber
Railway-News spoke to Ted Greener and Ian Jefferies from the Association of American Railroads (AAR) about the future of rail freight and the association’s activities at Railway Interchange 2019. The ARR represent major freight railroads in the US, Canada and Mexico as well as Amtrak and regional commuter railroads. AAR
Britain’s best-selling rail title is back for another month of award-winning photos, news, features and exclusives from the rail industry, past and present.
This month’s The Railway Magazine features a look back at Longmoor Military Railway with October 31 marking the 50th anniversary of its closure. Gary Boyd-Hope accompanies the feature with
REPORTS suggest Victa Railfreight has replaced its hired Class 56 ‘super shunters’ at Peak Forest in Derbyshire with Class 66s.
No. 66732 GBRf The First Decade – John Smith MD hauls a fully laden rake of DB Cargo MMA box wagons out of Dove Holes Quarry, bound for Peak Forest Long Sidings,
DB has been investigating the efficacy of white paint on its tracks since last year. As a result of climate change, creating long, hot summers in Germany, this solution is an option for Deutsche Bahn. High temperatures can put the rails and track bed under stress, since steel expands in
After Poland’s accession to the EU, the country received massive economic investment as well as investment in its railway infrastructure and rolling stock. Some of the new rolling stock for the Polish market will be unveiled at this year’s TRAKO. Bombardier, a co-organiser of TRAKO, will present its new TRAXX DC3
Starting in January 2020, DSD GmbH will organise the establishment of digital rail operations and prepare the industrial roll-out of this future technology.
A launch packet that includes three projects will begin in 2020:
The entire north-south TEN-T corridor is to have ETCS
Cologne-Frankfurt will be a high-speed connection
The S-Bahn project in Stuttgart
Telegärtner Rail Distribution Box
In rough conditions high-quality fibre-optical connections are needed despite the mechanical and climatic stress. For this purpose, Telegärtner has developed the train-approved distribution box, RDB. Because of its tested reliability against vibrations, shocks, heat, coldness and humidity, the RDB is perfectly suited for use in harsh environments. Besides its
bilecik yht tren kazasi nedeni
Bilecik YHT Kılavuz Tren Kazasının Nedeni; Ankara’dan yola çıkıp Eskişehir Alifuatpaşa – Eskişehir Yüksel Hızlı Tren (YHT) hattını kontrol amacıyla ilerleyen 68059 nolu elektrikli kılavuz lokomotif, dönüş yolunda (Alifuatpaşa Eskişehir) Km 216+145’de, saat 06.08’de Bilecik merkeze bağlı Ahmetpınar köyü sınırları içindeki tünelde raydan çıkarak duvara
Frequentis is at the centre of this development with the evolution of its fixed terminal system for voice and data communication, FTS 3020. It is used by many of the world’s major railways as a component of the operational communication system. Over the past few years Frequentis has evolved FTS
Critical Communications World is TCCA’s flagship event, running for over 20 years. Award categories included; Best use of mission-critical communications during a major event, Best use of critical communications in transport, Best Use of Critical Communications in Utilities, Best Use of Critical Communications in Other Vertical Markets, Greatest Advance in
Deutsche Bahn has already signed a contract with Harsco Rail for 16 vehicles. Harsco Rail will deliver these by 2022. Deutsche Bahn says it will likely order seven further vehicles for delivery in 2024.
Harsco Rail Maintenance Vehicles
The catenary intervention and maintenance vehicles can operate purely electrically and at speeds of
Czech rail company RegioJet operates ‘public service obligation’ regional trains between Bratislava and Komárno (Slovakia). RegioJet has now begun running double-decker trains on this line. The double-decker coaches will increase capacity during peak hours – the morning and afternoon services.
The addition of double-decker coaches on this line is significant. Just
Türkiye Demiryolu Makinaları Sanayi Anonim Şirketi İhtiyaç Fazlası Varlıkların Değerlendirme ve Satış Yönetmeliği. Türkiye Demiryolu Makinaları Sanayi Anonim Şirketinden: TÜRKİYE DEMİRYOLU MAKİNALARI SANAYİ ANONİM ŞİRKETİ İHTİYAÇ FAZLASI VARLIKLARIN DEĞERLENDİRME VE SATIŞ YÖNETMELİĞİ BİRİNCİ BÖLÜM Amaç, [devamı…]
Haberin detayı ve fotoğraflar için tıklayınız: TÜDEMSAŞ’ın İhtiyaç Fazlası Varlıkların Değerlendirme ve Satış Yönetmeliği Yayımlandı – RayHaber
corlu tren faciasi davasi aralika ertelendi
Tekirdağ’ın Çorlu ilçesinde, 25 kişinin öldüğü, 328 kişinin yaralandığı tren kazasıyla ilgili davanın ikinci duruşmasına Çorlu Halk Eğitim Merkezi’nde devam ediliyor.
Birgün‘den Gökay Başca’nın haberine göre; “Dün görülen ve bugün devam edilmek üzere bitirilen duruşmada TCDD 1’inci Bölge Müdürlüğü Halkalı 14’üncü Demiryolu
Deutsche Bahn (DB) have renewed their commitment to green energy across the network by signing a Power Purchase Agreement, with the Nordsee Ost wind farm, for the next five years.
100% Green by 2038
Already the largest consumer of green-power in Germany, DB has set itself the goal of powering the entire
Innovation and safety aren’t Trackmobile’s only commitments—they also value quality and quality management. Trackmobile earned the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System certification, which is based on a wide array of quality management principles, like a strong customer focus, clear documentation processes, internal organization, and continual improvement. In short, this means
Saadet Partisi Merkez İlçe Başkanı Şaban Kaya, Ülkemizdeki şehir içi olsun, şehirlerarası olsun ulaşımın her geçen gün azalacağına artığını belirterek “Gelişmiş ülkelerde şehirlerarası ulaşım genelde tren ve uçak ile yapılırken biz bu konuda hala yerimizde [devamı…]
Alstom Atlas ETCS System
The components used to manufacture Alstom’s ETCS system, Atlas, were produced at Alstom’s sites in Villeurbanne (France) and Bologna (Italy). However, the assembly of the system took place in Charleroi (Belgium). Alstom staff from Charleroi, Salzgitter, and Berlin installed and commissioned the systems in Wuppertal, located in
As a Top 100 supplier, integrated power manufacturer, Socomec, has been invited to take part in the annual CBRE Supply Partner Event on Thursday October 3rd 2019.
The event showcases market leading products with an emphasis on delivering demonstrable value and exceptional user outcomes. Participants in the event are carefully selected
A TRANSPENNINE Express ‘Nova 3’ train finally entered passenger service on August 24 after extensive testing and a start to driver and crew training.
A piece of history as the first ‘Nova 3’ set begins passenger service, the 05.55 Manchester Victoria-Liverpool Lime Street, led by Class 68 No. 68027 Splendid. TONY MILES
DAMM is a world-leading provider of scalable, flexible and user-friendly digital radio infrastructure systems to industrial, commercial and public safety customers. Built for the future of critical communications, the DAMM MultiTech Platform enables voice and data communication across technologies, including TETRA, TEDS, DMR and Analog in one single system.
Although summer is currently in full swing, charter operators have already turned their thoughts to the end of the year.
UK Railtours is no exception and has announced a trio of days out by train visiting Christmas markets in Manchester, Lincoln and Beverley during December.
On December 7, UKR
Up until 8 April passenger train and freight operators were able to submit their preferred slots for the 2020 timetable on Germany’s rail network to Deutsche Bahn. The German state rail company received more than 72,000 applications. This also caused more than 3,000 conflicts – i.e. when different operators want
All the important rail news of the week, summed up for you in one place: our Railway-News Industry Insider Week 34 / 35 for 19–30 August 2019:
New Electronic Interlocking at Linz Station | Infrastructure
Austrian Federal Railways (OEBB) announced that Linz Stations’s new electronic interlocking system has entered service. The system
It is one of Deutsche Bahn’s most important business goals, as part of its new strategy ‘Starke Schiene‘ (strong rail), to adopt measures that are beneficial to our climate and our environment. And as a mode of transport, rail likes to position itself as the most environmentally-friendly option. Consequently, Deutsche
DB Cargo says it will equip its entire fleet of freight cars with intelligent sensors and telematics by 2020. In total, DB Cargo has a fleet of around 68,000 cars. The company has now reached the half-way milestone: the 34,000th freight car has been equipped with modern telematics and intelligent
GERMANY: A total of 34 000 wagons, or half of DB Cargo’s fleet, have now been equipped with telematics and smart sensors, the operator announced on August 27.
All 68 000 wagons are scheduled to be equipped by 2020. The retrofitting programme is being carried out at Seelze near Hannover in
‘8 Temmuz 2018 Tarihindeki 12703 Numaralı Trenin Deray Kazasına İlişkin Kaza İnceleme Raporu’ başlıklı raporun girişindeki ‘Amaç’ kısmında, “Bu kaza incelemesi adli veya idari soruşturma niteliğinde olmadığı gibi, amacı suçu ve suçluyu tespit etmek veya sorumluluk paylaştırmak değildir” denildi.
Raporda, “Hat kesiminin aliyman olması, eğimin olmaması, platformun boşaldığı kısmın çok kısa mesafeli olması, yaklaşım güzergahında hat bozukluğu
Australia: The UGL Unipart 70:30 JV has been awarded a five-year extension to its contract to maintain Sydney Trains’ fleet of more than 1 050 vehicles. The contract runs for five years from July 1, replacing a two-year extension announced in January.
South Australia has awarded Bombardier a contract to supply
Tikhvin Freight Car Building Plant, a subsidiary of United Wagon Group, has sent a number of flat cars it is manufacturing for Deutsche Bahn for testing. The flat cars, model Sggrs80, will transport heavyweight containers. Deutsche Bahn signed a contract with United Wagon Company for 160 units.
Chief Procurement Officer at
UK: Network Rail is to begin public consultation this summer on plans to rebuild and electrify a 13 km section of the trans-Pennine corridor between Manchester and York via Leeds.
The plans form part of the infrastructure manager’s £2·9bn Transpennine Upgrade programme, which is intended to modernise the route by adding capacity,
EUROPE: Citing a significant increase in demand for international passenger services during the first half of 2019, Swiss Federal Railways announced on August 19 that it intended to strengthen its long-term co-operation with Austria’s ÖBB and expand the provision of both daytime and overnight trains.
Suggesting that increased awareness of climate
The Dutch railway infrastructure manager ProRail has determined its 2020 timetable. This is a major logistical feat, taking into account 7,000km of track, 400 stations and the wishes of 34 freight and passenger train operators.
Creating the new timetable, which always comes into force in December in European countries, is a
All the important rail news of the week, summed up for you in one place: our Railway-News Industry Insider Week 33 for 12–16 August 2019:
Russia’s Busiest Airport to Get New Railway Line | Infrastructure
Russia’s busiest airport, Sheremetyevo International Airport, is to get a new railway line. The airport is located
SWITZERLAND: A company which uses mobile phone data to obtain information on travel demand has raised US$17·5m in a funding round with participants including Deutsche Bahn’s technology investment fund DB Digital Ventures, Robert Bosch Venture Capital, Innogy Ventures, LBBW Venture Capital, Liil Ventures and existing investors Atomico and Lakestar.
The branch of Deutsche Bahn dealing with new digital business models, DB Digital Ventures, is teaming up with Teralytics. This Swiss start-up performs mobility analyses using big data, something DB believes holds far-reaching potential for a customer-oriented development of its services.
Using data obtained from mobile phones Teralytics supplies reliable information
United Kingdom: HS2 is using augmented reality to train staff who will work at Old Oak Common station. Once built, it will be one of the busiest train stations in the country.
HS2 Ltd is collaborating with SME Pauley, the National College for High Speed Rail and Inventya to create augmented
TCDD Taşımacılık AŞ’nin en uzun rotalarından olan ve hafızalarda güzel izler bırakan Doğu Ekspresi’inde Kurban Bayramı arifesinde yoğunluk yaşanıyor.
Alstom has been chosen to manufacture 13 trains for the Hello Paris consortium – a joint venture between Keolis and RATP Group – which will operate the Charles de Gaulle Express (CDG Express), which will run between Paris and Charles de Gaulle Airport when it opens in 2025.
An Alstom Coradia
Second station funding boost for West Midlands
TWO stations in the West Midlands which were closed in January 1965 have moved a significant step closer to being reopened, with news of a £10 million grant from the Department for Transport. Darlaston and Willenhall were closed as part of the Beeching cutbacks,
All the important rail news of the week, summed up for you in one place: our Railway-News Industry Insider Week 31 for 29 July–02 August 2019:
Rail yard behind the Virginia Museum of Transportation in Roanoke, Virginia © Donnie Nunley under licence
Stadler manufactures the Berlin S-Bahn at its Pankow site © Railway-News
MAJOR changes to operating contracts in southern Germany on June 9 mean Go-Ahead’s German subsidiary is now operating multiple routes from Stuttgart, replacing DB Regio push-pull trains.
Abellio also took over routes in the area on the same day, and more routes will switch from DB in December.
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Jumping on the night train
Main Line Urban Rail Market Industry Innovations Pointers
Safety crisis prompts reform in Taiwan, ERA’s cross-authorisation of rolling
Sheffield-based rail safety specialist, Zonegreen, is working with Siemens to overhaul the personnel protection systems installed at its UK maintenance depots.
Kings Heath Traincare Facility in Northampton is the first to receive an updated version of the firm’s Depot Personnel Protection System, which was installed originally in 2006.
Depot Personnel Protection
EUROPE: Belgian communications and control technology company Televic Rail has acquired German train, metro and tram passenger information system supplier GSP Sprachtechnologie as part of its international growth strategy.
The acquisition ‘gives us greater access to the highly attractive German market and the larger Germany, Austria and Switzerland region’, said Televic
On July 25 TransPennine Express accepted the first of the Nova 2 branded Civity EMUs which are being supplied by CAF and Eversholt Rail. The five-car Class 397 units will enter service later this year on TPE’s services from Manchester and Liverpool to Edinburgh and Glasgow via the West Coast
Russian Railways (RZD) and the FESCO Transport Group (FESCO) have launched a freight service route running from the Republic of Korea to Europe via the Trans-Siberian Landbridge line.
Danilov, Russia © sovraskin under license
The first container was shipped from Busan on the 25 June 2019 and arrived in Wroclaw, Poland, 21 days
Phasor, the leading developer of enterprise-grade electronically-steered antenna (ESA) systems for satellite-based mobile broadband applications has announced that it has achieved ISO 9001 Certification ahead of the commercial release of its products for the land mobile, maritime and aviation markets.
ISO 9001 is the internationally recognised standard for a quality management
Merseyrail was the UK’s most punctual passenger train operator in 2018/19 with an average of 95.51% of trains running on time – well above the national average of 86.3%.
Overall national punctuality during March was steady at 89%, but Merseyrail topped the charts with an impressive 98.1%.
All the important rail news of the week, summed up for you in one place: our Railway-News Industry Insider Week 30 for 22–26 July 2019:
Current Westbahn KISS interior © Westbahn
Siemens, Bombardier and DB reach an agreement about the ICE 4 trains © www.siemens.com/press
Deutsche Bahn Will Resume Acceptance of ICE 4
GERMANY: A 54% increase in spending on infrastructure renewals will see €86bn invested in the national rail network over the next decade, Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer announced on July 26.
Unveiling a 10-year plan for 2020-29 which he described as ‘the biggest railway modernisation programme’ in Germany's history, Scheuer said the
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) have announced that two new US EPA Tier 4 compliant low-emission locomotives are now in service with subsidiary company California Northern Railroad Company (CFNR), after successfully completing trials.
Built by Knoxville Locomotive Works in Tennessee, the 2,400-horsepower diesel locomotives use selective catalytic reduction technology to meet
USA: Norfolk Southern has successfully rolled out the first phase of its Thoroughbred Operating Plan 21, covering its wagonload and automotive traffic, the railway confirmed on July 22.
Mirroring the principles of the Precision Scheduled Railroading concept adopted by other Class Is, TOP21 is designed to improve system velocity and ensure
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is accelerating the development of its long-distance services. It has made a quick decision to purchase 17 high-quality double-decker trains that are currently operating for Westbahn in Austria to bolster its intercity fleet. The vehicles are largely only two years old and have reached top levels of
USA: Two Knoxville Locomotive Works low-emission diesel locos have entered service on Genesee & Wyoming’s California Northern Railroad following the completion of trials.
The 1·79 MW locomotives have 12-cylinder MTU engines and use selective catalytic reduction technology to meet Tier 4 emissions requirements. They are expected to provide fuel savings of
EUROPE: Deutsche Bahn has signed an agreement to acquire Austrian open access operator Westbahn’s fleet of 17 Stadler Kiss double-deck electric multiple-units.
Announcing the deal on July 22, the German national railway said Westbahn’s four-car and six-car units had ‘achieved the highest levels of customer satisfaction’; some of the vehicles are
ISRAEL: National railway ISR has reconfigured three of its Bombardier Transportation double-deck coaches with a revised interior layout designed to provide a 20% increase in capacity per vehicle
In order to accommodate more standing passengers, the seats and tables have been removed from the lower deck and replaced with the same
Railway News reported in April that DB had challenged Siemens Mobility and Bombardier to make improvements after it was found the ICE 4 cars did not meet the high quality standards agreed in their contracts. When Deutsche Bahn discovered the problem, it said it would halt acceptance of any further
USA: The Short Line Safety Institute has launched a leadership programme focused on developing new and experienced railway managers’ soft skills including communication, mentoring and coaching.
It combines role play, self-assessment and group discussion of topics including delivering constructive feedback, managing to agreement, coaching, building high performing teams and giving credit.
Sometimes it is the simple ideas which prove the most popular. Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has found out, this is the case with its straps for cyclists to secure their bikes to the rail.
The old style of bike rack on BART train © Nick Doty under licence
BART Bike Strap Design
GERMANY: Deutsche Bahn has resumed acceptance of ICE 4 trainsets with immediate effect, Siemens Mobility and Bombardier Transportation announced on July 17.
The national operator had stopped accepting delivery of further ICE4 trainsets in April after Bombardier’s quality management procedures determined that some coach body welds had not been carried out
All the important rail news of the week, summed up for you in one place: our Railway-News Industry Insider Week 28 for 08–12 July 2019:
Jazz train for Trenitalia © Railway-News
British Rail Class 720 Aventra EMU for Abellio Greater Anglia © Bombardier
Greater Anglia’s Bombardier Fleet Begins Testing
The first of the
GERMANY: Incumbent DB Regio has been awarded the E-Netz Mainfranken passenger train operating contract following a European tender conducted by Bayern railway agency BEG, Rhein-Main transport authority RMV and Baden-Württemberg’s Ministry of Transport.
The contract running for six years from December 2021 covers the operation of around 4·35 million train-km/year using
There’s a new weapon in the UK rail industry’s armour to keep tracks in good condition and provide passengers with a smooth, reliable journey.
Railway equipment manufacturer and track maintenance company Harsco Rail has entered into a partnership with railway equipment manufacturer Möser Maschinenbau, which includes the distribution of road/rail grinding
Deutsche Bahn has begun producing heavy components made of metal in a 3D printer. This will reduce wait times during vehicle maintenance works.
Deutsche Bahn can now use 3D printing for heavy metal components for its ICE trains © DB AG
The Berlin-based company GEFERTEC has developed an innovative process that allows Deutsche
AUSTRIA: The Land of Oberösterreich and Austrian Federal Railways have agreed an €725m programme of route modernisation, station upgrading and electrification works for 2019-30.
This agreement includes the retention of all branch lines, and the roll-out of new singalling and safety systems.
ÖBB is to retain ownership of all lines in the region,
Have you ever wondered how the Harry Potter rail scenes were made? There are events which have a profound effect on one’s life or business — from West Coast Railway’s point of view, the Harry Potter film is one of them.
My mobile rang early one morning in June 2000 as
USA: A groundbreaking ceremony at East Freetown in Massachusetts on July 2 officially marked the start of work on Phase 1 of the South Coast Rail commuter project.
The $1·047bn project will extend Boston’s Middleborough Line commuter rail services to Taunton, New Bedford and Fall River, the only major cities within
GERMAN steam locomotive works Dampflokwerk Meiningen has been awarded the contract to construct the new Diagram 118a boiler for new-build LNER ‘P2’ 2-8-2 No. 2007 Prince of Wales.
The £1million order by the A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT) covers not only the boiler for the Gresley Mikado, but also a second identical
Axminster Carpets supplied carpet to 825 vehicles for South Western Railway (SWR) Class 450, 444, 442, 158 and 159 fleet. This marks Axminster’s largest contract to date, a pivotal moment for the company – one for the archive!
The world-famous Devonshire factory overlooks the South Western line from Waterloo to Exeter
GERMANY: A contract for the operation of Elster-Geiseltal local passenger services from December 15 2019 was signed by Sachsen-Anhalt transport authority NASA and DB Regio Südost in the chapter house of Merseburg Cathedral on July 1.
The contract covers the operation of service RB78 on the 35 km Geiseltal branch from
THE Clayton Equipment has completed the first of a three-loco order from Tata Steel, Port Talbot, which is replacing its ageing diesel locos.
Clayton specialises in industrial locos, and is building a CBD90, which is a 90-tonne hybrid Bo-Bo locomotive.
The first of three CDB90 locos was delivered to Tata
China’s ‘Future Metro’
CRRC believes the many new technologies and materials in its new metro vehicles are the future of metros worldwide, and will drive upgrades to metro technologies, which will in turn make travelling by metro more enjoyable for passengers.
Ding Sansan, Deputy Chief Engineer, CRRC Qingdao Sifang, says these carbon-fibre
The worldwide mission critical communications community came together in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, last week, for Critical Communications World (CCW) 2019.
Organised by The Critical Communications Association (TCCA), CCW is the global showcase event for the sector, attracting thousands of attendees on an annual basis. Following on from 2018’s hugely successful show
GERMANY: Bayern railway agency BEG awarded DB Regio two overlapping operating contracts on June 24.
The first is an interim contract covering the operation of long-distance regional services on the 220 km route from München to Lindau via Memmingen for one year from December 2020, while the second covers the operation
Etihad Rail, which operates the national railway in the United Arab Emirates, has approved the award agreement for civil and track works for packages B and C of Stage 2 of the UAE national freight and passenger railway network.
Operational: Etihad Rail DB freight train on Stage 1 of the UAE
UK: The Midlands Connect consortium of local authorities and regional transport bodies has unveiled proposals for a £2bn package of targeted improvements to boost rail services in the East and West Midlands.
The group is seeking £25m in government funding to develop the business case for its Midlands Rail Hub programme,
United Kingdom: On 1 July the first nine trains of Northern’s new fleet for local services will enter service.
A Class 331 Civity EMU for Northern by CAF © Northern
The trains will operate services between Cumbria and Manchester Airport, Liverpool and Manchester Airport, and Doncaster and Leeds.
In total, Northern’s new fleet
THE launch of new Caledonian Sleeper services to the Highlands has been delayed again, as rolling stock problems continue.
Transport Scotland is now preparing to levy a fine on Caledonian Sleeper for breaching its franchise contract.
Services to Aberdeen, Inverness and Fort William using the new coaches had already been postponed from
SRPS Railtours is organising steam specials on each Sunday in August 2019, starting at Linlithgow, and picking up passengers at Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy, Dalgety Bay and Edinburgh Waverley.
The trains will set down at Galashiels and terminate at Tweedbank (approx 12.50).
Evening train crossing to terminate in Inverkeithing.
The return departure at about 15.10
Marmaray, Suadiye ile Erenköy arasında arıza yaptı. Kapılar açılmayınca 2 yolcu fenalık geçirdi. Arıza uzun süre giderilmeyince yolcular trenden inerek raylar üzerinde yürüdü.
Chile: Metro SA has awarded Systra a contract to design the rail systems, workshops and rolling stock of the new, fully automated metro line 7 for Santiago.
Santiago: Cristóbal Colón metro station © Raúl Vásquez under licence
The government stated its plans to build line 7 of the metro back in 2017.
USA: Virgin Trains USA held a ‘Red Spike’ groundbreaking ceremony at Orlando International Airport on June 24 to launch construction work on its 275 km Phase 2 extension from West Palm Beach.
Contracts were awarded in May for construction of Phase 2, which represents a private-sector investment of $4bn. The project
Words: Nick Pigott
As the most powerful single-engine diesel locomotive in the world at the time, Kestrel promised a motive power revolution… but it turned out to be ‘too good for its own good’!
Shunned by BR despite its 125mph speed potential, it vanished behind the Iron Curtain where it became the
By Nick Pigott
As the most powerful single-engine diesel locomotive in the world at the time, Kestrel promised a motive power revolution… but it turned out to be ‘too good for its own good’! Shunned by BR despite its 125mph speed potential, it vanished behind the Iron Curtain where it became
GERMANY: Ostdeutsche Eisenbahn has awarded Alstom a €45m contract to supply eight Coradia Lint diesel multiple-units for use on Netzes Elbe-Spree regional passenger services from December 2022.
Announcing the order on June 20, Alstom said the 140 km/h DMUs would be its first with a powerpack complying with EU Stage V
DAMM is excited to be launching the world’s first VHF TETRA radio at CCW 2019. With the new VHF FT5 radio, it becomes possible to utilize the extra coverage that can be obtained with VHF and maintain all the industry-leading features offered with TETRA.
The VHF FT5 is the result of
Global Demand for Transportation is on the Rise
Co-authored by: Kyle Connor, IoT and Transportation Industry Principal, at Cisco &Dani Schrakamp, Global Government Market Manager, at Cisco
The past year turned out to be a success for the rail industry – outperforming the original projected growth rate, rail traffic grew at 2.9
Çorlu tren kazasında hayatını kaybedenlerin yakınları Ankara’da Anayasa Mahkemesi önünde ‘Adalet Nöbeti’ tutarak basın açıklaması yapmak istedi. Polis ailelerin ve milletvekillerinin AYM önünde açıklama yapmasına izin vermeyince arbede yaşandı. RS FM'de yayınlanan Yavuz Oğhan'dan Bidebunudinle programına katılan hukukçu Prof. Dr. Adem Sözüer, polisin müdahalesini eleştirdi. Anayasaya göre herkesin,önceden izin almadan; silahsız
Bombardier launched its latest version of its MITRAC solution at UITP in Stockholm.
Bombardier’s TALENT 3 Battery Electric Train © Bombardier
The mobility provider has updated its MITRAC solution to reduce life-cycle costs. This reduces both investment and running costs for operators. Further, the new solution will have a smaller negative impact
GERMANY: A number of passenger services transferred to new operators on June 9, including routes in Baden-Württemberg which are the first in Germany to be managed by UK-based rail and bus group Go-Ahead.
In 2015 the Land of Baden-Württemberg selected Go-Ahead for the Stuttgart Netz 1 Lot 2 (also known as 1b or
All the important rail news of the week, summed up for you in one place: our Railway-News Industry Insider Week 23 for 3–7 June 2019:
Eurodual six-axle locomotive © Stadler
FLIRT train for Dallas, Texas © Stadler
Stadler to Deliver 8 FLIRT Trains to Texas
Swiss train manufacturer Stadler has entered into a
SWITZERLAND: The need to provide a minimum level of network capacity for freight operators should not be understood in absolute terms, but instead all relevant interests need to be weighed up, the Federal Administrative Court has ruled in a dispute about train paths. As a result, its says the needs