New Merseyrail strikes called by RMT

THE RMT has called a new series of 24-hour strikes on Merseyrail during nine Saturdays in November and December, after a series of  workshops failed to yield agreement over future train staffing. The union’s general secretary Mick Cash told his members that the new action was intended to ’focus the minds

Frequentis Rail Emergency Management Solution Prepares Sydney Trains for Future Passenger Demand

When streamlining multiple operation centres, an initial concern is often the loss of local knowledge. However, the Frequentis ICM solution ensures that this is not the case by centrally capturing such information, including emergency contact numbers for local contractors and emergency services. Based on the underlying responsibility model, staff have

Bath conundrum

I enjoyed Mike Arlett’s articles on Bath Green Park in the August and September’s issues.  In particular, I was pleased to see the Ivo Peters’ photograph in the September article showing the departure of No. 568 on a Bournemouth train, and specifically No. 41902 preparing to leave on a local to

Railway Accidents: Lamentable Failures

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

GB Railfreight celebrates 15 years of Locomotion

GB Railfreight Class 66 No. 66788 was named Locomotion on September 21 as part of the celebrations to mark a decade and a half since the National Railway Museum opened its outstation in Shildon, County Durham. Bob Tiller, GBRf engineering director, said: “The work Locomotion does to showcase the history of the

DAMM Delivers Infrastructure for Mauritius Metro Express

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. About DAMM 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 Infrastructure Progress Report

Spanish rail infrastructure manager Adif is investing more than 45 million euros in refurbishing the Recoletos Tunnel in Madrid. The original tunnel construction works began in 1933 but it wasn’t until 1967 that it entered service. These renovation works, which began in June this year, will affect the route, electrification and

The Policy Update Europe

Greece & Ireland The European Commission has written to Greece and Ireland to encourage them to enact EU law that requires them to open up the market for domestic passenger rail services. EU Member States agreed to transpose the EU rules in the 4th Railway Package by 31 December 2018. Following

The Next Generation of Locomotive Driving

The Challenge: In a competitive and complex world where the focus is shifting towards efficiency and economical gain, dreams are often not enough. With an increasing number of side constraints, the transport network becoming more and more complex, and limited rail infrastructure it is getting harder to dispatch and steer drivers

TfW: 6500 More Spaces to Improve Capacity in Wales

Passengers travelling between Cheltenham and Maesteg, and between Cardiff and Ebbw Vale will see the introduction of Bombardier Class 170 DMUs. Constructed between 1998 and 2005, they feature on-board passenger displays, accessible toilets, air-conditioning, wifi and power sockets. Transport for Wales is taking on the Class 170 fleet from Greater

LTA: We Want More Local Train Maintenance Expertise

When electronic cards go wrong, however, it can be both time-consuming and expensive to repair them. And this task often takes place at the OEM’s facilities. In Singapore’s case, most of these are overseas. The result is long downtimes. Encouraging Local Railway Maintenance Capabilities The LTA has been making substantial investments to

GTR Completes 5-Year Transformation Programme

“Today is a landmark moment for both GTR and its passengers as we continue to deliver on the industry’s hugely ambitious modernisation programme for our network. “This £2bn programme of modernisation, much of which formed part of the Thameslink Programme, has transformed services for our passengers. With over 1500 new carriages

NCHSR Rebrands to Reflect Broader Transport Remit

“We were delighted with the response to our consultation earlier this year, and I’m thrilled to be able to unveil our new name. “As an employer-led college, it’s key that we ensure that the skills we equip our learners with meet the demands and the skills shortages of the broader advanced

Five things you may not know about the Big Boy

This year, a ground-breaking five-year landmark project to restore a Union Pacific Railroad Big Boy 4-8-8-4 to working order was accomplished, with No. 4014 making a star-studded appearance at the 150th anniversary of the linking the USA’s two coasts by rail. The world has waited six decades to see a Union

Manchester Mayor Publishes Vision to Transform Rail

“We need a fully integrated transport network that allows people to travel seamlessly between modes with simple, affordable ticketing – and Our Prospectus for Rail underpins the transformational change we need on the local rail network to support growth. This is one of two major milestones in the Our Network

TPE accepts first ‘Nova 2’ CAF set

By Tony Miles TRANSPENNINE Express accepted the first ‘Nova 2’ Class 397 EMU into its fleet on July 25, meaning units from all three new ‘Nova’ train types have now joined its fleet.  The first sets to be delivered are still being used for type testing, and require some

Northern withdraws first batch of ‘Pacers’

NORTHERN has withdrawn the first its Class 142 ‘Pacer’ units – 11 months later than planned.  The first was scheduled for retirement in September 2018, but late delivery and acceptance of replacement units gave the ‘Pacers’ a stay of execution.  Class 142 ‘Pacer’ No. 142005 being sent off for its

Stanier pair celebrate Conwy Valley reopening

NETWORK Rail and Transport for Wales Rail Services hosted a special main line steam trip on August 3 to celebrate the reopening of the Conwy Valley line in North Wales. ‘The Conwy Quest’, double-headed by West Coast Railways’ Stanier ‘8F’ No. 48151 and ‘Jubilee’ No. 45690 Leander, ran from Chester to Blaenau Ffestiniog. 

Chicago’s Metra adds diesel locos

CHICAGO commuter rail operator Metra is buying 24 former Amtrak California diesel locos, and has ordered 15 rebuilt freight locos to replace older diesels.  Metra bought 24 F59PHI locos from Amtrak in 2018 and is currently overhauling and repainting them into its livery. They have entered service in 2019, mainly operating

Stadler ‘FLIRTs’ in service in Texas

TEXAS gained a new commuter railway in January, which is operated using eight Stadler-built ‘FLIRT’ DEMUs, incorporating central diesel power pack units. Stadler assembled the trains at its new factory in Salt Lake City, Utah.  TEXRail Stadler DEMU No. 105 arriving at Grapevine, Texas on June 27 with a Fort Worth to

Rail Baltica Addresses Impact of Climate Change

Climate Change Mitigation Measures Severe weather events such as heavy rain and winds, storms and snow, freezing rain and glazed frost can all suspend or disrupt rail traffic. They can also damage railway infrastructure. Operational safety and additional asset damage are further concerns. There are also financial considerations. For example, insurance


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

Pilgrim returns to service at Watford Miniature Railway

MUCH-travelled 0-6-0T Pilgrim (D King 1980) is visiting the 10¼in-gauge Watford Miniature Railway (WMR) for the railway’s 60th anniversary season (RM July, p84). It arrived on August 6 following boiler work at Denver Light Railway, Birmingham. Pilgrim was built for the Wells & Walsingham Railway, Norfolk, running there from the line’s opening

Old and new attractions at Newby Hall Railway

A VISIT by Narrow Gauge Railway Society members to the 10¼in-gauge Newby Hall Railway on May 12 found No. 4433 Ivatt Atlantic (David Curwen & Edgar Newbery 1965) recently arrived from the Audley End Miniature Railway, Essex, via a March 12 auction (RM May, p84). The 4-4-2 did not appear to have

Official Kick-Off for Robel North America Corporation

Robel machines are working on the railroad tracks of around 100 countries worldwide. Now the time has come for the next step on the company’s path to strategic internationalisation. Robel is establishing close proximity to the market and the customer by setting up a separate company in North America. At the


RN: In 2017 then chief executive of Network Rail (UK) Mark Carne said to The Guardian newspaper that he had secured a pledge from the government that toilets on trains allowing raw sewage to be dumped on to the tracks were to be phased out by 2019 in favour of

Alstom to Equip ICE 3 Trains with Atlas ETCS

Alstom will work with the manufacturer of the ICE 3, Siemens, to integrate the ETCS system into the on-board control technology. Homologation will take place step by step in Germany, for cross-border routes into Switzerland, in Belgium and in France. Two of Alstom’s sites in Germany – Braunschweig and Salzgitter (both

NEWAG to Deliver 5 Dragon 2 Locomotives to RCP

Polish rolling stock manufacturer NEWAGO S.A. has signed a framework agreement as well as five individual delivery contracts and service contracts with Rail Capital Partners. NEWAG will now deliver five Dragon 2 electric locomotives to RCP. Once NEWAG delivers on this order Rail Capital Partners will have a total of 50 locomotives

Bilecik Valisine Tepki: ’YHT Güzergâhdaki Eksiklikleri Neden Söylemiyorlar?’

bilecik valisine tepki yht guzergahdaki eksiklikleri neden soylemiyorlar

Bilecik’in Bozüyük ilçesinde Yüksek Hızlı Tren hattı’nı kontrol eden kılavuz trenin raydan çıkması sonucu iki makinistin ölümüyle ilgili Bilecik Valisi Bilal Şentürk’ün “Teknik olarak belli olmamakla beraber biz biraz hızlı gittiği kanaatindeyiz” açıklamasına Birleşik Taşımacılık [devamı…]

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Third open train doors error in just over a year

THE Rail Accident Investigation Branch has been notified of another incident of doors being opened wrongly – the third in just over a year. In this case several passengers jumped down on to the line, because the doors involved were not next to a platform. This incident was reported at Hockley

Changzhou Metro Line 1 Commences Passenger Service

Changzhou Metro Co. Ltd awarded the contract for the CITYFLO system to BNS in 2016. BNP acted as sub=contractor to NUG to provide the propulsion and control equipment. This aspect of the contract has also included the engineering, manufacturing, testing, commissioning and initial delivery of spare parts for traction converters. Future

The Future of Rail Freight

Speaking about his own role at the AAR, Ian Jefferies had a positive view: “I am privileged to help lead this industry as the President and CEO of the Association of American Railroads (AAR). What’s particularly exciting to me is not just what freight rail has achieved throughout our nation’s history, but

The Policy Update North America

Canada, Vancouver In January 2019 the Canadian Transportation Agency opened an investigation into whether BNSF, CN and CP breached their level of obligations in the Vancouver, BC, area between October 2018 and January 2019. It has found that neither BNSF nor Canadian Pacific breached their level of obligations, but that Canadian

MBTA Orders 80 Commuter Rail Double-Decker Coaches

Phase 1: Double-Decker Coaches from Hyundai-Rotem The 80 new double-decker coaches are to replace single-decker coaches. This approach is an effective way of adding capacity (without, for example, having to lengthen platforms or reduce train headways). Hyundai-Rotem will fit these coaches with additional features such as LED lighting and positive train

TCDD’nin 163. Yıl Dönümü Afyonkarahisar’da Coşkuyla Kutlandı

tcddnin yil donumu afyonkarahisarda coskuyla kutlandi

TCDD’nin 163.Yıl Dönümü dolayısıyla ilk olarak TCDD 7.Bölge Müdürü Adem Sivri tarafından Afyonkarahisar Valisi Mustafa Tutulmaz’a nezaket ziyaretinde bulunuldu. Bölge Müdürü Sivri ziyarette TCDD’nin 163 yıllık tarihi ve Bölge Müdürlüğü olarak Afyonkarahisar’da gerçekleştirilen faaliyet ve [devamı…]

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Deutsche Bahn Establishes Digital Railway Company

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 According

Telegärtner: Robust Solutions for Rail Projects

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

METRONET Railcar Depot Tender Announced

The funds for the railcar assembly facility will come out of the WA railcar budget. The facility itself is to cost 50 million AUD and will mark a return of railcar manufacturing to the state of Western Australia. This goal was part of the Labor Party’s 2017 election campaign. The majority

TCDD 163 yaşında

Kuruluş yılı etkinlikleri kapsamında İzmir Devlet Senfoni Orkestrası iş birliğiyle “Turistik Doğu Ekspresi” güzergahında gerçekleştirilecek turne Ankara Garı’ndaki törenle başladı.

Bakan Turhan, ‘Hedefimiz Milli Yüksek Hızlı Tren Setlerinin Üretimi’

bakan turhan hedefimiz milli yuksek hizli tren setlerinin uretimi

Ulaştırma ve Altyapı Bakanı M. Cahit Turhan, Sanayi ve Teknoloji Bakanı Mustafa Varank’ın da katılımıyla gerçekleştirilen, Türkiye Bilimsel ve Teknolojik Araştırma Kurumu (TÜBİTAK) ile Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Devlet Demiryolları İşletmesi (TCDD) arasında “Raylı Ulaşım Teknolojileri Enstitüsü” [devamı…]

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Tarsus’ta Bir Hemzemin Geçitte Tren İle Otomobil Çarpıştı, 4 Yaralı

tarsusta bir hemzemin gecitte tren ile otomobil carpisti yarali Mersin’in Tarsus ilçesinde gece saatlerinde meydana gelen tren kazasında, yük treninin hemzemin geçitte çarptığı otomobildeki 4 kişi yaralandı. Edinilen bilgilere göre, kaza gece 22.15 sıralarında, Yenice Mahallesi Yunacık Yolu üzerindeki hemzemin geçitte meydana geldi. Adana-Niğde istikametinde olan 63641 sefer

Propex Geosoltuions Recieves Carbon Footprint Verification

About Propex Environmental Vision Propex believes in being good stewards of the environment, and has adopted a three-pronged approach to our green commitment – reducing our carbon footprint, implementing sustainable manufacturing practices and developing products that have lasting environmental benefits. Through this vision, we hope to not only hold ourselves accountable,

One in three rail services run late in the UK

One in three rail services run late in the UK. Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire Tougher rail performance measurements show fewer than two-thirds of scheduled stops at stations were made “on time” during the 12 months to the end of June. A passenger watchdog described the figure of 64.7% as “not acceptable”. New standards

Grant Shapps wants rail fares paid to independent body

Analysis Sim Harris TRANSPORT secretary Grant Shapps has come under fire from opposition politicians and unions for saying that franchised operators should be ‘paid when they run trains on time’. He was being interviewed in the wake of an ORR announcement yesterday that a new punctuality measurement will no longer allow

GSM-R and the Road Towards FRMCS

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

SNCF Chooses CAF for New Intercity Trains

CAF says it was chosen based on the technical performance, innovation and cost it offered in its bid. CAF Intercity Trains for SNCF The Spanish rolling stock manufacturer will deliver electric multiple units that will have top speeds of 200km/h. The trains will feature ergonomic seat designs, wifi, power sockets and USB

Frequentis Wins Best Use of Critical Communications in Transport

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

Biçerova İstasyon Binası ve Menemen Gar Binası Zemin Katının Onarımının Yapılması …

bicerova istasyon binasi ve menemen gar binasi zemin katinin bakim onariminin yapilmasi yapim isi

Biçerova İstasyon Binası Ve Menemen Gar Binası Zemin Katının Bakım Onarımının Yapılması İhale Sonucu T.C Devlet Demiryolları İşletmesi 3. Bölge Satın Alma Ve Stok Kontrol Servis Müdürlüğünün (TCDD) 2019/404206 KİK numaralı sınır değeri 404.632,68 TL [devamı…]

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Manisa Gar’da Polislerin TCDD Personelini Darp Ettiği İddiası

polislerin manisa garda tcdd personelini darp ettigi iddiasi

Manisa Gar’da Koruma Güvenlik Görevlisi olarak çalışan Ümit Yıldız’ın görevi başında polisler tarafından darp edilmesi iddiaları ile ilgili olarak Ulaştırma Memur-Sen tarafından açıklama yapıldı. Yapılan yazılı açıklamada; “Manisa Gar’da Koruma Güvenlik Görevlisi olarak çalışan üyemiz [devamı…]

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Canray Ulaşım, Alstom’un Üst Düzey Yönetimini Ağırladı

canray ulasim alstomun ust duzey yonetimini agirladi

Demiryolu taşımacılık sektöründe dünyanın önde gelen firmalarından Alstom ile işbirliklerini olağanüstü bir hız ile geliştiren Yeşilova Holding bünyesinde yer alan Canray Ulaşım, Alstom’un üst düzey yönetimini ağırladı. Yeşilova Holding’in 44 yıllık sanayi sektörü tecrübesindeki son [devamı…]

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18 September: news in brief

Secret knife scanners on trial at London station A TRIAL of secret knife scanners is underway at a National Rail station in east London. It has been revealed that the trial of the equipment, which can detect knives under clothing as much as three metres away, began on Monday at Stratford,

Harsco Rail Secures Major Rail Equipment Order in Germany

About Harsco Rail Harsco Rail, a worldwide operating segment of Harsco Corporation, is a technological and innovative global supplier of railway track maintenance products and services. Harsco Rail provides expert engineering, vehicles and equipment, innovative technology, safety technology, dedicated parts and services, contracting services and quality maintenance from nine main locations

ROBEL Strengthens Its Position in France

URMA Rail/Maintenance turn into Robel France SAS The Robel Group continues to grow – following Robel North America, Robel France has now gone operational. From 10 July 2019 the Robel Holding GmbH (formerly Deutsche Plasser Holding GmbH) hold 80 percent of the newly founded Robel France SAS in Burhaupt-le-Haut (Alsace). The former

Reliable Technology for Chinese High-Speed Trains

China is home to the largest and most extensively used network of high-speed trains in the world. Based in Beijing, the Chinese Academy of Railway Sciences (CARS) is the leading research and development institute, supporting this important industry with its specialised subsidiary, the Beijing Zongheng Electro-Mechanical Technology Development Co. Stäubli

£26m to rescue Island Line

THE uncertain future of Island Line has been secured by a new rolling stock deal as well as a Network Rail commitment to renew the pier at Ryde, which carries the line into the town. The investment will total £26 million. The five two-car Class 484 sets will be D-Trains from

RegioJet Launches Double Deckers in Slovakia

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

Eurostar Silver Anniversary Celebrated in Photographs

Celebrating its 25 years of high-speed passenger service between the UK and mainland Europe, Eurostar has this week unveiled a picture gallery celebrating travellers’ memorable images. Contributions of the Past 25 Years The gallery features contributions from celebrity and ordinary Eurostar travellers’ alike and currently include Olympian, Dame Kelly Holmes in Paris

Practice & Performance: A West Highland celebration

Marking the 125th anniversary of the West Highland line, Keith Farr concludes his performance summary of different traction types by looking at the diesel classes that replaced steam. In the August issue I took advantage of the 125th anniversary of the West Highland line to discuss steam performance between Glasgow and

How Darlington became the centre of the railway universe

Explore the story of how Darlington cemented its place in the history books as the world’s most important railway town. Jonathan Webb, author of new Mortons bookazine Darlington, looks ahead to the bicentenary of this historic rail town in 2025 and outlines four of the key turning points which helped put Darlington on

Çorlu Tren Faciası Davası 10 Aralık’a Ertelendi

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

Railway accidents: Curve of unintended outcome

A severe curve on the East Coast Main Line located at the Northumberland town of Morpeth became infamous after two railway accidents within 15 years. Fraser Pithie reflects on the events 50 years ago in May 1969, and 35 years ago in June 1984, and the significance they subsequently had

What’s in Store at Railway Interchange 2019

RSI Educational & Technical Training Conference The RSI Educational & Technical Training Conference aims to educate participants on new technologies and trends in the rail industry. There will be more than 50 educational sessions on subjects such as railcar maintenance, rail operations, air brake technologies, and leadership in the rail industry. A number

Trackmobile: A Leader in Safety and Innovation

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

ROBEL. Whatever The Task.

Competent & Certified: The Service One-Stop Shop Robel service delivers support across the full range of small and large railway construction machines with the key European workshop approvals from Germany, France, the UK and Scandinavia. The performance includes training, supply of spare parts, machine fault repair, full maintenance servicing schedule, retrofit

Regular services launched at new London station

A NEW half-hourly suburban service has started running between Stratford and Meridian Water in north east London, which was opened in June as part of a £6 billion development of the area being led by Enfield Council. Eventually, 10,000 homes are to be built in the station's catchment area, although the

Mechan Adds New Landmark To Liverpool Depot

Sheffield manufacturer, Mechan, is ensuring a newly renovated rail depot in Liverpool has the lifting power to keep its maintenance roads operating efficiently. The lifting and handling specialist has installed a brand-new jib crane at the main doors of the Kirkdale depot, to transfer bogies to storage tracks at the side

9 September: news in brief

Wrong bleach took Caledonian Sleepers out of service CLEANERS who used the wrong specification of bleach in the toilets and shower rooms on Caledonian Sleepers caused significant damage after the chemicals reacted with stainless steel pipes, it has emerged. The problem affected the inaugural train which carried VIP guests in April,

East Midlands franchise taken over by Abellio

AUGUST 18 saw the take over of the East Midland franchise by Abellio, with the brand name East Midlands Railway replacing East Midlands Trains (EMT), the Stagecoach brand.  EMT had run services since November 2007 Abellio formally launched the franchise and new brand in Derby the following day, unveiling

Greater Anglia Celebrate the Launch of 38 Stadler Trains

Rail Minister, Chris Heaton-Harris, too lauded the arrival of the new trains and reaffirmed the Government’s pledge to prioritise a passenger-focused railway which sees trains running on time. Joint Venture Greater Anglia put the first four-carriage Class 755 into service on 29 July, running on the Wherry Line between Norwich, Great Yarmouth,