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

Rail Baltica Announces Notified Body Tender

“Involvement of NoBo at an early stage of the project is an important step to ensure that Rail Baltica infrastructure, energy, control-command and signalling subsystems will be interoperable, function safely and uninterrupted. As an independent and accredited organisation, NoBo will provide a conformity assessment against the relevant requirements of the

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

Matt Byrne New Head of Bombardier Transportation UK

26 Nov 2018 | InnoTrans 2018 The Future of Rail: A Panel Discussion with the Heads of Sie... A panel discussion with the heads of Siemens Mobility, Michael Peter, Alstom, Henri Poupart-Lafarge, and Bombardier, Laurent Troger. They discuss automation, mu... source=

Leo Express Receives First Sirius EMU from CRRC

CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co., Ltd signed a contract with private rail operator Leo Express for three EMUs in December 2016. The contract includes an option for an additional 30 units. The total contract value lies at 5 billion CZK (190 million euros | 210 million USD). Sirius EMU Features Sirius is able

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

9 October: news in brief

Adam Smith Institute says ‘scrap HS2’ RIGHT WING think tank the Adam Smith Institute says the government should look again at HS2, after confirmation that the costs of the project are rising. The Institute says the money should be invested in alternative rail projects, including upgrades of the West Coast, East

Henrik Hololei Talks Shift2Rail at Digital Transport Days

The Director General for Mobility and Transport at the European Commission, Henrik Hololei, spoke at Digital Transport Days in Helsinki, Finland, about the aims and successes of Shift2Rail (S2R) and its role in combating climate change and managing increasing congestion. Climate Change Goals In his speech he began by outlining the Commission’s

Alstom to Supply 42 Metropolis Trains for Barcelona

Focus on Sustainability To be as environmentally friendly as possible, the trains will feature light car bodies, low energy consumption and high levels of recoverability and recyclability. Furthermore, they will be reliable and easy to maintain. To optimise maintenance further, Alstom is equipping the Metropolis trains with remote sensors. source=

UK: CAF to Supply Catenary-Free Trams to Birmingham

In addition to avoiding the need for on-site infrastructure installations, which could be disruptive and which would impact the architectural aesthetic negatively, the rechargeable batteries also make the trams substantially more energy efficient. West Midlands Metro Network The metro network currently features one line, which runs from Grand Central (Birmingham New Street)

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

Engadine Line Reopens Following Infrastructure Works

As of today, Rhaetian Railway (RhB) has reopened the closed section between Susch and Scuol-Tarasp on the Engadine Line. RhB had closed the Engadine line on 11 March 2019 in order to implement numerous infrastructure works efficiently, while keeping costs down. Rhaetian Railway has invested around 90 million franks (82.56 million

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

Stadler and FNM Present FLIRT Mock-Up in Milan

The mock-up is true to size. Stadler will deliver the actual vehicles for regional operations in Lombardy at the end of 2021. The contract, worth 1.6 billion euros, is footed by the Regione Lombardia. Stage V European Union Emissions Standards Despite using diesel, Stadler says it designed the trains with sustainability in

Industry Meets at ROBEL In-House Exhibition

Open House to the Future – ROBEL In-House Exhibition 2019. For four days, more than 500 rail infrastructure experts have used the in-house exhibition at the ROBEL premises to engage in the current topics of track maintenance. As a consequence, the conversations at product demonstrations, presentations and workshops have been all about

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

GB Railfreight’s pride as it unveils Class 66

GB RAILFREIGHT marked Brighton Pride when Class 66 No. 66773 was named Pride of GB Railfreight by The Times columnist Matthew Parris at the South Coast resort on August 2.  Sporting rainbow colours along its bodyside, GB says the loco recognises LGBT+ employees across the wider rail industry, and celebrates its on-going commitment

Three Type 3s – to the sea!

THREE Class 37s at the head of a heavy freight train used to be a regular sight in South Wales and around Glasgow in BR days, but such a trio has always been a rare event on passenger trains.  On August 11, the Branch Line Society completed its two-day ‘Type 3

Stadtwerke Augsburg to Buy 11 Stadler TRAMLINK Trams

Augsburg, the third-largest city in Bavaria after Munich and Nuremberg, is to get eleven new Stadler TRAMLINK trams. Stadtwerke Augsburg, the municipal utility provider, has signed a contract with Stadler for the trams that also includes a 16-year maintenance period. Stadler says this is the first light rail maintenance contract it

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

Peak Rail Type 3 refreshed

CLASS 37 No. 37152 British Steel Ravenscraig has received extensive bodywork attention followed by a repaint in BR large logo livery from Railfreight red-stripe colours.  It has been returned to a former number, 37310, and is seen newly out-shopped on August 10. It is based at Rowsley South, Peak Rail.

Spa Valley diesel gala success

THE Spa Valley Railway’s August 2-4 diesel gala was successful financially, attracting 1,438 visitors, including dining train passengers. The event showcased two loco types rarely seen in the South East, both making their class debuts on the railway.  Scottish Sulzer Type 2 No. 27001 appeared courtesy of the Class 27


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

Bespoke footbridge for South Downs park site

A UNIQUE new footbridge has been designed to provide safer access across the railway at Tide Mills, near Seaford, in the South Downs National Park.  Planning permission has been granted for the bespoke design, which is intended to blend with the local landscape and the old village of Tide Mills. 

Delay to Birmingham’s eastern £137m extension

GOVERNMENT approval for the West Midlands Metro’s £137million Eastside extension to Digbeth, which would serve the proposed HS2 station at Curzon Street, is being delayed by uncertainty over the high-speed rail project. The extended tramline, which would connect Curzon Street with New Street, Moor Street and Snow Hill stations, may not

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

Copenhagen Cityringen Metro Line Opens Sunday

Each station has two elevators. The goal is to make the stations easier to use for passengers in wheelchairs or with strollers. Overall, access is important. With the opening of Cityringen 85 percent of Copenhagen residents will live within 600m of a metro or train station. To bring the existing system

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

Three Katie’s booked for Kirklees gala!

THE Friends of Kirklees Light Railway’s Annual Steam & Diesel Gala Weekend on September 14-15 will feature two visiting locos and a resident – all named Katie. The event theme is Estate Railways, with visiting locos comprising resurrected 1896-built Heywood 0-4-0T Katie and 0-8-2 River Irt, from Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway;

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

ScotRail to Harness GSM-R for Passenger Information

Scotland: ScotRail has successfully trialled using GSM-R, the international wireless communications standard for railways, as a tool to give passengers more detailed information. Up until now ScotRail had used the digital communications system to allow train drivers and signallers to communicate with each other. Now, however, ScotRail is using GSM-R on

Northern Fleet Refurbishment Two Thirds Complete

The trains in the Northern fleet that are undergoing refurbishment works, as per the franchise agreement are: Sprinters: Class 150/1 & 150/2 Super Sprinters: Class 155 & 156 Express Sprinters: Class 158/0 & 158/9 Turbostars: Class 170/4 Class 319, 323 & 333 EMUs Improved Passenger Facilities The refurbishment programme will make the trains more comfortable and provide

RMT to stage industrial action over tube track noise

A TRACK fastening system which is alleged to be the source of excessive noise on parts of London Underground has sparked industrial action by the RMT on four deep tube lines. Pandrol Vanguard is described by its manufacturer as ‘a unique rail fastening system with very low vertical dynamic stiffness that

Ground-Breaking for Dallas Area Rapid Transit Silver Line

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) and local dignitaries broke ground on the Silver Line on 19 September. This new 26-mile regional railway line will connect Plano to Dallas Forth Worth International Airport. Events to mark the ground-breaking took place in five cities – Addison, Plano, Dallas, Carrollton and Richardson, as well

Paris-Lyon High-Speed Line to Get Atlas ERTMS Level 2

Demand for capacity increases are only set to rise, however. The rail passenger transport market will open up for competition in 2019, meaning that new operators can make additional train path requests. With the technology as it currently stands, the line is already running at capacity. This is why upgrading

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

BLS Halts Roll-Out of New Planning Software

The private Swiss rail operator BLS is halting the introduction of a new resource planning system. BLS has aborted the roll-out of the new software, which would allow BLS to plan the deployment of trains and personnel, because important requirements cannot be met. Consequently the risk would be too high

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

‘Hall’ meets ‘Saint’ in Didcot photography event

IT WAS a case of ‘before and after’ at Didcot Railway Centre on August 17 when newly completed Churchward ‘Saint’ No. 2999 Lady of Legend came face to face with Collett ‘Hall’ No. 5900 Hinderton Hall.  The meeting of the two 4-6-0s was significant: Collett’s ‘Halls’ were a direct derivative of the ‘Saints’

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

IMF heyeti Türk ekonomisinde daralma beklemiyor – Timeturk

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Parker Hannifin: Transforming Ancillary Systems

Everything discussed so far has cost implications both in terms of system procurement cost and indirect costs for engineering. However, there are other less visible impacts such as the training requirements for different bespoke systems, the different maintenance requirements and activities and even installation methods and time. The transformational new approach

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

Stadler Enters Asian Market with Indonesian Joint Venture

Stadler and PT INKA signed a memorandum of understanding in Banyuwangi in spring. In it, they stated they would establish a joint facility in Indonesia. Following intensive negotiations the two companies have now signed the joint venture contract. The signing parties were Peter Spuhler and Ansgar Brockmeyer (Stadler) and Budi

New dome completes 22-year restoration of Nancy at Dromod

THE restoration of the Cavan & Leitrim Railway’s Avonside 0-6-0T Nancy is officially complete after 22 years’ work and £160,000 investment.  The former ironstone loco returned to steam at Alan Keef’s Ross-on-Wye workshops in March, but was delivered to Dromod without its brass dome cover as this was still being manufactured

Kılavuz treni raydan çıkmış, iki makinist ölmüştü: JMO, bölge hakkında TCDD’yi dört …

Bilecik’te yüksek hızlı tren hattını (YHT) kontrol eden kılavuz trenin raydan çıkması sonucu iki makinist yaşamını yitirdi. Ancak kazanın ardından Jeoloji Mühendisleri Odası’nın (JMO) Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Devlet Demiryolları’nı (TCDD) Bilecik’e bağlı Ahmetpınar köyünün bulunduğu bölgeye ilişkin dört yıl önce uyardığı açığa çıktı.

Kazada ölen makinistin oğlundan yürek burkan sesleniş – Hürriyet

Ankara’dan yola çıkıp Yüksel Hızlı Tren (YHT) hattını kontrol amacıyla ilerleyen tekli kompartıman, Bilecik merkeze bağlı Ahmetpınar köyü sınırları içindeki tünelde raydan çıkarak duvara çarptı. Kılavuz trende bulunan makinistler Recep Tunaboylu ile Sedat Yurtsever olay yerinde yaşamını yitirdi. Yaşamını yitiren Eskişehirli makinistler için Türkiye Lokomotif ve Motor Sanayii A.Ş. (TÜLOMSAŞ) önünde

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,

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

ORR Implements New ‘On Time’ Punctuality Measure

Punctuality Findings Using the ‘On Time’ punctuality measure, the ORR found that “64.7% of stations were arrived at on time” in the year to June 2019. The previous public performance measure registered 87% of trains as being punctual. The ORR said that with the new method of calculating punctuality performance was up

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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

Son dakika: Bilecik’te kılavuz tren tünelde raydan çıktı: 2 ölü – Hürriyet

Ankara'dan yola çıkıp Yüksel Hızlı Tren (YHT) hattını kontrol amacıyla ilerleyen tekli kompartıman, Bilecik merkeze bağlı Ahmetpınar köyü sınırları içindeki tünelde raydan çıkarak duvara çarptı. Kazada, kılavuz trende bulunan ve 2 makinist olay yerinde yaşamını yitirdi. İhbar üzerine bölgeye jandarma ve 112 Acil Servis ekipleri sevk edildi. Hattın geçici olarak kapatıldığı ve kazayla

Kılavuz tran raydan çıktı! Hayatını kaybedenler var – Bursa Hakimiyet Gazetesi

Ankara'dan yola çıkıp Yüksel Hızlı Tren (YHT) hattını kontrol amacıyla ilerleyen tekli kompartıman, Bilecik merkeze bağlı Ahmetpınar köyü sınırları içindeki tünelde raydan çıkarak duvara çarptı. Kazada, kılavuz trende bulunan ve 2 makinist olay yerinde yaşamını yitirdi. İhbar üzerine bölgeye jandarma ve 112 Acil Servis ekipleri sevk edildi. Hattın geçici olarak kapatıldığı ve kazayla

One Billion HS2 Old Oak Common Contract Awarded

Balfour Beatty | VINCI | SYSTRA Balfour Beatty is an expert in the construction of large transport terminals. VINCI, meanwhile, has expertise in constructing high-speed lines and in rail infrastructure projects in the United Kingdom generally. The final JV partner, SYSTRA, specialises in designing, integrating and project managing transport systems. Overall, Balfour

DB Invests 250 Million Euros in Hybrid Technology

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