Railway Industry Association chief executive Darren Caplan said there was “a real concern that this delay will lead to a hiatus in work, hitting confidence and certainty in what are already difficult economic circumstances”.
An updated railway line will provide densely populated communities with fast, reliable transit The improvements focus on ridership—from safety to accessibility Electrifying rail lines cuts greenhouse gas emissions It is a fresh way to approach transport. Planning for improvements to the Buenos Aires commuter rail system began with a deep […]
The Australian Government announced the appointment of Dr Kerry Schott AO to lead an independent review to assess the governance and program delivery approaches of the Inland Rail Program. The review will help inform the future delivery of Inland Rail and will include consideration of the scope, schedule and cost of the […]
Lisbon,Oct.10,2022(Lusa)–CP, Portugal’s incumbent rail operator, wants to launch, in 2023, a tender for the acquisition of 12 high-speed trains worth 336 million euros, according to the report accompanying the draft state budget for 2023. Thus, CP foresees “the launch, in 2023, of a tender for the acquisition of 12 high-speed […]
To ease inflation and supply chain issues, regulators should allow reciprocal switching among railroad networks.
The measure, which covers regular journeys on local and medium-distance routes, was initially meant to only go until the end of this year The Spanish government announced the country’s budget for 2023 and in it, there’s a notable provision, which allows the extension of the free and discounted tickets for […]
Microchip shortage, in the wake of a multitude of crises, has slowed down the process so it will be a gradual farewell until 2024 One year ago, the Paris Metro limited the sale of paper tickets by removing machines that issued them in 100 subway stations. At the start of […]
Auckland Light Rail and national transport agency Waka Kotahi have named two preferred bidders for the design and planning work on Auckland Light Rail and the Waitematā Harbour Connections. The projects are both being procured using public–private partnerships and are intended to provide New Zealand’s largest city with a rapid […]
SYSTRA and STRADAL, France’s leading precast concrete company, have co-developed Slab Track, the new generation of low-carbon ballastless track. Many national or regional railway lines must be regenerated or renewed throughout Europe, but also more generally worldwide, in order to maintain their operational performance. These operations require significant investment from […]
A $3bn contract has been signed by the state rail operators of Oman and the UAE for the construction of a 300km rail line between the two countries.Oman Rail and Etihad Rail will form the equally-owned Oman–Etihad Rail Company, which will design, develop and operate the railway connecting Oman’s Sohar […]