Ahead of its 200th anniversary, MICK O’HARE re-evaluates the Rainhill Trials, the competition that kick-started the modern rail era.
Providing transit with electronic devices will help increase traffic
Network Rail is to invest up to £3 million in innovative projects that could help to improve efficiency and safety by automating the examination of rail tunnels and by using data analytics to minimise disruption from security incidents. The company is responsible for more than 600 tunnels with a combined […]
Railways is considered to be highly efficient mode of transport. As per National Transport Development Policy Committee (NTDPC) Report of 2010, Railway consumes 75 to 90 % less energy for freight and 5 to 21 per cent less energy for passenger traffic compared to road based transport. i.e Rail is […]
Press Release-The press has recently been reporting about the purchase of the locomotives business of a German manufacturer by the Chinese State-owned train-builder CRRC, thereby confirming China’s strategy to enter and conquer the European rail market. In this context, UNIFE deems as essential to reiterate its call for a real […]