International Railway Journal is seeking nominations for its first Women in Rail Award. With various railways and industry companies looking to boost their share of female employment, we are set to showcase the leading lights who are breaking down barriers and achieving remarkable things. The awards will recognise leadership, engineering, […]

On Thursday the 7th of April 2022, the honorable Minister of Public Works and Transport Chief Ndlaluhlaza Ndwandwe led a delegation of his ministerial team, members of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee and the Director of Public Enterprise Unit (PEU) on a working tour of ESR Projects and operation. The team […]

Milestone reached for the Regional Connector Transit project in Los Angeles as the construction of all the trackwork, guideway systems and station platform areas for the Grand Av/Bunker Hill Station have been completed. The entire transit project is now 90 percent complete. Following this achievement, Metro has begun train and […]

The Director General of Tanzania Railways Masanja Kadogosa and Erden Arioglu, the Deputy Chairman of Yapi Merkezi signed a USD 1.9 billion (TZS 4.4 trillion) contract for the construction of Makutupora – Tabora line, part of the Standard Gauge Railway network. The ceremony was held at State House grounds in […]

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB), a leading global supplier for freight and transit rail, announced today the company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Trimble’s Beena Vision business, a manufacturer of machine vision-based wayside inspection systems for the railroad industry. The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions and financial […]

Alstom has revealed that consortium ONxpress Transportation Partners has signed the project agreement for the On-Corridor Works Project of the GO Expansion program following a procurement process led by Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario. The ONxpress Transportation Partners consortium comprises Alstom, Aecon Group, Deutsche Bahn International Operations and FCC Construcción. The […]

The objective of Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking is to deliver a high capacity integrated European railway network by eliminating barriers to interoperability and providing solutions for full integration, covering traffic management, vehicles, infrastructure and services, aiming to achieve faster uptake and deployment of projects and innovations. That should exploit the […]