Rete Ferroviaria Italiana to Receive Award at Esri User Conference Last year, the Italian rail agency Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI) built an application using geographic information system (GIS) technology from Esri, the global leader in location intelligence. Called StationLAND, the application is designed to make railway stations the centerpieces of their communities […]
Mayor.Eu: his is a joint pilot project between the states of Berlin and Brandenburg in Germany Earlier this week, Siemens Mobility announced that it has signed a contract with German rail operator Niederbarnimer Eisenbahn (NEB) to construct and deliver seven hydrogen-powered trains in the fall of 2024. NEB operates in the Berlin-Brandenburg metropolitan […]
In the context of the French Presidency of the European Union, the signature of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Community of European Railway and InfrastructureCompanies (CER), the Alliance of Passenger Rail New Entrants in Europe (ALLRAIL), the European Rail Supply Industry (UNIFE) and the Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking (EU-RAIL), […]
In a statement, the EU Commission (‘EC’) came to the preliminary view that the two state-owned rail incumbents Austrian Federal Railways (‘ÖBB’) and Czech Railways (‘ČD’) have breached antitrust rules by colluding to hinder fair access to used 2nd hand rolling stock for the commercially driven new entrant cross-border rail […]
A railway technology start-up that claims it can turn existing tracks into magnetic levitation rails able to propel trains along at 550km/h has received a €2.5m grant and may get up to €15m more in equity funding from the EU’s European Innovation Council (EIC). The company, Nevomo, which has offices […]
The new loan for the Belabo – Ngaoundere railway represents the EIB’s largest ever financing for transport investment in sub-Saharan Africa and the largest single investment in Cameroon.