The Nanning-Chongzuo section of Nanning-Pingxiang high-speed rail line went into operation in China on 5 December.
The electrification of Austria's Rosenthalbahn and modernisation of its infrastructure have been completed.
Cottbusverkehr GmbH (CV) has exercised the option to to order an additional 15 trams from Škoda Group for the city of Cottbus, Germany.
Los Angeles Metro has approved route for the Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 Project, which will extend the Metro L (Gold) light rail line.
Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has completed the modernisation of Southern Railway's 75 Class 377/4 Electrostar trains.
The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) has launched a call for tenders to construct the Blue line metro extension in Montréal, Quebec.
Midlands Connect has unveiled plans to deliver 1.5 billion GBP in infrastructure improvements to enhance east-west rail connections in the UK.
Alstom and Air Products have signed an MoU to accelerate the deployment of hydrogen trains in the Czech Republic.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has applied to the US Federal Railroad Administration for $108m of funding.
Singapore's Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded two civil contracts for the Cross Island Line project.
Advanced utility work has begun on the first segment of the East San Fernando Valley light rail project in Los Angeles County.
DB has put its latest ICE generation train - the ICE 3neo - into service ahead of schedule thanks to a speedy delivery by Siemens Mobility.
Alstom has signed a contract with Irish Rail (IÉ) to supply an additional 18 five-car X’trapolis trains for the DART+ network.
CAF is to supply additional LRV and trams to the cities of Bonn and Budapest after the cities’ operators took up options for additional units.
Network Rail has launched an audio guide to help blind and partially sighted people navigate their way around Bristol Temple Meads Station.
TSL-ESCHA have developed a new variant of hand rail button featuring additional acoustic feedback, providing passengers with more safety.
PaxLife Innovations has been contracted to support the implementation of BVG's new PIMS (Passenger Information Module Subway) system.
Nomad Digital has placed at number one in the TransportTech 50 ranking for the UK’s most innovative transport technology creators for 2022.
CCS' innovative cable troughing ARCOSYSTEM® was recently fixed to a trackside rock wall during a challenging installation.
Rumaillah Warehouse Equipment WLL has installed thirty sets of Swift-SEW automatic bi-folding doors for the new LRT depot complex in Qatar.
RUBI Bahntechnik tackles the idea that existing rail systems are too old-fashioned, introducing work currently being carried out in Coventry.
Specialinsert explains the advantages and characteristics of stainless steel fasteners, discussing their wide range of applications.
Icomera examines how transport connectivity challenges may be overcome by operators using link aggregation and trackside networks.
A significant amount of Pandrol's track fastening technology is being installed for a metro in the Jammu and Kashmir region of India.
Jewers Doors will be attending The Big 5 International Building & Construction Show from 5–8 December 2022 in Dubai.
NEXCOM introduces the VTC 1031 and nROK 1031, its compact mid-range vehicle and railway PCs, helping to fulfil commuters’ busy lifestyles.
New Sorema Ferroviaria Spa found the ballast regulator solutions it was looking for in Derby Rubber's Solid and Hollow Ballastick®.
KfW IPEX-Bank is providing financing of EUR 70 million for the construction of a maintenance facility for the Hessian State Railway (HLB).
Rail software and solutions specialist 3Squared has appointed Martine Dodwell-Bennett as it's new Divisional Director.
RUBI Bahntechnik takes a look at the possible solutions for developing and adapting existing transit systems.
Rolling Stock Fire Safety & Interiors Innovation will take place on 5–9 December online. Focus on material, design and technologies for safety
AusRAIL 2022 will take place in Brisbane on the 5–7 December. Bringing together the rail industry for panel discussions, workshops and more.
Rail Wellbeing Live's Wellbeing Wednesdays take place on the first Wednesday every month. Livestreams are free and cover a range of topics.
The NRC Conference and NRC-REMSA Exhibition will take place on 4 - 7 January 2023. Focusing on key topics in the railway construction sector.
InfraTalk will take place virtually on 26 January 2023. Participants will have the opportunity to easily network with other representatives.
Rolling Stock Forum will take place in London on 7 February 2023. Gain practical guidance on meeting current and future rolling stock needs.
TransCityRail Midlands will take place in Birmingham on 9 February 2023. Discussing the next steps for rail infrastructure in the region.
International Railway Summit will take place on 21–23 February 2023 in Rome, Italy. This is the 12th annual event.
The Railway Division Annual Luncheon will take place on 24 February 2023 in London. Bringing together rail industry peers from all areas.
NT Expo will take place on 28 Feb–02 March 2023 in São Paulo, Brazil. The main meeting point for freight and passenger rail.
Fire Protection of Rolling Stock will take place in Berlin on 1–2 March 2023. Bringing together key rolling stock operators and manufacturers.
Sydney Build Expo will take place on 6–7 March 2023 in Sydney, Australia. Covering construction, infrastructure and transport.
BAPCO: The Annual Event will bring together professionals in the public safety technology sector on 7 - 8 March 2023 in Coventry.
Eurasia Rail will take place on 8–10 March 2023 in Istanbul, Turkey. Meeting place for products, services and solutions in the rail industry.
Rail Infrastructure Networking will take place on 9 March 2023 in London. Bringing rail professionals together for networking opportunities.
The City of Calgary has unveiled a mock-up of the new low-floor Light Rail Vehicle (LRV) that will operate on its Green Line.
In partnership with ProRail and Lineas, Alstom has demonstrated the highest grade of automation on an autonomous shunting locomotive.
Ireland's Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan has secured approval for IÉ to order 90 battery-electric train carriages from Alstom this year.
CRRC Tangshan has exported the first 46 broad-gauge passenger trains to Pakistan along with 169 cases of spare parts.
Stadler has signed an agreement with the VR Group to supply 20 single-decker FLIRT electric multiple units.
Deutsche Bahn and the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania plan to introduce battery trains onto the Warnow II network.
Transport Minister Jenny Gilruth has visited the new trains currently undergoing testing for the Glasgow Subway in Scotland.
Alstom has signed a new contract with Panama Metro (MPSA) to provide maintenance for Line 2’s rolling stock, signalling and power supply system.
Nestlé Waters will become the first company in Europe to operate a hydrogen-powered freight train with a solution from Alstom and ENGIE.
This weekend the first of MTR's new trains will enter passenger service on Hong Kong’s Kwun Tong Line as part of its asset renewal project.
Stadler will supply Transports publics de la région lausannoise 10 TRAMLINK trams. The contract includes the supply of spare parts and tools.
Stadler will supply nine FLIRT XL vehicles to DB Regio for cross-border traffic between Germany and Poland on the Berlin–Szczecin route.
Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have contracted Hitachi Rail's Connect 6ix consortium to deliver the Ontario Line RSSOM package.
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has contracted Alstom to supply 312 metro cars for the Delhi Metro Phase IV expansion.
The first of Avanti West Coast's new fleet of Hitachi bi-mode trains has begun dynamic testing at Network Rail’s RIDC.
TECHNO-ELEC is a specialist in designing, manufacturing and selling measuring (sensitive) relays for onboard and trackside applications.
Network Rail has installed 37 miles of electric wires between Church Fenton and Colton Junction as part of the Transpennine Route Upgrade.
The first section of the Milan Metro M4 line has begun passenger service following the inauguration of six stations.
Track laying work on the extension of Lyon Metro’s line B from Oullins to Saint-Genis-Laval has been completed.
A John Holland, CPB Contractors (CPB) and Ghella joint venture has been awarded Sydney Metro West’s eastern tunnelling contract.
A consortium led by Rizzani De Eccher will construct a rail connection between the Mestre-Trieste line and Venice Marco Polo airport.
HS2’s tunnel boring machine (TBM) Dorothy has begun its second one-mile tunnel bore under Long Itchington Wood in Warwickshire.
GB Railfreight (GBRf) has invested 4.7 million GBP in a new maintenance depot in Peterborough alongside the UK's East Coast Mainline.
Centralny Port Komunikacyjny (CPK) has selected several consortiums to design Poland's first high-speed railway line.
HS2 's Euston site construction team Mace Dragados Joint Venture is trialling a hydrogen fuel cell to power a fully electric JCB telehandler.
A Hitachi Rail consortium will design and deliver ERTMS digital signalling on 1,885km of rail network across central and northern Italy.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) will upgrade its routes between Hamburg-Berlin and Emmerich-Oberhausen for a future high-performance network.
Alstom has signed a framework agreement with Egypt’s National Authority of Tunnels to design, build and maintain the Cairo Metro Line 6.
Amtrak is advancing a major infrastructure project to replace the 116-year-old Susquehanna River Rail Bridge in Havre de Grace Maryland.
VIA Rail has awarded contracts to modernise its maintenance centres in Toronto and Montréal for its Corridor Fleet Replacement Program.
Hitachi Rail will deliver Electrical & Mechanical Systems and Track Works for the new railway from Solis to Malolos in the Philippines.
The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has approved the introduction of Grand Union Trains between London, Cardiff and South West Wales from 2024.
Huw Merriman MP, Minister of State at the Department for Transport, will give a keynote address at this year’s Rail Industry Forum.
Adif is trialling the use of synthetic sleepers to assess whether they have the potential to become a viable alternative to wooden sleepers.
Kazakhstan Railways and Alstom have announced an expansion of their partnership with the signing of a new cooperation agreement.
Hitachi Rail has been chosen to equip digital bi-standard cab signalling technology on SNCF and Eurostar trains.
RSN is continuing to provide rail opportunities for their exhibitors and visitors, with a huge range of content announced for 6th July 2023.
As part of the Railway Interior Innovation Summit 2022, leaders shared their thoughts on major issues facing the railway interiors industry.
Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NSRC) will purchase all of the Cincinnati Southern Railway’s (CSR) assets for 1.62 billion USD.
In his November column Jonn Elldge considers what the recent Budget means for the rail sector in terms of investment in projects such as HS2.
The South Florida Regional Transportation Authority will begin training and testing of Tri-Rail services at MiamiCentral Station.
Transport for London (TfL) has launched a trial of a new bridging device, a ramp specifically designed for step-free stations.
Network Rail has announced that major improvement works are set to take place on the Bakerloo and London Overground lines.
WMATA has celebrated the opening of the Silver Line Extension, which has added six new stations and 11.4 miles of Metrorail track.
Alstom has been awarded a contract to supply the signalling systems for the Metro do Porto yellow line extension in Porto, Portugal.
Construction work is now underway at Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG) airport for line 17 of the Grand Paris Express.