Dr. Amit Kumar Jain from Indian Railways and the Centre for Railway Information System (CRIS), Government of India, tells Global Railway Review how the ‘New India New Railway’ initiative is looking to the private sector for a US$ 4 billion investment opportunity in the operation of passenger trains, in order…
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The term rolling stock in the rail transportation industry refers to any vehicle that moves along a railway track.?Global Railway Review’s coverage of rolling stock includes developments and orders placed in mainline and high-speed passenger trains, plus rail freight locomotives and heavy-haul wagons.
Rail Freight Forward members and sector associations have welcomed an MoU for the development of European Digital Automatic Coupling (DAC) for rail freight.
GTR and Porterbrook’s Project Aurora will see the fleet updated to include real-time passenger information, charging points and performance monitoring technology for improved reliability.
Metro Trains Melbourne (Metro) is keeping its trains maintained to the highest standard to improve the experience for passengers, with the latest technical upgrades keeping fleets performing at their best.
Nexus marks the Metro's heritage unveiling yellow livery for it's new Stadler fleet, due to enter service in 2023, as it asks passengers for their say on the Metro's interior.
Colleagues from the Technical Innovation Circle for Rail Freight Transport (TIS), Project Manager, Stefan Hagenlocher, and Spokesman, Jürgen Hüllen, explain the objectives of the TIS towards strengthening the rail freight transport sector by supporting the growth and development of innovative freight wagons and intelligent freight trains.
The Victorian Government in Australia has exercised the option for additional VLocity trains, which will be a mix of broad and standard-gauge vehicles.
By installing the driver assistance system on its trains, DB Regio can cut consumption by up to 11.5 million litres of diesel per year.
Fabrizio Favara joins ILSA as its CEO and will form the private high-speed train operator’s senior management together with its General Manager, Victor Ba?ares.
The hydrogen train will operate along two routes for a 10-week testing period to gain a range of experience with the alternative technology.
Samir Lohani, Executive Director (Standards)/Carriage at the Indian Railways’ Research Designs and Standards Organisation (RDSO), explains how Indian Railways is working on research projects with the Indian Institutes of Technology at Kanpur and Kharagpur to develop and improve LHB coach bogies.
Neil Dinmore, Principal Engineer of Structures and Material at the Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB), outlines how RSSB is continuing to support innovative solutions to improve the lifecycles of bogies and wheelsets, funded by the UK’s Department for Transport (DfT).
Elliot Rothwell, David Crosbee and Simon Iwnicki, colleagues from the Institute of Railway Research (IRR) at the University of Huddersfield, discuss the latest findings from the ‘CaFiBo' project, which seeks to develop a lightweight composite bogie frame that will reduce stresses on rail tracks due to rolling contact fatigue and…
Siemens Mobility will deliver a total of 400 electric and diesel hybrid locomotives to DB Cargo, with the first delivery expected in 2023.