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Stations for the future

The rail industry has given passengers a glimpse of how their local stations may look in the future. Over the last few years, major terminus...

Direct franchise award for Arriva CrossCountry

Arriva CrossCountry has promised faster services, free Wi-Fi and a £20 million investment in its fleet after being directly awarded a contract to continue...

From Beach to Musk – A lot of hype over Hyperloop

When considering how to efficiently transport New York City’s burgeoning legion of commuters, inventor Alfred Ely Beach commented in 1870: “A tube, a car, a revolving fan! Little more is required!” He was talking about his design for New York’s first subway, the Beach Pneumatic Transit. More recently, this concept has been taken up by […]
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Sound Transit invests half a billion on new light rail fleet

Seattle's Sound Transit has has signed off a $554 million order with Siemens for 122 light rail vehicles (LRV). Production of the LRVs will take...

First Aarhus Variobahn tram to begin testing

Stadler and Aarhus Letbane I/S held a presentation ceremony at InnoTrans to unveil the first completed light rail vehicle for the Danish city of Aarhus. Stadler...

First XRL high-speed train arrives in Hong Kong

MTR is set to receive the first of nine new high-speed trains for the Guangzhou Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link (XRL). CRRC Qingdao Sifang has delivered...

CRRC high-speed ‘intercontinental’ train combines passengers and freight

China's CRRC has presented a concept intercontinental high-speed electric multiple unit (EMU) which it hopes will "open up new markets" for the company. The double-deck...

PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe and DB Netz renew cross-border partnership

PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe SA and DB Netz AG have signed an agreement in Berlin to improve cooperation on cross-border train movements. Primarily the agreement,...

Bombardier launches two new train products

Bombardier has launched its new metro product, Movia Maxx, and next-generation regional train platform, Talent 3, at InnoTrans this week. The latest in its line...

Strukton and John Holland launch asset monitoring and performance business

Strukton and John Holland have used InnoTrans to announce the creation of Acuit.Systems - a new joint venture which will help businesses improve the...