New signalling along the Durham Coast Line

The Durham Coast Line is now benefitting from new signalling following a £28 million scheme that has modernised the 25km section between Stranton in...

West Hampstead Thameslink new station building

Construction of a new station building at West Hampstead Thameslink has got underway, with the work set to be completed in December 2011. It...

New Zealand rail rescue service

Plasser & Theurer’s MFS system of conveyor and hopper units has been put to the test in the Manawatu Gorge on New Zealand’s North...

Ipswich Station’s new footbridge

A new footbridge has been lifted into place at Ipswich Station as part of the £370 million ‘Access for All’ scheme, providing a step-free...

Russian Railways’ environmental protection work in 2010

Russian Railways invested 1.4 billion rubles in the construction and reconstruction of environmental protection facilities during 2010, as part of its Environmental...

Russian Railways plans to buy 1,250 locomotives in 2011-2013

President of Russian Railways Vladimir Yakunin announced the plans. "The locomotive fleet has traditionally been one of the key elements of the network’s operations....

Bombardier Transportation signs agreement with Russian Railways

BT Signaling B.V. has signed an agreement to purchase a stake in the signalling equipment manufacturer United Electrical Engineering Plants, ...

First Capital Connect kick starts young footballers’ careers

First Capital Connect has donated train season tickets to five young football scholars starting their careers at the Stevenage Football Academy. The Stevenage FC scholarship...

IBM reveals five innovations that will change our lives in the next five years

IBM have formally unveiled the fifth annual "Next Five in Five" – a list of innovations that have the potential to change the...

ABB’s $55 million order from Stadler Rail

ABB, the power and automation technology group, has won orders worth about $55 million from Swiss train manufacturer Stadler Rail for equipment that will...