Borders line open for business

Hundreds of people queued at Tweedbank station, some from 05.00, to be on the first train on the new Borders Railway as it opened yesterday (September 6). The line was built on the northern section of...

Moscow Metro concept train goes on show

A concept Moscow Metro train has been unveiled by Siemens and Russian Machines in the Russian capital during Expo 1520. The mockup is the result of a joint design study between the two companies in...

Indian Railways launches real-time train tracking app

Indian Railways has launched a new real-time train tracking application for passengers. RailRadar has been jointly developed by Centre for Railway Information Service (CRIS), the information technology arm of Indian Railways and RailYatri team (Stelling...

Officials tour Brazil’s first monorail

Brazil's first monorail system, São Paulo's Silver Line, has been publicly unveiled to city and state officials. The 27-kilometre automated line, which will be completed in several phases, will boast the world's largest and highest...

Alstom unveils new intercity train design

Alstom has released details of its latest long-distance train innovation, the Coradia Liner V200. Revealing the V200 during the European Mobility Exhibition for Public Transport, Alstom said its new design would "renew the pleasure" of travelling...

‘Last Blue Train’ takes to the c2c rails

National Express train operator c2c ran a unique event – a special charter train named the ‘Last Blue Train’ - on Saturday 5 March 2011. The service was organised to commemorate the end of the...

RailStaff Awards 2011 Finalists announced

After a record year with over a thousand entries, we're delighted to announce this years finalists, who have been voted for by you on the RailStaff Awards Website. These final ten (and twelve in two...

Class 700 Thameslink rail carriages to be unveiled at Innotrans 2014

Three complete Thameslink Desiro City carriages will make their world premiere next month at Innotrans 2014. Siemens is manufacturing 1,140 Class 700 carriages for the new Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern (TSGN) franchise, which Govia begin...

Rotterdam Centraal officially opened

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander has attended the official opening of the new Rotterdam Centraal station. Rotterdam is the first stop for many international high-speed services arriving in the Netherlands and with passenger numbers expected to...

Alstom launches new metro and signalling systems in Geneva

A quick-build metro design and a new urban signalling system have been unveiled by Alstom at UITP's annual transport conference. Henri Poupart-Lafarge, president of Alstom Transport, said “innovation is at the heart of our strategy"...

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