Aberdeen launch for Scotland’s first HST

ScotRail has officially welcomed the first of its cascaded HSTs.
A stock photo of a Shinkansen train. Credit: David Harding/Shutterstock.

Leaders prepare to pull the trigger on India’s bullet train

Work is to begin on India's first high-speed rail project - known as the Indian Bullet Train - thanks to financial and technical support from Japan.

First look: Class 68 in TPE colours

TransPennine Express (TPE) has issued the first photo of one of its newly liveried Class 68 locomotives.
A line of British Transport Police. Credit: Keith Gentry/Shutterstock.

All British Transport Police officers to wear body worn cameras

The British Transport Police will start an immediate roll-out of body worn cameras to its frontline officers to bring about "speedier justice for victims."

Siemens’ success in USA

In recent decades, there has been a noticeable revival of rail in the US and Canada.
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Midland Metro’s £149m extension to open in 2021

A 2km extension of Transport for West Midlands' Midland Metro has been given the go ahead in the UK.
The new tram extension in Tallinn. Credit: Raepress.

First fruits of Rail Baltica in Estonia

Estonia is celebrating the launch of a new tram line which will support the proposed Trans-European railway Rail Baltica.

HS2 launches procurement competition for London station works

HS2 has begun its search to find construction partners to deliver the redevelopment of London Euston station and build a brand new interchange at Old Oak Common. HS2 said the redevelopment of the two sites...

Whitechapel – An Overground station going Underground

The clock is ticking as the biggest, and one of the most complex, railway engineering projects in Europe moves into its final stages. Eventually, even the name will change, from the project title of Crossrail into the operational route’s Elizabeth line. As the line’s new stations continue to emerge from below the ground, there is […]

New Caledonian Sleeper carriages under test

The first new carriages destined for the Caledonian Sleeper service are now complete and in the Czech Republic for testing.