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Hyperloop system ready to discuss ‘commercialisation’ as it achieves record speeds

Progress on the world's first operational Hyperloop system has continued after achieving historic speeds.
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San Francisco’s BART to begin testing new metro trains on track

Testing has begun on the Bay Area Rapid Transit's (BART) new fleet of train cars in San Francisco, the USA.

Video: Shocking tram vs bicycle near misses caught on camera

Dublin's Luas light rail network has released footage online showing cyclists narrowly avoiding collisions with trams as part of a new bike safety campaign. Transdev, which operates Luas services, and Transport Infrastructure hope the campaign...

Video: Waterloo International platforms brought back to life

Network Rail has released a timelapse video showing work being carried out to reinstate platforms 20-24 in the former Eurostar terminal at London Waterloo station as part of the Waterloo & South West Upgrade. The...
A Union Pacific locomotive crosses the Pecos River Bridge in Langtry, Texas. Credit: Union Pacific.

Union Pacific’s new bridge monitoring tool has the ‘potential to revolutionise’ bridge inspections

The majority of Union Pacific's (UP) 18,000 bridges are inspected by trained professionals at least twice a year. According to the American Society of Civil Engineers, 40 per cent of bridges in the USA are...

South Ferry station reopens five years after Hurricane Sandy destruction

New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has re-opened South Ferry station after it was 'completely destroyed' by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. MTA interim executive director Ronnie Hakim said that - much like the nearby World Trade Centre...

Video: Network Rail track workers get into the Christmas spirit early

Network Rail track workers based at Rugby, Warwickshire, have got into the Christmas spirit early. Faced with spending the upcoming holiday period at work, maintaining and upgrading the railway while it is closed over Christmas,...
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Belmond launches luxury sleeper train service in South America

Belmond has launched what is describing as South America first luxury sleeper service. The Andean Explorer, which is operated by PeruRail, cuts through the Peruvian Andes on the Cusco-Puno-Arequipa line. According to the hotel and leisure...

Video: Alstom’s hydrogen train on test

Alstom's iLint hydrogen fuel cell train has successfully completed its first trial run at 80 km/h. Video courtesy of Alstom

Video: PKP Griffin locomotive on test

Rolling stock manufacturer Newag has released video footage of one of its Griffin locomotives undergoing testing on the Kra­ków-Tar­nów line. Read more: France’s first semi-automated train to run on its network in 2022  
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