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Britain's HS2 project is seeking “the world’s most advanced rolling stock.”

Posted on Jan 22, 2017
Earlier this week, UK Transport Secretary Chris Grayling initiated the procurement of rolling stock ...

Obama confirms investment of $1.1 billion to improve Chicago’s Red Line.

Posted on Jan 18, 2017
Chicago’s Red Line was built in 1969, but 48 years on and after years of patching things up, Barack ...

The world’s first railway to produce 100% of its energy from wind turbines.

Posted on Jan 9, 2017
The Netherlands have taken the lead to become the first country to run trains solely powered by wind...

Why it's now time for Siemens to modernise Peru's Lima Metro.

Posted on Jan 4, 2017
Siemens is to provide the complete traction power supply for the first section of metro line one in ...

A Century on, New Yorkers finally ride the Second Avenue Subway.

Posted on Jan 3, 2017
New Yorkers have waited for their extended Second Avenue subway line for a century. It was initially...

The rail technology at the heart of the UK’s biggest transport crisis in decades.

Posted on Dec 19, 2016
As an international publication we don’t like to focus too much on local issues, everything we write...

Hitachi’s first UK built intercity express will “bring UK rail travel firmly into the 21st century.”

Posted on Dec 14, 2016
In 2015, the Japanese global rail specialist Hitachi changed strategy by expanding their business op...

Four major projects shaping the future of rail in India.

Posted on Dec 13, 2016
The way that India travels is about to change with news this week of two exciting rail projects whic...

The longest and deepest rail tunnel in the world opens for business.

Posted on Dec 12, 2016
Almost twenty years since the first blast in the main shaft heralded the beginning of construction, ...

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