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China extend their rail freight service to London to boost trade opportunities.

Posted on Jan 5, 2017
China have begun using the previous Silk Road trading route to London as their latest freight servic...

A Practical Guide to Asset Management for Rail and Metro - published today!

Posted on Dec 7, 2016
Due to huge interest in this area from our global community of readers we have today published 'A Pr...

Innovation focus: NeoTrans (DX Line), South Korea’s driverless heavy rail metro.

Posted on Nov 30, 2016
SmartRail World Exclusive Driverless trains are increasingly common in our cities operating on light...

Seven dead in first fatal UK tram accident in 57 years; industry reacts as investigation gets underway.

Posted on Nov 15, 2016
Last week's tram derailment in South London which killed seven people and injured over 50, was the f...

Expert view: Why are hydrail trains running so late?

Posted on Oct 31, 2016
For those of you who attended InnoTrans in September, you may have been lucky enough to have seen th...

East meets West as TÜV Nord and CRRC forge strategic alliance.

Posted on Oct 3, 2016
As regularly covered by SmartRail World, Chinese high-speed rail is continuously growing and expandi...

SNCF and Alstom forge 'innovation partnership' for the next generation TGV.

Posted on Sep 8, 2016
SNCF (Société nationale des chemins de fer français) France’s national state owned railway company a...

Refurbished double-deckers for the “modern traveller” unveiled in the Netherlands.

Posted on Sep 7, 2016
Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS), the principal passenger railway operator in the Netherlands have unveil...

New BART Trains to showcase environmentally friendly features.

Posted on Sep 6, 2016
The engineers tasked with designing Bay Area Rapid Transit's (BART) Fleet of the Future faced an une...

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