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Rail infrastructure - Articles and news items

Transport for the North releases its first independent report

Rail industry news / 28 March 2017 /

Transport for the North (TfN), the body responsible for producing a cohesive transport investment strategy for the North of England, has released its Spring 2017 Update Report – the first produced and published by the organisation independently from Government.

EMEF delivers refurbished Alfa Pendular train to CP

Rail industry news / 27 March 2017 /

Following a thorough refurbishment recently carried out at its central workshops in Entroncamento, Empresa de Manutenção de Equipamento Ferroviário, S.A. (EMEF) has delivered the first New Generation Alfa Pendular train to Comboios de Portugal (CP).

The World’s 12 Most Amazing Rail Journeys

Railway Extra, Z Homepage promo / 12 January 2017 /

Take a look at the below infographic highlighting the 12 most amazing rail journeys around the world and let us know your favourite…

Open competition launched for Design Guidelines of the Rail Baltic/Rail Baltica Railway

Rail industry news / 9 January 2017 /

RB Rail AS has announced Design Guidelines for Rail Baltic/Rail Baltica Railway open competition to provide engineers with a standardised approach to its design.

Delays in rail infrastructure projects

Railway Extra, Z Homepage promo / 8 December 2016 /

European Railway Review’s regular blogger Graham Ellis looks at rail infrastructure focusing on projects that are having problems or have been cancelled…

Brochure: Achieving efficient planning in rail infrastructure management

Whitepapers, Z Homepage promo / 1 November 2016 /

This brochure provides vital information on how you can remain competitive, supporting demand creation, demand management and supply management…

Whitepaper: From feasible to profitable planning – Learn how the world’s leading rail infrastructure contractors are turning planning into a profit engine

Whitepapers / 27 October 2016 /

Feasibility shouldn’t be the only yardstick of a successful rail plan. Rail infrastructure companies must align every element of their planning to shift from merely feasible plans to profitable plans…

FRA awards $25m to increase rail safety at crossings and train stations in the U.S.

Rail industry news / 11 October 2016 /

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has awarded $25 million in grants to improve safety at railroad crossings, train stations and crossings across the U.S.

3rd Global Track Maintenance and Asset Management Congress 2017

Rail industry news / 6 October 2016 /

The only global conference on track maintenance & rail infrastructure asset management returns to Berlin…

Russian Railways & Swissrail Industry Association sign scientific & technical cooperation agreement

Rail industry news / 26 September 2016 /

JSC Russian Railways and the Swissrail Industry Association have signed an agreement on scientific and technical cooperation at InnoTrans 2016 in Berlin.

UITP and CER support update of Romanian Transport Master Plan

Rail industry news / 1 August 2016 /

The UITP and the Community of European Railways (CER) have applauded the Romanian government and especially the Romanian Transport Ministry for taking major steps to improve the Romanian Transport Master Plan (RTMP), particularly with regards to the measures foreseen for the country’s railways…

Brightline offers new transportation alternative in South Florida

Railway Extra, Z Homepage promo / 28 July 2016 /

Brightline – a new express intercity passenger rail service is due to open in Florida in 2017 connecting Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach and Orlando