In July, the Transpennine Route Upgrade (TRU) East Alliance installed the first miles of new electric overhead wires on a mainline in Yorkshire for over 25 years, marking a step-change in progress for the multi-billion-pound Transpennine Route Upgrade.
Hitachi Rail has connected Rio Tinto’s newest mine in Western Australia to the AutoHaul network. Hitachi Rail and Rio Tinto have marked another significant AutoHaul milestone with the commissioning of the autonomous rail transport system for the new Gudai-Darri iron ore mine in Western Australia’s Pilbara.
Today, the national railway company of Egypt ENR (Egyptian National Railways) has awarded Talgo with a new contract for the manufacturing of passenger trains. Under the new order, the Spanish company will be responsible for building seven passenger trains for night services for an approximate amount of 280 million euros.
Thales has been selected by Armco for the supply, installation and commissioning of TTC track circuits on the Çerkezköy-Kapıkule section. The TTC track circuit will provide information for predictive maintenance of the system and ensure the safety of railway operations by detecting the occupation, presence and departure of a train in a given area.
Ricardo, in partnership with Scottish Power, Network Rail Scotland and the University of Leeds, have received next phase energy sector funding to develop their innovative Holistic Hydrogen Approach to Heavy Duty Transport (H2H) project, which aims to be a catalyst that will help the UK remove all diesel trains from the network by 2040.
Knorr-Bremse has expanded its longstanding cooperative venture with Hyundai Rotem Company (HRC). Under the terms of a recently signed framework agreement with a contract value in the mid-double-digit million-euro range, Knorr-Bremse will for the first time supply all three key subsystems for this type of HRC light rail vehicle.