Govia Thameslink Railway, working with Network Rail and Siemens, have scored a world-first by running Automatic Train Operation (ATO) over European Train Control System (ETCS) on the mainline railway in passenger service.
Line-side copper cable theft continues to blight the UK’s rail infrastructure. Aside from the cost implications, which can run into millions of pounds a year, it also has the potential to trigger highly unwelcome service disruptions.
TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has been selected by train manufacturer Stadler to supply high-voltage roofline equipment for the SMILE high-speed Electric Multiple Unit (EMU) trains.
Nearly a decade ago, at the height of the worst economic recession experienced by the United States since the Great Depression of the 1930s, millions of jobs were lost, house prices plummeted, unemployment rose significantly and the U.S. stock market tumbled almost 50 percent.