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Stadler to Supply 71 Trains to the Wales & Borders Franchise

KeolisAmey, which was awarded the Wales & Borders franchise and the South Wales Metro service by the Welsh government, has ordered 71 trains from Stadler, which are set to become operational from 2022 onwards.


LNER to test sensor technology that indicates seat occupation

British rail franchise London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is to trial a new technology featuring sensors that will help passengers to distinguish between occupied and vacant train seats in a bid to address the issue of spare seats ending up unused.

Virgin Hyperloop One to open testing facility in Spain

Transportation technology company Virgin Hyperloop One has signed an agreement with Spanish infrastructure agency Administration of Railway Infrastructure (Adif) to open a new research and testing facility in the country.

Norfolk Southern Opts for Simulation-Based Training

Norfolk Southern is working with apps developer Heartwood 3D to develop and roll out simulation-based training apps to make its operations even safer and its staff training more effective.

Network Rail to use drones for safety purposes

UK infrastructure manager Network Rail has carried out the first drone survey on England’s south western rail route in a bid to combat track trespassers.

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