Monthly Archives: June 2022

Siemens Mobility to deliver power supply system for Jurong Region Line in Singapore

Design, supply, testing, and commissioning of the power supply system for Jurong Region Line A Siemens Mobility led consortium that includes Concord Corporation Pte Ltd. has been awarded a contract by the Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) for the design, supply, testing, and commissioning of the power supply system for the future Jurong Region Line. […]

World first as high-speed trains wheel performance now digitally-monitored live

Hitachi Rail’s wireless monitoring will improve train availability and reduce bogie and wheelset maintenance downtime by 50% GWR fleet to be fitted with full-suite digital maintenance solution, which live monitors gearboxes, traction motors, bearings and wheels Hitachi Rail are presenting this solution at Rolling Stock Maintenance and Depot Optimisation Europe 2022 on 28th June Hitachi […]

The rising star from the University of Bath helping to build HS2, Britain’s new zero carbon railway

As women across the world are celebrated for the role they play in the engineering sector, HS2 is shining a light on the emerging talent helping to build Britain’s new railway on International Women in Engineering Day (Thursday, 23 June 2022). 21-year-old Hannah Brown from Boroughbridge in North Yorkshire is a rising star on the […]

Transport for Wales embarks on an environmental mission with communities

Nine areas across Wales are set to benefit from £100,000 of funding to enhance nature at new and existing woodlands. Transport for Wales (TfW) is collaborating with communities and partners on the Coed Cymunedol (Community Woodlands) project supporting the creation, enhancement and management of new and existing woodlands in Wales. TfW and 11 community partners […]

First hydrogen-powered trains for the Berlin-Brandenburg metropolitan region

Siemens Mobility is building seven two-car Mireo Plus H trains powered by fuel cells for Niederbarnimer Eisenbahn (NEB) Switching from diesel to hydrogen on the Heidekrautbahn will reduce annual CO₂ emissions by around three million kilos and save 1.1 million liters of diesel For Siemens Mobility the first order for a fleet of trains based […]

CAF Secures a Contract in Germany for the Extension of the NWL Project (NahverKehr Westfalen-Lippe)

Image: CAF The German operator association Nahverkehr Westfalen-Lippe (NWL), which manages part of the rail transport services in the North Rhine-Westphalia region, has placed its trust in CAF once again, with an agreement to extend the contract awarded last year. In this case, the extension consists of the supply of 10 battery-powered trains, as well […]

HS2 reveals first design images for Washwood Heath Depot in Birmingham

The first design images have been revealed of Washwood Heath Depot, HS2’s maintenance facility and main control centre for the whole HS2 network, which will create over 550 jobs in the local area. The site, north east of Birmingham city centre, is where HS2 trains will be maintained, serviced and stored when not in use, […]

HyperloopTT takes crucial step to reality with world-leading digital signalling and traffic management system, co-developed with Hitachi Rail

Hitachi Rail has customized its ERTMS (European Rail Traffic Management System) simulators for HyperloopTT’s technology Bringing signalling logics into the cloud can create a more reliable, sustainable and long-lasting system for capsules that will travel as fast as planes Collaboration will accelerate HyperloopTT’s commercialization timeline by utilizing current proven high-speed rail ERTMS logics instead of […]

CAF to Supply Passenger Trains for Etihad Rail in the United Arab Emirates

Etihad Rail have selectied CAF to supply its Push-Pull passenger trains. Etihad Rail is a state-owned Company of the United Arab Emirates that manage and develop the construction of the country’s railway network, as well its management and operation. The combined base contract amounts to a value in excess of €250 million. This new contract, […]