Monthly Archives: August 2022

IFSEC Europe to launch in October 2023 as new addition to the IFSEC brand

Taking place between 2-4 October 2023 at the RAI AMSTERDAM, NL, IFSEC International is extending its brand to bring IFSEC Europe to the security and fire markets. Why IFSEC Europe? IFSEC is coming to RAI Amsterdam in October 2023 for a NEW pan-European security and fire safety event. While IFSEC International in London will remain […]

Stadler to supply 56 innovative trams to HAVAG – deployment in regular services planned from 2025

Stadler and the Hallesche Verkehrs-AG (HAVAG), part of Stadtwerke Halle-Gruppe, have concluded a vehicle supply contract for 56 TINA trams. It is Stadler’s fourth order for the innovative vehicle concept. The first trams in this series are set to roll through Halle from 2025, further boosting the city’s transition to climate-friendly public transport. Stadler first […]

MRCE orders 14 Vectron locomotives from Siemens Mobility

Delivery of 14 Vectron MS multisystem locomotives MRCE fleet includes 147 Vectron locomotives Mitsui Rail Capital Europe (MRCE), a full-service locomotive leasing company, has ordered 14 Vectron MS multisystem locomotives from Siemens Mobility on the basis of an existing contract. With this order, MRCE will have a fleet of 147 Vectrons. MRCE plans to use […]

Avanti West Coast opens new round of funding to bring community projects to life

New round of funding from Avanti West Coast designed to create a difference in communities it serves. • Customer and Communities Investment Scheme to support local projects • Funding pot aims to create a difference in regions served by Avanti West Coast • Customers and community groups encouraged to submit ideas for local initiatives Regions […]

HS2 triples investment in T-Level students

HS2’s West Midlands construction partner, Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV), confirmed today (25th August) that it is joining forces with three more colleges to increase the number of industry placements it offers to T-Level students. From September, over 30 young people in Solihull, Dudley, Wolverhampton and Walsall will get to play a part in HS2’s construction […]

World premiere: 14 Coradia iLint to start passenger service on first 100% hydrogen operated route

Alstom, global leader in smart and sustainable mobility, is proud to announce that the world’s first hydrogen train, the Coradia iLint, reached another historical milestone today in Bremervörde, Lower Saxony, Germany. It is now used on the world premiere 100% hydrogen train route, in passenger operation. This regional train only emits steam and condensed water […]

Construction of the new bridge begins in the southside of Glasgow

Work to construct the new bridge over the railway at Nithsdale Road in Glasgow’s Southside is now underway following successful demolition of the old structure. The project, part of the Glasgow-Barrhead electrification works, will see a new bridge deck constructed higher over the railway to enable overhead electrification wires to run safely beneath the structure. […]

HS2 uses F1 tech to accelerate carbon emissions cut

The company behind Britain’s new high speed rail network is trialling technology developed for Formula 1 (F1) motorsport to dramatically cut fuel consumption, carbon emissions and improve air quality at one of its London construction sites. As part of HS2 Ltd’s Innovation programme, a tower crane on the railway’s Euston approaches site, that would normally […]

100th SWR Desiro unit to be repainted is unveiled at Bournemouth

100th Desiro unit to be repainted in the South Western Railway colours The Desiro first came into service in 2004 All 100 units have been repainted at Bournemouth Traincare Depot The 100th repainted Desiro unit has been unveiled at Bournemouth Traincare Depot. Representatives from SWR, Siemens Mobility and Angel Trains joined members of the train painting team […]