In an exclusive interview with Global Railway Review, Astrid Bunt, Head of Stations at ProRail, explains how much of a role train stations play in contributing to the overall passenger experience.
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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has announced the recipients of more than $302 million in grant funds to help repair and rehabilitate railroad infrastructure on 12 projects across nine states.
On Friday 29 May 2020, the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) is to release the project-level draft environmental document covering the approximately 14-mile Burbank to Los Angeles Project section.
The images follow the opening of a public vote to pick the names for the first two of 10 tunnel boring machines prior to manufacturing.
The survey found that the Australian rail industry considers the continuation of infrastructure projects as the top support priority amidst COVID-19.
The transformation included renovations within four stations along the Northern City Line, as well as cleaning and renewal of tracks.
The re-development of Moseley Station moves the project to reopen the Birmingham Camp Hill railway line a step closure to completion.
The nationwide high-speed rail project would result in a wide number of benefits, with the plan drawing from global examples, including China.
Alex joins GB Railfreight from Network Rail and will play a pivotal role in supporting the recovery of the railway post-COVID-19.
HS2's west-London super hub will be the largest newly-built railway station in the UK, with a mix of high-speed and conventional service platforms.
HS2 Ltd, the company responsible for developing the UK's new high-speed rail network, is asking the UK public to choose the names for the project's first two giant tunnel boring machines.
Felix Spiess, Project Manager Additive Manufacturing (AM) and Supply Chain Development Manager, ?BB-Technische Services GmbH, discusses the implementation of AM at ?BB and the challenges created by changing the manufacturing and production processes to accommodate the innovative solution.
Engineering works at South Western Railway’s (SWR) flagship ￡60 million Feltham depot have entered the next major phase ahead of the Class 701 train roll-out.
The next stage of Gatwick Airport's ￡150 million station transformation will soon begin, thanks to innovative ways of working within COVID-19 social distancing safeguards.
In recent years, two polar vortex systems have battered the United States’ Midwest region, with temperatures falling to -30?C in Chicago and -37?C in North Dakota – colder than parts of Antarctica. But, despite these severe weather environments, Norfolk Southern Railway Company managed to keep trains moving thanks to detailed…