BD? has ordered a total number of 10 Smartron locomotives from Siemens Mobility, with delivery expected to begin by February 2021.
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The term rolling stock in the rail transportation industry refers to any vehicle that moves along a railway track. Global Railway Review’s coverage of rolling stock includes developments in mainline and high-speed passenger trains, plus rail freight locomotives and heavy-haul wagons.
The ETCS trial was able to go ahead despite the COVID-19 pandemic by utilising innovative temporary remote monitoring equipment.
Ryan Coholan, Chief Railroad Officer at the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), discusses the benefits of introducing new technologies across the rail industry and how MBTA has successfully applied IoT to the maintenance of its locomotive fleets.
The nationwide high-speed rail project would result in a wide number of benefits, with the plan drawing from global examples, including China.
PriestmanGoode's new train seat design works to make optimal use of the space being blocked-off in order to ensure social distancing.
The Coradia Polyvalent trains, used by SNCF Voyageurs throughout the French regions, provide passengers with an ecological and economical mode of transport.
Two pre-series Alstom Coradia iLint model trains have successfully completed trial passenger services, after 530 days and more than 180,000 driven kilometres.
An update report from the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has shown that Positive Train Control (PTC) systems are in operation on 98 per cent of all 58,000 PTC-mandated route miles.
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.
Louise Mor and Patrick Moore, Partners from WFW’s Assets & Structured Finance Group, write that as rolling stock operators face continued disruption to their businesses due to the impact of COVID-19, lessors should be aware of eight key points, and to be proactive in staying ahead of any changes facing…
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.
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…
Mark Oakley, Professional Head of Rolling Stock at the Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB), writes about the guidance designed to help track and train work together to stay on top of roles and responsibilities during winter weather.
5 May 2020 | By ABB
Join this free to attend Webinar on 17 June 2020, supported by ABB, in which experts from Network Rail will discuss how they have linked their asset and operational data to planning information for fast and agile track maintenance decision-making.