3D printing has been around for decades but has slowly moved towards the mainstream as it becomes increasingly commercialised. A number of sectors have found ways it can benefit them but what use is 3D printing currently having on railways around the world?
Alstom has inaugurated a repair centre in Astana, Kazakhstan - its first in the country.
As a result of replacing rails, sleepers and signalling, train speeds on this section have been increased from 50km/h to 90km/h.
Britain’s Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, and the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, have said they will work together to progress Crossrail 2. In a joint announcement this morning, Chris Grayling gave his backing to the project but said it needed to be “fair to the UK taxpayer”. London will be expected to take on at […]
Downer York Joint Venture – a partnership of Downer EDI Works and York Civil – is to deliver the City Tram Extension Project in Adelaide. The one-kilometre East End extension includes four new stops and will serve the city’s new Riverbank precinct. It will extend Adelaide’s existing tram network along North Terrace to the city’s East End. The […]
US officials have broken ground on the long-awaited Caltrain electrification project. Work to electrify the 84-kilometre Caltrain rail corridor between San Francisco and San Jose in California – known as the Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project (PCEP) – will now begin. A groundbreaking ceremony was conducted at Millbrae Caltrain Station on July 21 to mark the occasion. The event […]
Dublin’s Luas light rail network has released footage online showing cyclists narrowly avoiding collisions with trams as part of a new bike safety campaign. Transdev, which operates Luas services, and Transport Infrastructure hope the campaign will make cyclists in the city more aware of the risks that trams pose. Although sections are shared with pedestrians […]
Testing has begun on the Bay Area Rapid Transit's (BART) new fleet of train cars in San Francisco, the USA.