Bombardier opens new production hall for high-speed train car bodies in Poland
Bombardier Transportation has opened a new $64m production and painting hall for high-speed train car bodies at its Wroclaw site in Poland.
UK Government announces new West Coast Partnership rail franchise
The UK Government has announced a new rail franchise called the West Coast Partnership, which will combine the existing InterCity West Coast operations with development and introduction of High-Speed 2 (HS2) services.
New regulations for railways in Canada to install recorder devices
The Government of Canada is set to implement new regulations that require railways to install video and audio recording devices in the cabs of locomotives to boost safety.
New study reveals tramways have smaller carbon footprint than BRT systems
A study by Alstom and consulting company Carbone 4 in France has revealed that tramways have a smaller CO2 footprint than bus rapid transit (BRT) systems.