New Article information at Railway Technology New and updated information from Article listed on en-us New Article information at Railway Technology Future Bern Station The Future Bern Station (FBS) project includes the expansion of the Bern railway station, the second biggest station in Switzerland. The project encompasses the construction of a new underground station, an underpass, and supporting outdoor expansion… Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Future Rail: Issue 52 In this issue: Displacing communities with modern rail, driverless trains in Germany, reopening a disused London station, the Great Lakes Basin project, a Siemens-Bombardier merger, a look in the lost and found, and more Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:06:00 GMT Is a Siemens-Bombardier joint venture a real possibility? Siemens and Bombardier are reportedly in talks to merge their rail operations to compete more effectively with Chinese state-backed giant CRRC. The challenges and implications, however, should not be understated. Mon, 17 Jul 2017 08:53:00 GMT Inland Rail Inland Rail is a proposed freight rail corridor between Melbourne and Brisbane that will further connect south-east Queensland by rail with Adelaide and Perth in Australia. Thu, 13 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Paris’ Arts and Civilisations train takes passengers on a culture trip Passengers on Paris’ metro line E can immerse themselves in the arts and culture of five different continents, thanks to an on-board exhibition displaying works of art, paintings and historical objects from the capital’s Musée du quai Branly. Wed, 12 Jul 2017 08:34:00 GMT Lost and found: how is technology changing lost property? From the mundane, such as umbrellas, coats and other everyday objects, to the somewhat baffling – a microwave or widescreen television: lost property is an unavoidable occurrence on any railway network. Now, third-party start-ups are trying to take t… Wed, 12 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT East West Metro Underground Twin Tunnels, Kolkata A 10.8km-long underground twin metro rail tunnels, one east-bound and one west-bound, are being constructed as part of East-West Metro project in Kolkata, India. Mon, 10 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Northern Sydney Freight Corridor Upgrade, New South Wales The Northern Sydney Freight Corridor (NSFC) programme upgraded the interstate rail network between Sydney and Newcastle. Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:00:00 GMT Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) is a proposed high-speed railway line between Malaysia’s capital city Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. Thu, 06 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT June's top stories: Victoria receives $1.14bn for regional network, Astaldi wins Polish rail upgrade contract Victoria in Australia has secured funds worth nearly $1.14bn for a regional rail network overhaul project, and a JV between Astaldi Group and CLF has received a €82m contract to upgrade a section of the E-59 Warsaw-Poznan railway line. Railway-techno… Wed, 05 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Crossrail Liverpool Street Station, London Liverpool Street Station is being upgraded by Crossrail as part of a £14.8bn (approximately $19bn) Elizabeth Line (formerly Crossrail) project in London, UK. Sun, 02 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Change and the modern railway: how new lines shift communities When it comes to urban conglomerates, property values are increasingly determined by their proximity to public transportation. Despite their advantages to the community, new railways tend to contribute to rapid gentrification and can displace lower i… Sun, 02 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT TopRail: promoting sustainable rail tourism Can rail travel be re-visited as a means of sustainable tourism? The International Union of Railways has launched TopRail to raise awareness of cruise and heritage railways, and scenic train routes around the world. With a series of workshops underwa… Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Cityringen Metro, Copenhagen Cityringen Metro is a 15.5km underground circle line being developed as an extension to the Copenhagen Metro. Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT ‘Audacious’ private freight line hopes to end Chicago’s gridlock A private group of investors has proposed a new freight rail line that bypasses Chicago as a solution to the city’s longstanding gridlock. But the project has brought criticism over its potential environmental impact on thousands of acres of farmland… Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:06:00 GMT The driverless freight train: as imagined in Germany Researchers from the German Aerospace Centre have developed concepts for what they are calling the freight trains of the future. What makes these trains different to current models? Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:00:00 GMT Future Rail: Issue 51 In this issue: Doubling down on Stockholm rail, positive train control, Ontario express is a GO, sustainable rail tourism, rebuilding Riga station, UK freight’s timetable, and more Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:15:00 GMT Avignon Tramway, Provence The Community of Greater Avignon (Communauté d’Agglomération du Grand Avignon) began construction on a tramway project in Avignon, a commune in Provence region in south-east France, in October 2016. Mon, 19 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT New Shinagawa Railway Station, Tokyo The new Shinagawa railway station (tentatively named Shinagawa Shin-Eki) is being developed at the 200,000m² rail yard located in the Konan district of Minato, Japan. Thu, 15 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT The fight to reopen Camberwell Railway A resident-led campaign is seeking the reopening of Camberwell, a disused London railway station abandoned since WWI, to relieve some of the pressure on the overworked local public transport network. But what will it take to turn the historical remai… Tue, 13 Jun 2017 09:52:00 GMT