New Article information at Railway Technology New and updated information from Article listed on www.railway-technology.com http://www.railway-technology.com/ en-us http://www.railway-technology.com/ New Article information at Railway Technology http://www.railway-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Noise on the underground: Londoners cry foul http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featurenoise-on-the-underground-londoners-cry-foul-5793199/ http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featurenoise-on-the-underground-londoners-cry-foul-5793199/ London Underground is continuing to push forward with its ambitious plans for the Night Tube, with 24-hour services now running on the Victoria and Jubilee, and most of the Central, Northern and Piccadilly lines, on Fridays and Saturdays. But what im… Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:00:00 GMT Tampere Tram Project http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/tampere-tram-project/ http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/tampere-tram-project/ The Tampere tramline project is being developed by City of Tampere in Tampere, Finland, project with the aim of providing better transportation for commuters, by improving connectivity and services across all key destinations in Tampere. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Setting the target: UK rail’s nine innovation priorities http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featuresetting-the-target-uk-rails-nine-innovation-priorities-5789839/ http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featuresetting-the-target-uk-rails-nine-innovation-priorities-5789839/ Last week, on 12 April, Panasonic revealed a list of nine innovation priorities for UK rail, as identified by a cross-industry forum. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:26:00 GMT Passenger rail services under threat in Trump’s new budget http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featurepassenger-rail-services-under-threat-in-trumps-new-budget-5787324/ http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featurepassenger-rail-services-under-threat-in-trumps-new-budget-5787324/ President Donald Trump’s first official budget document, which proposes large funding cuts to the country’s Amtrak, transit, and commuter rail programs, has been condemned by rail associations for risking vital access for almost 150 million American… Mon, 17 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT TEX Rail (Tarrant Express Rail), Texas http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/-tex-rail-texas-us/ http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/-tex-rail-texas-us/ TEX Rail (Tarrant Express Rail), formerly known as the Southwest-to-Northeast Rail Corridor, is a 37-mile long proposed commuter rail line in the Tarrant County of Texas, US. Wed, 12 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Calder Valley Rail Line Upgrade, West Yorkshire http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/calder-valley-rail-line-upgrade-west-yorkshire/ http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/calder-valley-rail-line-upgrade-west-yorkshire/ Calder Valley line is a two-track railway line running from Manchester Victoria to Leeds in West Yorkshire, UK. Wed, 12 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Rail Baltica: a new corridor for the Baltic states http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featurerail-baltica-a-new-corridor-for-the-baltic-states-5777339/ http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featurerail-baltica-a-new-corridor-for-the-baltic-states-5777339/ A decades-old idea to connect the Baltic states to the heart of Europe via direct rail came closer to reality in January, when the prime ministers of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania signed an agreement to complete the Rail Baltica project before 2025. … Sun, 09 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Union Station, Toronto http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/union-station-toronto/ http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/union-station-toronto/ Union Station is a major multimodal railway transportation hub in Toronto, Canada. It is one of the busiest stations in the country and serves more than 250,000 passengers a day. Thu, 06 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Amsterdam Zuid Station Expansion http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/amsterdam-zuid-station-expansion/ http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/amsterdam-zuid-station-expansion/ Amsterdam Zuid Station is located in the borough of Amsterdam-Zuid in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Wed, 05 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT March's top stories: Trimble and Railhead to integrate on-board video and CH2M withdraws from contract http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featuremarchs-top-stories-trimble-and-railhead-deal-ch2m-withdraws-from-hs2-contract-5779841/ http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featuremarchs-top-stories-trimble-and-railhead-deal-ch2m-withdraws-from-hs2-contract-5779841/ Trimble and Railhead to integrate real-time remote monitoring, diagnostics, and on-board video to increase locomotive asset usage and productivity for railway operators, and CH2M confirmed its withdrawal of interest from HS2 Phase IIb development par… Wed, 05 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Account-based ticketing: a model for the future http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featureaccount-based-ticketing-a-model-for-the-future-5777342/ http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featureaccount-based-ticketing-a-model-for-the-future-5777342/ As public transport adoption across the globe continues to grow, the need to overhaul the transport ticketing process has become more pressing than ever, as David Jacobs, global head of solutions at Vix Technology, explains. Wed, 05 Apr 2017 09:00:00 GMT South Island Line: pushing Hong Kong construction to its limit http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featuresouth-island-line-pushing-hong-kong-construction-to-its-limit-5777089/ http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featuresouth-island-line-pushing-hong-kong-construction-to-its-limit-5777089/ Hong Kong MTR’s new South Island Line extension, built across a combination of elevated and underground structures, started operating in December 2016. The project had to overcome huge challenges criss-crossing one of highest density cities on earth.… Mon, 03 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Onboard the Shiki-Shima, Japan’s newest luxury sleeper train http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featureonboard-the-shiki-shima-japans-newest-luxury-sleeper-train-5760864/ http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featureonboard-the-shiki-shima-japans-newest-luxury-sleeper-train-5760864/ New luxury cruise train, the Shiki-Shima, will begin excursions between Tokyo’s Ueno Station and northern Japan in May this year. The sleeper, which includes a lounge car, dining car and six carriages devoted to private suites, will welcome only 34 p… Sun, 02 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT What’s in store for the UK’s big rail fare shake-up? http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featurewhats-in-store-for-the-uks-big-rail-fare-shake-up-5773866/ http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featurewhats-in-store-for-the-uks-big-rail-fare-shake-up-5773866/ The Department for Transport recently announced far-reaching changes to UK rail fares in an attempt to make it easier for passengers to buy the cheapest tickets. Trials on selected routes are due to start in May and could lead to the most radical ove… Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:08:00 GMT Ottawa Light Rail Transit (LRT) Stage 2, Ontario http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/ottawa-light-rail-transit-lrt-stage-2-ontario/ http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/ottawa-light-rail-transit-lrt-stage-2-ontario/ Stage-2 Light Rail Transit (LRT) is a proposed light rail extension to the under-construction Confederation Line, which is the first stage of the new LRT system in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:00:00 GMT Naples-Bari High Speed Railway Project http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/naples-bari-high-speed-railway-project/ http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/naples-bari-high-speed-railway-project/ The Napoli-Bari high-speed railway project is being undertaken to increase the competitiveness of rail transport and aid in the socio-economic development of Southern Italy. The project is part of a number of strategic infrastructure investments bein… Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:00:00 GMT Mernda Rail Extension Project, Melbourne http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/mernda-rail-extension-project-melbourne/ http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/mernda-rail-extension-project-melbourne/ The Mernda Rail Extension Project involves the development of a new 8km-long dual rail line to link the existing South Morang line with Mernda in Melbourne, Australia. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Malaga Metro, Andalusia http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/malaga-metro-andalusia/ http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/malaga-metro-andalusia/ Malaga Metro is a light rail network serving the city of Malaga, Andalusia, Spain. The first two lines (Line 1 and Line 2) of the light metro system, spanning 11.3km in total length, entered commercial service in July 2014. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT A digital railway: is it cyber secure? http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featurea-digital-railway-is-it-cyber-secure-5770312/ http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featurea-digital-railway-is-it-cyber-secure-5770312/ Railways are becoming ‘connected’, as operators and infrastructure managers move forward with a number of digital projects, designed to bring the industry into the 21st century. However, does this leave rail exposed to cyber-attacks? Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:14:00 GMT What can California learn from European HSR hubs? http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featurewhat-can-california-learn-from-european-hsr-hubs-5769235/ http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featurewhat-can-california-learn-from-european-hsr-hubs-5769235/ San Francisco-based urban designer Luca Giaramidaro has travelled through many of Europe’s best high-speed rail hubs on a fact-finding mission to see what California can learn to support its own high-speed project. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:00:00 GMT