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 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. Thu, 25 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Delivering increased capacity via the Stockholm City Line project http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featuredelivering-increased-capacity-via-the-stockholm-city-line-project-5822377/ http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featuredelivering-increased-capacity-via-the-stockholm-city-line-project-5822377/ Stockholm City Line, one of Sweden’s largest and most important construction projects, is set to open in July, doubling rail capacity throughout the city. We take a look at this €1.8bn project, which will take suburban trains away from the congested … Tue, 23 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Slotting in UK rail freight http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featureslotting-in-uk-rail-freight-5820549/ http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featureslotting-in-uk-rail-freight-5820549/ A two-year industry collaboration to determine the efficiency of the UK’s freight rail network has culminated in a massive timetable shakeup. How will the sector adapt to these changing times? Tue, 23 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT Biting the bullet: Is Texas ready to embrace high-speed rail? http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featurebiting-the-bullet-is-texas-ready-to-embrace-high-speed-rail-5819125/ http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featurebiting-the-bullet-is-texas-ready-to-embrace-high-speed-rail-5819125/ The Texas bullet train proposal is dividing opinion across the Lone Star State, but recent reports suggest that President Trump has earmarked it as one of the country’s key infrastructure projects. Could this be the boost the project needs, or simply… Sun, 21 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Odense Tramway, Odense http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/odense-tramway-odense/ http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/odense-tramway-odense/ The Odense Tramway is a double-track light rail transit (LRT) system planned to be developed in the city of Odense, Funen Island, Denmark. Wed, 17 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Future Rail: Issue 50 http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featurefuture-rail-issue-50-5815627/ http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featurefuture-rail-issue-50-5815627/ In this issue: India’s undersea bullet, Montréal’s transit through toxic waste, trouble with rolling stock in Queensland, declining freight, Night Tube noise, mapping trains in real-train, and more Tue, 16 May 2017 14:50:00 GMT More than a train: India invests in Japanese high-speed rail http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featuremore-than-a-train-india-invests-in-japanese-high-speed-rail-5806515/ http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featuremore-than-a-train-india-invests-in-japanese-high-speed-rail-5806515/ Construction of a highly ambitious bullet train in western India is slated to begin in 2018. With a loan from Japan, the $14.5bn project aims to replicate the world-famous Japanese Shinkansen technology and dramatically slash journey times across Ind… Mon, 15 May 2017 10:44:00 GMT Light Rail Transit Line 3 (LRT 3) http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/light-rail-transit-line-3-lrt-3/ http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/light-rail-transit-line-3-lrt-3/ The 37km Light Rail Transit 3 (LRT3) is the third light rail line planned to be developed in Malaysia. The line, which includes a 35km viaduct and a 2km underground tunnel, will link Bandar Utama with Johan Setia in Klang. Fri, 12 May 2017 14:41:00 GMT Rail’s ‘adaptable carriage’: heading for trials http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featurerails-adaptable-carriage-heading-for-trials-5811719/ http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featurerails-adaptable-carriage-heading-for-trials-5811719/ In 2015, British firm 42 Technology was selected as one of three winners in the international ‘Tomorrow’s Train Design Today’ competition. The idea, of an adaptable carriage that can be used to transport passengers and freight, is now ready for indus… Thu, 11 May 2017 13:43:00 GMT Die Kombilosung Hybrid Tram-Train System, Karlsruhe http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/die-kombilosung-hybrid-tram-train-system-karlsruhe/ http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/die-kombilosung-hybrid-tram-train-system-karlsruhe/ Die Kombilösung is a state-of-the-art hybrid tram-train system being developed in Karlsruhe, Germany. Wed, 10 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Queensland’s new trains: testing times http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featurequeenslands-new-trains-what-went-wrong-5798938/ http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featurequeenslands-new-trains-what-went-wrong-5798938/ Criticism is growing in Queensland, Australia, after it emerged that new trains being built and delivered from India by the Qtectic consortium are plagued by issues. What has gone wrong and can this rolling stock delivery contract get back on track? Mon, 08 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT Jakarta Mass Rapid Rail Transport http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/jakarta-rapid-rail/ http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/jakarta-rapid-rail/ The government of Jakarta, Indonesia, commenced construction of its first mass rapid rail transport system in October 2013. Thu, 04 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Pendolino Tilting Train http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/pendolino-train/ http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/pendolino-train/ Pendolino is a high-speed tilting train manufactured by Alstom Ferroviaria. It travels at speeds up to 250km/h on the conventional tracks, eliminating the need for specially laid tracks. Thu, 04 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT April's top stories: Canada's GO Transit Regional Express project and SNCB received €600m EIB loan http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featureaprils-top-stories-canada-to-invest-135bn-in-go-transit-regional-express-rail-project-sncb-gets-600m-eib-loan-to-modernise-rolling-stock-5800864/ http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featureaprils-top-stories-canada-to-invest-135bn-in-go-transit-regional-express-rail-project-sncb-gets-600m-eib-loan-to-modernise-rolling-stock-5800864/ Canada is set to invest more than $1.35bn in the GO Transit Regional Express rail project and Belgium's Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Belges (SNCB) secured a €600m loan from EIB to invest in modernising rolling-stock. Railway-technology.com wr… Wed, 03 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Will rail freight survive the end of the carbon era? http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featurewill-rail-freight-survive-the-end-of-the-carbon-era-5798912/ http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featurewill-rail-freight-survive-the-end-of-the-carbon-era-5798912/ Worldwide, rail freight registered negative growth in 2015 and the downward trend is expected to continue from 2016 to 2017, largely due to decreasing volumes of heavy goods, such as coal and petrol. How will the sector change as more and more people… Wed, 03 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT Montréal’s rapid transit project sparks environmental concerns http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featuremontrals-rapid-transit-project-sparks-environmental-concerns-5797238/ http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featuremontrals-rapid-transit-project-sparks-environmental-concerns-5797238/ Montréal’s plan to build the fourth-largest automated transportation system in the world right through the heart of the city has run into strong opposition, with doubts cast over its environmental impact and financial viability. Sun, 30 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Future Rail: Issue 49 http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featurefuture-rail-issue-49-5789470/ http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featurefuture-rail-issue-49-5789470/ In this issue: Learning from European HSR design, a corridor to the Baltic states, inner city rail construction, the Texas bullet, driver only trains, shaking up rail fares, and more Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:57:00 GMT Raildar’s interactive maps: a bird's eye view of UK rail networks http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featureraildars-interactive-maps-a-birds-eye-view-of-uk-rail-networks-5794196/ http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featureraildars-interactive-maps-a-birds-eye-view-of-uk-rail-networks-5794196/ By tapping into National Rail’s vast data resources, Raildar creates an interactive, live map of trains that passengers can follow for the most up-to-date information on their train, delays included. Founder of Raildar, Rob West, explains the platfor… Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Tours–Bordeaux High-Speed Rail http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/toursbordeaux-high-speed-rail/ http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/toursbordeaux-high-speed-rail/ Also known as the South Europe Atlantic high-speed rail (SEA HSR), Tours-Bordeaux high-speed rail is a massive project under development in France. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:00:00 GMT Naples-Afragola High-Speed Train Station, Naples http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/naples-afragola-high-speed-train-station-naples/ http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/naples-afragola-high-speed-train-station-naples/ Naples-Afragola is a proposed high-speed railway station in the city of Naples, Italy. Italy's state-owned railway network operator Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI) is responsible for the implementation of the project. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT