Railway Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.railway-technology.com web site http://www.railway-technology.com/ en-us http://www.railway-technology.com/ Railway Technology-Updates http://www.railway-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif SmartRail Europe Aims to Help Create the Digital Railway of the Future http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/events-publications/globaltransportforum/pressdigital-railway-future.html http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/events-publications/globaltransportforum/pressdigital-railway-future.html SmartRail Europe is the annual show this April in Amsterdam for railway infrastructure managers, train operating companies, system and data integrators and technology suppliers to come together and create the digital railway of the future. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:26:00 GMT Kadfire-Graphic Design, Print and Digital Information Systems for the Railway Industry http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/operation/kadfire/ http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/operation/kadfire/ Kadfire provides innovative passenger information solutions, as well as graphic design, digital printing, web development and transport data services. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:10:00 GMT Victoria to remove three congested level crossings on Frankston line http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsvictoria-to-remove-three-congested-level-crossings-on-frankston-line-5744866 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsvictoria-to-remove-three-congested-level-crossings-on-frankston-line-5744866 The Government of Victoria in Australia is set to remove three more dangerous and congested level crossings on the Frankston line, with further plans to build two new stations. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT French Government and Alstom report progress made at Belfort site http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsfrench-government-and-alstom-report-progress-made-at-belfort-site-5744857 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsfrench-government-and-alstom-report-progress-made-at-belfort-site-5744857 The French Government and Alstom have presented the progress made for railway maintenance and industrial activities at the company's Belfort site. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Network Rail to reopen Settle to Carlisle railway ahead of schedule http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsnetwork-rail-to-reopen-settle-to-carlisle-railway-ahead-of-schedule-5745170 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsnetwork-rail-to-reopen-settle-to-carlisle-railway-ahead-of-schedule-5745170 Engineers from UK Network Rail have made considerable progress to reopen the major Settle to Carlisle service next month, earlier than planned. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Industrial Ethernet Switches and Wireless Communications http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/computer/industrial-ethernet-switches/ http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/computer/industrial-ethernet-switches/ Founded in 2003 in Walnut, CA, US, Henrich has been helping, customers across the globe to manage their industrial systems with rugged and secured Ethernet networking products in various industries, such as power utilities, transportation, oil and ga… Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:22:00 GMT Automatic train operation: the future of UK mainline railways? http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featureautomatic-train-operation-the-future-of-uk-mainline-railways-5742668/ http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featureautomatic-train-operation-the-future-of-uk-mainline-railways-5742668/ There’s plenty of speculation as to the future of how trains will get from one station to another. Is automation a necessity? How might it be integrated? And how will unions respond if their members are pushed out of traditional train driver jobs? Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:00:00 GMT East Wind: a new era of freight between the UK and China http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featureeast-wind-a-new-era-of-freight-between-the-uk-and-china-5740643/ http://www.railway-technology.com/features/featureeast-wind-a-new-era-of-freight-between-the-uk-and-china-5740643/ China has launched a direct rail freight service to London, as part of its drive to develop trade and investment ties with Europe through the New Silk Road. What will this mean for rail freight between the UK and Asia’s superpower? Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT SNCF uses IBM IoT solution for improved rail safety http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newssncf-uses-ibm-iot-solution-for-improved-rail-safety-5743966 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newssncf-uses-ibm-iot-solution-for-improved-rail-safety-5743966 French railways operator SNCF is using IBM Watson's internet of yhings (IoT) platform to provide improved rail safety for 13.5 million daily passengers. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deutsche Bahn orders 39 trainsets from Siemens http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsdeutsche-bahn-orders-39-trainsets-from-siemens-5743983 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsdeutsche-bahn-orders-39-trainsets-from-siemens-5743983 Deutsche Bahn's mass transit arm DB Regio has ordered 39 trainsets from Siemens to operate on the Rhine Valley rail network in south-west Germany. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT ABB to supply traction and on-board power equipment to three rail operators http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsabb-to-supply-traction-onboard-power-equipment-to-three-european-rail-operators-5743949 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsabb-to-supply-traction-onboard-power-equipment-to-three-european-rail-operators-5743949 ABB has won $70m worth contracts from Switzerland-based train manufacturer Stadler to supply traction and on-board power equipment to three European rail operators. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Dressage Engineering-Maintenance, Testing and Spare Parts for Rail Vehicles http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/brakes/dressage-engineering/ http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/brakes/dressage-engineering/ Dressage Engineering repairs and maintains public transport vehicles, including rail cars and trams.The company uses state-of-the-art technology to test braking, electrical and air conditioner system... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:03:00 GMT FiberinMotion®: Train-to-Ground Wireless Broadband Solution for Rail and Metro http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/signal/fiberinmotion/ http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/signal/fiberinmotion/ RADWIN's FiberinMotion® train-to-ground communications solution ensures continuous high-speed wireless connectivity between trains or metros and network control and data centres. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:57:00 GMT Wi-Fi On-Board Trains: Key Considerations for Rail and Metro Operators http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/signal/radwin/presstrains-key-considerations-rail-metro-operators.html http://www.railway-technology.com/contractors/signal/radwin/presstrains-key-considerations-rail-metro-operators.html Our world is becoming 100% connected, with continuous connectivity a basic commodity. Connectivity 'dark spots' are becoming fewer and smaller, and as such they stand out to customers as poor user experience. One of the major remaining dark spot envi… Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:41:00 GMT MyHSR and LTA award JDP contract for Kuala Lumpur-Singapore HSR project http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsmyhsr-lta-award-jdp-contract-for-kuala-lumpur-singapore-hsr-project-5742678 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsmyhsr-lta-award-jdp-contract-for-kuala-lumpur-singapore-hsr-project-5742678 Malaysia's MyHSR and the Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore have awarded the joint development partner (JDP) contract to a consortium for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) project. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Tunnel boring machines lowered in Battersea for Northern Line extension http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newstunnel-boring-machines-lowered-in-battersea-for-northern-line-extension-5742655 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newstunnel-boring-machines-lowered-in-battersea-for-northern-line-extension-5742655 Transport for London (TfL) has announced that the giant boring machines have been lowered 20m underground in Battersea and are ready start the Northern Line extension in the UK capital. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Knorr-Bremse to supply braking for India’s Prima twin-section WAG12 locomotives http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsknorr-bremse-to-supply-braking-systems-for-indias-prima-twin-section-wag12-electric-locomotives-5742691 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsknorr-bremse-to-supply-braking-systems-for-indias-prima-twin-section-wag12-electric-locomotives-5742691 Knorr-Bremse has secured a contract to supply the complete braking systems for the 800 Prima twin-section WAG12 electric locomotives that would be delivered to Indian Railways in 2018-28. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Amsterdam Metro / Light Rail Network http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/amsterdam-metro-light-rail/ http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/amsterdam-metro-light-rail/ The largest single order for new-generation light rail vehicles was placed by the city of Amsterdam, Netherlands, as part of a major exercise to replace its antiquated fleet of 234 trams, which have become increasingly unreliable. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail, CoSMo http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-kuala-lumpur-singapore-high-speed-rail-cosmo-5742126 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-kuala-lumpur-singapore-high-speed-rail-cosmo-5742126 A consortium comprising WSP Engineering Malaysia, Mott MacDonald Malaysia, and Ernst & Young Advisory Services has secured a contract for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High- Speed Rail (HSR) project from MyHSR of Malaysia and Land Transport Authority (L… Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT TetraFlex for Rail and Metro Communications http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/signal/tetraflex-rail-metro/ http://www.railway-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/signal/tetraflex-rail-metro/ Simplifying advanced communications for Public Transport. Meet the increased demands on safety and operational efficiency within large public transport systems with the TetraFlex TETRA radio infrastructure. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:05:00 GMT