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Press Releases

Two Full-Mission Driving Cab Simulators for Abellio East Anglia's Flirt Trains
Transurb has been appointed as supplier for the two full-mission driving cab simulators dedicated to the training of Abellio East Anglia drivers by STADLER Bussnang last week.

HUBER+SUHNER to Bring Comprehensive Connected Mobility Solutions to Railtex 2017
Global connectivity supplier HUBER+SUHNER will be exhibiting its extensive portfolio of technology and solutions for the rail industry at Railtex 2017, taking place in Birmingham, UK, from 9-11 May.

Bel Power Solutions Introduced Compact, Ruggedised Melcher™ HP Series
Bel Power Solutions announces the release of its MELCHER™ HP Series DC-DC converter (4TE) with an input voltage range greater than 10:1. The converters deliver up to 192W with typical efficiency up to 93% over input and load range with no derating over the operating ambient temperature range of -40° to 70°C.

Turbo Power Systems (TPS) Collaborate on Project to Supply Solar Power to UK Trains
TPS will be working with Imperial College London, 10:10, Network Rail and many other partners to investigate the use of track-side solar panels to power trains.

Xplore Technologies to Present at Joseph Gunnar Pioneers 2017 Conference on May 2
Xplore Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: XPLR), a global leader in rugged computing announced today that Tom Wilkinson, CFO, will present at the Joseph Gunnar & Co. Pioneers 2017 Conference on Tuesday 2 May 2017, at 1:00 pm Eastern Time. The event will be held at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York.

White Papers

Structural Weight Optimisation
Topology optimisation is a method to find the most efficient material allocation for a given design space. Regarding important boundary conditions, such as load cases, attached structures...

State of the Art in Wheel Detection
Frauscher Sensortechnik understands the challenge of developing inductive wheel sensors that can guarantee fail-safe, reliable wheel detection. However, while wheel detection systems are in...

TetraFlex for Rail and Metro Communications
Simplifying advanced communications for Public Transport. Meet the increased demands on safety and operational efficiency within large public transport systems with the TetraFlex TETRA...

CBTC Connectivity Solutions
The overall performance of a rail rapid transit system depends largely on the performance of the automatic train control (ATC) system employed. A communication-based train control (CBTC) system...

How Energy Storage Technologies are Moving from Concept to Reality on Europe's Electrified Rail Networks
Energy storage innovations are leading to smarter energy architectures for more sustainable, cost-effective rail networks....

Features

Raildar’s interactive maps: a bird's eye view of UK rail networks
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 platform’s popularity and how it could potentially ease commuter rage.

Noise on the underground: Londoners cry foul
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 impact is this having on noise?

Setting the target: UK rail’s nine innovation priorities
Last week, on 12 April, Panasonic revealed a list of nine innovation priorities for UK rail, as identified by a cross-industry forum.

Passenger rail services under threat in Trump’s new budget
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 Americans.

Rail Baltica: a new corridor for the Baltic states
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. What benefits will this transnational network bring to northern Europe?

Projects

Nîmes-Montpellier Bypass High-Speed Line
France’s Nîmes-Montpellier bypass, also known as Contournement ferroviaire de Nîmes et Montpellier (CNM), will be the first mixed high-speed Ligne à Grande Vitesse (LGV) line dedicated to both passenger and freight transport.

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.

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.

TEX Rail (Tarrant Express Rail), Texas
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.

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.

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