All articles by Cat Vitale

Cat Vitale

SEPTA awards Alstom $718m contract

The Citadis streetcars will provide an energy-efficient transportation system that will use innovative, service-proven propulsion technology consuming 20% less energy than a traditional light rail.

Alstom reveals latest Movia trainsets to replace old fleet

The 106 new Movia trainsets will be delivered by the end of 2026 as part of the North-South and East-West lines’ core systems renovation and renewal plan.

RNE and Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking sign MoU

Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking and RailNetEurope establish their partnership and show their dedication to a comprehensive, high-capacity European railway network.

Skoda and Tesmec to produce high-performance and sustainable railway solutions

This partnership intends to revolutionise the rail industry through developing cutting-edge, high-performance and ecologically sustainable products on a worldwide scale.

Alstom to develop first automated metro system in Romania

The first line of the new metro will include 19 underground stations and stretch 21 km after its completion in 8 years.

Railtex 2023 results highlight the full potential of the market

160 exhibitors from 19 countries attended Railtex 2023, representing the whole railway industry, from rolling stock manufacture to signalling services.

Network Rail publish a £44bn 5-year rail plan

The 5-year plan, which totals around £44bn for England and Wales, outlines how money will be spent on operations, maintenance and renewals.

HTSC high-speed train contract worth Y124bn

HTSC will deliver the trains based on the most advanced N700S of the Central Japan Railway Company.

Alstom and EDC enter €2.3bn sustainability agreement

The partnership is focused on assisting the rail industry in making the transition to more environmentally friendly transport systems and on attaining the COP21 net-zero goal by 2050.

Transpennine Route Upgrade set to slash carbon emissions

The multi-billion pound programme is set to take 6 million cars off the road per year.