All articles by Noah Bovenizer

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UK transport committee outlines guidelines for minimum service strike law

The committee recommended the DfT should put safety and protections for staff and passengers at the forefront of regulations.

Swiss institute reveals rail noise simulation software

The Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology has been working on the project in collaboration with a number of other industry and research institution partners.

Germany reveals €40bn investment into renovating country’s rail network 

The announcement was made at an annual rail summit and welcomed by German industry leaders.

Hitachi refiles notice of Thales merger with EU

The refiling of Hitachi’s merger notice comes after years of back and forth over concerns about digital signalling competition.

Amtrak launches awareness campaign for Rail Safety Week

A number of rail companies around the US, Canada and Mexico will also be supporting safety campaigns to mark the week.

Avanti granted long-term contract after operational struggles

The West Coast Main Line operator had been plagued by cancellation and delay issues over the last few years.

Poland’s Pesa signs rolling stock deal in Romania

The manufacturer will expand its Romanian operations with the deal, building on its recent European success in the Czech Republic.

Final train delivered for Berlin’s new S-Bahn fleet

A delivery ceremony was held to mark the delivery of the final Class 483/484 train after a two year rollout of the fleet.

Irish Rail enlists DIGAS for diesel-hydrogen retrofit project

The national railway operator will test the retrofitted train over a two-year period ahead of possible expansion of the technology to its wider diesel fleet.

KiwiRail commits to changes after review into metro disruption

A rapid review called for a number of changes to the management of rail services in the affected regions after finding a funding gap and insufficient governance operations.