All articles by Noah Bovenizer

Noah Bovenizer

Chicago Transit Authority announces final stage of modernisation project

The works are part of the $2.1bn Red and Purple Modernisation Phase One project and will see four fully accessible new stations built.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries extends maintenance contract for Manila metro

The contract, which includes Sumitomo Corporation, will now run until July 2025.

Siemens Mobility extends Transpennine contract to service Class 185 fleet 

The company has provided maintenance for the trains since 2006 and has now extended its services until at least 2031.

Govia Thameslink moves forward with digital signalling testing

The company announced that the project will move into the dynamic testing stage after static testing of the new tech was completed on a Class 387/1 train.

UK government announces railways funding package in Manchester

The investment will include a third platform at Salford Crescent station as well as overall track improvements in the area.

Manchester Metrolink contracts DB ESG for tram safety improvement

The improvement programme continues the network’s efforts to maintain its “exemplary safety record.”

Network Rail announces latest east coast digital signalling works

The works are part of the East Coast Digital Programme which could lower 55 thousand tonnes of carbon dioxide by providing real-time information to drivers.

Norfolk Southern launches emissions data tool for customers

The Rail Emissions Report tool will include data such as total carbon dioxide emissions and fuel consumption.

Wabtec to modernise locomotives for Hong Kong’s MTR 

The project will expand the service life of 25 of MTR’s fleet by more than 15 years.

LNER, Agility Trains and Hitachi Rail sign relationship charter

The relationship charter sets out a number of shared values and ways of collaborating lasting at least until 2046.