All articles by Patrick Atack

Patrick Atack is Editor on the Transport desk, looking after the Ship Technology, Airport Technology, and Railway Technology sites. He's covered education, business, and general news at various TV stations and online outlets. You can reach him at

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Embattled Ukrainian Railways issues sleeper tender 

UR said the 44 units, which will include nine to be kept in reserve, will be used to improve the Night Express services. 

Chinese metro system grows, implements autonomous trains

This extension came only three months after the Xi’an metro system ran its first driverless operation. 

Brightline Orlando-Miami route opens

Brightline said the construction phase of the project generated 10,000 jobs and approximately $6bn in economic impact for the state of Florida.

Stadler unveils new tram for Sarajevo at TRAKO

The TANGO NF3 is a new, purpose-built tram for the city of Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Amergin extends portfolio with huge rolling stock acquisition 

Amergin Rail will take over as the manager for 6,000 units, which are currently on lease to various rail operators across the USA. 

Progress Rail launches anti-trust legal case against Wabtec

In response to the lawsuit, Wabtec said it will “aggressively defend the case in court”.  

Blue light services receive Metro emergency training 

The first emergency workers to undergo the training were Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service.

Ticket price trial in Scotland to cut out ‘peaks’ 

The new ticket prices are part of a Scottish government plan to accelerate a modal shift from cars to rail as part of its net zero efforts. 

More funding raised by French start-up Le Train

Le Train aims to provide high-speed rail services from the Nouvelle Acquitane region into the ‘Grande Ouest’.

India’s railway system revamp launched by Prime Minister Modi

The full redevelopment of Indian Railways stations across 27 states and regions will cost Rs244.7bn ($2.9bn), according to Prime Minister Modi’s plan.