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Patrick Rhys Atack

Patrick Rhys Atack is the Editor on our Transport desk, managing 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

Intermodal shift to rail could cut LA traffic by 5k journeys a day

Research found that 3.1 million TEU containers per year could be taken off roads by a “rail shuttle” to an inland port.

Siemens Mobility sells 100 locomotives to Polish supplier

Cargounit is Siemens Mobility’s biggest customer in Poland, with an 84-strong locomotive fleet.

Greek prosecutor urges thorough investigation as rumours swirl

Greek chief prosecutor Adeilini said investigators must be thorough to quell rumours of malpractice.

Rail Baltica Estonia signs new construction contracts 

The contracts are worth $115m together and cover two contiguous sections of track totalling 16km. 

Alstom India delivers first Meerut Metro trainset  

The delivery is the first of three 10-car sets for the new network connecting Meerut and Delhi.

Railpool adds 70 Vectrons to loco stock

Siemens Mobility has signed an agreement with Railpool for upwards of 70 Vectron locomotives, with 180 additions possible.

RIA report reveals potential for UK growth

Its growth prediction was based on compound annual growth rates (CAGR) in four scenarios. 

New Overground identity in London 

The new names, which all link to London landmarks or historical figures and events, are: Lioness, Mildmay, Windrush, Weaver, Suffragette and Liberty. 

Belgian solar park to power international rail

The Avernas photovoltaic park covers three hectares and will eventually consist of at least 3,800 solar panels.

Iraqi government opens two rail project tenders 

Both “opportunities” are described as “design, build, operate, maintain, finance, and transfer ownership (DBOMFT)” projects.