While Bombardier Transportation’s railway propulsion systems have been in use globally for more than a century, its latest MITRAC portfolio was redeveloped with the aim of helping railways to improve energy efficiency and reduce emissions.
After the idea of a hyperloop train was revealed by Elon Musk in 2013, various companies have been working to make it a reality. Railway Technology spoke to Tim Houter, CEO of Hardt Hyperloop about whether it will lead the industry through its sustainable high-speed trains.
The high speed project linking London to the west midlands and the north of England has stirred much controversy since its inception, with the latest leaked review now revealing costs could swell to £106bn.
Rail Europe launched booking platform Easy Rail Access (ERA) in November last year to make the ticketing process easier for travellers. CEO and president Dau-Khoi Nguyen talks about the company’s future ambitions with a focus on sustainability.
The railway sector is increasingly embracing modern technologies such as AI and machine learning, and more start-ups are mushrooming to solve the woes facing rail companies. Here are a few innovative start-ups to watch out for in 2020.
The Prix Versailles awarded two train stations special prizes in the passenger stations category for their design and architecture. The interior prize went to Montpellier Sud de France station while the exterior award was given to Kenitra high-speed rail station in Morocco. Varsha Saraogi explores the design elements of both the award-winning stations.