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Alstom to launch hydrogen train demonstration project in Canada

French rolling stock manufacturer Alstom is set to launch a passenger service demonstration project for its Coradia iLint hydrogen-powered train…

Siemens wins contracts to enable solar power use for UK rail

Siemens Mobility, in association with its partners the University of York and British Solar Renewables, has received two contracts to…

Amtrak to debut new green trains ‘Airo’ in 2026

US-based passenger railroad company Amtrak has unveiled a new train, known as Amtrak Airo, which will begin operations in 2026.…

Leading rail and road transport companies in the ESG theme

The future of the travel & tourism industry will be shaped by a range of disruptive themes, with environmental, social…

EBRD offers funding to help Kyrgyz Railways address climate risk

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing an €11m funding package to support the climate resilience of…

VIA Rail Canada extends AI pilot for emissions reduction

VIA Rail Canada has expanded its pilot project, which aims to lower fuel usage and greenhouse gas emissions across its…

Nestlé Waters to use hydrogen-driven freight train from 2025

Nestlé Waters has unveiled plans to use a hydrogen-driven freight train, developed by Alstom and Engie, from 2025 in France.…

Is Qatar ready for kick-off? Future Rail 99 out now!

The awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar was controversial for a host of reasons, not least the nation’s…

UK’s DfT grants funds for innovative and green rail projects

The UK’s Department for Transport (DfT) has approved funding of more than £5m for 24 innovators for projects related to…

Aecom JV secures California High-Speed Rail contract

An Aecom-led joint venture (JV) has received a contract for the delivery of programme management support for the California High-Speed…