For years, New York’s subway system has been in a state of crisis....
For years, New York’s subway system has been in a state of crisis. Ageing infrastructure, lack of investment and poorly-timed repairs have led to excruciating delays and left commuters seething. Now, the appointment of a new Metropolitan Transportation Authority president and an ambitious new plan fuels hopes that New York will enjoy a world-class transit system within this decade.
TfL has announced its intention to award a contract worth around £1.5bn to Siemens Mobility to design and build 94 new-generation Tube trains to operate on the Piccadilly line, used by over 700,000 customers use every day.
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The immersed Fehmarnbelt tunnel that will connect Denmark and Germany is gearing up for construction, ahead of schedule. Once completed, it will become the world’s longest road and rail tunnel, and will open new socio-economic opportunities on both sides of the border.
The French Senate has voted by a large majority to support President Emmanuel Macron’s railway bill aimed at reforming the country’s state-owned Société nationale des chemins de fer (SNCF).
Mashhad Metro is a light rail system operating in the holy city of Mashhad, in the Razavi Khorasan province of Iran. Operated by Mashhad Urban Railway, the project is also referred to as Mashhad Light Rail and Mashhad Urban Rail.
Learn about integrating new embedded systems with existing equipment in this new white paper from CRITICAL Software. As the need for improved public transport continues to grow, the refurbishment of older stock is becoming increasingly common.
The French railway sector is in upheaval over President Emmanuel Macron’s promise to reform the country’s state-owned railway SNCF, a daring move that in the past sparked fierce protests in France and forced previous governments to backtrack. This time around, however, Macron’s resolution seems unshakable, fuelling fears among unions over privatisation and loss of workers’ rights.
A growing method for evaluation of track conditions is to use autonomous measurement systems. This allows for "train path free" measurement, meaning that a standard revenue vehicle is used to obtain the measurement. This is greatly preferred to using a non-revenue vehicle which consumes track time.
The LYNX Blue Line Extension (BLE) is a 9.3-mile (14.9km) light rail project, which extended the LYNX Blue Line operated by the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS), in Charlotte, North Carolina, US.
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