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Kansas City Southern shareholders asked to reject CN-KCS merger

CP is currently pursuing an application process to take over KCS.


China’s tech future depends on children and surveillance
A bountiful tech industry means the children of China face a prosperous future. The same tech is watching them, and ever evolving, as Giacomo Lee discovers.

Boosting accessibility on UK railways for disabled passengers
Accessibility has always been an issue on the UK railway network, often discouraging passengers with disabilities from using the transport system. To create a system that is more inclusive and accessible the UK Government has announced a series of initiatives, including an audit of all UK train stations, to restore passenger confidence in the railway system.

Fugro QA: keeping UK rail on track for its decarbonisation journey
With the development of new technology and digital initiatives, the UK rail industry is undergoing digital transformation to enhance customer experience and improve railway management. We speak to Fugro rail business manager, Mark Thomas, to discuss the ways in which technology can be used to reduce rail’s environmental impacts and how Fugro’s technology can assist National Rail’s plans for long term decarbonisation.


Morley-Ellenbrook Line, Perth
The Morley-Ellenbrook Line is a planned 21km-long rail line along the Transperth network aimed at providing better transport facilities and connections to the communities in the suburbs located north-east of Perth, Australia.

Calgary-Banff Passenger Rail Project, Alberta, Canada
The Calgary-Banff/Bow Valley Passenger Rail Project is a proposed 150km-long passenger railway service between Calgary International Airport and Banff railway station in Alberta, Canada.

Bank Station Capacity Upgrade Project, London, UK
The UK's Transport for London (TfL) subsidiary London Underground is reconstructing the Bank Tube station to substantially upgrade the station capacity and enable it to handle 40% more passengers.

RailTEC Short Course - Railroad Project Design

19 Jul - 22 Jul

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Press Releases

Zonegreen Transports Historic Depot to Cutting Edge
Zonegreen has installed its very latest rail safety technology at a depot famed for servicing steam locomotives.

Construction Sector Displays Deep Resilience and Optimism Combined with Commitment to Digitisation Post-Covid-19
InEight has launched its first annual Global Capital Projects Outlook.

VDS Rail to Attend Railtex 2021
With less than two months left, we are excited to announce that we will be exhibiting at the forthcoming Railtex Exhibition on 7-9 September 2021 at the NEC in Birmingham, UK.


New Hitachi Interior Designed With Pedal Powered Traveller Appeal
For its new class 800/801 series train, Hitachi Rail has risen to the challenge of accommodating the differing needs of rail passengers, including 'pedal powered' commuters and travellers.

Vibration Control and Structure Protection for Railway Tracks
The unique material characteristics and long-term functional performance of Rockdelta mats significantly aid the attenuation of ground-borne vibrations stemming from any type of railway track system.

Wheel Sets, Axles and Repairs for Railway Industry
Kolowag has been providing wheel sets and axles to the railway industry for 38 years.

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