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Showcase: Rolling towards safer train networks

USA
IN order to converge these networks and cut train manufacturing and maintenance costs, the Connecta-2 and Safe4Rail-2 projects, part of the Shift2Rail joint undertaking, introduced the drive-by-data concept, an approach to digitally transfer all control parameters of the train control and monitoring system.

Network Rail changes work in bid to keep Craven Arms level crossing open to support village

UK
Changes to the work plan for the upgrade of the railway through Craven Arms have been made to help support local businesses.

French Minister of Foreign Trade Promotion Franck Riester visits the Rail Baltica construction site

Europe
On Wednesday, September 15 the French Minister of Foreign Trade Promotion Franck Riester and a delegation of French entrepreneurs visited the Rail Baltica construction site at the Riga Central station.

Alexey Grom: New Silk Road is on the brink of unified waybill

USA
Digitilisation is what will bring the New Silk Road further, and 2022 could be the year of change.

‘No Green Deal without investments in rail infrastructure’

Europe
Investment in rail infrastructure and the EU-added value this creates, are extremely important if the EU wants to achieve its objectives of decarbonisation, digitalisation, and increased competitiveness.

Hayes & Harlington station goes step-free with new ticket office

UK
Hayes & Harlington station in west London has opened a new larger ticket office and added step-free access to the platforms as part of the Elizabeth line preparations.

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