Comment: Modal shift still key to rail’s green agenda

In the transport sector, the urge to decarbonise is manifesting itself in an increasingly frenetic push for the roll-out of hydrogen fuel cell and battery technology to replace internal combustion in everything from cars to small aircraft.

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Level crossing incident at Mitiamo derails grain train

Victorian Rail News
At least one person has been killed after a freight train hit a vehicle at a level crossing near Mitiamo in northern Victoria.

UPDATED: Steam locomotive 7029 Clun Castle takes to the tracks in Birmingham this Thursday

Railway Preservation
UPDATE: A diesel locomotive will now haul these tours due to a fault with 7029 Clun Castle

Humatics and Siemens to develop Ultra Wideband specification for MTA

THE New York Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) has awarded Humatics and Siemens a $US 14m contract to develop an interoperable Ultra Wideband (UWB) specification, building on the success of a 2019 pilot project which determined the effectiveness of using UWB in conjunction with CBTC.

Plānotā “Rail Baltica” trases šķērsojuma apkārtnē veikta sākotnējā sprādzienbīstamo objektu pārbaude Daugavas upes gultnē

Turpinot pamattrases projektēšanas darbus, Rail Baltica kopuzņēmumam un globālā projekta koordinatoram RB Rail AS, sadarbojoties ar Latvijas Republikas Nacionālajiem bruņotajiem spēkiem, laika posmā no š.g. 21. līdz 23. jūlijam veikta sprādzienbīstamu priekšmetu pārbaude Daugavas gultnes virsējā kārtā Saulkalnes – Daugmales apkārtnē, kur plānots Rail Baltica pamattrases un autoceļa apvienotais šķērsojums pāri Daugavas upei.

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Railway Publications
We are giving you the chance to win a number of prizes in our bumper competition this month.

Steam locomotive Jurassic returns at the Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway

Narrow Gauge
Jurassic, a 118-year-old steam locomotive, has been back in steam at the Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway in Skegness.

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