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New research project will slash train delays

The University of Birmingham has launched a new research project aimed at improving railway navigation technology in an effort to reduce train...

Super-sized information display goes live at Victoria

London Victoria station now has Britain's largest and clearest single passenger information display. The giant 5 by 2.5 metre full-colour LED display...

Porterbrook wins with HydroFLEX

BusinessGreen’s Transport Project of the Year award has gone to Porterbrook for the UK’s first hydrogen train, HydroFLEX. The...

Moorgate Class 717s save energy and reduce emissions

Great Northern’s new Class 717 trains on the Hertfordshire to Moorgate service have already generated enough electricity through their brakes to power...

Bombardier to establish Global Innovation Centre for railway and e-mobility in Västerås, Sweden

Bombardier Transportation is adding a state-of-the-art e-mobility test and technology centre to its current site in Västerås, Sweden. With...

Leave the bike at home – take an e-scooter instead

Commuters who take their folding bicycles on trains may soon have a new method of transport to carry instead – electric scooters.

Alstom’s iLint hydrogen train successfully trialled in the Netherlands

In the same week that HydroFlex, the UK’s first hydrogen-powered train, took to the main line for its inaugural run, the Province...

Icomera acquires GoMedia

Icomera, the leading provider of Passenger Wi-Fi for public transport that is part of the ENGIE Solutions group, has completed the acquisition...

World’s first solar and hydrogen powered cabins trialled by HS2

HS2 has trialled solar and hydrogen-powered welfare cabins across its work locations run by enabling and main works civils joint ventures CSjv...

Second cohort of start-ups chosen for TfWLab programme

Chosen from 100 entries from across the UK, the 11 companies who will take part in the second cohort of the...

GWR receives first tri-mode train 

Great Western Railway (GWR) has received the first train in the UK able to run on overhead and third-rail electric lines,...

Thalys renews passenger Wi-Fi contract with Icomera

Thalys, the high-speed rail operator that operates international services between Belgium, France, Germany, and the Netherlands, has renewed its contract with...

Drones search out Skylarks on HS2’s route

The HS2 route passes through some lovely countryside. That’s been one are of complaint from naturalists and...

New British-made face coverings kill bacteria

At a time when the British public is being asked to wear a face covering when on...

Alstom and Eversholt Rail to invest a further £1 million in hydrogen-powered trains

Hydrogen power on Britain’s railways has become one step closer as Eversholt Rail and Alstom have announced a further £1 million investment...

Hitachi Rail and Hyperdrive sign agreement to develop battery trains

Train manufacturer Hitachi Rail and battery specialist Hyperdrive Innovation have got together to sign an exclusive agreement to develop battery packs to...

DfT funding for HydroFLEX hydrogen-powered train design

A grant from the Department for Transport will bring the UK’s first hydrogen-powered train (HydroFLEX closer to commercial operation.

UK business leaders call for clear hydrogen strategy

Hydrogen Strategy Now is a campaign group of leading businesses that are looking to build a green recovery. The...