The new high-speed line is set to begin construction by the end of 2020 and will connect Victorville, southern California, with Las Vegas, Nevada.
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The infrastructure of a railway network is an incredibly complex system. Our infrastructure content focuses on a variety of topics including the construction of new rail lines, the maintenance and modernisation of existing lines, projects and developments to ensure infrastructure is safe and efficient, and in-depth looks at the vital components that make up infrastructure including track systems, i.e. switches, crossings, sleepers, ballast, etc.
After the United States, China and Russia, India has the fourth largest rail network in the world, which is now struggling to cope with rising passenger and freight demands. As?Manoj Krishna Akhouri and Amit Kumar Jain from India’s Ministry of Railways’ Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) explain, state-of-the-art technology…
Not all stone wool is the same. You’ll quickly realise that if you try using a piece of stone wool insulation to control the powerful vibrations on a rail track. Alejandro Berdon, Technical Manager of Rockdelta by Lapinus (part of the ROCKWOOL Group), explains the three common myths about stone…
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to severely impact Italy, Salini Impregilo has announced that work on the Naples-Bari high-speed line will continue, with strict coronavirus safety measures in place.
Issuing the Notice to Proceed to the four Main Works Civils Contractors is the next significant step of Phase One of Britain’s HS2 project.
Network Rail’s Air Operations Team use a variety of visual and thermal imaging techniques, plus drone technology, to safely and efficiently inspect infrastructure, whilst minimising disruption for passengers. As part of the team, Sean Leahy, National Aerial Survey Specialist, explains the work involved in gathering images and data, and the…
This issue includes articles about keeping railways operational during the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of aerial visual and thermal imaging techniques to monitor Britain's rail infrastructure, improving India’s rail network with state-of-the-art technology, an In-Depth Focus on Level Crossing Safety, plus much more.
The polish infrastructure manager is looking at expansion of lines in the Katowice agglomeration in response to the increase in passenger and freight traffic.
Over $315 million will be spent by the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) to help local communities and railroads pay for safety improvements at over 1,400 crossing locations in Illinois.
Etihad Rail's Board of Directors has confirmed the award of the Al Faya Operation and Maintenance facility contract to VINCI Construction France.
3 April 2020 | By Nokia
This webinar, in association with Nokia, will help you to understand FRMCS and how it can be the foundation for railway digitalisation.
Metra, who are currently operating an alternate weekday schedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic, are working to get ahead on construction and maintenance projects to minimise passenger disruption when services return to normal.
Construction of the high-speed rail line between Texas and Houston is expected to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, says Texas Central.
The presidents of ALLRAIL, CER, ERFA, UIP and UIRR have called on the European Commission to introduce new measures to protect the rail industry amidst the COVID-19 crisis.
DB has reported their key figures from the 2019 fiscal year, noting an increase in passenger numbers, record investment in infrastructure, but a decrease in profits.