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GB Freight News

Young HS2 fan names new carbon-friendly freight train

A teenage rail fan has today been given the honour of naming a Class 66 locomotive that will transport HS2 construction materials by rail to help reduce carbon emissions.


Getlink launches a new innovative unaccompanied rail freight cross-Channel service

From September 18, 2021, a new cross-Channel freight service will be open to all transporters, using an unaccompanied mode through the Channel Tunnel. The service will benefit of Getlink's unique customs expertise for the passage through the border

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence News

Hexagon introduces Security & Surveillance portfolio for rail

Hexagon’s Safety, Infrastructure & Geospatial division, in partnership with Hexagon’s Geosystems division, today introduced Hexagon’s Security & Surveillance portfolio for rail. Comprised of an integrated set of solutions proven in rail operations around the globe, the portfolio unites 3D surveillance systems with best-in-class security, dispatching and collaboration software.

Siemens News

Siemens Mobility battery hybrid operated streetcars enter revenue service in Charlotte, North Carolina

Siemens Mobility’s S700 streetcars delivered to the Charlotte Area Transit system (CATS) in the United States are now in revenue service. Designed with advanced hybrid technology that features an innovative battery storage system, these new streetcars run wirelessly through the heart of the city, maintaining a catenary-free zone in the city’s central business district, while offering all the same sustainability benefits as when operating with overhead wires

Rail Cargo Group News


As part of the "Connecting Europe Express" initiative, ÖBB Rail Cargo Group (RCG) was at the Brenner Pass stop. Alongside ÖBB CEO Andreas Matthä, well-known politicians were also present. The aim: to put rail in the spotlight.

Mosmetro News

Moscow completes three new stations of the Big Circle Line

On Moscow City Day, Moscow announced finishing construction of three new stations of the Big Circle Line and launched a test train along the new section from Mnyovniki to Davydkovo stations.

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