The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has announced the recipients of more than $302 million in grant funds to help repair and rehabilitate railroad infrastructure on 12 projects across nine states.
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Infrabel's new AI solution can determine if social distancing and facial covering requirements are being met by employees.
PriestmanGoode's new train seat design works to make optimal use of the space being blocked-off in order to ensure social distancing.
Rail Vision Ltd, manufacturer of state-of-the-art systems to improve safety, maintenance and big data services for the train industry, has received its first commercial order from a leading European train operator for the purchase of an Assisted Remote Shunting prototype system.
Greater Anglia has invested in the use of special 'fogging guns' to help keep trains and stations clean during the current coronavirus pandemic.
A new tool is available to help Canadian drivers stay safe on the roads around level crossings, thanks to a partnership between Waze and Operation Lifesaver Canada.
Sheffield rail safety specialist, Zonegreen, is helping the Ardwick depot in Manchester prepare for the first wave of a ￡500 million fleet of trains, set to replace the much-maligned Pacers.
Operation Lifesaver, Inc., in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration, has announced $200,000 in grants to Operation Lifesaver programmes in 14 states.
The safety standards for the Dallas-Houston line involve approval of the new system utilising the Japanese Tokaido Shinkansen high-speed rail model.
Can security surveillance systems and associated analytics work in a station environment without disrupting the rail network? Zircon Software Ltd is working to find out.
The Notice of Funding Opportunity for the Federal Railroad Administration's CRISI Program will provide $311.8 million to eligible rail projects that will work to improve transport safety.
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.
Targeting Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Palestine and Lebanon, the EUMedRail project aims to strengthen railway safety and interoperability in the South Mediterranean region.
The joint statement highlights the importance of the transportation sector and suggests best practice measures to ensure its continuity amidst COVID-19.
Network Rail's new traffic figures have revealed that passenger footfall has fallen across some of London's busiest stations by approximately 93 per cent on weekdays, rising to 96 per cent during weekends.