MITSUBISHI Electric has delivered wayside and onboard radio equipment for the first deployment of Communciations-Based Train Control (CBTC) on the Tokyo metro network.
Tatsuo Kijima, president and executive officer of JR West, talks to David Briginshaw.
JAPAN’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism and Hokkaido Railway Company (JR Hokkaido) have agreed to study the feasibility of raising the maximum line speed in the world’s longest…
HITACHI has started production at its Kasado facility in Japan of two test trains as part of a fleet of 19 five-car electro-diesel trains which it will build for First…
JAPAN’s Transport Safety Board has launched an investigation after bogie cracks and an oil leak were discovered on a West Japan Railway Company (JR West) N700 Series Shinkansen train while…
FRENCH National Railways (SNCF) has awarded a contract to Mitsubishi Electric to supply prototype traction transformers for Z2N EMUs and T4 tram trains operating in Paris.
JAPAN’s Odakyu Electric Railway unveiled its new series 70000 “Graceful Super Express” EMU for Romancecar luxury limited express services on December 5.
CENTRAL Japan Railway Company (JR Central) previewed its next generation Shinkansen train, the N700S, on October 1, when journalists were invited to view a driving car bodyshell and interior mock-ups…
INDIAN prime minister Mr Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Mr Shinzo Abe officially launched civil works on India’s first high-speed line on September 14, when the two leaders laid…
THE Sagami Railway in Japan’s Kanagawa prefecture has taken delivery of its first 10-car 20000 series EMU from Hitachi.
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