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THE quest to reduce the emission of greenhouse and noxious gases from diesel engines appears to have taken on a new sense of urgency judging by the recent flurry of…
KNOXVILLE Locomotive Works (KLW) announced on August 22 that its SE Series of four and six-axle diesel locomotives has gained Tier 4 emissions certification from the United States Environmental Protection…
SNCF president Guillaume Pepy revealed to the International Railway Summit in Paris how the company is positioning itself as a leading transport provider in a new transport market defined by…
Finding a cost-effective solution for the conversion of existing diesel trains to hybrid traction could help to reduce emissions and fuel consumption on non-electrified secondary lines. Keith Barrow looks at…
The rail sector continues to lead the way as a sustainable transport mode, but it must do more to encourage further modal shift and to meet its ambitious targets for…
With 4G and 3G mobile networks potentially causing severe interference to safety-critical GSM-R, Sweden's railway sector is currently engaged in an intensive programme to combat the problem by a self-imposed…
INNOVATION is the key to success as it will improve our competitiveness by providing leading-edge technologies. We have to make sure we are always one step ahead of others when…
In 2016 governments from around the world will begin to outline their plans to achieve the ambitious carbon emissions reduction targets outlined in the COP21 Paris Agreement. Kevin Smith assesses…
What should the cities of 2050 look like? And what investments in public transport infrastructure are required to meet future demand and improve wellbeing? Dr Lewis Fulton and Kevin Smith…
IRJ at Railway Interchange: Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) had on show its first Tier 4-compliant locomotive at the outdoor exhibition area at BNSF's Northtown yard in Minneapolis.
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