Stockholm’s EuroMaint deploys Trimble’s real-time diagnostic system technology

Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that Euromaint Rail has deployed the Trimble® R2M real-time remote diagnostic system to manage the maintenance of fleets running on Stockholm Commuter lines and Norrtåg regional rail lines. The deployment is part of Euromaint Rail’s Remote Vehicle Monitoring (RVM) program to enhance its customer service by providing a modern and […]

Teleste: Rolling stock technology utilised by the big railway players to create a smooth and safe passenger experience

Traveling is changing fast as passengers demand smarter, safer and smoother ways to move around. At SmartRail Europe 2017 Teleste will highlight how to build up an intelligent public transport system that provides attractive services to your customers and helps you increase ridership. Teleste state-of-the-art transportation technology includes high profile international customers such as french […]

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Thales Wins first Transportation Contract in Vietnam for Hanoi Metro

HANOI, Vietnam, Feb. 21, 2017 — In its first transportation project in Vietnam, Thales has signed a contract to provide a complete telecommunications system for Line 3 of the Hanoi metro, the first of five lines planned for the Vietnamese capital. A French consortium including Alstom (leader), Colas Rail and Thales signed the contract, valued […]

Are the railways safe from cyber attacks? 3 things you need to know

San Francisco’s subway services were recently the target of a cyber attack by the hackers known as “Andy Saolis”. The attack on the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) resulted in the hackers taking control of 2,112 out of 8,500 devices, shutting down workstations, ticket machines and computers. The hackers demanded a ransom of around […]


The top innovations of InnoTrans 2016 – report

Through technology and innovation we create an ever safer, more efficient, and more effective railway industry. It is with this in mind that the team headed to InnoTrans in Berlin, in search of the most innovative and ground-breaking developments that are set shape the future of the railways. We spoke to hundreds of companies […]

Nomad’s partnership extended for further three years with Queensland Rail for WiFi and CCTV

(Newcastle upon Tyne, 5 October 2016) Nomad Digital, the world’s leading provider of passenger and fleet connectivity solutions to the rail industry, is extending its strategic partnership with Queensland Rail offering continued service management on Passenger WiFi and CCTV for an additional three years. The contract extension builds on a partnership which dates back to […]

How Austria’s biggest rail operator is transforming passenger experience with high-speed Wi-Fi

Austria boasts one of the most advanced railway systems in the world. ÖBB, who operate the majority of Austria’s railways, work to consistently high standards to ensure passenger comfort and satisfaction. This means that when faced with the challenge of connectivity, a solution that provides consistent and reliable high-speed Wi-Fi is paramount. Today, people expect […]

Panasonic acquires tech systems integrator Alan Dick Communications

Panasonic Europe has acquired Alan Dick Communications, a leading UK technology integration specialist which provides end-to-end telecoms-based services to the transportation and mobile telecoms sectors. Alan Dick Communications (which includes IPS, AIB, and Rail Order), which will now trade as ADComms. Panasonic’s acquisition of ADComms is part of a strategic expansion in the rail market, […]


Kapsch has opened a branch office in London’s Paddington Station and initially housing a staff of six, the company is hoping to expand its operations in the UK including ticketing and intermodal transport control systems. The company who recently joined EU initiative SHIFT2RAIL is focused on research and innovation to accelerate the development of new […]