Solar powered trains: the future of rail?
Examining projects worldwide, we ask whether the future of solar-powered trains is a bright one.
Should the world be envious of Chinese high-speed rail?
Despite construction delays and rising costs impacting projects, is China’s HSR development model still worth replicating?
Etihad Rail: profiling the UAE’s transport backbone
Etihad Rail is establishing the first national freight and passenger rail network connecting the seven emirates of the UAE.
Mapping geopolitically sensitive railways
From a new railway bridge connecting Russia to the Crimean Peninsular to Israel’s high-speed line, we investigate the railways causing political schisms worldwide.
Split ticketing: inside Loco2’s new Pricehack technology
The impact of train booking platform Loco2's Pricehack feature, which allows passengers to buy cheaper one-way tickets by splitting journeys into smaller legs.
Making railways safer for workers
What are the current challenges being faced by rail maintenance workers, and how can operators like Network Rail boost security?
Railway jobs of the future
As the rail industry continues to change, which careers will come under pressure and which will find themselves in the spotlight?
Spacetrain: the hover train faster than TG
French start-up Spacetrain speaks about its new hovertrain concept, which could have a top speed of 720km/h when it enters commercial services in 2025.