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Poland: PKP Polish Railway Lines is developing a modern Crossing Keeper Support System Safety improvement on the railway network, improvement in the flow of railway traffic as well as enhanced work comfort – PKP Polish Railway Lines is developing a modern Crossing Keeper Support (...) United States: High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors adopts 2016 Business Plan The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) Board of Directors adopted the 2016 Business Plan on April 28, 2016 which lays out an approach to sequencing the Phase 1 system that will (...) Finland: World’s first national report on automated driving completed – Finland at the (...) The now completed roadmap and action plan 2016–2020 for automated road traffic contain a large number of measures, which have been divided into five categories. These are: infrastructure; road (...) Poland: PKP JSC starts redevelopment work on Puławy Miasto railway station Redevelopment has begun on Puławy Miasto railway station. The existing structure is to be demolished and replaced by a modern station in the same place. During the redevelopment work travellers (...) Kazakhstan: Moldova expresses interest in buying Kazakh railway products Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ) President Askar Mamin and CEO of Moldova Railways Yuryi Topal held a meeting in Astana on 25 April 2016. During the meeting the parties discussed issues of bilateral (...) Japan: Announcement of new numerical targets over the next three years In accordance with “JR East Group Management Vision V – Ever Onward” announced on 30 October 2012, East Japan Railway Company is establishing numerical targets that it seeks to achieve over a (...) Australia: Waiting times at level crossings leading to motorists’ risky behaviour Written by Gregoire Larue, Research Fellow at ACRI. Road congestion at level crossings has worsened in recent years due to a combined increase in both train frequency and road traffic. The (...) Czech Republic: Track section rebuilt at Česká Třebová Station The Czech Railway Infrastructure Administration has rebuilt the railway superstructure and adjoining switches on the so-called “Fourth Set” of sorting sidings at Česká Třebová freight yard. The (...) Finland: Finnish Transport Agency publishes first sustainability report Sustainability is an integral part of the Finnish Transport Agency’s activities and decision-making. Road to Sustainability, the agency’s first sustainability report, gathers all sustainability (...)
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