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University of Birmingham to collaborate with Global Centre for Rail Excellence

A new agreement will see railway expertise from academia, government and industry driving forward rail innovation at a world class rail testing centre in Wales. The University of Birmingham’s Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) and the Global Centre...

Hitachi Rail unveils ‘tri-mode’ battery hybrid train

Hitachi Rail has unveiled its new ‘Blues Train’ at InnoTrans 2022. Built for Trenitalia, the cutting-edge battery hybrid train will reduce carbon emissions and fuel consumption by 50% and has the ability to arrive at and depart from stations...

Doors open for InnoTrans 2022

After a four-year wait, InnoTrans 2022 is back, welcoming 2,834 exhibitors and thousands of guests. From 20-23 September, the international trade fair will showcase new technologies across 42 display halls and its outdoor display area. The trade fair has postponed...

InnoTrans goes back to its regular ‘slot’ in September 2022

InnoTrans, the world’s leading trade fair for transport technology, has been postponed until September 2022. Normally held every two years in September, InnoTrans was due to be held at the Berlin Messe (exhibition ground) in September 2020. It was first...

InnoTrans now 27 to 30 April 2021

InnoTrans, the world’s largest rail industry exhibition, will now take place in Berlin from 27 to 30 April 2021. The show was postponed when the Senate of Berlin imposed a ban on staging large events, in particular trade fairs with...

InnoTrans postponed!

InnoTrans, the largest global railway industry exhibition, held every two years in Berlin, Germany, has been postponed. Scheduled for 22-25 September 2020, the organisers have issued a release that simply says: “We have taken note of the decree of the...

InnoTrans 2018 – the largest one ever

Quick link to exhibitors: A-D, E-H, I-N, P-R, S-Z Every two years, the railway industry gathers in Berlin for the InnoTrans exhibition. Held between 18 and 21 September, the 2018 show was the biggest so far, with 3,062 exhibitors from 61 countries showing off their expertise, products and services to 153,421 trade visitors from 149 […]

The UK at InnoTrans

Transport secretary Chris Grayling led the charge as UK rail companies went in search of new international opportunities at InnoTrans.

The EMU that can ‘transform’ to meet demand

A highly adaptable inter-city electrical-multiple unit has been presented to exhibitors at InnoTrans. 

Stadler and Siemens present first new S-Bahn half train

The four-car trains, with their familiar yellow and red livery, will enter service in 2021 on Berlin’s Ring/Southeast network.

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Conductors speak out about abuse directed at train crew

Northern is asking members of the public to treat everyone working on the railway with respect as it cracks...