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Germany: Networked trucks – DB Schenker and MAN intensify their partnership for autonomous (...) High-tech trucks on the highway: the new project by DB Schenker and MAN is the first time that a logistics company and a vehicle manufacturer have cooperated to develop networked truck convoys (...) Switzerland: SBB’s Preview Trip Planner App With SBB’s Trip Planner app, customers can plan and book their journeys from door to door, by train, bus, bike or car. An attractive new service is now available to complement the Preview version (...) Russia: Russian Railways and Japan’s Ministry of Health to create a Japanese-Russian centre for preventive (...) Oleg Belozerov, President of Russian Railways, and Kazuo Futagawa, Japan’s Deputy Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare, have signed an agreement on the preparation of a feasibility study for the (...) United States: Ex Officio member appointed to the California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of (...) On May 11, the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) Board of Directors Chair Dan Richard issued the following statement regarding the appointment of California Assembly member Dr. (...) Belgium: Sophie Dutordoir appointed CEO of SNCB in March Sophie Dutordoir has been CEO and Chair of the SNCB Management Board since 7 March 2017. Sophie Dutordoir was born in Ghent, Belgium in 1962. A graduate in Roman philology and a holder of a (...) Kazakhstan: Japanese business shows interest in the New Silk Way routes The “Development of transit container trains from Japan to Europe through China and Kazakhstan” Seminar was held on 25 April 2017 in Tokyo. The event was organised by representatives of the (...) Finland: International praise for the Finnish Hydrographic Office – Mr Juha Korhonen of the Finnish (...) On 2 May, Senior Engineer Juha Korhonen, recently retired from the Finnish Transport Agency, was awarded the Prince Albert 1st Medal for Hydrography at the IHO (International Hydrographic (...) Czech Republic: Victoria tunnel boring machine has has excavated a three-kilometre section of the (...) The second tunnel tube of the Ejpovice tunnel (part of Homolka) is almost 70% complete. These days, the Victoria tunnel boring machine has excavated nearly three kilometres of a (...) Chinese Taipei: TRA Train Step-less Project increases safety and convenience for passengers (...) In order to increase boarding quality for passengers, TRA is making efforts to remove the steps for 1,351 cars by 2020 in an attempt to reduce the gap between the cars and platforms. This action (...)
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