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Rail pods aim to cross Britain in 12 minutes

Incredible train 'disappears' through block of flats in China's 'Mountain City'

Architects and planners in a Chinese city have designed a novel way to make space for an essential train route - by building it through the centre of a block of flats.<p>The unusual train track passes directly through the 19-storey residential building in the “emerging mega-city” of Chongqing, located …

Skyscrapers
Trains

HS2 contract saga: New line of inquiry emerges

HS2 is understood to be looking into the part played by Christopher Reynolds, a former Army officer and founder of construction consultancy and …

Corruption

Secretary of State responds to Transport for the North's proposals

news<p>Secretary of State responds to Transport for the North’s proposals<p>Posted: 17 March 2017 | Global Railway Review | 1 comment<p>The Secretary of State …

China Unveils Plans to Build an 8,000-Mile High-Speed Underwater Railway Line to America

It sounds like an April Fool’s joke, but from what we can tell, the Chinese government is completely serious about their latest high speed rail …

Trains

That's handy: Kerv contactless payment ring launches in UK for £100

Kerv lets you tap-to-pay without the need for a bank card or mobile phone.<p>Convenience is key to the success of contactless technology, transforming …

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Robots delivering pizza and house viewing by VR: is 5G really the future?

The blazingly fast next-generation mobile data network is not far away – but not everyone is convinced that we really need it<p>Philip Hammond says he wants the UK to become a “world leader” in 5G, the next-generation mobile technology that proponents say is the key to an internet-connected world of …

Internet of Things

Alstom’s iLint fuel cell trainset starts dynamic testing

EUROPE: Alstom has completed the first dynamic tests of its Coradia iLint fuel cell multiple-unit. In trials undertaken on the test track at Alstom’s …

Alternative Fuel

Work starts on North West Electrification Project as part of the Great North Rail Project

news<p>Posted: 14 March 2017 | Rachael Harper | 1 comment<p>VolkerRail and Network Rail has begun upgrading the railway between Preston and Blackpool as …

Government needs to take action to ensure UK benefits from autonomous vehicles, Lords report says

The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee today publishes its report Connected and Autonomous Vehicles: The future? The report sets out …

Commonwealth trade in focus as UK prepares for Brexit

Commonwealth trade ministers gather today for the first-ever meeting of its kind, looking at ways of boosting trade relations among the 52 member …

This Dutch town has traffic lights on the ground because people are staring at their phones

A Dutch town has introduced an unusual way of trying to keep smartphone-addicted residents safe: Installing traffic lights in the …

Driverless Cars

The Digital Railway – A supplier’s view

The Digital Railway project continues to generate interest from many quarters. The latest position from Network Rail was explained in issue 147 …

Trains

SpaceX’s Hyperloop competition sees three companies run their pods

SpaceX hosted a hyperloop pod design test competition at its Hawthorne headquarters this past weekend, where student teams got the chance to run their pod designs in low-pressure environments in a test track for the first time. There were a number of teams competing, with 30 in total selected to …

Elon Musk

Airbus took the wraps off its futuristic flying car, and it’s pretty insane

If you rolled your eyes and uttered a cynical “yeah, right” last year when you read about Airbus’s plan for a futuristic flying car, then you’ll be …

Auto Shows
Autonomous Cars

How universities can help make Britain a global powerhouse of scientific innovation post-Brexit 

In recent months, the Government has been keen to champion Britain as a nation that is "truly global".<p>Other countries have clear competitive advantages to exploit in the global marketplace: the United States in technology and military capability; China as an industrial powerhouse; and Germany as a …

London is the least friendly city in the UK

Stereotype or not, Londoners are famed for their frostiness, from diverting all eye-contact and avoiding talking to anyone on the tube to knowing …

TomTom Traffic Index

'China freight train' in first trip to Barking

<b>China has launched a direct rail freight service to London, as part of its drive to develop trade and investment ties with Europe.</b><p>China Railway already runs services between China and other European cities, including Madrid and Hamburg.<p>The train will take about two weeks to cover the 12,000 mile …

Trains
Trains

Andy Burnham: northern devolution should follow the example of Wales, not Scotland

People must put aside any lingering cynicism about George Osborne's pet project providing a convenient cover for Tory cuts.<p>Following last week's …

Chris Burchell’s ‘George Bradshaw’ address: The Rail industry needs to change over the next 20 years

<i>Writer: Nigel Wordsworth</i><p>Chris Burchell, chair of the Rail Delivery Group, delivered this year’s George Bradshaw address at the Institution of Civil …

'Living' resource to help councils manage tech challenges - The Transport Network

New guidance has been published to help councils understand the opportunities and challenges presented by rapidly accelerating advances in transport …

McDonald's announces plans to begin home delivery service in the UK

McDonald's has announced it is looking into extending its delivery service to countries including the UK.<p>The fast food giant already delivers to countries including China and Singapore, and now it's set its sights on the US, France, the UK, Germany and Canada.<p>The company said with the rapid …

McDonald's

GDPR good for UK business and economy, experts tell Lords’ committee

Implementation of the European Union’s (EU’s) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) makes good commercial sense, according to a panel of data …

Privacy

Cross-Border Buys Boost UK Retail Ecommerce

UK retail ecommerce order growth was up 11.3% year on year in January, according to the latest data from the Interactive Media in Retail Group …

eCommerce
United Kingdom