170 people prosecuted for not wearing a face mask on London transport

So far, since the regulations came into effect about wearing a face covering on public transport, 170 people have been prosecuted in court for non-compliance.
UK

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Prototype Profile: Espee’s 100-plus C44-9Ws

Model Railways
Among Southern Pacific’s (SP) last new motive power acquisitions was a collection of 101 examples of General Electric’s (GE) C44-9W.

Policy: Passenger rail in the age of coronavirus

Coronavirus Transport News
The rail sector continues to grapple with the implications of a drastic drop in ridership and the need to deploy extensive Covid-19 mitigation measures.

Li-fi trialled at Málaga station

Europe
As part of its Digital Stations investment programme, infrastructure manager ADIF launched trials of li-fi technology at Málaga María Zambrano station on January 12.

Hitachi fleets to be fitted with updated brake pads and discs

UK
The Class 800/801/802 inter-city trainsets supplied and maintained by Hitachi are to be fitted with a new generation of brake pads and discs which has been developed by Knorr-Bremse to improve brake system performance and reduce life-cycle costs by facilitating longer maintenance intervals.

Indiana double tracking project awarded funding

USA
The Federal Transit Administration has announced a $173m grant for Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District’s $491m project to double-track 43 km of the South Shore commuter line between Gary and Michigan City.

Catering: Making the customers smile again

Coronavirus Transport News
Roger Williams, Chairman of International Rail Catering Group, shares his view on the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on rail catering and strategies to recover customer confidence.

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