Future Rail Yearbook 2018

Over the past twelve months, the rail industry has welcomed a wealth of innovation and change, and inevitably, deep challenges.
International Rail News

Sponsored advertisement

Panorama of the ADK&LC

Model Railways
Google photos made this for me:

Progress this week…

Model Railways
Due to some warm weather this past week I was able to get a few things done on the expansion. One big item was finally getting two-thirds of Holsum Baking built on the layout. 

All I Want For Christmas Is Free Travel

Victorian Rail News
Public Transport will be the best way to get out and enjoy the Festive season with free travel on public transport on Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve across Victoria, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.

VIA Rail selects Siemens to replace Québec - Windsor corridor fleet

Siemens has been awarded a C$989m contract to supply a fleet of 32 push-pull inter-city trainsets to enter service on the Québec City - Montréal - Toronto - Windsor corridor from 2022, national passenger operator VIA Rail announced on December 12.

Transport for London

Bus Transport News
Major London Transport upgrades shelved amid TfL financial crisis

For NJ Transit, another rolling stock innovation

On Dec. 12, NJT, as part of its Fiscal Year 2018 budget, awarded Bombardier Transportation a $669.1 million contract for 113 Multilevel III regional/commuter railcars: 58 powered cars with electric propulsion (AC catenary), and 55 non-powered cars—33 cab cars and 22 trailer cars, 6 of those with ADA-compliant restrooms.

Sponsored advertisement

Want more news?

Head over to our News module to browse by topic or date posted.


Register now!

By joining Railpage you can discuss the latest rail news and events, submit and comment on news articles, contribute to the Locos and Locations database - and much, much more!

Registration is free and takes seconds. You can even simplify the registration process by using your Facebook account!

10 Jan
11 Jan
12 Jan
13 Jan
14 Jan

On this day

8606: Notable Event


Carnival of Trains


Hobson Bay Model Railway Club Exhibition


Diamond Valley Model Railway Show


Sunbury Model railway Club 2016 exhibition


Sunbury Model Railway Club Exhibition


Commissioners' Train


South Gippsland Railway - Special Meeting


Ballarat Beer Festival and Maryborough Day Out


Snow Train