Supply Side: Bentley, Octopi

Bentley will combine its passenger and pedestrian simulation and civil design software with the capabilities of INRO’s advanced traffic and vehicle simulation to help “deliver comprehensive mobility digital twins of multimodal transportation systems at urban, metropolitan, regional and national scale,” according to the company.

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For LIRR, a Potential First: Battery/Third-Rail ‘BEMU’

LIRR’s prototype BEMU will be a two-car Bombardier M7 married pair, with four of the car-set’s eight traction motors (one per axle), which normally draw power from 750 VDC third-rail, retrofitted with battery propulsion.

Steam locomotive 62005 to pass through Middlesbrough this Monday

Railway Preservation
UPDATED: Additional timings have been added to this article for 62005’s turning move at Tees New Yard

New rail bridge for West Tamworth-Westdale project

New South Wales Rail News
A new rail bridge has been positioned at West Tamworth, the first of four new bridges, as part of major works to reinstate the rail line between West Tamworth and Westdale.

Excavation tunnels ahead at Glenroy Station

Victorian Rail News
A significant portion of excavation has recently been completed as part of the Glenroy Level Crossing Removal Project, following nine days of intensive works for the new rail trench.

Timetable Tuesday #114: 70 years of tram timetables - how have they changed?

Yarra Trams
Trams are Melbourne's slowest changing (and some would argue slowest moving) public transport mode.

Bennett and Bennett eyes future growth on the back of Inland Rail

Inland Rail Project
Queensland-based Bennett and Bennett is on the move as they deliver expert survey solutions and support regional prosperity through their work on the Parkes to Narromine, Narrabri to North Star, North Star to NSW/Queensland Border and Gowrie to Kagaru sections of Inland Rail.

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