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Rail traffic in Greece gradually resumes after deadly collision

Rail links across Greece, which were suspended for three weeks after the Tempi train tragedy near Larissa, were resumed on Wednesday.


EU cybersecurity agency reports threat to rail

The European Union Cyber Security Agency (Enisa) has published its first report on cyber threats in the transport sector for the period from January 2021 to October 2022.


Vossloh record results in 2022

The order book of Vossloh, which specializes in the supply of track components and track machines, reached a record value of 1.


Adif to buy €1.74 billion worth of green electricity

Spanish rail infrastructure operator Adif has signed a €1. 6 billion contract with national energy company Endesa Energía to supply green electricity for train traction on a public transport network.


Oman-Etihad Rail announces pre-tender for civil works

OMAN-Etihad Rail, a joint venture between Oman Rail and Etihad Rail, has launched a pre-qualification tender for construction work on a new railway it is developing to connect the UAE with Oman.


UN Secretary General heads to Ukraine to discuss grain agreement

UN Secretary General António Guterres is on his way to Ukraine on an official visit to discuss the Istanbul Grain Agreement.


France plans to invest 100 billion euros in railroad development

The French government has announced its intention to allocate 100 billion euros for the development of railroads in the period up to 2040 under the plan to improve the efficiency and environmental performance of the transport system of the country.


The tragic balance of the train disaster in Greece is growing

The Tembi train disaster was the worst in the history of Greek railroads. A day after the tragedy, a recording of the conversation between the dispatcher and the train driver became available, as well as a rather blurry CCTV recording of the event.


Works of art on wheels

Interfracht's hopper cars for transporting moisture-sensitive agricultural products were beautifully painted by local artists and turned into true works of art at a street art festival in Olomouc, Czech Republic.
Train collision


Train collision in Greece

A passenger train collided with an oncoming freight train in northern Greece between Athens and Thessaloniki. Four cars derailed, two of them burned down completely.


Renfe spent 25 million euros in a year because of graffiti

In 2022, the Spanish railway company Renfe incurred a cost of 25 million euros due to graffiti vandals. It is reported by Railway Supply magazine with reference to Nakolei.