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Alpha Trains is a rolling stock leasing company operating in the European Union and EFTA regions of mainland Europe.
Ascendos Rail Leasing S.à r.l., formerly CBRail, is a European rolling stock leasing company based in Luxembourg, formed in 2004 from the European operations of Porterbrook.
The Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen (ASLEF) is a British trade union representing train drivers.
BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.
The Betuweroute is a double track freight railway from Rotterdam to Germany.
The Beugniot lever (Beugniot-Hebel) is a mechanical device used on a number of locomotives to improve curve running.
The Class 59 Co-Co diesel-electric locomotives were built and introduced between 1985 and 1995 by Electro-Motive Diesel for operation in Great Britain.
The Class 66 is a type of six-axle diesel electric freight locomotive developed in part from the, for use on the railways of the UK.
CargoNet AS is the primary operator of freight trains on the Norwegian railway system.
Co-Co is the wheel arrangement for a diesel locomotive with two six-wheeled bogies with all axles powered, with a separate motor per axle.
Colas Rail is a British rail freight company, formerly known as Seco Rail.
Crossrail Benelux (VKM: XRAIL) is a Belgian rail freight company, a subsidiary of Crossrail AG (VKM: CROSS); operating in Belgium.
DB Cargo UK, formerly DB Schenker Rail UK and English, Welsh & Scottish Railway (EWS), is a British rail freight company headquartered in Doncaster, England.
DB Schenker is a division of the German rail operator Deutsche Bahn AG that focuses on logistics.
Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.
Diesel fuel in general is any liquid fuel used in diesel engines, whose fuel ignition takes place, without any spark, as a result of compression of the inlet air mixture and then injection of fuel.
A diesel locomotive is a type of railway locomotive in which the prime mover is a diesel engine.
A diesel–electric transmission, or diesel–electric powertrain, is used by a number of vehicle and ship types for providing locomotion.
Direct Rail Services (DRS) is a rail freight company in Great Britain.
Dynamic braking is the use of an electric traction motor as a generator when slowing a vehicle such as an electric or diesel-electric locomotive.
Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.
Egyptian National Railways (ENR; السكك الحديدية المصرية Al-Sikak al-Ḥadīdiyyah al-Miṣriyyah) is the national railway of Egypt and managed by the parastatal Egyptian Railway Authority (ERA; الهيئة القومية لسكك حديد مصر Al-Haī'ah al-Qawmiyya li-Sikak Ḥadīd Miṣr, literally, "National Agency for Egypt's Railways").
Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) is an American manufacturer of diesel-electric locomotives, locomotive products and diesel engines for the rail industry.
The EMD 710 is a line of diesel engines built by Electro-Motive Diesel (previously General Motors' Electro-Motive Division).
Euro Cargo Rail is a French rail freight operator formed in 2005 as a subsidiary of English Welsh & Scottish (EWS).
ERS Railways (formerly European Rail Shuttle B.V.) is a fully independent railway company, 100% owned by Freightliner Group Ltd., with five offices in four countries across Europe.
The European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) is the system of standards for management and interoperation of signalling for railways by the European Union (EU).
The European Train Control System (ETCS) is the signalling and control component of the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS).
Eversholt Rail Group (formerly HSBC Rail (UK) Limited) is one of the three major ROSCOs (rolling stock operating company) in the United Kingdom.
Fastline was created by six railwaymen who undertook a successful management buyout (MBO) of Eastern Track Renewals from British Rail in 1996.
The German Federal Railway Authority (Eisenbahn-Bundesamt, EBA) has been the independent federal authority for the regulation of the railways in Germany since 1 January 1994.
Freightliner Group is a rail freight and logistics company, formed in the United Kingdom in 1995, and now having expanded into Australia, The Netherlands and Poland.
Gabon, officially the Gabonese Republic (République gabonaise), is a sovereign state on the west coast of Central Africa.
GB Railfreight is a rail freight company in the United Kingdom.
The GE PowerHaul is a class of mainline diesel-electric locomotives designed by General Electric.
General Motors Company, commonly referred to as General Motors (GM), is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services.
Great Britain, also known as Britain, is a large island in the north Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe.
Halifax (previously known as Halifax Building Society) is a British bank operating as a trading division of Bank of Scotland, itself a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds Banking Group.
Homologation (Greek homologeo, ὁμολογέω, "to agree") is the granting of approval by an official authority.
Idle reduction describes technologies and practices that minimize the amount of time drivers idle their engines.
The Iarnród Éireann (IE) 201 Class locomotives are the newest and most powerful diesel locomotives operating in Ireland, and were built between 1994 and 1995 by General Motors.
IKEA is a Swedish-founded multinational group, that designs and sells, kitchen appliances and home accessories.
Lloyds Bank plc is a British retail and commercial bank with branches across England and Wales.
A loading gauge defines the maximum height and width for railway vehicles and their loads to ensure safe passage through bridges, tunnels and other structures.
Mitsui Rail Capital (MRC) is a railways rolling stock leasing company and part of Mitsui & Co. based in Japan.
The Nordland Line (Nordlandsbanen) is a railway line between Trondheim and Bodø, Norway.
Porterbrook is one of the three major rolling stock operating companies (ROSCO) in the United Kingdom (the other two being Angel Trains and Eversholt Rail Group).
In engineering, a prime mover is an engine that converts fuel to useful work.
The railway system in Great Britain is the oldest in the world.
RAIL4CHEM was a German rail freight transport company, and the parent company of a number of European subsidiary rail freight transport companies including rail4chem Benelux B.V. (Rotterdam), the rail4chem transalpin AG (Basel) and Fer Polska S.A. (Warsaw).
A railway air brake is a railway brake power braking system with compressed air as the operating medium.
Railway Gazette International is a monthly business journal covering the railway, metro, light rail and tram industries worldwide.
The Stadler Euro (known as the Vossloh Euro until 2015) is a class of diesel-electric locomotives built by Stadler Rail for the European market.
Stadtwerke Köln GmbH is the infrastructure and services company of the City of Cologne.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
A two-stroke diesel engine is a diesel engine that works in two strokes.
A V12 engine is a V engine with 12 cylinders mounted on the crankcase in two banks of six cylinders each, usually but not always at a 60° angle to each other, with all 12 pistons driving a common crankshaft.
Veolia Cargo was a European rail freight transportation company that operated mainly in France and Germany.
Veolia Transport (formerly Connex and CGEA Transport) was the international transport services division of the French-based multinational company Veolia Environnement until the 2011 merger that gave rise to Veolia Transdev.
The Voith Maxima locomotives are a new family of diesel-hydraulic locomotives built by Voith Turbo Lokomotivtechnik GmbH & Co.
Vossloh AG is a rail technology company based in Werdohl in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Western Europe is the region comprising the western part of Europe.