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bikkuri bahn posted a topic in Worldwide RailIn order to squeeze more capacity out of the railway network, infrastructure operator ProRail will begin to use a 6 second increment working timetable from the 2020 timetable revision, down from one minute timepoints. As many here know, this has long been a common practice among Japanese railways, though 6 seconds is very ambitious (depending on the railway or service, it typically ranges from 5 to 15 seconds in Japan). https://railway-news.com/prorail-increases-capacity-for-2020-timetable/
bikkuri bahn posted a topic in Worldwide RailOfficial video from NS: *bonus: short video of the new Sprinter units from Stadler:
bikkuri bahn posted a topic in Worldwide RailPossibly of interest to our Netherlands-based forumers and others in that neck of the woods: http://www.4-traders.com/MITSUBISHI-ELECTRIC-CORPO-6491287/news/Mitsubishi-Electric--to-supply-Traction-System-for-NS-New-Generation-Sprinter-EMUs-20439438/ Mitsubishi press release (Japanese): http://www.mitsubishielectric.co.jp/news/2015/pdf/0527.pdf *didn't know about Mitsubishi's role in the modernization of the ICE-2 units: http://www.mitsubishielectric.com/news/2014/0925-b.html