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Ile-de-France double-deck EMU order finalised BOMBARDIER confirmed on June 23 that it has finalised a €867m order with French National Railways (SNCF) on behalf of Ile-de-France transport authority Stif for 83 Regio 2N double-deck EMUs for suburban services in the Paris area.
Contract awarded for Sydney Harbour metro tunnel THE New South Wales (NSW) government has announced the awarding of a contract to build tunnels beneath Sydney Harbour, as part of the wider Sydney Metro project, to a joint venture of John Holland, CPB Contractors, and Ghella.
Bergen approves second light rail line PLANS for a second light rail line in the Norwegian city of Bergen were approved by the city council on June 21.
FirstGroup and MTR order 750 EMU cars for South Western franchise FIRSTGROUP and MTR will today sign a contract worth around £895m with Bombardier for 750 Aventra EMU cars for the new South Western Franchise, which the two companies will take over on August 20.
Indian prime minister inaugurates Kochi metro THE first phase of the metro network in the Indian city of Kochi was inaugurated by Indian prime minister Mr Narendra Modi on June 17.
New state-owned company to take over Danish rolling stock procurement DENMARK’s Ministry of Transport, Building and Housing announced on June 15 that it plans to establish a new state-owned rolling stock company to take over the procurement and ownership of new trains from Danish State Railways (DSB).
Canada commits $C 1.28bn to Montreal REM CANADIAN prime minister Mr Justin Trudeau announced on June 15 that the federal government will contribute $C 1.28bn ($US 960m) towards the $C 6.04bn cost of constructing Montreal’s Metropolitan Electric Network (REM).
Talgo train reaches 310km/h on Saudi HS line TESTING of Saudi Arabia’s 453km Haramain high-speed line reached a milestone on June 15 when a Talgo 350 train reached 310km/h on the section between King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) and Medina, exceeding the maximum commercial operating speed of 300km/h for the first time.

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ile-de-france-double-deck-emu-order-finalised
June 23, 2017
BOMBARDIER confirmed on June 23 that it has finalised a €867m order with French National Railways (SNCF) on behalf of Ile-de-France transport authority Stif for 83 Regio 2N double-deck EMUs...
dsb-sells-ic2-dmus-to-foreign-buyer
June 23, 2017
DANISH State Railways (DSB) announced on June 23 that it has reached an agreement with an unnamed foreign buyer for the sale of 15 of its 23 AnsaldoBreda IC2 DMUs. DSB...
braunschweig-orders-more-tramino-lrvs
June 23, 2017
BRAUNSCHWEIG Transport (BSVAG) has awarded a joint venture of Stadler and Solaris a €18.9m contract to supply 17 Tramino low-floor LRVs. The 1100mm-gauge vehicles will be delivered in February and March...
contract-awarded-for-sydney-harbour-metro-tunnel
June 23, 2017
THE New South Wales (NSW) government has announced the awarding of a contract to build tunnels beneath Sydney Harbour, as part of the wider Sydney Metro project, to a joint...
bergen-approves-second-light-rail-line
June 23, 2017
PLANS for a second light rail line in the Norwegian city of Bergen were approved by the city council on June 21. The 10.8km line from Kaigaten in the city centre...
siemens-acquires-condition-monitoring-provider
June 23, 2017
SIEMENS has acquired the MRX Technologies Group, Australia, in an effort to expand its predictive maintenance offering. MRX provide condition monitoring for rolling stock, rail infrastructure and rail inspection systems. The parties...
rtg-orders-38-alstom-lrvs-for-ottawa
June 23, 2017
RIDEAU Transit Group (RTG) has awarded Alstom a $C 300m ($US 227m) contract to supply 38 Citadis Spirit low-floor LRVs for the Stage 2 O-Train light rail expansion project in...

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