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DB Regio clinches Rhine-Neckar S-Bahn contract BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG transport authority (NVBW), together with transport authorities in southern Rhineland-Palatinate, Bergstrasse, and Saarland have selected DB Regio for a contract to operate Rhine-Neckar S-Bahn Lot 1 for 17 years from December 2016.
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BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG transport authority (NVBW), together with transport authorities in southern Rhineland-Palatinate, Bergstrasse, and Saarland have selected DB Regio for a contract to operate Rhine-Neckar S-Bahn Lot 1 for 17 years from December 2016. Lot 1 comprises...
arcadis-hyder-win-crossrail-2-project-study
TRANSPORT for London (TfL) has awarded Hyder Consulting, in association with Arcadis Europe and EC Harris, the initial commission for the Crossrail 2 project – a proposed southwest to northeast rail link across London, which...
perth-airport-rail-link-tender-imminent
WESTERN Australia Public Transport Authority (PTA) has confirmed it will issue a call for Expressions of Interest (EOI) at the end of this month or early next month for the contract to construct Perth's $A...
double-deck-trains-ordered-for-paris-suburban-line
ILE-de-France Transport Authority (Stif) and SNCF Mobility have placed a €397m order with Bombardier for 42 Regio 2N double-deck EMUs for delivery starting in September 2017. The eight-car trains, which will operate on Line R...
new-german-operator-vlexx-hit-by-problems
NETINERA'S Four Land Express (Vlexx) concession, which took over regional services in parts of three western German federal states plus cross-border trains to Alsace, France, on December 14, has been forced to offer a reduced...
alstom-wins-swedish-maintenance-contracts
SWEDISH national passenger operator SJ and Arriva have awarded Alstom rolling stock maintenance contracts covering 82 regional trains in Sweden. Alstom will maintain 63 EMUs under a nine-year contract for SJ's Gothenburg Västtrafik commuter and regional...
wellington-shortlists-bidders-for-suburban-contract
GREATER Wellington Regional Council has finalised the short-list for its new suburban railway contract, which covers operations on the three primary north-south corridors into the city centre, and is based on a new performance-based partnering...
financing-agreed-for-rhine-ruhr-s-bahn-expansion
THE government of the German state of North Rhine Westphalia has signed three financing and implementation agreements with Rhineland Transport Authority (NVR) and German Rail (DB) for the long-planned extension of Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn Line S13...
salzburg-local-railway-reaches-ostermiething
THE extension of the Salzburg Local Railway (SLB) from Trimmelkam to Ostermeithing was inaugurated on December 12 by the deputy governor of Upper Austria Mr Reinhold Entholzer and Salzburg provincial minister for transport and infrastructure...
toronto-rer-plan-moves-forward
AN update on plans to establish regular-interval all-day services on commuter rail lines in southern Ontario was presented at the meeting of Toronto and Hamilton regional transport authority Metrolinx board of directors on December 11. The...