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Leo Express poised to launch Krakow - Prague services LEO Express announced on October 13 that it will become Poland’s first international open-access passenger operator after the country’s rail regulator, the Railway Transport Office (UTK), gave its approval for the Czech company to launch services between Krakow and Prague.
kosovo-reinstates-domestic-passenger-services
KOSOVO’s national train operator Trainkos has reinstated passenger services between Prishtina and Pejë, the country's main domestic route, two months after operations were suspended amid a dispute over funding. In early August 2017, Kosovo Railways passenger...
israel-completes-first-section-of-electrification
THE first 10km section of main line in Israel has been electrified and is ready to be energised. This is part of the 35km section of the new A1 link between Jerusalem Navon (formerly Hauma)...
first-iep-trains-enter-service-on-great-western-main-line
THE first 200km/h Inter-city Express Programme (IEP) bi-mode trains being supplied by Agility Trains consortium, which includes Hitachi Rail Europe, entered service with Great Western Railway (GWR) on the London Paddington - Bristol/Swansea route on...
leo-express-poised-to-launch-krakow-prague-services
LEO Express announced on October 13 that it will become Poland’s first international open-access passenger operator after the country’s rail regulator, the Railway Transport Office (UTK), gave its approval for the Czech company to launch...
los-angeles-union-station-redevelopment-moves-forward
LOS Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) will stage a forum at Union Station on October 13 for private companies interested in becoming a master commercial developer for the Link Union Station project.LACMTA wants to...
syntus-becomes-keolis-nederland
DUTCH train and bus operator Syntus adopted the branding of its parent company on October 9, when it began operating under its new title Keolis Nederland. A new logo and new corporate livery will be introduced...
öbb-to-operate-regional-services-in-styria-until-2028
AUSTRIA’s Ministry of Transport and the government of the province of Styria announced on October 10 that they will sign a new 10-year Public Service Obligation contract with Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) for the operation...
yapi-merkezi-wins-tanzanian-standard-gauge-line-contract
TANZANIA’s Reli Assets Holding Company (Rahco) has awarded a $US 1.9bn contract to Yapi Merkezi, Turkey, to build another section of the new 160km/h standard-gauge railway that will eventually link Dar es Salaam with Mwanza...
tyrol-and-bavaria-to-electrify-cross-border-line
A joint declaration of intent to electrify the 16km cross-border line from Reutte in Austria to Pfronten-Steinach in Germany was signed on September 29 by Mrs Ingrid Felipe, second deputy of the province of Tyrol,...
rhine-valley-line-reopens-after-rastatt-repairs
GERMAN infrastructure manager DB Network restored through operation on the Karlsruhe - Basle Rhine Valley Line in the early hours of October 2 following the reconstruction of a section of the line at Rastatt, which...

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