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ÖBB reveals Nightjet brand for overnight trains AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) has announced its new brand for overnight services as well as further details of its plans for night trains, some of which will be taken over from German Rail (DB) in December 2016.
arriva-secures-direct-award-cross-country-contract
BRITAIN’s Department for Transport (DfT) announced on September 29 that Arriva Cross Country has secured a three-year direct award contract to continue operating the Cross Country franchise from October 2016 until October 2019. Cross Country covers...
fs-to-invest-E94bn-and-double-turnover-by-2026
ITALIAN State Railways (FS) plans to invest €94bn to modernise the railway and to double its turnover during the next 10 years according to its 2017-2026 strategic business plan which was unveiled in Rome on...
contractor-appointed-for-amtrak’s-future-new-york-hub
NEW YORK state governor Mr Andrew Cuomo unveiled plans on September 27 for a $US 1.6bn project to redevelop the James A Farley post office as New York City’s future hub for Amtrak and Long...
crrc-to-supply-trains-to-leo-express
CRRC Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive has established a European subsidiary in Austria and has also been awarded a contract to supply trains to Czech open-access passenger operator Leo Express. CRRC ZELC Verkehrstechnik opened its office in Vienna...
db-regio-wins-breisgau-east-west-contract
THE German state of Baden-Württemberg and Freiburg Regional Transport (ZRF) have awarded DB Regio a 12.5 year contract to operate the Breisgau East - West regional network from December 2019. The contract calls for the operation...
innotrans-2016-sets-new-attendance-record
IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: Messe Berlin, the organiser of the InnoTrans railway exhibition which took place in Berlin from September 20-23, says the event attracted 144,470 trade visitors - an increase of 4% compared with...
locomore-prepares-for-december-launch
IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: Germany’s new open-access operator Locomore presented one of its refurbished locomotive-hauled passenger coaches as it prepares to introduce its first service linking Stuttgart and Berlin on December 14.Locomore contracted Atelierele CFR...
öbb-reveals-nightjet-brand-for-overnight-trains
AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) has announced its new brand for overnight services as well as further details of its plans for night trains, some of which will be taken over from German Rail (DB) in...
db-sncf-and-fs-to-develop-interoperable-ticketing
IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: German Rail (DB), French National Railways (SNCF) and Italian State Railways (FS) have agreed to establish a permanent governance structure for the exchange of timetable and fares data.The Telematics Applications for...
bombardier-unveils-two-new-trains
IRJ at InnoTrans 2016: Despite not having any trains on show at InnoTrans this year, Bombardier unveiled two new trains along with a system to improve infrastructure management.The first of the new trains is Movia...