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RegioJet to launch Slovakian open-access service CZECH open-access passenger operator RegioJet has unveiled plans to launch its first long-distance domestic services in Slovakia, which will link the capital Bratislava with the eastern city of Košice.
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BOTH bores of the 4.6km Gilon tunnel on the 23km Acre – Carmiel line under construction in northern Israel have been completed.The first bore was holed through on April 12, followed by the second bore...
regiojet-to-launch-slovakian-open-access-service
CZECH open-access passenger operator RegioJet has unveiled plans to launch its first long-distance domestic services in Slovakia, which will link the capital Bratislava with the eastern city of Košice. Student Agency, the parent company of RegioJet...
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TAIWAN's Railway Reconstruction Bureau (RRB) announced on April 22 that it has adopted a preferred route for a direct line between Taipei and the island's East Coast. At present Taiwan Railway Administration (TRA) services from Taipei...
national-express-to-enter-spanish-high-speed-market?
NATIONAL Express subsidiary Alsa last week announced it has been granted a license by the Spanish Ministry of Public Works and Transport to operate passenger trains on the Spanish main line network. Currently Spain's largest private...
gysev-awards-hungarian-electrification-contract
FOLLOWING a public tender, Hungary's Györ-Sopron-Ebenfurth Railway (GySEV) has awarded a Forints 11.4bn ($US 51.3m) contract to electrify the 87km Mosonszolnok – Porpác line in western Hungary, which will enable the operation of electric services...
testing-starts-on-zürich-cross-city-link
TRIAL operations have begun on Zürich's new Durchmesserlinie (DML) cross-city link, which is due to open on June 15, with a total of 60 test trains passing through the new Löwenstrasse station beneath Zürich's existing...
moretti-leaves-fs-for-finmeccanica
ITALY's prime minister Mr Matteo Renzi has named Italian State Railways (FS) CEO Mr Mauro Moretti as CEO of Finmeccanica, the country's largest state-owned conglomerate, as part of a wider reshuffle of senior managers at...
abellio-signs-interim-greater-anglia-franchise-deal
BRITAIN's Department for Transport (DfT) announced on April 16 that it has signed a 27-month direct award franchise agreement with Abellio for the Greater Anglia franchise, which covers the operation of around 33.3 million train-km...
dutch-government-backs-nijmegen-–-roermond-electrification
DURING a Parliamentary meeting on railways, Dutch secretary of state for infrastructure, Mrs. Wilma Mansveld announced that the government is willing to provide funds for the electrification of the Maas Line from Nijmegen to Roermond...
dutch-government-to-invest-€25bn-in-ertms-rollout
THE Dutch cabinet has approved a €2.5bn budget to install ERTMS on all trains by 2022 and on the busiest sections of the national rail network by 2030. The proposal was put forward by the...