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Regiojet plans Prague - Bratislava services CZECH open-access passenger operator Regiojet is planning to launch a new service between Prague and the Slovakian capital Bratislava.
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GERMAN Rail (DB) has awarded Icomera, Sweden, a contract to rollout onboard Wi-Fi on its fleet of 260 ICE trains currently in service and ICE 4 trains, which are gradually being introduced over the next...
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POLISH long-distance operator PKP Intecity extended the operation of its ED250 Pendolino fleet to two new routes on April 29 with the launch of Warsaw - Jelena Gora and Krakow - Warsaw - Kolobrzeg EIC...
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MÄLARDALSTRAFIK (Mälab), a joint venture of local transport authorities in the Swedish counties of Örebro, Stockholm, Sörmland and Västmanland, has exercised an option in its existing contract with SJ to extend its operation of Mälartåg...
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THE government of the Australian state of Victoria published its 2016-17 budget on April 27, making provision for numerous rail projects and allocating more than $A 3.2bn ($US 2.4bn) to improve public transport. The centerpiece of...
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GERMANY's Altona-Kaltenkirchen-Neumünster Railway (AKN) has received a 10-year direct award contract from the city of Hamburg and state of Schleswig-Holstein for operation of passenger services on its 117km core network. The new contract covers the operation...
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CZECH open-access passenger operator Regiojet is planning to launch a new service between Prague and the Slovakian capital Bratislava. Applications for train paths have reportedly been submitted to Czech infrastructure manager SŽDC and its Slovakian counterpart...
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THE prime minister of France Mr Manuel Valls signed an agreement with the president of Normandy Mr Hervé Morin on April 25 transferring control of five loss-making inter-city services to the regional government. Under the agreement,...
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PRORAIL has submitted its 2015 performance figures to Dutch secretary of state for infrastructure Mrs Sharon Dijksma, revealing that infrastructure-related train delays on the Dutch main line network fell last year. On time-performance, which is defined...
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CENTRAL Saxony Transport Authority (ZVMS) has confirmed it intends to directly award a contract for the operation of the Erzgebirge Diesel Network to incumbent operator DB Regio. The contract runs from December 2017 to June 2021...
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AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) has confirmed it plans to focus on the development of its international passenger and freight business as the company's financial performance continues to improve. Unveiling ÖBB's annual results in Vienna on April...