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spanish-premier-inaugurates-valencia-castellón-hs-extension
January 22, 2018
SPAIN’s prime minister Mr Mariano Rajoy officially inaugurated a 72km extension to the country’s high-speed network from Valencia to Castellón on the Mediterranean Corridor on January 22 ahead of the start of commercial services on...
alstom-to-test-ato-in-the-netherlands
January 22, 2018
DUTCH infrastructure manager ProRail and rail freight operator Rotterdam Rail Feeding (RRF) have signed an agreement with Alstom to start testing automatic train operation (ATO) on a section of the Betuweroute freight line this year. The...
são-paulo-urban-rail-concessions-awarded
January 22, 2018
THE Viamobilidade consortium, led by CCR Group, won an auction on January 19 for the 20-year concession for São Paulo metro Line 5-Lilac and monorail Line 17-Gold. The consortium, which comprises CCR Group (83.4%) and RuasInvest...
italo-ntv-revenue-soars-by-25-in-2017
January 22, 2018
ITALY’s open-access high-speed operator Italo-NTV achieved a 24.8% jump in operating revenue in 2017 to €454.9m compared with €364.4m in 2016 partly due to a...
chinese-urban-rail-reaches-5000km
January 22, 2018
CHINA’s urban rail trackage surpassed 5000km at the end of 2017, according to statistics published by the China Urban Rail Transit Association. Following a...
seoul-metro-to-support-da-nang-urban-rail-project
January 19, 2018
SEOUL Metro, the operator of metro lines 1-8 in the Korean capital, has signed an agreement to support the construction and operation of an urban rail line in...
mock-up-of-next-generation-brussels-metro-train-unveiled
January 19, 2018
A full-size mock-up of the next generation of rolling stock for the Brussels metro has gone on public display as part of the WeAreMobility exhibition, which is...
california-high-speed-facing-$us-28bn-cost-overrun
January 19, 2018
CALIFORNIA High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) named Mr Brian Kelly as its new CEO on January 17, the same day it received a new report that found delays and...
rzd-orders-new-emus-for-rostov-and-volgograd
January 19, 2018
RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) has awarded Transmashholding subsidiary Demikhovsky Machinery Plant (DMZ) a contract to supply 22 EP3D EMUs. The 120km/h, 25kV ac 50Hz...
first-flexity-vienna-lrv-begins-testing
January 19, 2018
A few days before Christmas the first Flexity low-floor tram for Wiener Linien was delivered the short distance from Bombardier’s Vienna plant to the operator’s...

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