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September 22, 2017
LATVIAN national passenger operator Pasažieru Vilciens (PV) announced on September 21 that it has received technical bids from four manufacturers for a contract to supply 32 EMUs. Suppliers vying for the contract include CAF, Škoda Vagonka,...
September 22, 2017
TRANSMASHHOLDING, Russia, announced on September 21 that it has signed a contract with Cuban import agency Tradex for 28 four-car DMUs for Cuban Union Railways (UFC). The order is worth €135m and includes the provision of...
September 22, 2017
THE Australian government is seeking high-quality proposals for the development of business cases to bring faster rail links between urban and regional areas. The federal government has launched its Faster Rail Prospectus (PDF link), which will...
September 22, 2017
SINGAPORE Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on September 21 that it has established a wholly-owned subsidiary, SG HSR, to implement the Singapore - Kuala...
September 22, 2017
SOUND Transit introduced a new fleet of nine Bombardier double-deck driving cars for its Sounder commuter rail network on September 21, when the first vehicle...
September 22, 2017
CHINA Railway Corporation (CRC) launched commercial operations on a 224km high-speed line linking Wuhan in Hubei province with Jiuijang in neighbouring Jiangxi...
September 21, 2017
SWEDEN’s national passenger operator, SJ, has launched a global tender for the supply of 30 trains with a maximum speed of 250km/h at an estimated cost of SKr...
September 21, 2017
FIVE years after it was originally due to open, the first light rail line in the Spanish city of Granada finally began carrying passengers on September...
September 21, 2017
CHINA Railway Corporation (CRC) restored 350km/h operation on the Beijing - Shanghai high-speed line on September 21, six years after the maximum operating speed...
September 21, 2017
THE Protran Technology unit of Harsco Rail, United States, has won orders from Washington Area Transit Authority (WMATA) and Sacramento Regional Transit District...

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