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cuban-railways-orders-75-locomotives-from-sinara
July 25, 2016
CUBAN import agency Tradex signed a contract with Sinara Transport Machines, Russia, on July 23 for 75 diesel-hydraulic locomotives for Cuban Union Railways (UFC). The order is divided in into 60 type TGM-8 and 15 type...
db-regio-wins-ulm-diesel-network-contract
July 25, 2016
DB Regio has won a three-year contract tendered by Bavarian railway authority BEG to operate services on non-electrified routes south and east of Ulm from this December until the end of 2019, with an option...
variable-platform-screen-doors-ready-for-testing
July 25, 2016
MITSUBISHI Heavy Industries is planning to conduct trials in Tokyo this autumn with an improved version of its Dokodemo Door (Anywhere Door) platform screen door system, which is designed for lines where door positions and...
georgian-railway-introduces-double-deck-emus
July 25, 2016
GEORGIAN Railway (GR) launched its new fleet of Stadler Kiss double-deck EMUs on July 25, when the first two trains were introduced on express services from...
israel-railways-to-equip-network-with-gsm-r
July 25, 2016
ISRAEL Railways has invited bids by November 11 for a five-year contract, extendable up to 10 years, to design, install and maintain a GSM-R telecommunications...
antt-commissions-brasilia-luziânia-commuter-rail-study
July 25, 2016
BRAZIL’s National Land Transport Agency (ANTT) has awarded two consortia contracts to carry out feasibility studies for a commuter rail link running south from...
stadler-minsk-selected-for-st-petersburg-lrv-order
July 25, 2016
TRANSPORTNAYA Koncessionnaya Kompanya (TKK), a consortium of Lider Group and LSR Group which was awarded a 30-year build-operate-transfer concession earlier this...
vivarail-d-train-set-for-main-line-debut
July 22, 2016
VIVARAIL, a British company set up to convert former London Underground trains to DMUs, announced on July 22 that it has reached an agreement to lease its...
comsa-receives-first-railway-contract-in-uruguay
July 22, 2016
URUGUAY’s Ministry of Transport and public works has awarded Comsa, Spain, with a €94m contract to modernise the 180km between Piedra Sola -Salto Grande...
new-trains-and-higher-frequencies-for-lima-metro
July 22, 2016
LIMA metro Line 1 is set to benefit from a significant increase in capacity under an addendum to the concession contract between the Peruvian government and the...