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ge-to-supply-100-locomotives-to-angola
March 27, 2015
GE Transportation (GE) has secured a contract from AEnergia to supply 100 C30ACi locomotives to Angolan National Railways (INCFA) to boost railfreight services in the country. Manufacturing of the six-axle diesel electric locomotives will take place...
bls-orders-15-siemens-vectron-locos
March 27, 2015
SWISS freight operator BLS Cargo has confirmed an order for 15 new Siemens Vectron locomotives for use on the Rhine-Alpine corridor between Rotterdam and Melzo in northern Italy. The locomotives will be delivered in three phases...
leipzig-orders-solaris-lrvs
March 27, 2015
LEIPZIG City Transport (LVB) has awarded Solaris a framework contract for the supply of up to 41 Tramino LRVs for the city's 1458mm-gauge light rail network. The deal includes a firm order for five LRVs and...
property-sales-boost-sbb-profits-in-2014
March 27, 2015
SWISS Federal Railways (SBB) increased its group net profit by 56.6% in 2014 to SFr 373m ($US 259.6m) with growth in all sectors. However, this impressive...
ec-funds-portugal-–-spain-freight-line
March 27, 2015
THE European Commission has pledged €136m in matching funding from its Cohesion Fund for the development of the standard-gauge freight line from the Portuguese...
gw-completes-freightliner-acquisition
March 26, 2015
GENESEE & Wyoming (G&W) confirmed on March 25 that it has completed the £492m acquisition of approximately 94% of Freightliner Group, Britain, from...
sro-signs-track-upgrading-contract
March 26, 2015
SAUDI Railways Organisation (SRO) has awarded a Riyals 160.2m ($US 42.7m) contract to China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) for the second phase of a...
philippines-seeks-private-partner-for-commuter-project
March 26, 2015
PHILIPPINE state-owned Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) plans to issue a tender this year to establish a joint-venture company with a private...
siemens-confirmed-as-rhine-ruhr-express-supplier
March 26, 2015
SIEMENS has officially been awarded a €1.7bn contract by Rhine-Ruhr Transport Authority (VRR) to supply 82 Desiro High Capacity (HC) EMUs for the Rhine-Ruhr...
vossloh-restructuring-hits-2014-results
March 26, 2015
DESPITE recording a 1.8% increase in group sales in 2014 to €1.32bn, Vossloh reported a negative Ebit of €171.6m as the company's restructuring plan continues to...