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chinese-to-study-2000km-hs-line-in-india
November 28, 2014
CHINA Railway Corporation (CRC) will begin a feasibility study early next year of what is billed as the world's longest high speed railway – a 2174km line connecting the Indian capital, New Delhi, with the...
ghana-–-togo-rail-link-opens
November 28, 2014
THE president of Togo Mr Faure Gnassingbé and his Ghanaian counterpart Mr John Dramani inaugurated the first rail connection between the two countries on November 27, when they officially launched a 3km link between the...
eu-urged-to-adopt-fourth-railway-package-political-pillar
November 28, 2014
THE leaders of some of Europe's top freight and logistics, and passenger associations have urged members of the European Union (EU) Transport Council to adopt the political pillar of the Fourth Railway Package (FRP). In an...
sct-awards-guadalajara-lrv-contract
November 28, 2014
MEXICO's Secretariat of Transport & Communications (SCT) has awarded Alstom and Spanish construction company OHL a combined Pesos 6.45bn ($US 473.2m)...
funding-approved-for-windermere-electrification
November 28, 2014
BRITISH transport minister Baroness Kramer announced on November 28 that the Department for Transport has allocated £16m to fund the electrification of the 16km...
financing-options-explored-for-bogota-metro
November 27, 2014
THE Columbian government and the municipal government in Bogota say they are exploring several possible options for funding the capital's first metro line, which...
veolia-challenges-german-government-over-rail-competition
November 27, 2014
VEOLIA Transport has sent an open letter to German federal transport minister Mr Alexander Dobrindt calling for the end of discrimination against rail in the...
cnr-trains-to-boost-kl-airport-service
November 27, 2014
EXPRESS Rail Link (ERL), the owner and operator of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (Klia) express service, has placed an order with CNR for six four-car...
first-bodyshell-ready-for-new-south-african-emus
November 27, 2014
THE Alstom-led Gibela consortium has completed manufacturing of the first complete stainless-steel bodyshell for the 20 X'Trapolis Mega EMUs it is supplying to...
stagecoach-and-virgin-clinch-east-coast-franchise
November 27, 2014
BRITAIN's Department for Transport (DfT) announced on November 27 that it has awarded an eight-year contract to operate the Inter-City East Coast (ICEC)...