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italian-competition-authority-probes-ntv-and-trenitalia
December 08, 2016
THE Italian Authority for Communication Guarantees (Agcom) has launched investigations into NTV and Trenitalia amid allegations of discriminatory activities. The investigation into Trenitalia aims to verify whether it is correctly displaying all fares when searching its...
hauts-de-france-to-take-over-tet-services
December 08, 2016
FRENCH secretary of state for transport Mr Alain Vidalies and Mr Xavier Bertand, president of the region of Hauts-de-France, announced on December 7 that control of two loss-making inter-city services will pass to the regional...
paris-troyes-electrification-underway
December 08, 2016
REGIONAL political leaders attended a ceremony in Romily-sur-Seine on November 22 to officially launch electrification of the Paris Est – Troyes line. The 38.3km Paris Est - Gretz Armainvilliers section of the 166km route is already...
siemens-etcs-on-test-in-sweden
December 08, 2016
SIEMENS announced on December 6 that it successfully conducted driving tests with its Trainguard 200 ETCS equipment in Sweden over a two-week period in...
alstom-to-supply-20-extra-metro-trains-in-paris
December 07, 2016
ALSTOM announced on December 7 that it will supply 20 extra six-car MP14 trains to Il-de-France Transport Authority (Stif) and Paris Transport Authority (RATP)...
abellio-northwestbahn-and-db-regio-win-german-concessions
December 07, 2016
ABELLIO Rail, NorthWestBahn (NWB) and DB Regio have won three tenders to operate train services in the German state of North Rhine Westphalia. Three public...
pro-rail-alliance-attacks-plans-to-approve-gigaliners-in-germany
December 07, 2016
GERMANY’s Pro-Rail Alliance has launched a stinging attack on a draft regulation issued by federal transport minister Mr Alexander Dobrindt allowing the...
gibela-delivers-first-x’trapolis-mega-train-to-prasa
December 07, 2016
ALSTOM announced on December 7 that the South African Gibela consortium, comprising Alstom (61%) Urumbano (30%) and New Africa Rail (9%), has successfully...
italian-electrification-project-gets-funding
December 07, 2016
ITALY’s Committee for Economic Planning (Cipe) has granted €59m for the electrification of the 97km Valsugana railway between Bassano del Grappa and Trento.The...
adani-seeks-federal-funding-for-queensland-rail-link
December 06, 2016
ACCORDING to a number of recent Australian media reports, Indian mining company Adani has requested a $A 1bn ($US 745m) loan from the Australian government’s...