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June 22, 2017
BRITAIN’s Department for Transport revealed its shortlist of bidders for the South Eastern franchise on June 22. The four bidders comprise: • South Eastern Holdings, a joint venture between Abellio and East Japan Railway Company/Mitsui • London and...
June 22, 2017
FRENCH National Railways’ (SNCF) leasing subsidiary Akiem, has awarded a €20m contract to Alstom to carry out mid-life overhauls on 23 BB 36000 electric locomotives. The contract follows an initial agreement signed in April 2016 for...
June 22, 2017
THE government of the Australian state of Queensland has given approval for work to begin on Brisbane’s $A 5.4bn ($US 4.07bn) Cross River Rail project, following a commitment in the state budget to fully fund...
June 22, 2017
THE Rail Baltica project to build an 870km high-speed standard-gauge railway connecting Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius to Poland was presented to the G7 transport...
June 22, 2017
BRITAIN’s Department for Transport (DfT) has released the shortlist of bidders for the West Coast Partnership (WCP) franchise, which will operate inter-city...
June 22, 2017
THE first Hitachi class 802 Intercity Express Train for Great Western Rail’s (GWR) Devon and Cornwall route has arrived in Britain. The five-car...
June 21, 2017
BRITAIN’s infrastructure manager Network Rail has appointed Arcadis as a programme partner to support the implementation of its Digital Railway...
June 21, 2017
BANGALORE completed the first phase of its metro network on June 18 when India's president Mr Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 12km southern section of the Green...
June 21, 2017
BAVARIAN Railway Company (BEG) has published a tender notice in the Official Journal of the European Union (EU) for a contract to the operate the Munich S-Bahn...
June 20, 2017
A financial agreement has been reached between all partners involved in the Pennsylvania Station-Farley Complex project to transform New York City’s James Farley...

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