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po-expands-rotterdam-rail-hub
January 23, 2015
P&O Ferries announced on January 23 that it will begin work soon on a project to expand its rail hub at Rotterdam Europoort which aims to accommodate burgeoning traffic at the terminal. Railfreight volumes through the...
alstom-bombardier-poised-for-belgian-double-deck-train-order
January 23, 2015
BELGIAN federal minister for mobility Mrs Jacqueline Galant told the country's parliament on January 23 that only one bidder, a consortium of Alstom and Bombardier, is in the running for a framework contract to supply...
auckland-to-launch-light-rail-study
January 23, 2015
THE board of Auckland Transport has called for studies to be carried out into the construction of a light rail network in New Zealand's largest city. The announcement on January 23 coincided with the start of...
union-pacific-net-earnings-up-18-in-2014
January 23, 2015
UNION Pacific (UP) increased net earnings by 18% to $US 5.2bn last year, up from $US 4.4bn in 2013, while it says operating income was also up 18% at $US...
court-rejects-appeal-against-vienna-tram-order
January 23, 2015
A COURT in Vienna has rejected an appeal by Siemens against public transport operator Wiener Linien's decision to award Bombardier a contract worth up to €562m...
kuwait-approves-gcc-railway-section
January 23, 2015
KUWAIT's Municipal Council approved construction of the Kuwaiti section of the Gulf States Railway at an extraordinary meeting on January 22. According to the...
mott-macdonald-to-oversee-belgian-etcs-rollout
January 22, 2015
BELGIUM's Mobility and Transport Federal Public Services (FPS) has awarded Mott MacDonald a contract to independently review the €2bn national rollout of ETCS...
stockport-light-rail-plan-released
January 22, 2015
PROPOSALS to connect Stockport to the Manchester Metrolink light rail network were published by Stockport Council on January 22 as part of a broader rail plan...
10-year-porto-metro-concession-awarded
January 22, 2015
TRANSPORTS Ciutat Comtal (TCC), a joint venture between Barcelona metro operator TMB and Catalonia's largest privately-owned public transport operator Moventia,...
eurotunnel-reports-traffic-and-revenue-increase
January 22, 2015
EUROTUNNEL has announced record revenues for 2014, following a 7% growth in consolidated revenues, which reached €1.2bn.Cross-channel railfreight saw the largest...