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March 20, 2018
INDIAN Railways (IR) has received five bids from international suppliers for a contract worth around Rs 50bn ($US 800m) to supply 200 6.7MW electric locomotives for the 1534km Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC). Alstom, a BHEL-EMD...
March 20, 2018
THE president of the Italian autonomous region of Friuli Venezia Giulia Mrs Debora Serracchiani and deputy regional councillor for transport and mobility Mrs Maria Grazia Santoro attended the inauguration of a new station at Trieste...
March 19, 2018
GREEK privatisation agency the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) says national train operator Trainose has submitted the only bid in the sale of a 100% stake in Hellenic Company for Rolling Stock Maintenance (Rosco). Before...
March 19, 2018
JAPAN’s International Cooperation Agency (Jica) has agreed to lend Yen 104.53bn ($US 1bn) to the Philippines for construction of the first underground metro...
March 19, 2018
THE mayor of Quebec City, Mr Régis Labeaume, in the presence of Quebec province’s premier Mr Philippe Couillard and the president of Capital Transport Network...
March 19, 2018
CHARLOTTE Area Transit System (Cats) opened an extension to its 15km Lynx Blue Line light rail line on March 16.The 15km extension runs northeast from 7th Street...
March 19, 2018
CALABRIAN Railway invites bids by April 17 for a €63.1m tender funded by the Region of Calabria for 950mm-gauge diesel railcars. The railway requires four...
March 17, 2018
GREATER Manchester Combined Authority held a launch event in Manchester on March 16 for its HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) growth strategy, which sets...
March 16, 2018
WABTEC subsidiary MotivePower (MPI) has delivered the first MP40PHTC-T4 locomotive for Toronto commuter rail operator Go Transit. Go Transit is the...
March 16, 2018
THE European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved a €200m loan for Luxembourg Railways (CFL), which will help to finance an order for 34 double-deck regional...

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