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bombardier-to-maintain-lnvh-regional-trains
August 24, 2016
LOWER Saxony Transport Authority has awarded Bombardier a contract to maintain and service Twindexx Vario double-deck coaches and Traxx locomotives up to 2035, and also to become the vehicles registered keeper. The contract consists of maintaining...
indian-cabinet-approves-capacity-enhancement-projects
August 24, 2016
INDIA’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) granted approval on August 24 for nine projects representing an investment of around Rs 243.5bn ($US 3.6bn) to increase rail capacity in nine states. Three of the projects involve...
south-africa-seeks-to-centralise-locomotive-procurement
August 24, 2016
FUTURE locomotive acquisitions for South African state-owned rail operators Transnet and the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) will be consolidated under one umbrella organisation if the country's treasury and public enterprise departments get...
new-randstadrail-platforms-open-at-the-hague-central
August 24, 2016
THE latest phase in the reconstruction of The Hague Central station was completed on August 22 with the inauguration of new platforms for RandstadRail Line E,...
stadler-to-supply-new-trains-for-stockholm’s-roslagsbanan
August 24, 2016
THE transport committee of Stockholm County Council has selected Stadler as preferred bidder for a contract to supply 22 891mm-gauge EMUs for the 65km...
budapest-déli-station-reprieved
August 23, 2016
FOLLOWING considerable public opposition, the Hungarian government has abandoned a proposal tabled earlier this year to close the terminus station at Budapest...
aves-one-to-acquire-err-rail-rent-vermietungs
August 23, 2016
AVES One announced on August 22 that it will acquire ERR Rail Rent Vermietungs and 33.3% of the shares in parent company European Rail Rent (ERR). Acquisition...
dsb-to-order-26-electric-locomotives
August 23, 2016
THE board of Danish State Railways (DSB) has approved a proposal to acquire 26 electric locomotives to replace the fleet of class ME diesel locomotives built by...
china-to-carry-out-ring-of-fire-railway-study
August 23, 2016
CANADIAN mining company KWG Resources announced on August 22 that it has signed a framework strategic cooperation agreement with China Railway First Survey and...
asciano-completes-pacific-national-ownership-deal
August 23, 2016
THE split up of Australian logistics and transport specialist Asciano, parent company of major rail freight operator Pacific National (PN), was initiated on...