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crrc-breaks-ground-on-us-plant
September 04, 2015
MASSACHUSETTS governor Mr Charlie Baker, Springfield mayor Mr Domenic Sarno, and CRRC vice-president Mr Weiping Yu were among the guests at a groundbreaking ceremony held for CRRC's new $US 95m rolling stock manufacturing facility in...
sncf-to-expand-low-cost-ouigo-high-speed-services
September 04, 2015
FRENCH National Railways (SNCF) has announced plans to triple the number of routes operated its Ouigo low-cost high-speed subsidiary next year.SNCF currently operates Ouigo services from Marne La Vallée near Paris to Lyon, Marseille and...
stadler-demonstrates-double-deck-train-at-expo-1520
September 04, 2015
THE first of two Kiss double-deck EMUs built by Stadler for Russian airport rail link operator Aeroexpress has been offering demonstration rides on the Shcherbinka test track near Moscow at the Expo 1520 exhibition.  Stadler was...
alstom-overhauls-dublin-lrvs
September 04, 2015
ALSTOM has completed the overhaul of 26 Citadis LRVs operated on Dublin's Luas Green Line after all of the vehicles had completed 300,000km of operations on the...
spain-france-hs-concessionaire-under-receivership
September 04, 2015
A Girona court this week finally granted TP Ferro, the build-operate concessionaire for the high-speed line between Figueres, Spain, and Perpignan, France,...
merseytravel-seeks-approval-for-£400m-investment
September 03, 2015
MERSEYTRAVEL, which is responsible for the 120.7km two-line metro-style network centred on Liverpool, has applied to the Merseytravel Committee for approval to...
hitachi-opens-british-plant-and-secures-hull-trains-order
September 03, 2015
BRITISH prime minister Mr David Cameron led the celebrations to mark the opening of the Hitachi's new £82m rail vehicle manufacturing facility at Newton Aycliffe...
st-petersburg-orders-low-floor-light-rail-vehicles
September 03, 2015
RUSSIA's second city, St Petersburg, has awarded a contract to PK Transportnye Sistemy, Russia, for 10 low-floor LRVs. The first three sets have already been...
riyadh-metro-trains-revealed
September 03, 2015
RIYADH's King Abdulaziz Public Transport Authority has revealed the first images of the new trains for lines 1 and 2 of the Saudi capital's six-line metro...
September 03, 2015
TUNISIAN National Railways (SNCFT) has issued a call for tender for the supply of a fleet of 20 diesel-electric freight locomotives. The metre-gauge CoCo...