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bidders-for-south-eastern-franchise-confirmed
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...
akiem-awards-locomotive-overhaul-contract
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...
brisbane-cross-river-rail-gets-go-ahead
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...
rail-baltica-project-presented-to-g7-transport-ministers
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...
west-coast-partnership-shortlist-revealed
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...
first-hitachi-train-for-devon-and-cornwall-arrives-in-britain
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...
network-rail-awards-digital-railway-support-contract
June 21, 2017
BRITAIN’s infrastructure manager Network Rail has appointed Arcadis as a programme partner to support the implementation of its Digital Railway...
bangalore-completes-metro-phase-1
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...
beg-seeks-future-munich-s-bahn-operator
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...
deal-struck-for-new-york-penn-farley-station-project
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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