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April 21, 2017
SNC-LAVALIN announced on April 20 that it has reached an agreement with WS Atkins to acquire the company’s entire share capital at £20.80 per share, representing an aggregate cash consideration of £2.1bn. The acquisition, which has...
April 21, 2017
CZECH and Slovak open-access operator Regiojet has awarded Bombardier a contract to supply eight Traxx MS2E multi-system electric locomotives, with an option for 20 additional units. The 160km/h ETCS-equipped locomotives will be authorised to operate in...
April 21, 2017
THE board of Chicago commuter rail operator Metra has given the agency the go-ahead to issue Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for the procurement of new locomotives and coaches as it begins the replacement of its...
April 21, 2017
THE government of São Paulo has announced that bidding will open on July 4 for the public-private partnership (PPP) concession to operate lines 5 and 17 of the...
April 21, 2017
JAPAN’s Tobu Railway introduced a new timetable on April 21 featuring additional limited-express services operated by its 500 series Revaty trains which are...
April 21, 2017
SIEMENS has announced that it will launch a new digital rail service in the United States, which will use sensors and software platforms to put intelligence...
April 20, 2017
SWITZERLAND’s second-largest railway BLS says it is still pushing for a concession to operate long-distance services beyond its own network, despite the recent...
April 20, 2017
BUENOS Aires Metro (SBase) has awarded a €17m contract to Alstom to renew the power supply on Line B.The line is 12.5km long and runs from the city centre to...
April 20, 2017
AN alliance has been formed in Brussels which brings together open-access operators in the passenger and freight sectors with the aim of collectively addressing...
April 20, 2017
ITALIAN Railway Network (RFI) published a tender notice in the Official Journal of the European Union on April 14 for contracts to upgrade the 37km Bicocca -...

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