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israel-railways-invites-bids-for-its-first-electric-locos
July 31, 2014
ISREAL Railways (ISR) has launched a tender for the supply of between 62 and 78 25kV 50Hz electric locomotives with an option for more. The locomotives are required for ISR's electrification programme which is currently...
brazil-receives-81-design-proposals-for-six-new-lines
July 31, 2014
BRAZIL's federal government says it has received 81 study proposals from 19 groups for the construction of six new railway corridors totalling 4676km. The projects are: • the 990km Sinop, Matto Grosso – Mirituba, Pará, freight corridor,...
caf-seals-monterrey-metro-vehicle-deal
July 31, 2014
THE government of the Mexican state of Nuevo León has awarded CAF, Spain, a Peso 3.26bn ($US 251m) contract to supply and maintain 22 trains for Line 3 of the Monterrey metro. In addition to the...
eu-allocates-€50m-to-ten-t-rail-projects
July 31, 2014
AS part of continuing efforts to improve Europe's transport infrastructure through the Trans-European Network (TEN-T) programme, the European Union has allocated...
palermo-light-rail-trials-commence
July 31, 2014
PALERMO celebrated the inaugural trial run on Line 1 of the city's new light rail network on July 14 when a Bombardier Flexity Outlook LRV operated from the...
malaga-light-metro-network-opens
July 30, 2014
LIGHT metro trains started commercial operation today in Malaga, making it the seventh city in Spain to have a metro. The eight-year project cost €594m to...
dutch-approve-rail-infrastructure-projects
July 30, 2014
THE Dutch government has approved funding to increase capacity at Amsterdam Central station and given the go-ahead for electrification and upgrading of the...
bari-to-expand-surface-metro-line
July 30, 2014
ITALY's South East Railway (FSE) has awarded a €107m contract to the Stabile Eureca Consortium to expand the 10.3km surface metro line in Bari. The consortium...
london-fare-collection-contract-goes-to-cubic
July 30, 2014
TRANSPORT for London (TfL) has awarded a contract to Cubic Transportation Systems to continue to provide ticketing and fare collection on London's rail and bus...
network-rail-awards-10-year-track-renewal-contract
July 29, 2014
BRITAIN's infrastructure manager, Network Rail, has awarded a 10-year alliance contract to Colas Rail and URS, United States, to renew switches and crossings in...