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February 27, 2017
ALGERIAN National Railways (SNTF) and Alstom have unveiled interior and exterior designs for a new fleet of Coradia Polyvalent bi-mode (diesel and 25kV ac electric) multiple units, which will be introduced on services from Algiers...
February 27, 2017
BOMBARDIER announced on February 27 that it will supply an additional 21 Flexity trams to Berlin Transport Authority (BVG), which has triggered an option in a framework agreement signed in 2006 for a maximum of...
February 27, 2017
SAUDI Railway Company (SAR) inaugurated its first passenger services on February 26 on the Riyadh - Al Qassim section of the North-South Railway with an intermediate stop at Majmaah.SAR is operating what it describes as...
February 27, 2017
DENVER Regional Transportation District (RTD) inaugurated the long-awaited light rail R Line on February 24, extending the route into the centre of...
February 27, 2017
WARSAW expanded its tram network to the north of the city on February 27 with the opening of the 1.1km northern extension of Line 2 from Mehoffera to Nowodwory...
February 27, 2017
NEW Zealand’s national railway KiwiRail suffered a dramatic decline in profitability in the six months ending December 31 2016, largely due to the impact of...
February 27, 2017
LIGHT rail capacity in Manchester city centre increased significantly on February 26 with the opening of Metrolink’s Second City Crossing. The 1.3km line runs...
February 24, 2017
FRENCH National Railways (SNCF) is starting to use IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT) on IBM Cloud to monitor train and infrastructure performance in...
February 24, 2017
TESTING of the ERSAT EAV satellite signalling system concluded on February 24, when the operation of the technology was demonstrated to guests including Mr Josef...
February 24, 2017
ALSTOM announced on February 24 that it has received an order worth over €20m from Germany’s Bentheim Railways (BE) for the supply of five Coradia Lint DMUs as...

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