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$us-870m-first-half-loss-for-china-railways-corporation
September 01, 2014
CHINA Railways Corporation (CRC) has reported a loss of Yuan 5.36bn ($US 870m) after tax for the first half of this year, compared with a profit of Yuan 2.57bn in the first half of 2013. According...
alstom-to-refurbish-scottish-emus
September 01, 2014
ROLLING stock leasor Eversholt Rail has awarded Alstom a £36.1m contract to refurbish its 40 class 334 EMUs operated by First ScotRail on services between Glasgow and Edinburgh via Bathgate. Work is due to start in...
kiwirail-seeks-productivity-boost-as-losses-mount
September 01, 2014
NEW ZEALAND's national railway KiwiRail has posted losses of $NZ 248m ($US 208m) for the 2013-14 financial year, which ended on June 30 2014, compared with a deficit of $NZ 174m in the previous financial...
besançon-opens-low-cost-tram-line
September 01, 2014
THE French city of Besançon celebrated the inauguration of its first light rail line on August 30 with two days of festivities marking the completion of what is...
abb-to-supply-traction-systems-for-re460-overhaul
September 01, 2014
SWISS Federal Railways has awarded ABB Switzerland a contract worth around SFr 69.2m ($US 75.4m) to supply new traction equipment for its fleet of 119 Re460...
le-mans-opens-second-light-rail-line
September 01, 2014
THE second light rail line in the French city of Le Mans was inaugurated on August 30 by the city's mayor Mr Jean-Claude Boulard, and member of parliament for Le...
france-–-germany-hs-services-carry-10-millionth-passenger
August 29, 2014
GERMAN Rail (DB) and French National Railways (SNCF) marked a milestone for international high-speed services between Germany and France on August 29, when they...
tanzania-seeks-advisor-for-ppp-rail-upgrade
August 29, 2014
TANZANIA is in the process of securing an advisor for a $US 1bn public-private partnership (PPP) scheme to upgrade Tanzania Railways' (TR) 970km metre-gauge...
agreement-signed-on-hs-links-to-italian-airports
August 29, 2014
OPTIONS for improving high-speed rail links to Italy's most important airports will be examined in more detail following the signing of an agreement between...
warsaw-metro-line-2-nears-completion
August 29, 2014
THE consortium building the second metro line in Warsaw has confirmed that construction is now 95% complete and works are on course for the handover of the line...