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October 20, 2017
JUST a month after it received its final Stadler Rail Flirt 3 Sprinter EMUs, Netherlands Railways (NS) revealed another new suburban train at Nedtrain’s Zaanstraat workshop in Amsterdam on October 19, when the CAF-built New...
October 19, 2017
ALSTOM has begun delivery of an additional batch of 139 Metropolis 9000 metro cars for Lima metro. The first vehicles were transported by road from Alstom’s plant at Santa Perpetua de Mogoda near Barcelona to the...
October 19, 2017
GENOA-based open-access rail freight operator InRail has awarded Siemens a contract to supply three Vectron electric locomotives. The order comprises one 3kV dc locomotive and two multi-system units, one of which will be equipped with a...
October 19, 2017
THE Edinburgh - Glasgow Improvement Programme (Egip) reached a milestone in the early hours of October 18 with the first electric test run on the Edinburgh -...
October 19, 2017
KOSOVO’s national train operator Trainkos has reinstated passenger services between Prishtina and Pejë, the country's main domestic route, two months after...
October 19, 2017
THE first Citadis LRV for the initial phase of the Sétif light rail network arrived in the Algerian city on October 18. The fleet of 26 vehicles is being...
October 18, 2017
ELECTRIC services on Buenos Aires’ suburban Roca Line were finally extended to the state capital La Plata on October 18 following the completion of...
October 18, 2017
THE first 10km section of main line in Israel has been electrified and is ready to be energised. This is part of the 35km section of the new A1 link between...
October 18, 2017
HYUNDAI-Rotem announced on October 18 that it has been awarded a Won 111.6bn contract by Korean national train operator Korail to supply 128 commuter EMU...
October 18, 2017
THE first test run with a Talgo high-speed train was conducted on the southern section of Saudi Arabia’s Haramain high-speed line between Jeddah and Mecca on...

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