Keith Barrow

Keith Barrow

Keith Barrow joined IRJ as News Editor in 2006 and was promoted to Associate Editor in 2008. He was previously editor of employee publications for the Welsh Assembly Government, G4S, and Thomsonfly, and has written for a range of other publications including the Derby Telegraph. He graduated from Lincoln University in 2002 with a degree in journalism.

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Thursday, 25 May 2017 09:51

Ostrava tram design revealed

OSTRAVA Public Transport (DPO) has revealed artist’s impressions of the final design for its new fleet of Stadler Tango LRVs.

ARGENTINA’s minister of transport Mr Guillermo Dietrich visited the port of Buenos Aires on May 24 to witness the delivery of a batch of 156 Chinese-built wagons for Argentinean Trains Cargo.

SWEDEN’s Inland Railway and investment banking group Macquirie have signed a joint letter of intent to co-operate on private financing for a project to rehabilitate the Gällivare - Östersund - Mora line.

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 10:20

Salvador extends metro Line 2 to Pituaçu

THE Brazilian city of Salvador added four stations to its metro network on May 23 with the start of commercial operations on the 6km section of Line 2 from Rodoviária to Pituaçu.

TRANSPORT for New South Wales has released the first images of completed Alstom Citadis X05 low-floor LRVs for the Sydney CBD and South East light rail line.

HOHENZOLLERN Railways (HzL) has awarded Alstom a contract worth around €50m to supply 10 Coradia Lint 54 DMUs for the Ulm Star regional network in Baden-Württemberg, which HzL will operate for 13 years from June 2019.

THE Argentinean government signed a $US 49.5m loan agreement with Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) in Tokyo on May 19, which will finance the rollout of Automatic Train Stop (ATS) on the Buenos Aires suburban rail network.

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 07:12

Lausanne prepares for metro expansion

CANTON Vaud Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport has awarded two contracts to support the planned expansion of the Lausanne metro network, which is being carried out as part of the Strong Public Transport Corridors (AFTPU) programme.

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 05:06

Five bids for Warsaw tram contract

FIVE suppliers have submitted bids to Warsaw Tramways for a contract to supply 123 low-floor LRVs with options for 90 additional vehicles.

AFTER months of uncertainty, the United States Federal Transit Administration (FTA) finally confirmed on May 22 that it will approve a $US 647m Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) for the electrification of Caltrain’s 83.7km line from San Francisco to San Jose.

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