Commuter Rail

SENEGAL’s minister of economy, finance and planning Mr Amadou Bâ has signed two financing agreements worth a total of CFA 129.6bn ($US 215.5m) to finance rolling stock for the Dakar…
STADLER confirmed on April 24 that it has finalised a SFr 232m ($US 233m) contract with Stockholm County Council for 22 EMUs for the 891mm-gauge Roslagsbanan, which links Stockholm with…
THE board of Chicago commuter rail operator Metra has given the agency the go-ahead to issue Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for the procurement of new locomotives and coaches as it…
PLANS to construct a third track on a congested section of the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) have taken a step forward with the publication of a Final Environmental Impact…
THE CEO of Italian State Railways (FS), Mr Renato Mazzoncini, signed an agreement in Rome on April 7 with Mr Guillermo Dietrich, Argentina’s minister of transport, for FS to provide…
USE of both local and long-distance public transport services in Germany grew by 1.5% in 2016 to reach a new record of 11.38 billion journeys, according to provisional results published…
RHINE-MAIN Transport Association (RMV), which is responsible for rail services in the Frankfurt-am-Main area, says it will extend some of its existing concessions due to considerable infrastructure works planned by…
TURIN Transport Group (GTT) and Arriva Italy Rail signed an agreement on April 3 confirming the two companies will bid jointly in the next tender for the operation of Turin’s…
THE first sod was cut on April 5 for a €3.84bn 10-year project to build a second east-west S-Bahn line under the centre of Munich to relieve congestion on the…
THE Canadian government will provide $C 1.8bn ($US 1.35bn) for the GO Transit Regional Express Rail (GO RER) project in the Greater Golden Horseshoe Area of southern Ontario.
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