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LUXEMBOURG National Railways (CFL) has issued a call for tender for the supply of a fleet of 25kV ac EMUs for operation within Luxembourg and on cross-border service to France…
THE GLOOM hanging over the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) lifted a little on May 9 as the first of a fleet of Alstom X'Trapolis Mega EMUs entered…
The introduction of Automatic Train Operation (ATO) on Paris RER Line A reached a milestone on April 27, when a double-deck MI09 EMU began operating under ATO on the core…
IRJ at Railtex 2017: Speaking at the Railtex exhibition in Birmingham, Britain, MTR's Mr Jeremy Long revealed that MTR, the Crossrail operator, is talking to Transport for London (TfL) about…
SOUTHEASTERN Pennsylvania Transportation Authority signed a contract with CRRC Tangshan on May 4 for 45 double-deck coaches, which will be used with Septa’s new Siemens ACS-64 electric locomotives on Regional…
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…
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