Commuter Rail

THE fleet of Bombardier class 345 Aventra EMUs for London’s east-west Crossrail link carried their first passengers on June 22, when the trains entered commercial service with TfL Rail between…
BAVARIAN Railway Company (BEG) has published a tender notice in the Official Journal of the European Union (EU) for a contract to the operate the Munich S-Bahn network from December…
FIRSTGROUP and MTR will today sign a contract worth around £895m with Bombardier for 750 Aventra EMU cars for the new South Western Franchise, which the two companies will take…
GERMAN Rail (DB) has awarded a two-year framework contract to Teleste Information Solutions (formerly Mitron), Finland, to supply TFT-LCD passenger information screens for installation in stations and on trains.
ONTARIO Transportation Minister Mr Steve Del Duca visited Go Transit’s Willowbrook depot on June 15 to announce that the province has launched the Transit Project Assessment Process (TPAP) for the…
Kenya Railways expects to complete a master plan, which includes the redevelopment of the existing 149km Nairobi Commuter Rail (NCR) network, within the next nine months. This will pave the…
DYNAMIC testing began on the Mexico - Toluca interurban line on June 12, when a CAF Civity EMU ran under its own power at slow speed between Zinacantepec and Pino…
BADEN-Württemberg public transport authority NVBW and the Bavarian Railway Company (BEG) have awarded the Go-Ahead Group, Britain, a contract to operate Network 3A (Murrbahn), which provides commuter services and links…
ARGENTINA’s transport minister Mr Guillermo Dietrich and the chief of government of Buenos Aires Mr Rodríguez Larreta officially launched construction on a project to elevate part of the city’s San…
BADEN-Württemberg Ministry of Transport and Rhine Neckar Transport Authority (VRN) announced on June 6 that they have selected DB Regio as preferred bidder for a contract to operate Lot 2…
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