Commuter Rail

A detailed planning contract for the proposed 25km Stadt-Umland-Bahn Nuremberg tram line, the longest light rail route currently planned anywhere in Germany, was agreed in late June.
FRENCH National Railways (SNCF) has placed an order with Bombardier Transportation for 36 Francilien trains (270 cars) on behalf of Ile-De-France Mobility.
UP to three additional trains per hour will stop at Bromsgrove station in Worcestershire, Britain, from July 29 following the completion of electrification work on the line from Birmingham.
CZECH private operator RegioJet has won its first tender to operate regional services in the Czech Republic. The company already operates tendered regional services in Slovakia and open-access long distance…
ALSTOM has signed a €60m contract with Transport for Victoria (TfV), the Australian state’s public transport authority, to supply five additional six-car X’Trapolis EMUs for Melbourne’s suburban rail network.
COLOGNE-based transport authority Rhineland Local Transport (NVR) has begun the tender process to fully reopen the 30km Düren - Euskirchen via Zülpich line, located between Aachen and Bonn, from December…
WORK to excavate a 14m-deep trench that will contain twin tunnels under Britomart Station and Lower Queen Street as part of Auckland’s 3.45km double-track underground City Rail Link (CRL) began…
THE state government of South Australia and the Australian government have formalised an agreement that will see $A 220m ($US 163.3m) of federal funding provided towards full electrification of the…
Caltrain is embarking on exciting electrification and rolling stock replacement programmes, which will enhance commuter services in the Bay Area. But as Paul Ash reports from California, it has been…
FRENCH National Railways (SNCF) has released details of its plans to more than triple the size of Gare du Nord, Paris’ busiest station, by 2023 in time for the Olympic…
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