Commuter Rail

The government of the Australian state of Victoria is spending big on public transport projects, both urban and regional, but it remains to be seen whether it will be enough…
DB Regio and Bavarian Railway Company (BEG) presented a one-to-one double-deck mock-up of their Idea Train in Nuremberg on November 7 showing innovative product and service concepts for regional services.
NETWORK Rail’s £6.5bn Thameslink project to upgrade the north-south route through London has moved a step nearer completion with the installation of new track and signalling between London Bridge and…
SWEDISH regional public transport authority Östgötatrafiken has awarded Alstom a contract to supply a further three X61 Coradia Nordic 15kV ac EMUs.
RHINE-Ruhr Transport Authority (VRR) has awarded DB Regio NRW a four-year extension to its contract to operate three lines of the Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn network.
TESTING has started in the Dutch province of Utrecht with the helloGo app, which will enable passengers to plan, book and purchase tickets using a single app for all modes…
WARSAW commuter rail operator SKM has launched a tender for supply of 13 EMUs together with a maintenance and training package. Closing date for bids is November 30.
ELECTRIC services on Buenos Aires’ suburban Roca Line were finally extended to the state capital La Plata on October 18 following the completion of electrification works on the 9.6km branch…
NORTHERN Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) has adopted an update of its TransAction Plan which calls for extensions to the Washington DC metro, capacity and service enhancements for Virginia Railway Express…
THE first painted bodyshell for the Berlin S-Bahn’s next-generation fleet of class 483/484 trains has arrived at Stadler’s plant in Pankow, where final assembly will take place.
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