Commuter Rail

THE first Stadler Flirt DMU for the Tex Rail commuter line in North Texas has left the Stadler US plant in Salt Lake City bound for Atlanta, where it will…
IRJ at Trako 12th International Railway Fair, Gdansk, Poland: WARSAW Commuter Railway (WKD) has completed the rollout of a new passenger information system from IVU Traffic Technologies on its 33km…
GERMAN Rail (DB) has presented the first of 48 class 422 EMU which it is refurbishing for Rhine-Ruhr Transport Association (VRR) at its Krefeld works.
SOUND Transit introduced a new fleet of nine Bombardier double-deck driving cars for its Sounder commuter rail network on September 21, when the first vehicle entered passenger service between Seattle…
LIVERPOOL City Region transport authority Merseytravel has agreed to contribute £765,000 towards the development of plans for a new line to Skelmersdale, the second-largest town in northwest England without a…
ITALIAN State Railways (FS) has appointed Mr Orazio Iacono as CEO and chief operating officer of its train operating subsidiary Trenitalia, succeeding Mrs Barbara Morgante, who becomes head of foreign…
SNCF’s Gares & Connexions is embracing design thinking, a concept famed in Silicon Valley, to enhance passenger experience at its stations across France. Kevin Smith visited the division’s headquarters in…
THE government of the Australian state of Victoria has awarded new seven-year contracts for the operation of Melbourne’s suburban rail and tram services to incumbent franchise holders Metro Trains Melbourne…
THE government of the Australian state of Western Australia announced on September 7 that it has allocated a budget of $A 1.34bn ($US 1.08bn) over the next four years for…
EARLY works have started at the site of the new Woolloongabba station on the $A5.4bn ($US 4.27bn) Cross River rail project in Brisbane, which is being entirely funded by the…
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