Commuter Rail

ACCORDING to Spanish press reports, Spain’s Ministry of Development and national train operator Renfe are finalising plans for a €2bn rolling stock investment plan covering the period 2017-2028. The total…
THE state government of South Australia has recently announced the signing of construction contracts for three previously-budgeted projects that will expand and enhance the Adelaide Metro suburban rail network.
THE mayor of Leipzig, Mr Burkhard Jung, says the city may have to build either a new tram tunnel or a second S-Bahn tunnel if it is to meet the…
STADLER has signed a framework agreement with Koleje Mazowieckie for the delivery of up to 71 Flirt EMUs for the Polish regional operator in an order worth Zlotys 2.2bn ($US…
IRJ Pro market researcher Jonny Dearden looks at the big projects likely to hit the headlines this year.
ARGENTINA’s Ministry of Transport published a resolution in the Official Gazette of the Republic on December 29 confirming its intention to award CRRC Qingdao Sifang a $US 316.5m contract to…
THE governor of the state of Alaska Mr Bill Walker signed an administrative order on January 10 establishing a task force to examine the feasibility of launching commuter rail services…
CATALONIA Government Railways (FGC) has awarded Stadler Rail Valencia a €120.4m contract to supply 15 suburban EMUs for the standard-gauge Barcelona - Vallès Line.
TWO years since it began, construction on the new Rand 928m ($US 75.4m) rolling stock manufacturing plant at Dunnottar, South Africa, is entering its final stages, with Alstom and its…
A groundbreaking ceremony was held in the Philippines on January 5 to mark the start of preliminary construction on the first phase of the Manila North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) project.
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