Commuter Rail

BRITAIN’s secretary of state for transport Mr Chris Grayling has approved a Transport and Works Act Order for the extension of London Overground’s Gospel Oak - Barking line to Barking…
AUCKLAND Council’s Finance and Performance Committee agreed in principle on July 26 to go ahead with the purchase of 17 Independently-Powered Electric Multiple Units (IPEMUs), which will replace DMUs on…
THE governor of Connecticut, Mr Dannel Malloy, has announced that a joint venture of Transit America and Alternate Concepts has been selected as the operator of the CTrail Hartford Line,…
CATALONIAN Government Railways (FGC) expanded its standard-gauge Barcelona - Vallès suburban network on July 20, when the president of Catalonia Mr Carles Puigdemont inaugurated the second phase of the Line…
AUCKLAND Council is expected to decide next week whether to proceed with an order for 17 battery-electric multiple units, which would replace DMUs on services on suburban services to Pukekohe.
THE government of the Australian state of Victoria announced on July 18 that CPB Contractors and Bombardier Transportation will deliver the $A 1bn ($US 790m) Rail Systems Alliance (RSA), which…
PLANS for privately-financed 400km commuter rail network centred on Ottawa and Gatineau took a step forward on July 1, when the Moose Consortium of eight local companies exchanged letters of…
THE government of the Australian state of Victoria has selected the Cross Yarra Partnership (CYP) as preferred bidder for the $A 6bn ($US 4.7bn) Melbourne Metro Tunnel and stations public-private…
TRANSPORT for London (TfL) announced on July 13 that it will order four additional nine-car class 345 Aventra EMUs from Bombardier to support higher frequency services on the Elizabeth Line,…
SIEMENS presented the first prototype Rhine-Ruhr Express (RRX) EMU at its Wegberg-Wildenrath test centre on July 12, where testing will now begin.
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