Commuter Rail

THE first four-car emu manufactured for Rio de Janeiro's suburban operator SuperVia by CNR Changchun, China, has entered service on the city's suburban network following a commemorative ceremony held on…
CHILEAN State Railways (EFE) claims to have carried more passengers in 2011 than in any previous year in its 127-year history, according to the latest figures released by the railway.…
DESPITE Spain's economic difficulties, national train operator Renfe achieved a 3% increase in passenger numbers last year. Ridership rose to 486 million, the first increase since the economic crisis began,…
RIO de Janeiro suburban rail operator SuperVia has selected CNR Changchun, China, as the preferred bidder for a Reais 542.6m ($US 320.1m) contract to supply 60 emus. Other bidders included…
PRE-qualified bidders Bombardier, CAF, Hitachi, and Siemens have all been invited to submit their bids for a tender for the 60 new trains required for Britain's 118km Crossrail project.
GROUNDBREAKING ceremonies were held in the town of Petaluma, north of San Francisco, on Friday to mark the start of construction on the $US 690m Sonoma Marin Area Rapid Transit…
THE government of New South Wales has stepped in with a $A 175m ($US 186m) bailout of the troubled $A 3.6bn Reliance Rail public-private partnership (PPP) in an attempt to…
Rio de Janeiro suburban rail operator SuperVia has begun dynamic testing of the first of 34 new emus from CNR Changchun, China, eight of which will enter service by next…
MONTREAL's Metropolitan Transit Agency (AMT) unveiled its 10-year Vision 2020 strategic public transport plan yesterday, which aims to increase public transport ridership in the city by 33% from 480 million…
COMMERCIAL operation of JR East's Advanced Train Administration and Communications System (Atacs), started on the Senseki Line commuter route in Sendai on October 10.
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