Commuter Rail

THE Berlin Senate has decided to tender the operation of part of the S-Bahn network due to long-running performance problems that have affected the existing operator DB Regio.
AUCKLAND today inaugurated the first addition to its commuter rail network in 82 years, with the official opening of the Manukau Rail Link by the Mayor of Auckland Mr Len…
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…
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