Commuter Rail

THE first of 28 double-deck emus for the Bern S-Bahn was handed over by Stadler to BLS in a ceremony today in the Swiss capital.
THE government of New South Wales issued a draft 20-year transport plan today which outlines around $A 100bn ($US 104.24bn) in improvements to transport infrastructure in the Sydney metropolitan area.
Amtrak's revised vision for the Northeast Corridor calls for bold investments of $US 110bn to improve existing infrastructure and to construct a new dedicated high-speed line over the next 30…
THE sporting trance that gripped London and the whole of Britain during the Olympic Games earlier this month is set to be reignited over the next 11 days for the…
SENIOR Western Railway managers invited bidders to a meeting at Mumbai Churchgate station yesterday to brief them and answer questions about a Rs 210bn ($US 3.77bn) project to build a…
THE World Bank has approved $US 300 million in funding for the Kenya's National Urban Transport Improvement Project (Nutrip), which includes plans to develop commuter rail services in Nairobi, Mombasa…
CITIZENS of the German city of Leipzig were invited during the weekend of July 28-29 to travel through the new cross-city tunnel, which is due to open on December 15…
Just over a year from now the first trains will start to carry passengers under the Bosphorus, linking the Asian and European sides of Istanbul by rail for the first…
WABTEC subsidiary MotivePower has been awarded a $US45m contract by Toronto transit authority Metrolinx to re-engine 11 of its MP40PH-3C locomotives, which are used by Go Transit on commuter services.
THE governor of the Brazilian state of São Paulo, Mr. Geraldo Alckmin, has authorised the launch of a tender for the acquisition of 65 eight-car emus for São Paulo commuter…
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