Commuter Rail

TENDERS have been invited by Britain’s Department for Transport for a new South Eastern franchise which covers commuter services from London to towns including Chatham, Margate, Maidstone, Canterbury, Dover and…
BRITAIN’s Department for Transport (DfT) announced on November 29 that it will exercise an option to extend FirstGroup’s current Great Western Railway (GWR) franchise by one year, to April 1…
BRITAIN’s National Audit Office says that the £7bn Thameslink project to upgrade routes through London has a realistic prospect of delivering value for money, but the Department for Transport (DfT)…
NJ Transit has issued a call for tender for the supply of 113 double-deck EMU cars with a closing date for bids of February 15 2018. NJ Transit also plans…
THE British government introduced legislation into parliament on November 16 to turn Transport for the North (TfN) into a what it describes as “the first ever statutory sub-national transport body,…
SPANISH operator Renfe is set to begin pilot tests next month of a self-propelled passenger train powered with liquefied natural gas (LNG) in what the operator says are the first…
OC'VIA, the concessionaire responsible for building and maintaining the Nîmes - Montpellier bypass has been granted an Authorisation for Commercial Operation (AMEC) for the 60km line and its connections to…
The government of the Australian state of Victoria is spending big on public transport projects, both urban and regional, but it remains to be seen whether it will be enough…
DB Regio and Bavarian Railway Company (BEG) presented a one-to-one double-deck mock-up of their Idea Train in Nuremberg on November 7 showing innovative product and service concepts for regional services.
NETWORK Rail’s £6.5bn Thameslink project to upgrade the north-south route through London has moved a step nearer completion with the installation of new track and signalling between London Bridge and…
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