Commuter Rail

GERMAN Rail (DB) has awarded a two-year framework contract to Teleste Information Solutions (formerly Mitron), Finland, to supply TFT-LCD passenger information screens for installation in stations and on trains.
ONTARIO Transportation Minister Mr Steve Del Duca visited Go Transit’s Willowbrook depot on June 15 to announce that the province has launched the Transit Project Assessment Process (TPAP) for the…
Kenya Railways expects to complete a master plan, which includes the redevelopment of the existing 149km Nairobi Commuter Rail (NCR) network, within the next nine months. This will pave the…
DYNAMIC testing began on the Mexico - Toluca interurban line on June 12, when a CAF Civity EMU ran under its own power at slow speed between Zinacantepec and Pino…
BADEN-Württemberg public transport authority NVBW and the Bavarian Railway Company (BEG) have awarded the Go-Ahead Group, Britain, a contract to operate Network 3A (Murrbahn), which provides commuter services and links…
ARGENTINA’s transport minister Mr Guillermo Dietrich and the chief of government of Buenos Aires Mr Rodríguez Larreta officially launched construction on a project to elevate part of the city’s San…
BADEN-Württemberg Ministry of Transport and Rhine Neckar Transport Authority (VRN) announced on June 6 that they have selected DB Regio as preferred bidder for a contract to operate Lot 2…
AFTER months of uncertainty, the United States Federal Transit Administration (FTA) finally confirmed on May 22 that it will approve a $US 647m Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) for the…
SOUTH Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) has awarded Wabtec a contract worth around $US 40m to design, install and commission Positive Train Control (PTC) on the 114km Tri-Rail commuter line…
AS part of its 2017-18 federal budget the Australian federal government has allocated $A 10bn ($US 7.4bn) through its National Rail Programme, which has been designed to support rail projects…
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