Commuter Rail

IRJ Pro market researcher Jonny Dearden looks at the big projects likely to hit the headlines this year.
ARGENTINA’s Ministry of Transport published a resolution in the Official Gazette of the Republic on December 29 confirming its intention to award CRRC Qingdao Sifang a $US 316.5m contract to…
THE governor of the state of Alaska Mr Bill Walker signed an administrative order on January 10 establishing a task force to examine the feasibility of launching commuter rail services…
CATALONIA Government Railways (FGC) has awarded Stadler Rail Valencia a €120.4m contract to supply 15 suburban EMUs for the standard-gauge Barcelona - Vallès Line.
TWO years since it began, construction on the new Rand 928m ($US 75.4m) rolling stock manufacturing plant at Dunnottar, South Africa, is entering its final stages, with Alstom and its…
A groundbreaking ceremony was held in the Philippines on January 5 to mark the start of preliminary construction on the first phase of the Manila North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) project.
THE US Federal government has denied that any agreement was in place to help fund the $US 20bn Gateway programme to increase capacity on the Northeast Corridor.
BRITISH infrastructure manager Network Rail has reopened London Bridge station following 10 days of intensive engineering work at the city’s oldest station over Christmas and New Year as the five-year…
THE Australian state of Victoria has awarded the final contracts for the $A 11bn ($US 8.4bn) Metro Tunnel project to build a 9km twin-bore tunnel and five stations under the…
NEW Bombardier commuter trains have entered service on two lines of the Paris suburban network: Regio 2N double-deck EMUs on Line R and Francilien EMUs on Line L.
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