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IN light of serious difficulties with the installation onboard equipment, the Danish government has pushed back the completion date for the nationwide rollout of ERTMS from 2023 to 2030.
THE Delachaux Group announced on November 17 that it has united its seven rail businesses under the Pandrol brand.
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,…
A ceremony was held at Valjevo station in Serbia on November 15 to mark the official opening of the upgraded Resnik - Valjevo section of the Belgrage - Bar (Montenegro)…
NETWORK Rail (NR), together with Virgin Trains, Abellio (the winner of the West Midlands franchise), and Chiltern Railways, have appointed Mr Geoff Inskip to chair two independent supervisory boards being…
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…
ITALIAN State Railways’ (FS) freight subsidiary, Mercitalia Rail, and its subsidiary TX Logistix, have agreed to purchase up to 125 new-generation Traxx DC3/MS electric locomotives from Bombardier for a total…
THE Hungarian government confirmed on November 14 that it will provide funding for a further 26 CAF low-floor Urbos LRVs under the framework of a contract signed between Budapest Transport…
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 rollout of ERTMS in Europe over the last decade has fallen far behind the deployment targets set by the EU, jeopardising longer-term interoperability objectives. Keith Barrow reviews a new…
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