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TWO million passengers have used German Rail’s (DB) Berlin - Munich high-speed line within six months of the opening of the final section of the line, more than double the…
ITALY’s Puglia region signed a concession agreement with Trenitalia in Bari on June 13 to operate regional rail services. This is Italy’s first 15-year regional rail concession.
A MAJORITY in the Danish parliament has approved an earlier agreement allowing Danish State Railways (DSB) to proceed with its DKr 11bn ($US 1.7bn) new rolling stock procurement plan.
TRANSPORT for London (TfL) confirmed on June 15 that is has selected Siemens Mobility for a £1.5bn contract to design and build 94 new-generation Deep Tube trains to replace the…
GERMAN Rail (DB) presented one of the first Pesa Link DMUs to the public at the DB Regio depot in Dortmund on June 14, two years later than scheduled.
DURO Daković Special Vehicles, Croatia, has signed two contracts for the delivery of wagons with companies Swietelsky Baugesellschaft, Austria, and Eurailpool.
THE last of Budapest’s six-car metro sets has been returned to the Hungarian capital after being refurbished in Metrowagonmash, Russia, in a €220 million deal which included parts and service.
THE French Senate approved the government’s bill on the reform of French National Railways (SNCF) in its second reading on June 14, less than 24 hours after the finalised proposal…
SWITZERLAND’s Federal Office of Transport (BAV) announced on June 12 that it will award a concession to run almost the entire Swiss inter-city network to the current operator, Swiss Federal…
GERMAN Rail (DB) and Georgian Railway (GR) are looking to strengthen the European and Asian multimodal transport corridors with the signing of an agreement in Berlin on June 12 which…
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