Europe

THE first CAF Civity regional emu for the Italian autonomous region of Friuli Venezia Giulia was delivered to Italian State Railways' (FS) Osmannoro test centre on July 31 for static…
BELGIAN public transport operator De Lijn has selected Bombardier as preferred bidder for a contract to supply 48 low-floor LRVs after the €128.6m deal was approved by the Flemish minister…
A PROJECT to understand and address the causes of poor electrical transfer on the third rail dc network has been launched as part of the recently-formed alliance between British infrastructure…
GERMAN intermodal operator Kombiverkehr is to launch a new direct service from Verona to Kiel on October 7, which will connect with ferries to Sweden.
IRELAND's Planning Board has granted a Railway Order authorising the extension of Dublin's Luas light rail network to Broombridge in a €370m project which will connect the two existing lines…
SWISS Federal Railways (SBB) has placed a €200m order with Alstom for an additional eight ETR 610 Pendolino tilting emus. The order is an option from a contract for seven…
COLLECTIVE Transport Production (KTP), the organisation responsible for Oslo's metro, light rail, and bus operations, has awarded Invensys Rail two contracts worth a total of €13.4m.
ROMANIA's Ministry of Transport has appointed a consortium of PwC, David & Baias and George Butunoiu to recruit directors general and non-executive directors for 10 state-owned transport companies, four of…
BERLIN Brandenburg Transport Authority (VBB) has begun tendering for the operation of the Ring Line of the Berlin S-Bahn network. This is the first of three planned concessions for the…
CZECH Railways (CD) has begun tests with a prototype modernised coach for long-distance services.
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