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BRITAIN's Department for Transport (DfT) has announced plans for the interim operation of the London – Glasgow West Coast franchise following its decision to cancel the contract for a new…
THE first of 24 Flexity Classic LRVs was officially handed over today by Bombardier to Krakow Transport Authority (MPK) in the presence of the city's mayor Mr Jacek Majchrowski. This…
TRENITALIA announced on October 9 that it has selected Alstom as preferred bidder for a contract to supply 70 single-deck emus, each seating up to 280 passengers, with an option…
ITALY's Appulo Lucane Railway (FAL) has taken delivery of the first of 17 950mm-gauge dmus from Stadler, which will be used on regional services in the Bari area.
CONSTRUCTION of the first phase of the ambitious Grand Paris express metro network has moved a step closer after the planned 5.8km extension of Line 14 from St Lazare to…
HITACHI announced on October 10 it has established a European rail research centre to support the expansion of its rail systems business in Europe.
SLOVAKIA's Transport Minister Mr Ján Počiatek announced on October 8 that a €420m project to build a north-south rail link under the centre of Bratislava will be delayed until after…
MILAN Transport (ATM) has awarded AnsaldoBreda a €210m contract to supply 30 six-car trains which will replace older rolling stock on metro lines 1 and 2.
WEDNESDAY's shock announcement by Britain's secretary of state for transport, Mr Patrick McLoughlin, to cancel the West Coast franchise contract which had been awarded to First Group on August 15,…
STATE-owned Belarusian mechanical engineering company Belkommunmash will ship three type 843 LRVs to Saint Petersburg by the end of the year, company representatives have confirmed.
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