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ERFURT Railway (EB) took over operation of Germany's East Thuringia Diesel Network regional concession on June 10. EB will operate a total of 4.6 million train-km per year under the…
PKP Intercity, Poland, has awarded five contracts worth a total of €40.5m to refurbish 68 long-distance coaches to three domestic suppliers. Pesa Bydgoszcz and its subsidiary ZNTK Mińsk Mazowiecki have…
THE outgoing Dutch minister of infrastructure and environment, Mrs Melanie Schulz van Haegen-Maas Geesteranus, has told the Dutch Parliament that ERTMS will be rolled out over the country's entire national…
KING Albert II of Belgium officially inaugurated the new Diabolo Line connection to Brussels National Airport yesterday, marking the completion of Belgium's first PPP rail project.
THE PORTUGUESE government has postponed the sale of Potuguese Trains (CP) railfreight division CP Carga until next year as part of revisions to its privatisation timetable.
AFTER many months of delays, and uncertainty over the future of the contract, the Hungarian transport authority (NKH) finally issued the type authorisation document on June 4 for Alstom's Metropolis…
RUSSIAN rolling stock leasing company Brunswick Rail has secured a $US 250m five-year funding facility arranged by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) with the following banks: ING Bank, Raiffeisen Bank…
POLISH bus and tram builder Solaris is to supply 15 four-section Tramino LRVs to Braunschweiger Verkehrs-AG (BSVAG); its second order from a German light rail operator.
IRJ at 1520 rail business forum: MR VLADIMIR Yakunin, president of Russian Railways (RZD), has emphasised the continuing need to build and foster relations with Russia's neighbours in Europe and…
IRJ at the 1520 rail business forum: RUSSIAN leasing company Brunswick Rail has signed a partnership agreement in Sochi with Novokuznetsk Car-Building Enterprise (NCBE) to design and manufacture gondola freight…
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