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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.
BRITAIN's recently-appointed transport secretary Mr Patrick McLoughlin announced just after midnight that he has decided to cancel the franchise for the West Coast Main Line, linking London, Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool…
A new 2.4km-long, dual gauge single track access to the Port of Barcelona opened last week. The line connects the new Prat dock with Adif's 1668mm-gauge network and the Barcelona…
SPAIN's Ministry of Public Works and Transport's 2013 draft budget published last week includes a 15.6% cut in infrastructure investment for all transport modes in line with the Spain's deficit…
A consortium of Pöyry's urban business unit and German engineering consultant PTB Magdeburg have secured a contract from DB Projects for construction management and supervision of the refurbishment and electrification…
GERMAN Rail (DB) has placed a €50m order with Bombardier for five more Twindexx Vario double-deck emus.
AN Alstom Prima II locomotive was tested in the Channel Tunnel on the night of September 29-30 in what EuroTunnel says was a step to introducing standard locomotives on railfreight…
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