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FRENCH President Mr Nicholas Sarkozy today joined Mr Jean-Paul Huchon, president of Ile-de-France Transport Authority (Stif) and Mr Pierre Mongin, director general of Paris Transport Authority (RATP) to mark the…
NORWEGIAN track authority Jernbaneverket has selected Bombardier to deliver its Interflo 450 ETCS Level 2 solution on an 80km section of the Østfoldbanen Østre line in the southeast of Norway…
BUCHAREST Metro operator Metrorex has signed a Euros 97m contract with CAF for 16 metro trains, with options for a further eight sets. The trains have been part-financed by the…
FRANCE's minister for ecology, sustainable development, transport and housing Mrs Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, French National Railways (SNCF) president Mr Guillaume Pepy, and Mr Hubert du Mesnil, president of French Rail Network…
BRITAIN's chancellor, Mr George Osborne, has announced that more than £1.4bn will be invested in rail projects in an attempt to stimulate the country's ailing economy. The main benefits will…
IRJ at BCN Rail: SPAIN's secretary of state for transport Mr Isaías Táboas Suárez says that the days of the government entirely funding Spain's rail projects are over. Speaking today…
AFTER many months of uncertainty, the people of the German state of Baden-Württemberg yesterday voted in favour of continuing the controversial Stuttgart 21 project, which involves replacing the city's terminus…
OFFICIALS from the city of Amsterdam, and Amsterdam Municipal Transport Company (GVB) attended the unveiling of Amsterdam Metro's new train at Alstom's plant in Valenciennes, France, on November 24.
STADLER is celebrating the sale of its 700th Flirt emu, after Italian operator South Tirol Transport (STA) exercised an option for eight additional six-car regional trains from a contract originally…
SIEMENS today confirmed it has received its first firm order for the Avenio LRV with the signing of a Euros 100m contract for 40 vehicles by The Hague Tramways (HTM).…
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