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DRIVER familiarisation has begun on the extension of Warsaw's SKM suburban rail network to Frédéric Chopin Airport.
INTERNATIONAL freight and passenger services between the Czech Republic and southern Germany could see substantial improvements under an agreement signed by the Czech deputy transport minister Mr Ivo Vykydal, and…
Skoda Transportation has sent a ForCity 15T low-floor LRV to Chemnitz to demonstrate the vehicle's capabilities to German light rail operators.
THE CEO of Italian State Railway (FS), Mr Mauro Moretti, officially launched construction of a 39km section of the Milan - Verona high-speed line between Treviglio and Brescia.
TRENITALIA has invited bids for a contract worth an estimated Euro 1.25bn to supply 130 regional dmus and emus, with an option for a further 60 sets.
THE latest figures from Belgian National Railways' freight subsidiary SNCB Logistics show the company achieved a reduction in its operating loss in its first year as an independent operator.
German Rail (DB) has agreed to relinquish its 49% stake in the Alstom Locomotive Service (ALS) joint venture to majority shareholder Alstom Germany.
BELARUSIAN Railways (BC) has taken delivery of the first of 12 double-unit 9.6MW electric locomotives from CNR Datong Locomotive Works. They are based on the Chinese HXD2 locomotives designed by…
AN Italian union official says that Hitachi has completed a due diligence study of AnsaldoBreda and is hoping that a deal can be clinched with parent company Finmeccanica for a…
BEARING manufacturer SKF has opened a new railway test centre in Russia at its Tver railway bearing factory near Moscow.
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