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FRENCH infrastructure manager SNCF Network is planning to close the Gisors - Serqueux line in Normandy for two years to enable electrification and modernisation of the 50km line, which will…
SWITZERLAND’s rail freight operators continued to gain market share from road in 2016, according to figures published this week by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).
BRITAIN’s National Audit Office says that the £7bn Thameslink project to upgrade routes through London has a realistic prospect of delivering value for money, but the Department for Transport (DfT)…
CZECH open-access operator RegioJet announced on November 23 that tickets have gone on sale for its new Prague - Vienna service, which will begin operating on December 10.
THE former CEOs of Netherlands Railways (NS) and Veolia Netherlands have gone on trial at the Court of Justice in 's-Hertogenbosch accused of corruption, fraud, forgery, and the leaking of…
THE Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) has warned that Brexit must not be allowed to undermine the continuing development of the Single European Railway and called on…
DB Regio says it hopes to cut diesel consumption by around 10% by equipping around 1000 rail vehicles with telematics systems for energy-efficient driving.
FRANCE’s finance minister Mr Bruno Le Maire confirmed to the National Assembly on November 21 that the state will provide a €1.7bn loan to ensure the CDG Express rail link…
THE introduction of Europe-wide authorisation of new locomotives and rolling stock moved a step closer on November 16, when the European Commission’s Railway Interoperability and Safety Committee (Risc) voted to…
THE president of the French region of Grand Est Mr Jean Rottner, regional vice-president for mobility, infrastructure and transport Mr David Valence and Mr Vincent Téton, regional director for SNCF…
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