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NORWAY’s national rolling stock owner, Norske Tog (NT), has issued a call for tender for a mid-life upgrade of its fleet of Type 72 EMUs.
THE Municipality of Naples has finally agreed terms for a €90m contract with CAF to supply 10 six-car metro trains for Line 1 for delivery in 2019 with an option…
GROUPE Eurotunnel announced on November 20 that it has changed its name to Getlink, with the new brand intended to “reflect the dynamism of connection and exchange.”
AFTER several delays, Finland’s second-largest city Espoo joined the Helsinki metro network on November 18 with the inauguration of the first phase of West Metro, the country’s largest infrastructure project.
IN light of serious difficulties with the installation onboard equipment, the Danish government has pushed back the completion date for the nationwide rollout of ERTMS from 2023 to 2030.
THE Delachaux Group announced on November 17 that it has united its seven rail businesses under the Pandrol brand.
THE British government introduced legislation into parliament on November 16 to turn Transport for the North (TfN) into a what it describes as “the first ever statutory sub-national transport body,…
A ceremony was held at Valjevo station in Serbia on November 15 to mark the official opening of the upgraded Resnik - Valjevo section of the Belgrage - Bar (Montenegro)…
NETWORK Rail (NR), together with Virgin Trains, Abellio (the winner of the West Midlands franchise), and Chiltern Railways, have appointed Mr Geoff Inskip to chair two independent supervisory boards being…
SPANISH operator Renfe is set to begin pilot tests next month of a self-propelled passenger train powered with liquefied natural gas (LNG) in what the operator says are the first…
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