THE German Federal Ministry for Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) is set to provide Siemens and RWTH Aachen with €12m to support research into a next-generation of fuel cells.
AUSTRIAN light rail operator Wiener Lokalbahnen (WLB) has restarted a tender for new LRVs for its 30km line from Vienna to Baden after receiving just one bid in the original…
GERMAN Rail (DB) inaugurated a new €220m carbon-neutral maintenance depot for ICE high-speed trains at Nippes northwest of Cologne on February 23.
SWEDISH open-access passenger operator SagaRail launched its inaugural commercial services on February 23, with the first train departing from Stockholm Central at 13.08 bound for Linköping.
OPEN-access passenger operator Leo Express has submitted track access applications to the Czech Office for Access to Transport Infrastructure (ÚDPI) for international services to destinations in Austria, Germany, and Poland.
BOSNIA and Herzegovina Federal Railways (ŽFBiH), one of two companies operating train services in the Balkan country, has posted its strongest financial results for 25 years.
PLANS to extend the 1520mm-gauge network from Kosice, Slovakia, to Vienna by building a €6.5bn 400km electrified freight-only line, have been revived. The line would improve access to Europe for…
THE board of Helsinki Regional Transport (HSL) voted on February 13 to start the procurement procedure for an international competitive tender for the operation of the suburban rail network in…
BOMBARDIER is preparing to start assembly at its Derby, Britain, plant of the 111 Aventra EMUs which it is supplying to Abellio Greater Anglia under a £900m contract.
SOCIÉTÉ du Grand Paris (SGP) has awarded the first of three civil engineering contracts for four work packages on lines 14 North, 16 and 17 South of the Grand Paris…
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