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UKRAINE’s cabinet has given Kharkiv Metro approval to sign loan agreements with the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Bank for Reconstruction (EBRD) which will fully-finance a project to…
THE Supervisory Board and Steering Committee of Czech Railways (ČD) has approved the procurement of more than 160 vehicles for long-distance and regional services worth about CKr 20bn ($US 910m).
LOWER Saxony Transport Authority (LNVG) signed a contract with Alstom and gas supplier Linde Group in Wolfsburg on November 9 for a fleet of 14 Coradia iLint hydrogen fuel multiple…
ITALIAN State Railways' (FS) rail freight subsidiaries TX Logistik and Mercitalia Rail have reportedly selected Bombardier as preferred bidder for a contract to supply and maintain up to 125 electric…
DB Regio and Bavarian Railway Company (BEG) presented a one-to-one double-deck mock-up of their Idea Train in Nuremberg on November 7 showing innovative product and service concepts for regional services.
OPERATORS of German and Austrian tram-train networks using the so-called Karlsruhe model announced on November 8 that they will pool their resources to jointly order rolling stock for their respective…
POLISH rolling stock manufacturer Pesa has secured a Zlotys 200m ($US 54.7m) loan from a consortium of six financial institutions led by PKO Bank Polski, which will enable the Bydgoszcz-based…
A group of rail freight operators and logistics companies has launched a project which aims to enhance intermodal transport services by embracing digital technologies.
NETWORK Rail’s £6.5bn Thameslink project to upgrade the north-south route through London has moved a step nearer completion with the installation of new track and signalling between London Bridge and…
THE Czech region of Karlovy Vary announced on November 3 that it will provide funding for a new weekend cross-border service between Karlovy Vary and Zwickau, where there will be…
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