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BRITISH train operator Great Western Railway (GWR) launched its new fleet of Hitachi class 802 bi-mode trains on August 17 with a media run from Penzance to Exeter.
AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) has placed an initial €375m order for eight day trains and 13 night trains as part of a €1.5bn framework agreement it has signed with Siemens…
THE head of Britain’s Rail Delivery Group (RDG), which represents operators and infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR), has called for major changes to the role of the private sector in…
TRENITALIA was quick to respond to the collapse of a major highway bridge over a railway between Genoa Rivarolo and Genoa Sampierdarena on August 14 which immediately affected train services…
THE Indian Ministry of Railways and Japan’s International Cooperation Agency (Jica) have agreed to work together to improve safety on Indian Railways.
AFTER a 10-year hiatus, regular passenger services from Udine and Trieste to Ljubljana will be revived on September 9 thanks to a partnership between the Italian region of Friuli Venezia…
LATVIAN Railway (LDZ) began tendering on August 10 for Phase 1 of the programme to expand the Baltic country’s electrified network from 257km to 839km and replace all existing dc…
BRITISH passenger operators have agreed to publish more real-time information to enable tech firms to develop better travel apps under new plans announced on August 8 by rail minister, Mr…
CZECH Railways (ČD) will modernise and rebuild 27 restaurant cars of type WRmee816, WRmee814 and ARmpee832 into a new type of bistro car.
GREAT Western Railway (GWR) operated the first class 800 Intercity Express Trains built by Hitachi Rail Europe between London and Paignton on June 30, the first Intercity Express Train to…
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