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AUSTRALIA’s Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator (ONRSR) will take over full jurisdiction for railway safety in Queensland on June 30 following the passing of legislation by the state…
BRITAIN’s Department for Transport (DfT) announced on March 1 that it has shortlisted three bidders for a contract to operate the East Midlands franchise from next year.
SAUDI Railway Company (SAR) inaugurated its first passenger services on February 26 on the Riyadh - Al Qassim section of the North-South Railway with an intermediate stop at Majmaah.
FRENCH National Railways (SNCF) is starting to use IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT) on IBM Cloud to monitor train and infrastructure performance in real-time.
ALSTOM announced on February 24 that it has received an order worth over €20m from Germany’s Bentheim Railways (BE) for the supply of five Coradia Lint DMUs as part of…
AFTER a small decline in 2015, passenger numbers on Germany's railways returned to growth in 2016, according to annual figures published this week by the German Federal Statistical Office (Destatis),…
CONSTRUCTION of the $US 3.8bn 472km Mombasa - Nairobi standard-gauge railway (SGR) is due to be completed in March by China Railway and Bridge Corporation (CRBC), which has a 10-year…
BERLIN-Brandenburg Transport Authority (VBB) and Saxony-Anhalt local transport authority Nasa have awarded Hanseatic Railway (Hans) a contract to operate the Elbe-Altmark regional network.
GERMANY’s Federal Railway Authority has given the go-ahead for the first phase of a €440m project to upgrade and electrify the Munich - Memmingen - Lindau line.
NORTH Milan Railways (FNM) confirmed on February 14 that it is talks with Milan urban transport operator Milan Transport (ATM) regarding a possible merger.
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