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THE Australian government will provide $A 20m ($US 15.6) in funding to conduct studies for three proposals to improve rail connections in the Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane areas.
THE Portuguese prime minister Mr António Costa, the Spanish premier Mr Mariano Rajoy, and the European Union’s (EU) transport commissioner, Mrs Violeta Bulc, attended a ceremony in Elvas on March…
THE New South Wales (NSW) government has announced that work on upgrading Sydney’s iconic Central station and landmark Central Walk will begin immediately following the award of a $A 955m…
THE Australian government and the state of New South Wales have committed to construct a heavy rail link to the planned second Sydney airport at Badgery’s Creek.
FLIXMOBILITY, the parent company of German long-distance bus operator FlixBus, announced on March 6 that tickets have gone on sale for its first open-access intercity train services, which will serve…
ITALIAN open-access high-speed operator NTV-Italo and Spanish national train operator Renfe have been granted permission by Britain’s Department for Transport (DfT) to participate in upcoming rail franchise competitions.
ITALY’s infrastructure manager, Italian Rail Network (RFI) has awarded a €67m contract to Astaldi to complete a project to increase capacity in Genoa following its decision to rescind the previous…
GERMAN Rail (DB) plans to increase spending on maintaining and modernising the existing 33,200km rail network, as well as investment in new projects, by €800m to a record €9.8bn in…
STATE support for Via Rail’s Fleet Renewal Program was confirmed on February 27 with the publication of the Canadian government’s 2018 budget, which allocates funds to Transport Canada for the…
THE British government has granted funding to infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) to design, develop a business case, and conduct public consultation on a project to increase capacity in the…
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