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THE EUROPEAN Commission (EC) has launched formal antitrust proceedings against German Rail (DB) and its subsidairy DB Energy, following accusations by private operators of anticompetitive pricing of traction power.
AFTER a three-year absence, passenger services between Villach, Austria, and Udine, Italy, were reinstated on June 10, thanks to a joint venture between the European Union and Italian autonomous region…
PKP Intercity, Poland, has awarded five contracts worth a total of €40.5m to refurbish 68 long-distance coaches to three domestic suppliers. Pesa Bydgoszcz and its subsidiary ZNTK Mińsk Mazowiecki have…
KING Albert II of Belgium officially inaugurated the new Diabolo Line connection to Brussels National Airport yesterday, marking the completion of Belgium's first PPP rail project.
IRJ at Strategic Partnership 1520: RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) expects to issue a feasibility study for the proposed 1520mm-gauge line to Vienna by the end of this year.
TRANSNET CEO Mr Brian Molefe has warned the South African government of several risks that could hamper the group's Rand 300bn investment programme, which forms the core of the government's…
RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) has begun testing the first of 38 Siemens Desiro Rus emus ordered by Russian Railways for expanded rail services in the Sochi region during the Winter Olympic…
URUGUAYAN State Railways (AFE) has announced that it will withdraw all passenger services this week, with the exception of two trains per day on the line from Montevideo 25 de…
HUNGARY'S National Infrastructure Development Company (NIF) has awarded Thales Austria a Euros 18m contract to install ETCS Level 2 on the 101km Boba – Bajánsenye line in western Hungary. The…
THE first Stadler Flirt emu for Czech open-access long-distance operator Leo Express has arrived at the Velim test circuit near Prague for trials. The train will undergo brake checks as…
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