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THE Algerian Railway Agency (Anserif) has awarded Estel, a joint venture of Algerian National Railways (SNTF) and Siemens, a contract to supply ERTMS equipment for the new line between Ajelfa…
DESPITE the continuing economic uncertainty caused by Europe's sovereign debt and eurozone crises, which are dragging down other parts of the world, there is still considerable cause for optimism in…
German Rail broke two of its own records - for passenger traffic and revenue - in the first half of 2012, and despite a drop in freight, Ebit also grew…
RUSSIAN Railways' (RZD) revenue rose by 9% last year to Roubles 1481bn ($US 46.3bn) due primarily to a 5.7% increase in revenue freight traffic and what RZD describes as an…
GERMANY's Ministry of Transport, Construction and Urban Development and German Rail (DB) have reached agreement to fund a €693m project to construct a 16km 250km/h section of line to the…
SWEDEN's prime minister Mr Fredrik Reinfeldt, speaking in Linköping on August 29, says he plans to increase railway investment by 30% between 2014 and 2025 as part of a plan…
GERMAN open-access passenger operator Hamburg-Köln-Express (HKX), which launched a daily service between Hamburg and Cologne on July 23, says the first month of operation has been positive.
THE dispute over the award of the InterCity West Coast passenger franchise to First Group has intensified as Virgin Trains, the current operator of the London – Glasgow route, has…
ISRAEL National Roads Company invites companies or groups to prequalify by October 24 for a contract to construct the superstructure, and equip two new lines currently under construction.
LAST MONTH Italy's Competition and Market Guarantee Authority (Agcom) fined Italian State Railways (FS) for attempting to disrupt and prevent open-access operator Arenaways from operating a competing service between Milan…
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