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THE European Union (EU) has reportedly agreed to grant €21.5m to repair Uganda’s 375km Tororo - Gulu Line, which hasn’t been used since the insurgency by Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance…
THE New Zealand government has signalled its intention to increase investment in rail projects and reduce highway spending in its 10-year government policy statement (GPS) on land transport released on…
THE German federal government decided on June 27 to budget up to €250,000 for a feasibility study to reactivate the Freiburg - Colmar line, which has been closed since the…
STADLER displayed the first Mälartåg, which will run in the Mälardalen region in Sweden from 2019, at Stockholm Central Station on June 27 in cooperation with Mälab and Transitio.
A new 15-year contract for the operation of regional train services in Lazio was signed on June 22 by the region’s president, Mr Nicola Zingaretti Trenitalia CEO and Mr Orazio…
CANADA’s national passenger rail operator Via Rail announced on June 18 that Bombardier Transportation Canada, Siemens Canada, Stadler US and Talgo have been shortlisted to participate in the Request for…
A subsidiary of Watco Companies, United States, is developing plans to launch passenger services between Oklahoma’s two largest cities.
BRITAIN’s East Coast franchise returned to government-owned operation on June 25 with the launch of London North Eastern Railway-branded (LNER) services following the failure of the eight-year Virgin Trains East…
CZECH open-access operator Leo Express announced on June 20 that tickets have gone on sale for its new Prague - Krakow service, which will begin operating on July 20.
AFTER a three-year hiatus, passenger services resumed between Tabriz in northwest Iran and Van, Turkey on June 18.
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