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A crucial decision on the future of Switzerland’s inter-city network will be made this year, which could break SBB’s monopoly on the sector. BLS CEO Bernard Guillelmon talks to Keith…
TELT, the Franco-Italian consortium responsible for implementing the €8.6bn 65km Lyon - Turin rail link from Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne to Susa/Bussoleno, has awarded a contract to the S2IP consortium comprising Systra, Setec,…
THE first Italian-built class 802 inter-city trains for British operator Great Western Railway was unveiled at Hitachi Rail Italy's Pistoia plant on February 9.
KEOLIS Germany, which has been operating the Teutoburger Wald network in North-Rhine Westphalia since December 10 2017, has been warned officially by public transport authority Westfalen-Lippe Local Transport (NWL) for…
A feasibility study into the construction of a rail tunnel under the Baltic Sea between the Finnish capital Helsinki and the Estonian capital Tallinn estimates the cost of the project…
SWEDISH open-access operator SagaRail has begun selling tickets for its first services, which will begin running between Stockholm and Linköping on February 23.
GREEK infrastructure manager Ergose celebrated a milestone in the upgrading of the Athens - Thessaloniki corridor on January 31, when the new line between Tithorea and Leianokladi was handed over…
BRITAIN’s secretary of state for transport, Mr Chris Grayling, announced in parliament on February 5 that negotiations have been completed with Virgin Trains West Coast, a 51:49 joint venture between…
BRITAIN’s secretary of state for transport Mr Chris Grayling informed the House of Commons on February 5 that the Department for Transport (DfT) is making contingency plans to take over…
DAYS after announcing plans for high-frequency services on two inter-city corridors, Mrs Stientje van Velthoven, Dutch secretary of state for railway affairs at the Ministry of Infrastructure, has announced the…
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