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AFTER two year of negotiations, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and French National Railways (SNCF) signed a new operating contract for TER regional services on November 13, setting ambitious targets to cut delays by…
UZBEKISTAN Railways (UTY) has launched a tender for 24 electric locomotives divided into 16 freight and eight passenger units to address what it describes as a chronic shortage of locomotives…
DB Regio and Bavarian Railway Company (BEG) presented a one-to-one double-deck mock-up of their Idea Train in Nuremberg on November 7 showing innovative product and service concepts for regional services.
THE Czech region of Karlovy Vary announced on November 3 that it will provide funding for a new weekend cross-border service between Karlovy Vary and Zwickau, where there will be…
GERMAN open-access operator Hamburg-Köln-Express (HKX), owned by Railroad Development Corporation (RDC), United States, has reached an agreement with FlixBus, a private long-distance bus operator, for FlixBus to market and sell…
BANGLADESH Railways (BR) has received proposals from 21 international companies in response to a tender to conduct a feasibility study for construction of a new 200km railway between Dhaka and…
AMTRAK inaugurated a new daily passenger service from Roanoke, Virginia, to Boston on October 31, marking the return of passenger trains to Roanoke for the first time in 38 years.
TRANSPORT for Wales announced on October 30 that Arriva has confirmed its intention to withdraw from the competition for the new Wales & Borders franchise.
RUSSIAN airport rail link operator Aeroexpress introduced its new fleet of Stadler ESh2 Kiss double-deck EMUs on October 27, when Russian transport minister Mr Maksim Sokolov attended a ceremony at…
THE board of Belgian National Railways (SNCB) has approved a €3.2bn investment programme for 2018-2022, which will be implemented with the three core aims of improving services, the quality of…
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