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THE International Union of Railways (UIC) and the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) have signed a memorandum of understanding outlining how the two organisations can develop closer cooperation and…
WORKING in partnership with Leo Express, Czech Republic, FlixTrain launched its inaugural service from Berlin to Stuttgart on April 26, reviving the short-lived Locomore service between the two cities.
SWITZERLAND’s second-largest railway BLS published its annual results on April 19, revealing that the company’s rail, bus, and lake shipping services had breached the 1 billion passenger-km barrier for the…
TRANSDEV, Germany’s largest private public transport operator, is calling for fair competition in train ticket distribution and full access to all ticket sales channels including apps and websites.
FIRST Group and Trenitalia have withdrawn from the competition to run the new East Midlands franchise as the partners seek to concentrate their resources on their bid for the West…
HUNGARIAN national passenger operator MÁV-Start has begun using Stadler Flirt EMUs on the Budapest - Esztergom line following the completion of electrification works on the route.
FOLLOWING detailed examination of applications submitted by Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) and BLS, Switzerland’s Federal Office of Transport (BAV) announced on April 19 that it plans to grant SBB a…
TRENORD, the joint venture between North Milan Railways (FNM) and Trenitalia which operates regional services in the Italian region of Lombardy has unveiled plans to refurbish 33% of its rolling…
SWEDISH open-access inter-city operator MTR Express has filed a complaint against SJ with the Swedish Competition Authority claiming the incumbent operator is abusing its dominant position in the market by…
CZECH and Slovak open-access operator Regiojet received its first two Traxx multi-system electric locomotives from Bombardier on April 14.
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