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BRITISH infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) completed electrification of the Great Western Main Line (GWML) between Maidenhead and Didcot on December 27, enabling the start of electric services on January…
NETHERLANDS Railways (NS) CEO Mr Roger van Boxtel says NS will once again bid for Dutch regional concessions following improvements in performance and a successful period of “cleaning up” following…
BRIGHTLINE, Florida’s new private passenger operator, has announced that it will launch an introductory service between Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach during the week of January 8.
BAVARIAN Railway Company (BEG) has issued calls for tender for the operation of two networks in the Augsburg area: E-Network electric services and the D-Network Augsburg II diesel services.
BERLIN Brandenburg Transport Authority (VBB) has issued a call for tender for the operation of two regional lines comprising the Prignitz network.
A new rail link between Arcisate on the Varese - Porto Ceresio line in northern Italy and Stabio, Switzerland, was officially inaugurated on December 22 by Italy’s minister of transport…
RHINE-Ruhr Transport Association (VRR) has invited bids for the operation of four regional lines in the Lower Rhine area.
DUTCH rail infrastructure manager Prorail plans to start trials with automatic train operation (ATO) in 2018 on the Betuweroute freight line between the port of Rotterdam and the German border…
FRENCH National Railways (SNCF) has exercised an option from a contract awarded to Bombardier in 2010 for an additional 32 Omneo Premium double-deck 200km/h EMUs for operation on three so-called…
BIDS have been invited by May 9 2018 for the operation of Network 7b of the EBO regional rail network in the Karlsruhe area of Germany. The tender is split…
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