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A federal appeal court has ruled that the state of Maryland can proceed with construction of the 25.8km light rail Purple Line north of Washington DC, despite a continuing lawsuit…
FRANCE’s minister of transport Mrs Elisabeth Borne confirmed on July 19 that the €26.1bn Lyon - Turin high-speed line is one of the major projects to be paused by president…
BRITAIN’s Department for Transport (DfT) has announced that it will ditch plans to electrify the Midland Main Line (MML) between Kettering, Nottingham, and Sheffield, the Great Western Main Line (GWML)…
KEOLIS subsidiary Syntus has awarded Stadler a 15-year contract to maintain the 16 Flirt EMUs the Swiss manufacturer is supplying for use on Dutch regional services between Zwolle and Kampen/Enschede…
REGULAR passenger services between Buenos Aires and Mar del Plata resumed on July 3 following a two-year hiatus.
CAF’s Miira business unit, which specialises in the design and manufacture of wheelsets and couplers, has acquired Rifer, an Italian rail vehicle and wheelset maintenance company.
GLOBAL mining company Rio Tinto says automation of its Western Australia Pilbara iron ore heavy-haul rail network (Autohaul) is progressing well, with around 20% of all train kilometres now operating…
LEIPZIG launched its new fleet of Solaris Tramino XL low-floor LRVs on July 13, when the first vehicle entered trial passenger service on Line 4 from Gohlis to Stötteritz.
THE government of the Australian state of Victoria announced on July 18 that CPB Contractors and Bombardier Transportation will deliver the $A 1bn ($US 790m) Rail Systems Alliance (RSA), which…
BAVARIAN Railway (BEG) has awarded Transdev Group’s subsidiary Bavarian Regional Rail (BRB) a contract to continue operating the Augsburg II Diesel Network concession from 2019 until 2021, with an option…
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