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JAPAN's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MILT) announced on January 27 that Kyushu Railway Company (JR Kyushu) will be listed on the Tokyo stock exchange in the 2016…
THE European Union (EU) has approved €293m in cohesion funding to support investment in public transport projects in the country's largest cities.
GHANA's junior transport minister Ms Joyce Mogtari says that a contract to rebuild the 330km eastern railway corridor will be awarded by the end of the year.
SIEMENS Rail Automation began work on January 26 on a 22-month project to renew life-expired signalling on the Heyford – Leamington Spa section of the Didcot – Oxford – Birmingham…
THE European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to fund £480m towards the extension of London Underground's Northern Line to Battersea, which is due to be operational by 2020.
VOSSLOH Spain has secured orders worth more than €40m for 12 Euro 4000 six-axle diesel locomotives, which will be used by railfreight operators in France.
MEXICO's Federal Secretariat of Communications and Transport (SCT) announced on January 28 that it has postponed the publication of final bidding documents for the tender to build and maintain the…
ITALIAN open-access railfreight operator Nordcargo has been rebranded DB Schenker Rail Italia, bringing it into line with other DB Schenker Rail subsidiaries outside Germany.
FOUR consortia have prequalified for a contract to design and construct a 23.5km light rail network in the Finnish city of Tampere.
BANGLADESH's minister for road transport and bridges, Mr Obaidul Quadar, says a tender to pre-qualify bidders for a contract to supply 24 six-car metro trains will be published on January…
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