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JR East outlined its future procurement strategy at the EU-Japan 2nd Railway Industrial Dialogue earlier this month, pledging to strengthen links with European suppliers.
JR Central hosted ceremonies at Shinagawa station in Tokyo and at Nagoya station on December 17 to mark the start of construction on the Yen 5.5 trillion ($US 46.45bn) Chuo…
A CONTRACT has been signed between the New South Wales state government and the Altrac Light Rail consortium (previously known as Connecting Sydney) for the design, construction, operation and maintenance…
A report by Britain's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has criticised the Department for Transport's (DfT) handling of two major rolling stock procurement projects, arguing that the government has taken on…
DUTCH secretary of state for infrastructure Mrs Wilma Mansveld signed 10-year concession agreements on December 15 with Netherlands Railways (NS) for the operation of the so-called core network and with…
REGIONAL rail links between Austria and Italy were stepped up significantly on December 14 with the launch of hourly services on the Fortezza - San Candido – Lienz corridor as…
THE Bavarian Railway Authority (BEG) has signed a direct award contract with DB Regio subsidiary Südostbayernbahn for the operation of regional services on the so-called Mühldorf Star network, which encompasses…
PARIS celebrated the completion of the latest addition to its rapidly-expanding light rail network on December 16, when Line T8 was officially inaugurated the presence of Mr Jean-Paul Huchon, president…
THE government of the German state of North Rhine Westphalia has signed three financing and implementation agreements with Rhineland Transport Authority (NVR) and German Rail (DB) for the long-planned extension…
GENERAL sluggishness in the global economy and softening thermal coal prices continue to create uncertainty for proponents of major coal mines and associated rail infrastructure in the Galilee Basin region…
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