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A CONSORTIUM led by General Electric (GE) and including Transnet, South Africa, has been named preferred bidder by the Nigerian government for a concession to rehabilitate, finance and operate Nigerian…
THE Board of Indian Railways (IR) has invited bids for a fleet of freight wagons of eight different types.
DB Cargo’s British subsidiary, DB Cargo UK, is now offering digital route learning for its drivers in collaboration with Track Access Services (TAS).
THE New Zealand government has revealed that it will invest $NZ 450m ($US 318m) in KiwiRail, $NZ 436m in Auckland city’s rail link, and $NZ 98.4m in Wellington’s commuter rail…
LONDON Underground (LU) introduced a new timetable on the Victoria line on May 22 meaning that during rush hour a train will arrive every 100 seconds.
SPAIN’s Exni Railway officially opened a factory in Selangor, Malaysia, on May 26 to manufacture rolling stock maintenance equipment, track construction machinery spare parts, and freight wagons.
OSTRAVA Public Transport (DPO) has revealed artist’s impressions of the final design for its new fleet of Stadler Tango LRVs.
ARGENTINA’s minister of transport Mr Guillermo Dietrich visited the port of Buenos Aires on May 24 to witness the delivery of a batch of 156 Chinese-built wagons for Argentinean Trains…
SWEDEN’s Inland Railway and investment banking group Macquirie have signed a joint letter of intent to co-operate on private financing for a project to rehabilitate the Gällivare - Östersund -…
THE Brazilian city of Salvador added four stations to its metro network on May 23 with the start of commercial operations on the 6km section of Line 2 from Rodoviária…
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