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HE first Pop regional EMU for Trenitalia was unveiled at Alstom’s Savigliano plant in northern Italy on June 26.
BRIGHTLINE, which recently began operating a passenger service between Miami and West Palm Beach, has confirmed that it has submitted an unsolicited proposal to develop a high-speed line between Orlando…
A new 15-year contract for the operation of regional train services in Lazio was signed on June 22 by the region’s president, Mr Nicola Zingaretti Trenitalia CEO and Mr Orazio…
A memorandum of understanding on the construction of a rail link between Tibet and Nepal was signed in Beijing on June 21 by China’s president, Mr Xi Jinping, and Nepalese…
CANADA’s national passenger rail operator Via Rail announced on June 18 that Bombardier Transportation Canada, Siemens Canada, Stadler US and Talgo have been shortlisted to participate in the Request for…
A subsidiary of Watco Companies, United States, is developing plans to launch passenger services between Oklahoma’s two largest cities.
THE city of Gatineau, Quebec, has unveiled proposals for a 26km light rail network which, according to its promoters, will help encourage movement of the population in the west of…
THE Welsh government has announced plans to build a £100m “world-leading” rail testing centre which it says would offer facilities for an innovation accelerator, rolling stock and infrastructure testing, storage,…
SÃO Paulo commuter rail operator Paulista Metropolitan Trains Company (CPTM) has awarded Korea's Hyundai Rotem with a Won 80bn ($USD 71.6m) contract for rolling stock maintenance.
GERMAN open-access operator Potsdam Railway Company (EGP) is set to become the debut customer for Siemens’ new Smartron electric locomotive after signing a contract on June 21 to lease three…
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