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THE European Rail Research Advisory Council (Errac) agreed a new team of people to lead the railway research organisation for the next three years at its plenary meeting in Brussels…
AN opening ceremony was held on May 17 to mark the completion of a new rail link to Volgograd International Airport in preparation for the 2018 Football World Cup being…
LATVIA’s Ministry of Transport has issued a call for tender on behalf of RB Rail for the detailed design and design supervision of a 60km section of the standard-gauge Rail…
THE first Bombardier Traxx MS2E locomotive for RegioJet entered passenger service with the Czech open-access operator on May 16, working the 17.48 Prague Hlavní - Ostrava - Návsí service.
THE Transdev subsidiary North West Rail (NWB) has been chosen by Hannover’s Regional Assembly to operate the 10-line Hannover S-Bahn network totalling 9.1 million train-km annually.
BRITAIN’s secretary of state for transport, Mr Chris Grayling, has told Parliament that he has decided to take back direct control of the InterCity East Coast franchise from the Stagecoach-Virgin…
ALSTOM achieved a 22% increase in adjusted Ebit and a 39% increase in net profit in 2017-18 despite a 28% drop in orders received and a 2% decline in its…
ACCORDING to the International Association of Public Transport’s (UITP) Observatory of Automated Metros the total length of fully-automated driverless metro lines globally has topped 1000km for the first time. The…
AUSTRIAN open-access operator Westbahn has applied to the Austrian rail regulator Schienencontrol to extend its Vienna - Salzburg service to Munich. The German rail regulator is expected to publish a…
BOMBARDIER has launched a real-time passenger load display on Singapore’s Downtown Line (DTL) using the line’s existing Train Control Monitoring System (TCMS) following the completion of testing by Singapore's Land…
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