Latest Rail News

TWO suppliers of rolling stock systems have signed agreements with Siemens to adopt the company’s condition monitoring technology for their products.
SWITZERLAND’s Federal Office of Transport (BAV) announced on June 12 that it will award a concession to run almost the entire Swiss inter-city network to the current operator, Swiss Federal…
THE United States Department for Transport has allocated a $US 132m grant through its Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (Infra) programme to help fund the 75th Street Corridor Improvement Project (CIP),…
SIEMENS has revealed details of a concept for its next-generation high-speed train, the Velaro Novo, which it will present at the InnoTrans exhibition in Berlin in September.
GERMAN Rail (DB) and Georgian Railway (GR) are looking to strengthen the European and Asian multimodal transport corridors with the signing of an agreement in Berlin on June 12 which…
TAIWAN has officially launched its new Railway Bureau, which will supervise the construction and oversight of the nation’s railways, as well as generate opportunities to export its railway expertise and…
BRITAIN’S Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has called for infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) to spend more on reliability and safety over the next five years, including an extra…
ITALIAN construction firm Itinera has announced that it has taken over sole responsibility for the new Storstrøms Bridge on the Copenhagen - Femern railway line, as the two firms it…
THE Australian and Victorian governments have provided an update on the construction timeframes for the $A 1.75bn ($US 1.3bn) jointly-funded Regional Rail Revival programme, which will upgrade predominantly passenger rail…
JAPAN’s Metropolitan Intercity Railway Company has awarded Hitachi a contract to supply five six-car suburban EMUs for Tsukuba Express services on its 58km line from Tokyo’s Akihabara station to the…
5
Page 5 of 850

Get the latest rail news

IRJ Rail Brief newsletter covers global railway news