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SPAIN’s development minister Mr Iñigo de la Serna and minister of energy, tourism and digitalisation Mr Álvaro Nadal visited Asturias on January 8 to officially launch trials of what is…
CATALONIA Government Railways (FGC) has awarded Stadler Rail Valencia a €120.4m contract to supply 15 suburban EMUs for the standard-gauge Barcelona - Vallès Line.
JAPAN’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism and Hokkaido Railway Company (JR Hokkaido) have agreed to study the feasibility of raising the maximum line speed in the world’s longest…
CHINA Communications Construction Company has awarded Aecom a Ringgits 83m ($US 20.7m) contract to provide site supervision services for Malaysia’s East Coast Rail Link.
TWO years since it began, construction on the new Rand 928m ($US 75.4m) rolling stock manufacturing plant at Dunnottar, South Africa, is entering its final stages, with Alstom and its…
METRO-Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (Mega) has awarded Siemens a €76m contract to provide electrification systems for Phase 1 of the metro network in Ahmedabad, India.
LEIPZIG City Transport (LVB) has confirmed to IRJ that it has exercised a second option from its 2015 order for Solaris Tramino LRVs, adding a further nine vehicles to the…
THE first tenders for detailed technical design work on railway infrastructure for the Rail Baltica standard-gauge link between Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia were issued by the RB Rail trilateral joint…
DB CARGO has launched an international project to equip 1200 of its locomotives with ETCS by 2026, with the aid of grants from the European Union (EU).
POLISH long-distance operator PKP Intercity has announced plans to invest Zlotys 7bn ($US 2bn) in its train fleet as part of the revision of its 2016-2020 rolling stock strategy, which…
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