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JOURNEY times for the hourly inter-city service between Amsterdam and Brussels were cut by half an hour on April 9, when trains were re-routed to run via the entire length…
CANADIAN national passenger operator Via Rail has awarded Bombardier a $C 54m ($US 42.3m) contract to upgrade 17 of its oldest coaches to meet current and future accessibility standards.
FOLLOWING an international tender, northern Rhineland Palatinate regional rail authority ZSPNV-Nord has selected DB Regio as preferred bidder for a contract to operate new regional services between Trier and Luxembourg…
SHENYANG opened the first addition to its metro network for more than four years on April 8 with the start of trial passenger operation on the 5.3km four-station northern extension…
CZECH infrastructure manager SŽDC has awarded OHL ZŠ, the Czech subsidiary of Spanish construction firm OHL, a €172m contract to reconstruct the Sudoměřice - Votice section of the Prague…
ABELLIO Rail Baden-Württemberg has exercised a second option with Bombardier for four additional five-car Talent 2 EMUs, to supplement the 48 trains it has already ordered for the state’s regional…
PARIS Transport Authority (RATP) has awarded a €17.6m contract to Ansaldo STS to install communications-based train control (CBTC) on the 14km Line 6 of the Paris metro.
HQ Equita has agreed to sell its MEN Mikro Elektronik IT subsidiary to Deutsche Beteiligungs which will result in the merger of MEN Mikro Elektronik with Deutsche Beteiligungs’s Duagon Holding…
ITALFERR, a subsidiary of Italian State Railways (FS), has been appointed under a €41m contract by the G&S consortium as main designer for the project to upgrade the 37km Sarmiento…
THE 11km North-South metro line in Amsterdam will finally open on July 22, 15 years after work began on the €3.2bn project and more than a decade after it was…
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