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CHINA has opened its second high-speed line in three weeks with the launch of commercial services on October 16 on the 131km line between Hefei and Bengbu in the eastern…
ISRAEL Railways (IR) has signed a cooperation agreement with the National Roads Company (NRC) for the electrification of the country's railway network, and issued an invitation to prequalify for the…
GEORGIAN Railway (GRZhD) has taken delivery of the first train from a second batch of five inter-city emus ordered CSR Nanjing Puzhen Rolling Stock, China, at a cost of $US…
FRANCE's junior transport minister, Mr Frédéric Cuvillier, has instructed French Rail Network (RFF) to produce a plan within six months to renovate the country's rail network, and in particular its…
AFTER several consecutive years in the red, Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) railfreight subsidiary Rail Cargo Austria (RCA) is seeking to improve its financial situation by selling wagons to one of…
BRITAIN's Department for Transport (DfT) has announced plans for the interim operation of the London – Glasgow West Coast franchise following its decision to cancel the contract for a new…
THE first of 24 Flexity Classic LRVs was officially handed over today by Bombardier to Krakow Transport Authority (MPK) in the presence of the city's mayor Mr Jacek Majchrowski. This…
THE first of 73 three-car Bombardier Movia C951 driverless metro trains for Singapore's Downtown Line was unloaded today at the port of Jurong, two weeks ahead of schedule.
HARSCO has secured three contracts worth a total of $US 85m to supply and service track maintenance equipment.
TRENITALIA announced on October 9 that it has selected Alstom as preferred bidder for a contract to supply 70 single-deck emus, each seating up to 280 passengers, with an option…
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