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THE Portuguese government has published a strategic transport plan aimed at reducing the cost of train services as part of its austerity programme.
The first Vossloh Euro 4000 locomotive for Israel Railways arrived in the country from Spain last month.
OFFICIALS from Japan's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, as well as representatives of JR East and JR Central, visited India's railways minister Mr Dinesh Trivedi last month, with…
THE proposed introduction of longer and heavier lorries onto Europe's highways would damage railfreight and undermine the objectives of the European Commission's 2011 Transport White Paper, a new report has…
Latvian Railways subsidiary, LDZ Rolling Stock Service, presented the first rebuilt ChME3 Co-Co diesel locomotive at the 1520 Strategic Partnership conference in Riga.
PLANS to reopen two cross-border lines in Germany - one in the south into the Czech Republic and the other in the north into Poland - are gaining traction.
MR PIERRE Mongin, chairman and CEO of Paris Transport Authority (RATP), inaugurated the commissioning of the first automatic driverless trains for Line 1 of the Paris metro on November 3.
Vossloh has received a €75m contract to supply 25 low-floor Citylink Net 2012 tram-trains to Karlsruhe Transport Authority (VBK) and Albtal Transport (AVG).
CHICAGO Transit Authority has received a $US 646m grant from the Illinois state government to rebuild the metro Red Line and improve the Purple Line.
EAST Japan Railway (JR East) is to acquire a controlling interest in Japanese train manufacturer Tokyu Car Corporation, in a deal worth Yen 6.5bn ($US 85.4m) which will take effect…
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