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ITALY's Appulo Lucane Railway (FAL) has taken delivery of the first of 17 950mm-gauge dmus from Stadler, which will be used on regional services in the Bari area.
CONSTRUCTION of the first phase of the ambitious Grand Paris express metro network has moved a step closer after the planned 5.8km extension of Line 14 from St Lazare to…
QR NATIONAL has awarded the Aspect3 Alliance, a joint venture of Invensys Rail and QR National, a $A 37.5m ($US 38.5m) turnkey signalling contract for part of the initial phase…
THE United States' national passenger operator Amtrak carried more than 31.2 million passengers in the financial year ending September 30, the highest annual ridership total in its 41-year history and…
HITACHI announced on October 10 it has established a European rail research centre to support the expansion of its rail systems business in Europe.
UNION Pacific (UP) has taken complete ownership of an important north-south railway though Oklahoma, three decades after state officials saved it from closure.
SLOVAKIA's Transport Minister Mr Ján Počiatek announced on October 8 that a €420m project to build a north-south rail link under the centre of Bratislava will be delayed until after…
TRIAL operation began on October 8 on the 921km high-speed line linking Harbin in northeastern China with Changchun, Shenyang and Dalian on the Bohai Straits. Commercial operation is expected to…
MILAN Transport (ATM) has awarded AnsaldoBreda a €210m contract to supply 30 six-car trains which will replace older rolling stock on metro lines 1 and 2.
TRENSURB, the metro operator in the Brazilian city of Porto Alegre, issued tender documents on October 8 for a contract to supply 15 four-car emus which will supplement its existing…
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