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TODAY marks the start of commercial services on France's latest high-speed line - TGV Rhin-Rhône - and a major reorganisation of services in which 85% of trains have been rescheduled.
A report by a British House of Lords inquiry into the performance of the Channel Tunnel says that more than 17 years after opening it has still to realise its…
THE governor of São Paulo Mr Geraldo Alckmin officially unveiled the first refurbished train for São Paulo metro Line 1 today.
AUSTRALIA's federal infrastructure and transport minister, Mr Anthony Albanese, and New South Wales premier, Mr Barry O'Farrell, have announced the approval of a jointly-funded $A 1.1bn ($US 1.15bn) upgrade of…
FRENCH President Mr Nicholas Sarkozy today joined Mr Jean-Paul Huchon, president of Ile-de-France Transport Authority (Stif) and Mr Pierre Mongin, director general of Paris Transport Authority (RATP) to mark the…
NORWEGIAN track authority Jernbaneverket has selected Bombardier to deliver its Interflo 450 ETCS Level 2 solution on an 80km section of the Østfoldbanen Østre line in the southeast of Norway…
FRANCE's minister for ecology, sustainable development, transport and housing Mrs Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, French National Railways (SNCF) president Mr Guillaume Pepy, and Mr Hubert du Mesnil, president of French Rail Network…
BRITAIN's chancellor, Mr George Osborne, has announced that more than £1.4bn will be invested in rail projects in an attempt to stimulate the country's ailing economy. The main benefits will…
IRJ at BCN Rail: SPAIN's secretary of state for transport Mr Isaías Táboas Suárez says that the days of the government entirely funding Spain's rail projects are over. Speaking today…
AFTER many months of uncertainty, the people of the German state of Baden-Württemberg yesterday voted in favour of continuing the controversial Stuttgart 21 project, which involves replacing the city's terminus…
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