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LUXEMBOURG’s minister for sustainable development and infrastructure, Mr François Bausch, and Ms Lydie Polfer, mayor of the City of Luxembourg, announced on June 4 that the next section of the…
REHABILITATION of the Napier - Wairoa section of the mothballed Napier - Gisborne line on New Zealand’s North Island started on June 1.
DHAKA Mass Transit Company (DMTCL) has awarded a $US 500m lump-sum contract to a joint venture of Marubeni, Japan, and Larsen & Toubro, India for the electro-mechanical contract for Line…
GE Transportation has completed the first of 200 Evolution series diesel-electric locomotives, which it is building at its plant in Fort Worth, Texas, for Canadian National Railway (CN).
THE October Electric Car Repair Plant (OEVRZ) division of Transmashholding, Russia, has completed the delivery of 27 new six-car trains to St Petersburg for operation on Line 3 (Green Line)…
HENNEPIN County Board of Commissioners voted by a 5:2 majority on May 31 to increase the county’s funding commitment to Minneapolis’ Southwest Light Rail project to cover an increase in…
SIEMENS has begun final assembly of the first Mireo EMU vehicles for DB Regio, which ordered 24 three-car trains in February 2017 for the regional services on the Karlsruhe -…
AN agreement setting out transitional arrangements for liberalisation of the Finnish rail market was signed by representatives of incumbent train operator VR Group and the Ministry of Transport and Communications…
TAIWAN Railway Administration (TRA) has awarded a Won 909.8bn ($US 850m) contract to Hyundai Rotem for 52 10-car 130km/h EMUs to be delivered by 2024.
NORWAY’s infrastructure manager Bane Nor has awarded contracts worth a total of NKr 1.8bn ($US 222m) to Alstom to equip the country’s entire mainline train fleet of 467 trains of…
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