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UNITED States transportation secretary Mrs Elaine Chao attended a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the future Union Square station in Somerville, Massachusetts, on June 25 to mark the official…
ELECTRIFICATION remains an “optimal solution” for the development of the busiest parts of Britain’s railway network, despite the cancellation of three key schemes last summer, according to a report by…
A batch of 60 new bogie grain hoppers built by Betou Beifang Chuangye, China, for Tunisian National Railways (SNCFT) was delivered to the Tunisian port of Bizerte on June 25.
WITH the hottest part of the year approaching in Spain, Rente subsidiary Cercanías Madrid is trialling a project that uses vinyls applied to the exterior surface of carriage windows to…
SWEDEN’s infrastructure manager Trafikverket and the Danish Roads Directorate will launch a two-and-a-half year study on July 1 to assess the viability of constructing a fixed link across the Øresund…
STADLER displayed the first Mälartåg, which will run in the Mälardalen region in Sweden from 2019, at Stockholm Central Station on June 27 in cooperation with Mälab and Transitio.
SIEMENS and Stadler provided the first glimpse of the next generation of rolling stock for the Berlin S-Bahn network on June 27 with the rollout of the first completed class…
ALSTOM presented the first Prima T8 AZ8A electric freight locomotive for Azerbaijan Railways (ADY) on June 27 during an event at its site in Astana, Kazakhstan.
FRENCH infrastructure manager SNCF Network unveiled its new ETCS test train at Nevers Technicentre on June 25.
HYUNDAI Rotem has been awarded a Won 542.4bn ($US 484.5m) contract to produce 80 driverless metro cars for Taoyuan, a city in the northwest of Taiwan. Earlier this year, the…
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