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SWEDISH national passenger operator SJ has submitted an application to infrastructure manager Trafikverket for additional train paths on the Stockholm - Malmö - Copenhagen route with the aim of stepping…
SWISS intermodal operator Hupac announced on May 2 that it has reached an agreement with Genesee & Wyoming to acquire the entire issued share capital of rail freight operator ERS…
CALIFORNIA’s San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission (SJRRC) has awarded Siemens a contract to supply four Siemens SC-44 Charger locomotives for Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) commuter services.
NORWAY’s infrastructure manager Bane Nor has delivered a report to the Norwegian Railway Directorate outlining measures required to enable the introduction of double-deck trains on the Østfold Line south of…
THE governor of the Brazilian state of Bahia, Mr Rui Costa, inaugurated a 3.5km extension of metro Line 2 from Mussurunga to Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport on April…
DB REGIO subsidiary Verkehrsgesellschaft Start Ostsachsen has won a contract to operate regional services on a group non-electrified routes in eastern Saxony from December 2019, taking over from Netinera company…
THE Australian federal government and the state of Western Australian have released a joint statement announcing the allocation of $A 3.2bn ($US 2.4bn) in this month’s 2018-19 federal budget for…
SLOVENIA’s National Assembly has adopted an act amending and supplementing the country’s Railway Transport Act, which will open the domestic passenger rail market to competition.
AMSTERDAM Municipal Transport (GVB) has selected CAF as preferred bidder to supply 30 metro trains with an option for an additional 30 trains.
SINGAPORE’s Land Transport Authority has placed an order worth €150m with Alstom to supply six six-car and 11 three-cars Metropolis metro trains for use respectively on the extensions to the…
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