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ITALFERR, a subsidiary of Italian State Railways (FS), has been appointed under a €41m contract by the G&S consortium as main designer for the project to upgrade the 37km Sarmiento…
THE 11km North-South metro line in Amsterdam will finally open on July 22, 15 years after work began on the €3.2bn project and more than a decade after it was…
INDIAN Railways (IR) plans in mid-April to re-float a global tender for a Rs 27bn ($US 415.5m) contract to manufacture 15 inter-city EMUs in collaboration with a foreign partner, after…
MYHSR, which is responsible for building the Malaysian portion of the 350km Kuala Lumpur - Singapore high-speed line, has selected two consortia as project delivery partners to design and implement…
THE European Commission (EC) has approved the acquisition of Italian open-access high-speed operator Italo-NTV by the US-based Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) III equity fund.
DOGUS Construction Group, which is building the 10km light rail line between Eminönü and Alibeyköy on the west bank of the Golden Horn in Istanbul, has selected Alstom to provide…
CAMBODIA moved a step closer to the restoration of rail links between its capital Phnom Penh and Bangkok on April 4 with the launch of passenger services on the 48km…
PASSENGER numbers on Germany’s main line and urban railway networks continued their upward trend in 2017, according to annual figures published by the Federal Statistics Office (Destatis).
SCI Verkehr’s annual assessment of the rail business climate, based on a survey of around 100 representative companies from the global railway industry, says the outlook is more positive in…
OPERATIONAL testing began on the Riyadh metro network on April 4, when a two-car Alstom Metropolis train for the Purple Line (Line 6) ran under its own power.
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