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WARSAW Metro has selected a consortium of Škoda Transportation and Škoda Vagonka as preferred bidders to supply 74 driving cars and 148 intermediate cars formed into 37 seven-car…
KOREA's national operator Korail opened the 23.3km-long Seohae Line in Gyeonggi Province on June 16, with the new commuter line located east of the capital and connected to the Seoul…
DUTCH infrastructure manager Prorail and DB Cargo are developing plans to test the operation of 740m-long freight trains.
BLS, Switzerland’s second biggest railway, announced on June 21 it has decided to accept the two concessions it has been awarded by the Swiss Federal Transport Office (BAV), and will…
SÃO Paulo Metro (CMSP) will retrofit 88 platform screen doors in 36 of the Brazilian city’s busiest stations on the Blue, Green and Red lines, with the tender expected to…
THE first 96 Bombardier C30 metro trains for Stockholm Local Transport (SL) arrived in the Swedish capital on June 19, with the trains set to enter service on the Red…
SWITZERLAND’s Lugano Railways (FLP) has awarded Stadler a SFr 47m ($US 47.3m) contract to supply nine low-floor tram-trains as part of a major expansion of its Lugano - Ponte Tresa…
GE Transportation confirmed on June 21 that the Mexican and US rail subsidiaries of Kansas City Southern will acquire a combined total of 50 GE Evolution Series locomotives.
THE German state of Rhineland-Palatinate and the French Grand Est region have agreed to deepen cross-border cooperation and on June 19 released a joint concept and tender for cross-border regional…
SWEDISH open-access passenger operator Saga Rail (SR) has announced it has stopped operation of its sole service and lodged a complaint with the Swedish Competition Authority (SCA) until a dispute…
IRISH Rail (IE) has signed a contract with Rolls-Royce to rebuild three MTU PowerPacks on a Hyundai Rotem 22000 class DMU with new EcoWorld transmissions from ZF to improve more…
ŠKODA Transportation announced on June 20 that it has won a tender for a contract to supply 80 low-floor LRVs to Rhine Neckar Transport (RNV) for use on tram…
SHENZHEN Airport has awarded the CRRC Puzhen Bombardier Transportation Systems (PBTS) joint venture a Yuan 453m ($US 69.9m) contract to install a Bombardier Innovia automated peoplemover (APM) 300 system.
TRANSPORT for London (TfL) unveiled the first of 54 new class 710 Aventra EMUs being supplied by Bombardier on June 20, which will replace the current diesel trains on London’s…
STADLER is entering the signalling business through a joint venture with Mermec, Italy, with the Swiss company saying it is already running field tests and has started the approval process…
HYUNDAI Rotem says it has developed a bogie which enables low-floor LRVs to operate on tracks with a 15m curve radius, purportedly the tightest in the world.
STADLER says it has recovered from the negative effects of the Swiss franc shock, with turnover at Stadler Rail returning to approximately the same level as before the Swiss National…
THALYS announced on June 19 that it will launch direct services between Brussels and Bordeaux next summer, connecting the Belgian capital with the Atlantic coast in little over four hours.
FRANKFURT Transport (VGF) has signed a contract worth around €100m with Alstom for the supply of 38 Citadis trams with special adaptations for the German market, including an option for…
SIEMENS unveiled the first Inspiro metro train for Bangkok at its consortium partner Bozankaya’s factory in Ankara on June 19, the first of 22 new four-car sets for the Thai…
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