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THE first of seven Hitachi Rail Italy Sirio LRVs for Florence light rail Line T3 arrived in the Tuscan capital on February 9.
BRITAIN’s minister of state with the Department of Transport (DfT), Mr Jo Johnson, has called for the withdrawal of diesel-only trains by 2040 and the decarbonisation of the railway.
THE City of Warsaw has launched tenders for a contract to construct a 3.9km underground extension of metro Line M2 from Trocka to Bródno in the northeastern district of Targówek.
LIGHT Rail Manila Corporation has awarded a contract to Voith, Germany, to replace the traction and auxiliary inverters and the vehicle control systems on 24 LRVs with an option for…
MALAYSIAN engineering firm George Kent announced to the Kuala Lumpur stock exchange on February 12 that it has reached an agreement with Siemens, Alstom, Italian State Railways (FS) and Porr,…
TELT, the Franco-Italian consortium responsible for implementing the €8.6bn 65km Lyon - Turin rail link from Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne to Susa/Bussoleno, has awarded a contract to the S2IP consortium comprising Systra, Setec,…
THE first Italian-built class 802 inter-city trains for British operator Great Western Railway was unveiled at Hitachi Rail Italy's Pistoia plant on February 9.
EUROSTAR will launch its first direct London - Amsterdam passenger service on April 4, initially offering two trains per day in one direction only.
AUSTRALIAN rail freight operator Aurizon has confirmed that it will withdraw its application to the federally-managed Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) for funding to assist with a rail solution associated…
MOROCCAN National Railways (ONCF) has awarded a €130m contract to Alstom for the supply of 30 electric Prima locomotives following an international tender launched by ONCF in March 2017.
KEOLIS Germany, which has been operating the Teutoburger Wald network in North-Rhine Westphalia since December 10 2017, has been warned officially by public transport authority Westfalen-Lippe Local Transport (NWL) for…
AROUND 10 years after their delivery to EAV in Naples, 21 of 26 three-car ETR 211 Metrostar EMUs supplied by the AnsaldoBreda-Firema Trasporti consortium are back in service on the…
CDPQ Infra says construction will begin in April on Montreal’s Metropolitan Electric Network (REM), a new 67km automated light metro, following the announcement of the winners of the engineering, procurement…
A new express rail freight service which promises delivery times of 28 hours between the Latvian capital Riga and the Belarussian capital Minsk completed a second test journey this week…
THE municipal administration of Italy’s autonomous Alto Adige province has committed €172m to its mobility and infrastructure plan for 2018-2020.
A feasibility study into the construction of a rail tunnel under the Baltic Sea between the Finnish capital Helsinki and the Estonian capital Tallinn estimates the cost of the project…
THE shareholders of Italy’s open-access high-speed operator Italo-NTV have decided to accept the offer from the Global Infrastructure Partners III equity fund to acquire the entire share capital of the…
DANISH passenger operator DSB withdrew all 33 class ME diesel locomotives from service in late January following the discovery of cracks in the axles in some units.
SWEDISH passenger operator SJ says it sold 30 million tickets for its services in 2017, a new record, and an increase of 2% over the previous year.
STAGECOACH, one of three groups selected by Britain’s Department for Transport (DfT) to bid for the new South Eastern franchise, has invited Alstom to join its bidding team. Provided the DfT…
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