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GERMAN infrastructure manager DB Network has launched a new website called iTrace which enables more than 420 German rail companies and those entitled to access its infrastructure, the opportunity to…
FLORIDA’s SunRail opened its southern extension on June 30, with four new stations added to the commuter rail line in Orlando, United States.
LEO Express confirmed on August 1 that it has secured 15 Alstom Lint DMUs as part of its bid to secure a chunk of the Czech regional passenger rail market.
ATTIKO Metro signed a €55m contract with Alstom on July 27 for 25 Citadis low-floor LRVs for use on the light rail network in Athens and Piraeus.
DUTCH infrastructure manager Prorail says painting level crossing surfaces yellow could improve safety following a successful trial at Baarn on the Amsterdam - Amersfoort line.
THE secretary of the Philippines Department of Transportation (DOTr), Mr Arthur Tugade, confirmed at a press briefing on August 1 that major construction will begin on the first underground metro…
A project to double one of Sweden’s busiest single-track railways reached a milestone over the weekend of July 28 and 29, when infrastructure manager Trafikverket commissioned the first section of…
BRITAIN’s Windsor Link Railway (WLR) has formed a consortium to submit a market-led proposal to construct a rail tunnel in Windsor west of London to deliver a through railway connecting…
NEW Zealand national operator KiwiRail will restart its South Island Coastal Pacific passenger service on the Main North Line between Picton and Christchurch from December 1, two years operations were…
ITALIAN open-access high-speed operator Italo-NTV has awarded Alstom a €330m contract for five additional Pendolino Evo trains, exercising an option from the original contract signed in October 2015. The contract…
KAWASAKI Heavy Industries, which built the Path PA-5 subway cars for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Path network, has struck a $US 240m deal for new…
A detailed planning contract for the proposed 25km Stadt-Umland-Bahn Nuremberg tram line, the longest light rail route currently planned anywhere in Germany, was agreed in late June.
THE RC2 consortium, which has been awarded the contract to re-electrify Line C of the Paris RER network between Paris Austerlitz and Bretigny sur Orge, has awarded Tesmec Service a…
LONDON-based consultancy Expedition Engineering has released its designs for a €10bn, 140km high-speed line which would connect London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports with the current HS1 line and the future…
THE European Commission (EC) approved on July 27 a German scheme to support rail companies that invest in energy efficiency technologies which it says will promote the shift of freight…
TRENITALIA has been awarded concessions to operate passenger services in the Umbria and Valle d'Aosta regions of Italy.
FRENCH National Railways (SNCF) has placed an order with Bombardier Transportation for 36 Francilien trains (270 cars) on behalf of Ile-De-France Mobility.
ITALIAN State Railways (FS) confirmed the appointment of a new board of directors during its shareholders meeting on July 30, including Mr Gianluigi Vittorio Catelli as chairman, while shareholders have…
SIEMENS and Berlin U-Bahn operator BVG have announced they have agreed to resolve a legal dispute over the procurement of new U-Bahn EMUs.
KHARKIV Metro intends to launch a tender soon for the purchase of a fleet of metro trains and associated spare parts and maintenance equipment with an estimated value of €45m.
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