Latest Rail News

STADLER and MRS Logistics, Brazil, have unveiled what they say is the largest rack and pinion locomotive ever to be built.
METROPOLITAN Transportation Authority (MTA) has awarded Bombardier a $US 599m contract to supply 300 new subway cars to New York City Transit (NYCT).
RUSSIAN rolling stock leasing company Brunswick Rail has secured a $US 250m five-year funding facility arranged by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) with the following banks: ING Bank, Raiffeisen Bank…
POLISH bus and tram builder Solaris is to supply 15 four-section Tramino LRVs to Braunschweiger Verkehrs-AG (BSVAG); its second order from a German light rail operator.
IRJ at 1520 rail business forum: MR VLADIMIR Yakunin, president of Russian Railways (RZD), has emphasised the continuing need to build and foster relations with Russia's neighbours in Europe and…
IRJ at the 1520 rail business forum: RUSSIAN leasing company Brunswick Rail has signed a partnership agreement in Sochi with Novokuznetsk Car-Building Enterprise (NCBE) to design and manufacture gondola freight…
AUSTRALIAN locomotive manufacturer UGL has won four contracts to supply and maintain 38 diesel-electric locomotives to four railfreight operators. The total value of the four contracts is $A 190m ($US…
IRJ at Strategic Partnership 1520: RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) plans to build a dedicated high-speed line from Moscow to St Petersburg in time for the 2018 soccer World Cup have been…
IRJ at Strategic Partnership 1520: RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) expects to issue a feasibility study for the proposed 1520mm-gauge line to Vienna by the end of this year.
A CONSORTIUM of CR Almeida, Santa Bárbara Construções, CAF Brasil, MagnaEngenharia and Astep Engenharia had been selected as preferred bidder for the contract to build the first light rail line…
TURKISH State Railways (TCDD) plans to invite tenders within the next 40 days for its first 300km/h trains. It is negotiating a €180m loan from the Islamic Development Bank in…
TRANSNET CEO Mr Brian Molefe has warned the South African government of several risks that could hamper the group's Rand 300bn investment programme, which forms the core of the government's…
RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) has begun testing the first of 38 Siemens Desiro Rus emus ordered by Russian Railways for expanded rail services in the Sochi region during the Winter Olympic…
PARIS Transport Authority subsidiary RATP Dev has formed a joint venture with Algiers Metro (EMA) and Algiers Public Transport (ETUSA) to operate and maintain light rail lines in Algerian cities.
A GROUNDBREAKING ceremony will be held in Phoenix today to mark the start of construction on Phoenix Valley Metro’s 5km Central Mesa extension.
URUGUAYAN State Railways (AFE) has announced that it will withdraw all passenger services this week, with the exception of two trains per day on the line from Montevideo 25 de…
HUNGARY'S National Infrastructure Development Company (NIF) has awarded Thales Austria a Euros 18m contract to install ETCS Level 2 on the 101km Boba – Bajánsenye line in western Hungary. The…
LOS ANGELES County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has approved plans for the 14.5km extension of the Purple Line subway to Westwood. Construction is due to begin next year on the initial…
PLANS for the construction of a new railway between Heerenveen and Groningen in the north of the Netherlands have been abandoned after mounting costs prompted the provinces of Friesland and…
THE Georgian government announced yesterday it is to postpone the listing of Georgian Railway (GR) shares on the London Stock Exchange due to market volatility.
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