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THE mayor of Manchester Mr Andy Burnham confirmed on March 23 that £83m will be spent on the acquisition of additional trams for the Metrolink light rail network as part…
FRANCE’s minister of economy and finance Mr Bruno Le Maire confirmed on March 22 that French National Railways (SNCF) will place an order for 100 next-generation TGVs with Alstom within…
CAF started testing the first of 13 sets of Mk5A coaches for British operator TransPennine Express at the VUZ Velim test circuit in the Czech Republic on March 21.
HANNOVER transport authority Üstra has placed a €19.4m order with a consortium of Kiepe Electrical, Alstom and HeiterBlick for seven additional TW3000 high-floor LRVs, which will take its fleet of…
THE first 16-car CR400BF-A Fuxing high-speed train for China Railway Corporation (CRC) has been delivered to China Academy of Railway Sciences in Beijing for type testing.
A new fleet of CRRC Changchun EMUs entered service on the Kuala Lumpur airport rail link on March 13, when Malaysia’s transport minister Mr Liow Tiong Lai officially launched the…
SILESIAN Tramways (TS), Poland, has selected Pesa as preferred bidder for a contract to supply up to 40 LRVs.
GREEK privatisation agency the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) says national train operator Trainose has submitted the only bid in the sale of a 100% stake in Hellenic Company…
CALABRIAN Railway invites bids by April 17 for a €63.1m tender funded by the Region of Calabria for 950mm-gauge diesel railcars.
THE European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved a €200m loan for Luxembourg Railways (CFL), which will help to finance an order for 34 double-deck regional EMUs.
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