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While US federal funding is fairly certain for transit systems in the short term, a potential crisis is looming to address a huge $US 90bn investment backlog identified by the…
HITACHI Rail Italy (HRI) signed an €87m contract on July 16 to supply 12 Leonardo trains for use on Line 2 of the Milan Metro, in addition to the 60…
PORTUGUESE Trains (CP) has publicly announced that a lack of serviceable rolling stock will force it to cut a number of services, starting in August. CP’s rolling stock problems come…
THE European Commission (EC) confirmed on July 13 that it has launched an “in-depth” investigation into the merger of Siemens mobility and Alstom amid concerns that the combination may adversely…
A new north-south metro line and an enhanced commuter network for Dublin are key elements of the Irish government’s €10bn capital investment plan for infrastructure up to 2027. Kevin Smith…
TALGO, Spain, has awarded a Yuan 60m ($US 8.9m) contract to CRRC Sifang to supply train infotainment systems and the two companies have signed a 10-year strategic cooperation agreement whereby…
ALSTOM’s Coradia iLint hydrogen fuel cell passenger train has been granted approval by the German Federal Railway Authority (EBA) for commercial operation in Germany.
ARRIVA Netherlands has signed a 15-year contract with Stadler to service and maintain the 18 new Wink electro-diesel multiple units and 51 refurbished GTW DMUs, managed by Arriva, which will…
SLOVAKIA’s competition authority has approved the merger of Budamar Logistics and Optifin Invest with the joint acquisition of freight wagon manufacturer Tatravagónka.
AMTRAK has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to explore the availability of rail vehicles to eventually replace its Amfleet I equipment, which includes single-level passenger coaches used primarily east…
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