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THE Hungarian government has given the go-ahead for a long-discussed project to build a 113km freight line between Tatabánya and Cegléd, by-passing Budapest. This would be the biggest new railway…
NORWEGIAN State Railways (NSB) has placed an order with Stadler for an additional 16 Flirt emus which will be delivered between spring 2014 and early 2015.
Ukrainian Railways is facing an investment crisis as it lacks the funds to replace its aging assets and the government has so far failed to come to the rescue, as…
WHAT a mess! I'm referring to the total collapse of Fyra's high-speed service between Amsterdam and Brussels. The immediate cause is problems encountered with the V250 trains during snow and…
TITAGARH Wagons and FreightCar America announced on February 22 that they have agreed to dissolve their Indian joint-venture company Titagarh FreightCar Private Limited, which was formed in 2008 with the…
A trial run of the first train in Russia to use new double-deck coaches was successfully carried out by Russian Railways' (RZD) Federal Passenger Company (FPC) subsidiary in Murmansk region…
BUDAPEST Transport Centre (BKK), which is responsible for managing and developing the Hungarian capital's transport network, has called for tenders for the purchase of 37 low-floor LRVs of two types,…
THE City of Ottawa has finalised a $C 2.1bn ($US 2.1bn) design, build, fund and maintain contract with the Rideau Transit Group for the Confederation Line, a 12.5km light rail…
STADLER has beaten Alstom and Skoda, Czech Republic, in a tender to supply a fleet of double-deck emus to Aeroexpress for operation on services to Moscow's three airports. Stadler will…
THE Municipality of Amsterdam has exercised an option worth around €42m to acquire five additional six-car Metropolis metro trains from Alstom.
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