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GERMAN Rail (DB) says it plans to increase capital investment by €3.5bn during the next five years. "In total this will give us €49.5bn from today up to 2016," says…
Italy's new government has only been in office since November 2011 but already it is planning sweeping changes to the country's bloated public sector, as it seeks to liberalise the…
The first of Trenitalia's refurbished ETR 500 Red Arrow high-speed trains is now back in service following a comprehensive internal refit. THE refurbishment of Trenitalia's fleet of ETR 500 Red…
Controlling wheel-rail interaction and improving maintenance can prevent flange climb derailments improving the safety of urban transport systems, explain Huimin Wu, principal investigator and Nicholas Wilson, scientist at TTCI, United…
RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) president Mr Vladimir Yakunin and Talgo CEO Mr Carlos Oriol signed a framework agreement in Madrid on January 25 for the Spanish manufacturer to work with the…
CSR Nanjing Puzhen has delivered the first of 12 standard-gauge and eight metre-gauge dmus ordered by Tunisian State Railways (SNCFT) in 2009.
SWEDISH passenger operator SJ introduced the first of 20 four-car SJ3000 Bombardier X55 emus on Stockholm - Sundsvall services in early February, which has allowed X40 double-deck trains to be…
THE government of New South Wales has stepped in with a $A 175m ($US 186m) bailout of the troubled $A 3.6bn Reliance Rail public-private partnership (PPP) in an attempt to…
STADLER has handed over the first of five dual-system Flirt emus for Czech open-access operator Leo Express, which plans to launch Prague - Ostrava services in competition with Czech Railways…
NETHERLANDS Railways (NS) has unveiled the first DD-AR double-deck regional train to be converted for inter-city use. The Euros 235m New Intercity Double-decker (NID) project is being carried out by…
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