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NETHERLANDS Railways (NS) subsidiary Abellio Rail has awarded Bombardier a €172m contract to supply 35 class 442 Talent 2 emus for use on Germany's Saale-Thuringia-South Harz network.
AMTRAK is planning to formally request revisions to United States Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) safety standards to facilitate the introduction of standard lightweight high-speed trains, a move US rail advocates…
GERMANY's Federal Railway Authority (EBA) gave its approval on December 21 for the operation of four out of 16 Kiss double-deck emus supplied by Stadler Rail to East German Railway…
THE first batch out of 240 wagons being supplied by CSR, China, to Etihad Rail has arrived in Abu Dhabi's port of Mina Zayed.
EGYPT's National Authority for Tunnels has placed a $US 360m contract with Hyundai Rotem, Korea, for 20 nine-car trains.
HESSEN State Rail (HLB) has awarded two contracts worth about €40m to Alstom. One contract is for the supply of seven Coradia Lint dmus and the other is to modernise…
A SEVERE shortage of rolling stock has led to widespread replacement of train services with buses by Slaskie Railway (KS) which only started its new concession in the Polish province…
BRITAIN's Department for Transport (DfT) has approved the acquisition by train operating company Southern of 116 emu cars with an option for another 140 vehicles. Southern will now invite bids…
DANISH State Railways (DSB) and AnsaldoBreda have agreed a final delivery schedule for the troubled IC2 and IC4 inter-city dmu fleets, which were ordered as long ago as 2000 and…
GREATER Braunschweig Regional Rail Vehicles (RGB), a company set up in spring 2012 to procure trains for use on the rail network in the Braunschweig area, has placed a €100m…
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