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The Qatar Foundation has awarded Siemens a turnkey contract worth more than €100m to build and equip the 11.5km light rail line that will link Education City with the Doha…
NS Hispeed celebrated a long-awaited milestone on July 29, when one of its AnsaldoBreda V250 Fyra emus operated a scheduled passenger service for the first time.
MOLDOVAN Railways (CFM) will launch an accelerated service between the capital Chisinau and Ocnita on July 28, using the first of a fleet of modernised dmus.
ALMOST three-and-a-half years after it was selected as preferred bidder to finance, supply, and maintain Britain's next-generation long-distance train, Agility Trains, a consortium of Hitachi and John Laing Investments, and…
Rumo Logistics, a subsidiary of Brazil's Cosan group, has placed two orders worth a total of Reais 41m ($US 20m) for 200 sugar and ethanol wagons. The acquisition is part…
NIPPON Sharyo Manufacturing, a subsidiary of Nippon Sharyo USA formally launched production at its new plant in Rochelle, Illinois, on July 19 in the presence of around 500 guests, including…
PASSAZHIRSKIE Perevozki, the passenger operations subsidiary of Kazakhstan Railways (KTZ), has awarded a €989.4m contract to Talgo, Spain, to maintain 1044 passenger coaches for 15 years.
RIFT Valley Railways (RVR), the consortium operating Kenya and Uganda's railways, has announced a $US 62m investment plan to buy new wagons and to rehabilitate its existing fleet.
BOMBARDIER has today signed cooperation agreements with Russian rolling stock supplier Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) to jointly develop and market metro and light rail vehicles for customers in Russia, Central Asia, and…
SLOVENIAN Railways (SZ) has relaunched its train maintenance and overhaul activities under the brand SZ Traction and Technical (SZ-VIT) with the aim of expanding its business internationally.
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