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NIGERIAN Railway Corporation (NRC) invites suppliers and consultants to pre-qualify for several projects under its 2018 budget for its narrow and standard-gauge networks, including new trains.
TEST running has started on Britain’s East Coast Main Line between Doncaster and Darlington of the first of 19 class 802/2 Nova 1 bi-mode trains which Hitachi Rail Europe is…
ABELLIO ScotRail marked the launch of its new fleet of Hitachi class 385 EMUs on July 23 with an inaugural passenger run from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh Waverley.
RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) subsidiary Federal Passenger Company (FPK) has awarded Tver Carriage Works (TVZ) a contract to supply 293 coaches.
AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) confirmed on July 20 that Siemens has submitted the best offer for a framework contract to supply a new fleet of long-distance trains, which includes new…
MUMBAI Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) signed a contract with Alstom on July 19 for 31 driverless trains for Mumbai metro Line 3.
THE Polish city of Olsztyn signed a Zlotys 108m ($US 29m) contract with Durmazlar, Turkey, on July 18 for 12 low-floor trams, with a Zlotys 98m option for a further…
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…
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