Belgium

A test train transporting beer from a brewery in Jupille near Liège to a distribution centre at Ninove near Brussels arrived at its destination on June 13.
THE board of Belgian light rail operator De Lijn has approved an order for up to 146 CAF Urbos 100 low-floor LRVs following an appeal by Bombardier and subsequent re-evaluation…
SIGNIFICANT changes were made to the tram network in Antwerp on June 3 with the opening of an extension in the north of the city and a new tunnel in…
THE first e320 train arrived in Brussels on May 23 on a preview trip from London ahead of the entry of these trains on the London - Brussels route on…
AFTER a difficult year in 2016, Eurostar returned to growth in the first three months of this year with increasing revenues and ridership, according to the operator’s first quarter results,…
B LOGISTICS, the privatised Belgian rail freight operator which was split off from Belgian National Railways (SNCB), has changed its name to Lineas.
THALYS has marked the first anniversary of its Izy low-fares services between Paris and Brussels by announcing plans to increase capacity and adjust its operating model to “ensure economic robustness.”
THE European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted Belgian National Railways (SNCB) a €600m loan to invest in modernising its rolling stock fleet.
In order to compete effectively in a 21st century economy and society, railway infrastructure managers must be ready to embrace new innovations and technologies to reinvent the service on offer,…
BRUSSELS Transport (Stib) has awarded a consultancy contract to a consortium of Systra, Geste and Tractebel to assist with the introduction of communications-based train control (CBTC) on metro lines 1…
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