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TRANSPORT for West Midlands (TfWM) announced on March 22 that it will take the day-to-day operation of the Midland Metro light rail network in Birmingham and Wolverhampton in-house when the…
BLACKPOOL Council published a tender notice in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) on March 21 for a contract to extend the Blackpool and Fleetwood Tramway to Blackpool…
STADLER Rail Services UK has awarded BAM Nuttall a contract worth around £20m to construct a new depot at Kirkdale in Liverpool which will maintain the fleet of 52 four-car…
EUROSTAR, which operates high-speed services between Britain and mainland Europe, says improvements in performance and the trading environment reported at the end of 2016 have continued in the first 10…
BRITAIN’s Railway Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) has confirmed that Chiltern Railways will participate in a three-month testing programme of an alternative hybrid traction system as part of the powertrain…
MTR Corporation, Hong Kong, reported an 8.4% increase in revenues in 2016 as the company successfully opened new metro lines and extensions in its domestic market and continued to expand…
BRITISH rolling stock leasing company Eversholt Rail has awarded a £6m contract to Knorr-Bremse Rail Services to refurbish 22 class 320 three-car EMUs operated by Abellio ScotRail.
FRENCH rail solutions company CIM has acquired rail depot equipment specialist Mechan, Britain, for an undisclosed fee.
LIVERPOOL Lime Street station is set to reopen to passengers on March 9 more than a week after a collapsed wall caused 200 tonnes of rubble to fall across four…
GERMAN Rail (DB) has told IRJ it has no plans to launch ICE services from Frankfurt to London in 2020, contrary to reports in the British media, but says it…
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