THE BAVARIAN Railway Authority (BEG) and Rhine-Main Transport Association (RMV) have selected DB Regio for the contract to operate regional express services from Frankfurt to Aschaffenburg and Wurzburg via the Spessart line for 12 years from December 2015.
TRAIN services are to be stepped up on two corridors in Northern Ireland with the introduction of a new timetable on January 6. This follows the entry into service of a fleet of 20 class 4000 dmus supplied earlier this year by CAF, Spain.
GERMAN regional operator Erfurt Rail (EB) is to further expand its territory after it was selected by the Bavarian Railway Authority (BEG) and Thuringia's ministry of construction, state development, and transport (TMBLV) to run services on non-electrified lines around Schweinfurt for 12 years from December 2014.
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 of Silesia with the start of the new timetable on December 9. Within the first of couple of days,