THE Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking has appointed Mr Carol Borghini as its new executive director. The announcement comes as the body reaches operational status with all members selected and the first call for research activities underway.
Rolls-Royce, Britain, and China Yuchai International subsidiary Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company (GYMC) have formed a 50:50 joint venture for the production of MTU diesel engines under licence in China. Both parties will invest RMB 75 million ($US 11.4m) in the joint venture.
BRITISH rolling stock leasing company Eversholt Rail has awarded Vossloh Kiepe a contract to equip 30 four-car class 321 regional EMUs dating from the late 1980s with ac traction motors, new auxiliary systems and new braking systems as part of its Renatus upgrading programme.