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Brightline to open Miami Central terminal on May 19 BRIGHTLINE will extend its West Palm Beach - Fort Lauderdale inter-city service 35km south to its new terminal at Miami Central on May 19, and has confirmed that work will start later this year on its extension north to Orlando Airport.
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ETIHAD Rail has awarded a project management consultancy contract to Egis, France, to assist with the expansion of the existing 264km line linking Ruwais and Habshan on the Persian Gulf with Shah. Etihad Rail plans to...
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THE president of the Sicilian Region, Mr Sebastiano Musumeci, signed a €1.6bn contract with Mr Orazio Iacono, managing director of Trenitalia, covering the operation of passenger services on the Italian island of Sicily up to...
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BOSNIA and Herzegovina Federal Railways (ŽFBiH) has announced it will reinstate passenger services between Sarajevo and Bihać on July 1 following the completion of a Marka 2.26m ($US 1.35m) project to renew overhead electrification equipment...
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THE Welsh government announced on May 23 that it intends to appoint KeolisAmey as Operator and Development Partner (ODP) for the Wales & Borders franchise and the South Wales Metro network. The contract will be signed...
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THE Norwegian Railway Directorate confirmed on May 22 that the country’s first competitively-tendered concession for the operation of passenger services on the national network will be awarded in October, later than previously envisaged. Traffic Package 1...
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ISRAEL’s transport minister Mr Israel Katz announced on May 18 that the 57km A1 Link between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem will now open on September 23.The line was supposed to open on March 30, and...
brightline-to-open-miami-central-terminal-on-may-19
BRIGHTLINE will extend its West Palm Beach - Fort Lauderdale inter-city service 35km south to its new terminal at Miami Central on May 19, and has confirmed that work will start later this year on...
russian-railways-opens-volgograd-airport-rail-link
AN opening ceremony was held on May 17 to mark the completion of a new rail link to Volgograd International Airport in preparation for the 2018 Football World Cup being hosted by Russia.The ceremony was...
british-government-takes-direct-control-of-east-coast-franchise
BRITAIN’s secretary of state for transport, Mr Chris Grayling, has told Parliament that he has decided to take back direct control of the InterCity East Coast franchise from the Stagecoach-Virgin joint venture which currently operates...
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AUSTRIAN open-access operator Westbahn has applied to the Austrian rail regulator Schienencontrol to extend its Vienna - Salzburg service to Munich. The German rail regulator is expected to publish a similar application in due course. Westbahn...