Thursday, August 25, 2011

SJ reports loss for first half year

SWEDEN's national passenger operator SJ made a loss of SKr 140m ($US 22.2m) in the first half of this year compared with a profit of…
FRENCH National Railways (SNCF) has taken a 26% stake in Rail Holding, which owns Westbahn, Austria's first private open-access passenger operator. At the same Rail…
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Uzbek - Afghan link opens

FREIGHT trains have started running on the new 75km railway from Hairatan in Uzbekistan to Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan. This is the first rail link between the…
PLANS to upgrade the Northeast Corridor between Boston, New York, and Washington have received a boost with the news that the United States Federal Railroad…
Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Turkey opens second HS line

TURKEY's prime minister, Mr Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, transport minister Mr Binali Yildirim, and the general manager of Turkish State Railways (TCDD) Mr Suleyman Karaman officially…
RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) made a net profit of Roubles 48.5bn ($US 1.75bn) between January and June this year, a fall of 17.1% compared with the…
TRANSPORT for London has awarded a £16.3m contract to Stadler to supply six Variobahn low-floor air-conditioned LRVs for operation on the Croydon Tramlink light rail…
GERMAN Rail (DB) has officially inaugurated a new electronic signalbox in Munich Pasing, on the western approach to the city, which DB describes as the…
THE number of trains operating on the Beijing - Shanghai high-speed line has been cut today from 88 per direction to 66 in the wake…
JR EAST will establish a company later this year with the aim of boosting Japanese rail suppliers' attempts to challenge for contracts overseas. Working with…
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