Tuesday, November 15, 2011

SNCF expands France

FRENCH National Railways (SNCF) will increase the frequency and improve the quality of the TGV service which it operates between Paris, Turin and Milan with…
Thursday, November 03, 2011

Automated services begin on Paris Line 1

PIERRE Mongin, chairman and CEO of Paris Transport Authority (RATP), inaugurated the commissioning of the first automatic driverless trains for Line 1 of the Paris…
INVENSYS Rail has secured a £28m, four-year contract from British infrastructure manager Network Rail for the Reading Western Mainlines programme, the latest contract to be…
Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Final London Bridge contracts awarded

BRITISH infrastructure manager, Network Rail (NR), has awarded the final two contracts in the project to redevelop London Bridge station as part of the Thameslink…
INDEPENDENT Transport Company (ITC), which is owned by Russia's richest man Mr Vladimir Lisin, has secured 75% minus two shares of Russian Railways (RZD) subsidiary…
WORK is underway on the first high-speed train being built by Siemens for Eurostar following a £700m contract for 10 new trains that was controversially…
SIEMENS is to supply 40 Avenio low-floor LRVs to The Hague after its competitor in the tender, CAF, failed to win an appeal against the…
FRENCH Rail Network (RFF) says it has received final offers from Bouygues and Vinci for a public-private partnership (PPP) contract to build and maintain an…
Last month the European Parliament Committee on Transport and Tourism voted on a recast of the First Railway Package. Keith Barrow looks at how the…
SPANISH track authority, Adif, has signed a framework agreement with Alcatel-Lucent to pursue joint research and development in communications technology in order to improve the…
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