Commuter Rail

THE head of Britain’s Rail Delivery Group (RDG), which represents operators and infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR), has called for major changes to the role of the private sector in…
TRENITALIA was quick to respond to the collapse of a major highway bridge over a railway between Genoa Rivarolo and Genoa Sampierdarena on August 14 which immediately affected train services…
THE first phase of San Francisco’s $US 2.26bn Transbay Salesforce Transit Center, which will connect the Californian city’s bus and rail services, opened on August 11 following a decade of…
THE KeolisAmey joint venture, which won a 15-year contract in May to operate the Wales & Borders franchise and develop the South Wales Metro, has placed an order with Stadler…
RUSSIA’s Central Suburban Passenger Company (CSPC) has placed an order with Transmashholding subsidiary Demikhovsky Machine Building Plant (DMZ) for 10 additional type EP2D EMUs for use on suburban services in…
THE first of 14 Stadler Rail metre-gauge EMUs for Bern Solothurn Regional Transport (RBS) arrived at the operator’s Worblaufen depot north of Bern on August 7.
GERMAN infrastructure manager DB Network has completed a €100m project to renew signalling systems in the 6km Frankfurt City Tunnel, which is used by Rhine-Main S-Bahn services.
FLORIDA’s SunRail opened its southern extension on June 30, with four new stations added to the commuter rail line in Orlando, United States.
The region surrounding the Sri Lankan capital Colombo is home to nearly six million people, but lacks the high-capacity transit needed to move large numbers of people on key corridors.…
Swedish national passenger operator SJ is pressing ahead with a major investment programme while extending its horizons into new markets. Keith Barrow met Caroline Åstrand, SJ executive vice-president and head…
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