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TUNNELLING for the western tube of the 8.8km twin-bore Bossler tunnel at the western end of the new Stuttgart - Wendlingen - Ulm high-speed line concluded on June 8, following…
HITACHI Rail Italy (HRI) signed an €87m contract on July 16 to supply 12 Leonardo trains for use on Line 2 of the Milan Metro, in addition to the 60…
PORTUGUESE Trains (CP) has publicly announced that a lack of serviceable rolling stock will force it to cut a number of services, starting in August. CP’s rolling stock problems come…
THE European Commission (EC) confirmed on July 13 that it has launched an “in-depth” investigation into the merger of Siemens mobility and Alstom amid concerns that the combination may adversely…
A new north-south metro line and an enhanced commuter network for Dublin are key elements of the Irish government’s €10bn capital investment plan for infrastructure up to 2027. Kevin Smith…
FLIXTRAIN will expand the service frequency on the Cologne to Hamburg route to two round trips a day from July 19, offering 20 trains per week on the route. Flixtrain…
TALGO, Spain, has awarded a Yuan 60m ($US 8.9m) contract to CRRC Sifang to supply train infotainment systems and the two companies have signed a 10-year strategic cooperation agreement whereby…
GERMAN Rail (DB), Siemens and the city of Hamburg have signed an agreement to develop a fully automated S-Bahn line in Hamburg by 2021, in time for the World Congress…
A 6.5km extension to Madrid Metro Line 11 from Plaza Elíptica north to Conde de Casal on Line 6, announced by the city's governing council on June 3, is set…
FRENCH National Railways (SNCF) has released details of its plans to more than triple the size of Gare du Nord, Paris’ busiest station, by 2023 in time for the Olympic…
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