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AMTRAK inaugurated a new daily passenger service from Roanoke, Virginia, to Boston on October 31, marking the return of passenger trains to Roanoke for the first time in 38 years.
TRANSPORT for Wales announced on October 30 that Arriva has confirmed its intention to withdraw from the competition for the new Wales & Borders franchise.
RUSSIAN airport rail link operator Aeroexpress introduced its new fleet of Stadler ESh2 Kiss double-deck EMUs on October 27, when Russian transport minister Mr Maksim Sokolov attended a ceremony at…
THE board of Belgian National Railways (SNCB) has approved a €3.2bn investment programme for 2018-2022, which will be implemented with the three core aims of improving services, the quality of…
BRITISH franchise operator First MTR South Western Railway has awarded Kiepe Electric UK a contract to conduct a traction upgrade and refurbishment on 18 class 442 trains, which were previously…
TESTING has started in the Dutch province of Utrecht with the helloGo app, which will enable passengers to plan, book and purchase tickets using a single app for all modes…
THE newly-elected Labour-New Zealand First coalition government has announced a $NZ 800m ($US 546.8m) funding commitment to build a new railway line to Marsden Point port in Northland and to…
THE Swiss Federal Office of Transport (BAV) has awarded Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) a two-year extension of its current monopoly contract to operate long-distance services in Switzerland, giving BAV more…
KOSOVO’s national train operator Trainkos has reinstated passenger services between Prishtina and Pejë, the country's main domestic route, two months after operations were suspended amid a dispute over funding.
THE first 10km section of main line in Israel has been electrified and is ready to be energised. This is part of the 35km section of the new A1 link…
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