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WABTEC subsidiary MotivePower (MPI) has delivered the first new-build MP54AC locomotive for Toronto commuter rail operator Go Transit.
THE European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved a €200m loan for Luxembourg Railways (CFL), which will help to finance an order for 34 double-deck regional EMUs.
NORWAY’s infrastructure manager Bane Nor has awarded a NKr 600m ($US 78m) contract to Thales to install a national traffic management system (TMS) as part of the roll out of…
ISRAEL’s Committee for National Infrastructure has approved a plan by Israel Railways to quadruple the 85km Tel Aviv - Haifa main line and increase the maximum speed to 250km/h.
MONTREAL Metropolitan Transport Network (RTM) has unveiled a $C 450m ($US 344.7m) five-year plan to improve service reliability on all of its lines with investment in infrastructure, rolling stock, operations,…
DELHI’s metro network reached 252km on March 14, when the initial 21.6km section of the Pink Line from Majlis Park to Durgabhai Deshmukh South Campus was inaugurated in the presence…
TRIALS on Stockholm’s Green Line with a C20 metro car equipped with Bombardier’s new silicon carbide (SiC)-equipped Mitrac TC1500 traction converter have shown energy reductions of up to 35%, and…
NORWAY’s Railway Directorate has issued tender documents to prequalified bidders for a concession to operate passenger services over a large area of central and northern Norway.
THE Argentinean government confirmed on March 13 that the $US 2.3bn first phase of the Buenos Aires RER project will be implemented as a public-private partnership (PPP).
SINGAPORE Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) has signed a memorandum of understanding with McLaren Applied Technologies, Britain, to apply its Formula 1 racing expertise in capturing, connecting and analysing data to…
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