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AUSTRIAN Federal Railways (ÖBB) has placed an initial €375m order for eight day trains and 13 night trains as part of a €1.5bn framework agreement it has signed with Siemens…
AUSTRALIAN freight operator Aurizon has reported a 6% increase in underlying earnings before interest and tax (Ebit) to $A 941m ($US 658.2m) for the 2017-18 financial year, up from $A…
APPENZELL Railways (AB), Switzerland, began operating the first of 11 Tango LRVs in passenger service on the Teufen - Appenzell line on August 15, four months after the vehicle was…
THE head of Britain’s Rail Delivery Group (RDG), which represents operators and infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR), has called for major changes to the role of the private sector in…
HUNGARIAN State Railways (MAV) has awarded a Forints 58.8bn ($US 212m) contract for the second phase of its national GSM-R rollout to a consortium of construction contractor R-Kord and telematics…
PLANS to extend the Max light rail network in Portland, Oregon, to Tigard and Tualatin took a step forward on August 13, when the Southwest Corridor Steering Committee selected its…
THE first Alstom Citadis 305 LRV for Kaohsiung left Alstom’s plant in La Rochelle, France, on July 25 on the initial leg of its journey to Taiwan.
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…
CHINA’s top economic planning authority, the National Development and Reform Commission approved the third phase of the Suzhou metro network on August 14, authorising the construction of four lines totalling…
SOFTRONIC, Romania, officially handed over the first two Transmontana electric locomotives for Green Cargo in a ceremony at the Swedish rail freight operator’s Eskilstuna depot last month.
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