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HUNGARIAN national passenger operator MÁV-Start has begun using Stadler Flirt EMUs on the Budapest - Esztergom line following the completion of electrification works on the route.
NORTH Carolina’s Research Triangle Regional Public Transportation Authority (GoTriangle) has chosen a joint venture of Gannett Fleming and WSP as construction management consultant for the Durham-Orange LRT project.
QINGDAO opened its first suburban metro line on April 23 with the start of passenger operation on Line 11.
FRANKFURT Rhine-Main Vehicle Management (Fahma), a subsidiary of Rhine-Main Transport Authority (RMV), published a tender notice in the Official Journal of the European Union on April 20 for a contract…
GREAT Western Railway (GWR) has reached an agreement with Porterbrook Leasing to lease 19 class 769 Flex multiple units, which will be capable of operating under diesel, 750V dc third…
CROATIAN Railways (HŽ) passenger subsidiary HŽ Putnički Prijevoz (HŽPP) has ordered four class 7023 DMUs from Končar – Električna Vozila, Croatia.
FOLLOWING detailed examination of applications submitted by Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) and BLS, Switzerland’s Federal Office of Transport (BAV) announced on April 19 that it plans to grant SBB a…
HITACHI announced on April 20 that the first of 19 class 802/2 inter-city trains for First Group subsidiary TransPennine Express (TPE) has left the company’s Kasado plant in Japan on…
IRJ at RailLive, Bilbao: Belgian rail freight operator Lineas is seeking partners to join its autonomous rail freight project.
ELECTRIFICATION of the 6.5km cross-border link between Landgraaf, Netherlands, and Herzogenrath, Germany, was officially launched on April 17 by Mr Heiko Sedlaczek, director of Rhineland Local Transport, Mr Hubert Mackus,…
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