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ALSTOM has signed an agreement with Kazakhstan Railways (KTZ) to acquire its remaining 25% stake in the EKZ electric locomotive production joint venture. Once approved by the relevant authorities, the…
HARSCO Rail Europe has handed over the first six of 31 maintenance vehicles to Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) for use in the Gotthard Base Tunnel. Harsco was awarded the SFr…
NETINERA subsidiary Metronom has been awarded a 15-year concession to continue operating three regional express lines in northern Germany by Lower Saxony’s regional public transport authority LNVG and the cities…
ISRAEL Railways (IR) has conducted its first test run with an electric locomotive when a Bombardier Traxx locomotive reached a speed of 160km/h along the first 12km electrified section of…
SWITZERLAND’s Southeastern Railway (SOB) announced on December 21 that it has awarded Stadler a contract to supply 11 Flirt EMUs to operate Gotthard Panorama Line services from Basle and Zurich…
AUSTRALIAN rail freight operator Aurizon has made good on its August 2017 decision to exit the interstate intermodal business, with its last revenue trains running between Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne and…
DB Regio’s new fleet of Bombardier class 445 and 446 Twindexx EMUs finally entered passenger service in early December.
THREE people were killed and more than 70 injured when an Amtrak Cascades train derailed on December 18 while traversing a curve leading onto a bridge over Interstate 5 highway…
THREE months after its inauguration was postponed with just a few hours’ notice, the first stage of the Aarhus light rail network was officially opened on December 21.
BAVARIAN Railway Company (BEG) has invited bids for the operation of regional passenger services on the Chiemgau-Berchtesgader network in Germany.
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