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AFTER publishing a call for tenders in September 2017, Hungary’s National Infrastructure Development Agency (NIF) has cancelled a project to electrify the 53km Zalaszentiván - Nagykanizsa line, in accordance with…
DIRECT passenger trains were restored between the Lithuanian capital Vilnius and Latvia’s second-largest city Daugavpils on January 13, when Lithuanian Railways (LG) launched a new twice-daily weekend service aimed at…
AFTER running its final diesel-operated services at the end of 2017, Netherlands Railways (NS) has sold its last remaining DMUs to a Romanian operator.
GERMANY’s Ruhrbahn is planning to launch tenders later this year for 77 new LRVs to replace the entire Essen Stadtbahn fleet and complete the conversion of the city’s tram network…
EUROPEAN freight wagon leasing company Wascosa says the average age of its fleet will fall from 13 to 10 years by the end of 2018 with the delivery of more…
BARCELONA metro operator TMB has signed an agreement with a group of Korean companies and technological institutions to carry out trials with vertically-opening platform screen doors at one of its…
GERMAN infrastructure manager DB Network has awarded a joint venture of Rhomberg Bahntechnik and Swietelsky Baugesellschaft a contract worth around €250m to install trackwork and infrastructure equipment on the 59.6km…
THE Latvian port city of Liepaja has launched a tender for a contract to supply a new fleet of LRVs for its 14.8km metre-gauge tram network.
THE Municipality of Amsterdam announced on January 11 that construction has been completed on the North-South Line, 15 years after work began on the project and more than a decade…
THE city of Bordeaux has exercised an option with Alstom for 10 additional Citadis low-floor LRVs, which will take its fleet of these vehicles to 125 by the end of…
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