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NETHERLANDS Railways (NS) has agreed with French leasing company Akiem to sell and lease back 45 class 186 Traxx MS2 four-voltage locomotives.
SWEDEN’s prime minister Mr Stefan Löfven announced on May 31 that the government has approved a project to complete quadrupling of the final section of double-track line between Stockholm and…
POLAND’s national long-distance passenger operator, PKP Intercity, has awarded a Zlotys 367.6m ($US 99.6m) contract to Newag for 20 Griffin 3kV dc locomotives, as part of PKP Intercity’s Zlotys 7bn…
RUHRBAHN, Germany, has issued a call for tender for the supply of 26 metre-gauge LRVs for operation on the inner-city tram networks is Bochum, Essen, Mülheim, and Oberhausen.
THE Polish government has taken control of financially-troubled train builder Pesa with all of the company’s shares being acquired by the Polish Development Fund (PFR).
SEVERAL groups are believed to be bidding for the 12-year concession to operate the Buenos Aires metro, with the winner expected to take over the metro on January 1 2019…
ACCORDING to a report by SCI Verkehr, the market for railway products and services in Africa and the Middle East is forging ahead, with an average annual growth rate of…
AN agreement was signed in the Estonian capital Tallinn on May 29 by the railways of three Baltic states to launch a new intermodal freight service called Amber Train.
ITALY’s Ministry for Infrastructure and Transport and the National Railway Safety Agency (ANSF) have rejected a plan by Italy’s infrastructure manager Italian Rail Network (RFI) to increase the maximum speed…
THE planned merger between Siemens Mobility and Alstom has moved a step closer after Siemens has passed two key legal hurdles in France.
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