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FRENCH National Railways (SNCF) has exercised an option from a contract awarded to Bombardier in 2010 for an additional 32 Omneo Premium double-deck 200km/h EMUs for operation on three so-called…
CANADIAN National Railway (CN) has awarded a contract to GE Transportation to supply 200 Evolution series diesel-electric locomotives during the next three years. GE says this is the largest order…
BIDS have been invited by May 9 2018 for the operation of Network 7b of the EBO regional rail network in the Karlsruhe area of Germany. The tender is split…
WUHAN added 55.3km to its metro network on December 26 with the opening of two new lines and an extension.
THE Board of Directors of CSX voted unanimously on December 22 to appoint Mr James Foote as president and CEO. Foote was named acting CEO on December 14 after Mr…
INDIAN prime minister Mr Narendra Modi officially opened the initial section of Delhi’s metro Magenta Line (Line 8) on December 25, when he took an inaugural trip on the 16.6km,…
CAF confirmed on December 26 that it has received a turnkey contract worth more than €100m to supply rolling stock and signalling systems for Mauritius Metro Express, a 26km light…
THALYS announced on December 22 that ridership on its services will exceed seven million in 2017, the first time in the operator’s 20-year history that passenger numbers have reached this…
A ceremony was held at Grasse station in southern France on December 21 to mark the completion of a €39m upgrade of the 16.6km line from Cannes.
Korea marked the completion of a key transport project for the 2018 Winter Olympics on December 22, with the opening of the 120.7km Wonju - Gangneung section of the Gyeonggang…
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