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SAN FRANCISCO Bay Area Rapid Transit (Bart) is set to introduce its first Fleet of the Future cars into passenger service within the next few days after the California Public…
KNORR-Bremse announced on January 18 that its Knorr Bremse Nordic Rail Services subsidiary has signed an agreement to sell rolling stock maintenance and refurbishment specialist Swedtrac to Stadler Service Sweden.
TELEVIC Rail, Belgium, is participating in a research project which is aiming to identify new ways of mining data retrieved from sensors installed onboard trains with the objective of developing…
PASSENGER operations began on January 18 on the two-line Optics Valley Tramway network, which serves the Donghu New Technology Development Zone southeast of Wuhan.
ALSTOM reported sales of €5.5bn in the first nine months of the 2017-2018 financial year, including €1.8bn in the third quarter, an increase of 6% year-on-year.
KAZAKHSTAN Railways (KTZ) has signed two contracts worth more than $US 900m with GE Transportation for 300 shunting locomotives and an 18-year service agreement to manage maintenance and repair of…
STADLER has signed a framework agreement with Koleje Mazowieckie for the delivery of up to 71 Flirt EMUs for the Polish regional operator in an order worth Zlotys 2.2bn ($US…
SWEDISH rail freight operator Green Cargo is set to begin the use of XXXL containers supplied by Innofreight, Austria, to transport wood chip to Soderenergi’s fuel terminal in Nykavn, a…
MPK Krakow has signed a contract with a consortium of Solaris and Stadler Poland for the supply of 35 LRVS with an option for a further 15 vehicles.
PLANS for the modernisation of the Ukrainian Railways (UZ) diesel locomotive fleet were discussed at a meeting between the country’s ambassador to the United States, Mr Valeriy Chaly, and GE…
TRENITALIA will completely renew its regional train fleet in the northern Italian region of Liguria under a 15-year operation contract which was signed in Genoa on January 12 by regional…
AUSTRALIA’s deputy prime minister and minister for infrastructure and transport Mr Barnaby Joyce attended a ceremony at Tomingley West, New South Wales, on January 15 to mark the delivery of…
A draft 30-year Strategic Transport Plan for northern England was published by Transport for the North (TfN), marking the start of a 13-week consultation on the proposals, which include the…
SWEDISH open-access passenger operator Saga Rail confirmed on January 16 that it will launch its first services early this year on the Stockholm - Linköping route.
A bilateral agreement setting the terms for the development of a cross-border urban rail link between Singapore and Johor Bahru, Malaysia, was signed by the transport ministers of the two…
THE first batch of five CAF Mk 5 coaches for Caledonian Sleeper services between London and Scotland arrived in Britain by rail through the Channel Tunnel on the night of…
FLORIDA’s privately-owned inter-city operator Brightline introduced its first scheduled passenger trains on January 13, with the launch of introductory services between West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale.
A NEW 15-year contract for the operation of regional rail services in Italy’s Veneto region was signed on January 11 by Mrs Elisa De Berti, regional councillor for public works,…
SWITZERLAND’s second-largest railway BLS concluded its biggest-ever rolling stock order on January 15, when the company’s CEO Mr Bernard Guillelmon and Stadler CEO Mr Peter Spuhler signed a contract for…
BRITISH construction and facilities management company Carillion went into compulsory liquidation on January 15 following the failure of emergency talks with lenders and the government to avert the group’s collapse.
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