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AMTRAK has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to explore the availability of rail vehicles to eventually replace its Amfleet I equipment, which includes single-level passenger coaches used primarily east…
STADLER held a groundbreaking ceremony at St Margrethen in eastern Switzerland on July 4 to mark the start of construction on an SFr 86m ($US 86m) rolling stock plant, which…
TESTING of the first driverless metro train for Singapore’s Thomson-East Coast Line is underway at Mandai depot in the north of the island in preparation for the opening of the…
BOMBARDIER confirmed on July 3 that Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) has exercised a €188m option for 25 six-car Talent 3 EMUs for regional services in the province of Tyrol.
SWISS Federal Railways (SBB) has launched work on a SFr 4.4m ($US 4.4m) maintenance hall for passenger trains in Brig with a ground breaking ceremony on June 26.
DYNAMIC testing of the first CAF class 397 ‘Nova 2’ EMU for British train operator TransPennine Express (TPE) began on the inner circuit at the VUZ Veilm test centre in…
BOMBARDIER Transportation and Hitachi Rail have agreed to join forces to bid for a £2.75bn contract to supply a minimum of 54 360km/h trains for operation on Phase 1 of…
TRANSPORT for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has awarded a consortium of Bombardier UK and Kiepe Electric a £72m contract to supply 27 additional M5000 high-floor LRVs to boost capacity on the…
THE government of the Austrian province of Styria has announced plans to modernise the 65km narrow-gauge Mur Valley Railway from Unzmarkt to Tamsweg after proposals to convert the line to…
Britain’s regulator has launched an inquiry into the major disruption to train services on the Northern and Thameslink networks following the introduction of a new timetable on May 20. David…
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