Romania

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.
EUROPEAN commissioner for regional policy Mrs Corina Crețu announced on October 3 that the European Union (EU) will provide €251.8m through the Cohesion Fund to finance the initial phase of…
ROMANIAN infrastructure manager CFR has awarded a consortium of Astaldi, FCC Construction, Salcef, and Thales a Lei 1.76bn ($US 420m) contract to upgrade the 36.1km Bârzava - Ilteu section of…
ROMANIAN infrastructure manager CFR Infrastructure announced on February 3 that the European Commission (EC) has agreed to continue funding the rehabilitation of the Coşlariu - Simeria and Sighisoara - Coşlariu…
ROMANIA’s infrastructure manager CFR SA has issued a tender for rehabilitation of the Brasov - Sighisoara line. The project is worth an estimated Lei 3.1bn ($US 716m).
ALSTOM presented its Coradia Polyvalent regional train in the northern railway station of Bucharest on October 11, part of a €140m contract for the Sighișoara - Simeria signalling rehabilitation project…
THE European Commission (EC) decided on July 22 to take Greece, Luxembourg and Romania to the European Court of Justice for not harmonising correctly, completely and in time of the…
Funding and soft loans from European Union facilities and affiliated organisations promise to deliver long-awaited Eastern European rail infrastructure improvements over the next decade or so. Artur Perchel, manager, Central…
ROMANIAN national passenger operator CFR Calatori says it is planning to order five new inter-regional EMUs this year for use on recently-upgraded routes including Bucharest to Constanta, Brasov, and Craiova.
ROMANIA's second-largest regional passenger operator RegioTrans suspended all operations on March 17 after the Romanian Rail Safety Authority (ASFR) revoked the company's Part B safety certificate following a spate of…
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