China | 22.05.2017
Work starts on `metropolitan´ high speed link in Beijing
CHINA: Construction work started on May 21 on a Passenger-Dedicated Line linking Beijing with...... Mehr »
Germany | 22.05.2017
Tank container designed for train to driverless vehicle transfer
EUROPE: The Flex Freight System which wagon leasing company Wascosa and chemical manufacturer BASF...... Mehr »
Freight | 22.05.2017
World rail freight news round-up
Afghanistan´s cabinet has approved the construction of railway infrastructure at the Towraghondi...... Mehr »
Passenger | 21.05.2017
Arriva operating contract to be extended
NETHERLANDS: The Province of Gelderland is to exercise an option for Arriva to continue to operate...... Mehr »
Traction & Rolling Stock | 20.05.2017
Serfer orders EffiShunter 1000 locomotives
ITALY: Trenitalia subsidiary Serfer Servizi Ferroviari has ordered five EffiShunter 1000...... Mehr »
Policy | 19.05.2017
Rail industry responds to proposed Canadian legislation
CANADA: The government has introduced legislation the House of Commons which according to Minister...... Mehr »
Traction & Rolling Stock | 19.05.2017
DB Cargo presents updated coil wagon
GERMANY: DB Cargo displayed the latest update to its coil-carrying wagon family at the Transport...... Mehr »
USA | 19.05.2017
Wabtec signs Tri-Rail PTC contract
USA: Wabtec Corp has signed a $40m contract to design, install, test and commission Positive Train...... Mehr »
Business | 19.05.2017
Railway supply industry news round-up
Software company RailcarRx's Repair Shop Management System now supports leasing company TTX's...... Mehr »
Passenger | 18.05.2017
250 km/h low-floor trainset for the Gotthard Base Tunnel rolled out
SWITZERLAND: President of the Swiss Confederation Doris Leuthard joined 500 guests at the official...... Mehr »
Business | 18.05.2017
Merger of Greenbrier Europe and Astra Rail approved
EUROPE: The Greenbrier Companies and Astra Rail Management announced on May 18 that they had...... Mehr »
Freight | 18.05.2017
CRCC to upgrade San Martín network
ARGENTINA: During the course of an official visit by President Mauricio Macri to Beijing, on May 17...... Mehr »
Infrastructure | 18.05.2017
Bosnia - Croatia railway re-opening initiative
EUROPE: Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia have agreed to seek European Union funding to rehabilitate...... Mehr »
Policy | 18.05.2017
Locomore shows the need to remove barriers to market entry, says ALLRAIL
GERMANY: Locomore filing for insolvency highlights the crippling cost challenges and entry...... Mehr »
UK | 18.05.2017
UK railway news round-up
On May 19 Chiltern Railways is to withdraw its two Class 121 single-car DMUs, which are used on the...... Mehr »
UK | 17.05.2017
Complex concrete crossing bearers delivered
UK: Cemex Rail Solutions has supplied Progress Rail with concrete bearers for complex trackwork...... Mehr »
People | 17.05.2017
David Knowles
David Knowles becomes Managing Director of Swedish freight operator Hector Rail. Formerly Chief...... Mehr »
Infrastructure | 17.05.2017
Colombia awards upgrade contract
COLOMBIA: National infrastructure agency ANI announced on May 16 that it had awarded the Ibines...... Mehr »
Passenger | 17.05.2017
Czech open access fleet certified for Poland
POLAND: Rail regulator UTK has awarded Czech open access operator LEO Express certification...... Mehr »
Freight | 16.05.2017
Nacala Corridor officially inaugurated
MOZAMBIQUE: President Filipe Nyusi joined celebrations at the deepwater port of Nacala-a-Velha on...... Mehr »
Passenger | 16.05.2017
Belmond Andean Explorer launched
PERU: Hotel and cruise train operator Belmond launched what it describes as `South America´s first...... Mehr »
Policy | 16.05.2017
Ukrainian Railways plans five-year investment programme
UKRAINE: National railway UZ has presented its five-year development strategy for 2017-21. This...... Mehr »
Technology | 16.05.2017
Alexa 'Skill' for train times and fares released
UK: Independent ticket retailer RedSpottedHanky.com can now be accessed via Amazon Echo and Echo...... Mehr »
Freight | 15.05.2017
DHL opens centre to manage Germany - Far East rail freight
GERMANY: DHL Global Forwarding has opened a central China Rail Competence Centre in Stuttgart to...... Mehr »
Freight | 15.05.2017
RENFE plans for profit in 2017
SPAIN: The national operator is expecting to make a pre-tax profit of EUR39o2m in 2017, RENFE...... Mehr »
Freight | 15.05.2017
World rail freight news round-up
RZD Logistics, Far East Land Bridge and TransContainer have increase the number of transit freight...... Mehr »
Freight | 14.05.2017
Eurotunnel´s third-generation freight shuttles enter service
EUROPE: The first of three additional freight shuttle rakes for carrying lorries was...... Mehr »
Passenger | 13.05.2017
Twilight Express Mizukaze to launch next month
JAPAN: West Japan Railway is to launch the Twilight Express Mizukaze (fresh breeze) luxury cruise...... Mehr »
Business | 12.05.2017
Expedia to acquire majority stake in SilverRail
SILVERRAIL: A definitive agreement for online travel group Expedia to acquire a majority stake in...... Mehr »
Freight | 12.05.2017
FS bids to supply wagons to Uruguay
URUGUAY: Supply of rolling stock is one of three priority areas identified for developing...... Mehr »