UK | 14.12.2017
UK railway news round-up
Passenger services began using Manchester´s Ordsall Chord on December 10. `This is a historic day...... Mehr »
Infrastructure | 13.12.2017
More Tunis RER funding
TUNISIA: The European Investment Bank has agreed a funding package worth EUR83m to support the...... Mehr »
Infrastructure | 13.12.2017
Nîmes - Montpellier bypass carries first freight
FRANCE: A pair of Class 27000 Alstom Prima dual-voltage freight locomotives hauled the first...... Mehr »
High Speed | 13.12.2017
Crack found in Shinkansen trainset bogie
JAPAN: The Japan Transport Safety Board has begun an investigation following the discovery of a...... Mehr »
France | 13.12.2017
SNCF relaunches web distribution portal as
FRANCE: Described as `a new shop window´, the website was rebranded as `´...... Mehr »
Traction & Rolling Stock | 13.12.2017
Russia adopts piggyback wagon standards
RUSSIA: The Ministry of Transport has approved technical standards for the piggyback transport of...... Mehr »
Infrastructure | 12.12.2017
Kraków cut-off line opens
POLAND: Passenger services began using a recently-completed elevated chord linking Kraków´s...... Mehr »
Infrastructure | 12.12.2017
Norfolk Southern opens replacement Portageville Bridge
USA: Norfolk Southern has opened the new Portageville Bridge, a 294 m long steel arch span...... Mehr »
Technology | 12.12.2017
GE to install Trip Optimizer on KTZ Evolution locomotive fleet
KAZAKHSTAN: National railway KTZ´s freight business has signed an agreement to deploy GE´s Trip...... Mehr »
Business | 11.12.2017
Vivarail to open production facility in County Durham
UK: Next month Vivarail is to open a plant on the Spectrum Business Park at Seaham in County Durham...... Mehr »
Traction & Rolling Stock | 11.12.2017
ICE4 enters regular service
GERMANY: After nearly 12 months of trials in commercial service on the Hamburg - München route,...... Mehr »
Freight | 11.12.2017
World rail freight news round-up
China Railway Express Co has launched a parcels delivery service using space on Fuxing high speed...... Mehr »
Traction & Rolling Stock | 10.12.2017
Hupac orders Chinese wagons
SWITZERLAND: Hupac and CRRC International have signed a two-year contract for CRRC Shandong to...... Mehr »
Infrastructure | 09.12.2017
Beograd depot upgrade loan signed
SERBIA: The European Bank for Reconstruction & Development is providing national passenger...... Mehr »
High Speed | 08.12.2017
Merkel inaugurates München - Berlin Unity Project 8
GERMANY: Special trains from München and Nürnberg, celebrations in multiple cities and a...... Mehr »
Traction & Rolling Stock | 08.12.2017
US-built Estonian GE locomotive rebuilt
ESTONIA: Freight operator EVR Cargo has begun testing the first of its GE-built C30-7Ai Co-Co...... Mehr »
Traction & Rolling Stock | 08.12.2017
Traxx Africa handed over in Durban
SOUTH AFRICA: Bombardier Transportation and Transnet Freight Rail celebrated the handover of the...... Mehr »
Business | 08.12.2017
Railway supply industry news round-up
The Ukrainian government announced on December 4 that it expects to formalise by the end of the...... Mehr »
High Speed | 07.12.2017
Xi´an - Chengdu high speed railway opened throughout
CHINA: Revenue services on the 511 km Xi´an - Jiangyou section of the 663 km Xi´an -...... Mehr »
UK | 07.12.2017
UK railway news round-up
A regulated fares increase of 3·6% based on July RPI will take effect on January 2. In Scotland,...... Mehr »
Traction & Rolling Stock | 06.12.2017
NGR EMUs ready to enter service in Brisbane
AUSTRALIA: The first of 75 New Generation Rollingstock trainsets being built by Bombardier for the...... Mehr »
Infrastructure | 06.12.2017
Latvia's cabinet backs electrification financing proposal
LATVIA: The cabinet has accepted a Ministry of Transport report setting out how the first phase of...... Mehr »
Traction & Rolling Stock | 06.12.2017
Metrans orders more Traxx locomotives
GERMANY: Metrans has ordered 10 more Bombardier Transportation Traxx F140MS locomotives for...... Mehr »
Business | 06.12.2017
Angel Trains raises £1·1bn to support `appetite to compete´
UK: Rolling stock leasing company Angel Trains Group announced on December 6 that it had secured...... Mehr »
Traction & Rolling Stock | 05.12.2017
SNCF orders prototype EMU and tram-train traction transformers
FRANCE: National railway SNCF has awarded Mitsubishi Electric Corp a contract to supply prototype...... Mehr »
Traction & Rolling Stock | 05.12.2017
New South Wales fleet replacement advances
AUSTRALIA: Three consortia have been shortlisted for the contract to replace the NSW TrainLink...... Mehr »
Passenger | 05.12.2017
Koleje ´Slaskie operating contract extended
POLAND: ´Slaskie voivodship has awarded in-house train operator Koleje ´Slaskie a five-year extension...... Mehr »
Infrastructure | 04.12.2017
Sankt Pölten freight bypass inaugurated
AUSTRIA: A 24·7 km freight bypass around the city of Sankt Pölten was inaugurated with a ceremony...... Mehr »
Traction & Rolling Stock | 04.12.2017
Ferrovia Circumetnea orders more Vulcano DMUs
ITALY: Ferrovia Circumetnea has ordered an additional two-car Vulcano diesel multiple-unit from...... Mehr »
Traction & Rolling Stock | 04.12.2017
Iran orders Hyundai Rotem diesel multiple-units
IRAN: A EUR720m contract for Hyundai Rotem and Iran Rail Industries Development Co to supply 150...... Mehr »