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  • São Paulo airport EMU unveiled


    Sun, 16 Jun 2019 05:00:00 +0000

    BRAZIL: CRRC Qingdao Sifang has unveiled the first of eight eight-car Class 2500 electric...read more



  • GB Railfreight to reopen March sidings


    Sat, 15 Jun 2019 05:00:00 +0000

    UK: GB Railfreight has secured a lease for the disused March Up Yard rail sidings in Cambridgeshire...read more



  • Methanol wagon order


    Fri, 14 Jun 2019 15:00:15 +0000

    RUSSIA: United Wagon Co’s TikhvinChemMash is to supply 100 Type 15-6880 methanol tank wagons to...read more



  • Next-generation Acela trainsets take shape


    Fri, 14 Jun 2019 09:08:38 +0000

    USA: Alstom invited guests to its Hornell factory in New York state on June 12 to showcase the...read more



  • Railway supply industry news round-up


    Fri, 14 Jun 2019 05:00:00 +0000

    Head of the Russian Republic of Mordovia Vladimir Volkov officially reopened RM Rail’s...read more



  • Southeastern franchise extension confirmed


    Thu, 13 Jun 2019 13:35:38 +0000

    UK: The Department for Transport and the Govia joint venture of Go-Ahead (65%) and Keolis (35%)...read more



  • Transdev orders Regio-S-Bahn Bremen Flirts


    Thu, 13 Jun 2019 13:25:26 +0000

    GERMANY: Transdev subsidiary NordWestBahn has awarded Stadler a €100m contact to supply 16 Flirt...read more



  • PPP partners to develop Utah freight railway


    Thu, 13 Jun 2019 11:00:00 +0000

    USA: Proposals for the construction of a 160 km freight railway to serve the Uinta Basin...read more



  • Lausanne station to be rebuilt


    Thu, 13 Jun 2019 10:02:17 +0000

    SWITZERLAND: The Federal Office for Transport has approved plans for Swiss Federal Railways to...read more



  • TAZARA seeks opportunities with the private sector


    Thu, 13 Jun 2019 08:00:00 +0000

    AFRICA: The Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority board is seeking to develop open access operations to...read more



  • UK railway news round-up


    Thu, 13 Jun 2019 05:00:00 +0000

    42 Technology has equipped Porterbrook’s Class 319 technology demonstrator EMU with its Adaptable...read more



  • Ferrocarril Central modernisation project gets underway


    Wed, 12 Jun 2019 12:00:00 +0000

    URUGUAY: Passenger services in the Montevideo area and freight services from the capital to the...read more



  • Brazilian line reopens after safety shutdown


    Wed, 12 Jun 2019 08:30:00 +0000

    BRAZIL: Mining giant Vale resumed regular operation of freight services on the Belo Horizonte...read more



  • Sign language app for deaf passengers


    Wed, 12 Jun 2019 05:00:00 +0000

    UK: ScotRail and InterpreterNow have introduced an app designed to make it easier for railway staff...read more



  • Bombardier presents fastest interlocking


    Tue, 11 Jun 2019 15:43:35 +0000

    INTERLOCKING: Bombardier Transportation presented what it says is the fastest computer-based...read more



  • Thales presents big data software at UITP


    Tue, 11 Jun 2019 15:39:11 +0000

    THALES: Thales has presented two tools for big data analytics at the UITP Global Public Transport...read more



  • Dodoma commuter rail study commissioned


    Tue, 11 Jun 2019 13:40:12 +0000

    TANZANIA: Tanzania Railways Corp has awarded an international consortium a €2·5m nine-month...read more



  • Go-Ahead, Abellio and National Express take over German operating contracts


    Tue, 11 Jun 2019 12:54:53 +0000

    GERMANY: A number of passenger services transferred to new operators on June 9, including routes in...read more



  • Virgin Trains open access service to ‘show the rest of the industry how it can be done’


    Tue, 11 Jun 2019 09:03:26 +0000

    UK: A partnership of Virgin Group, Stagecoach, SNCF and Alstom has applied to the Office of Rail...read more



  • GWR prepares for December timetable recast


    Tue, 11 Jun 2019 07:00:00 +0000

    UK: More than three-quarters of all services operated by Great Western Railway are set to change...read more



  • Operail concerned about infrastructure charges


    Tue, 11 Jun 2019 05:00:00 +0000

    ESTONIA: State owned logistics company Operail has reported a net profit of €2·6m for the first...read more



  • CRRC launches ETCS-compatible signalling


    Mon, 10 Jun 2019 14:32:34 +0000

    SIGNALLING: CRRC Zhuzhou presented its SigThemis signalling at the UITP World Public Transport...read more



  • Russian rolling stock innovation centre planned


    Mon, 10 Jun 2019 12:48:58 +0000

    RUSSIA: An agreement to establish a rolling stock engineering innovation centre was signed by...read more



  • Stadler sees success on six axles


    Mon, 10 Jun 2019 11:05:00 +0000

    EUROPE: Stadler says that its family of six-axle diesel, electric and bi-mode Eurodual locomotives...read more



  • Tambo Springs terminal ‘will change the face of Gauteng’


    Mon, 10 Jun 2019 11:00:00 +0000

    SOUTH AFRICA: The Southern Palace Joint Venture Consortium has won a 20-year concession to design,...read more



  • Passengers prevail over freight in capacity allocation dispute


    Mon, 10 Jun 2019 09:00:00 +0000

    SWITZERLAND: The need to provide a minimum level of network capacity for freight operators should...read more



  • World rail freight news round-up


    Mon, 10 Jun 2019 05:00:00 +0000

    Polish operator Industrial Division has ordered five Siemens Vectron locomotives for use by its...read more



  • New Mexico Rail Runner Express PTC deployment contract


    Sun, 09 Jun 2019 05:00:00 +0000

    USA: Wabtec has been awarded a $55m contract to implement Positive Train Control on the 160 km New...read more



  • ZSSK RegioPanter EMU rolled out


    Sat, 08 Jun 2019 05:00:00 +0000

    SLOVAKIA: Škoda Transportation has rolled out the first of the Class 660 electric multiple-units...read more



  • Russian Railways orders high speed trains


    Fri, 07 Jun 2019 16:04:54 +0000

    RUSSIA: Russian Railways has signed a €1·1bn order for a further 13 Velaro RUS high speed trains...read more