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  • Hauts-de-France starts regional tendering


    Wed, 24 Apr 2019 14:07:22 +0000

    FRANCE: Proposals to tender the operation of regional passenger services in Hauts-de-France from...read more



  • Virgin Trains proposes airline model for long-distance rail travel


    Wed, 24 Apr 2019 11:52:38 +0000

    UK: A complete rethink of the way long-distance rail services in Great Britain are operated forms a...read more



  • RailComm wins Savannah yard automation contract


    Wed, 24 Apr 2019 11:00:00 +0000

    USA: The Georgia Ports Authority has selected RailComm to provide a yard management system to...read more



  • Co-operative proposes Wessex open access train service


    Wed, 24 Apr 2019 09:00:00 +0000

    UK: Ambitious plans to launch a network of open access regional passenger services in western...read more



  • YRP celebrates 10 years of success


    Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:33:00 +0000

    ‘It is the proudest achievement of my career.’ That is how Paul Cooper, Commercial Delivery Manager...read more



  • Siemens Mobility submits plans for Goole rolling stock plant


    Wed, 24 Apr 2019 05:00:00 +0000

    UK: Siemens Mobility has submitted an outline planning application for a £200m rolling stock plant...read more



  • Cambodia – Thailand rail link inaugurated by prime ministers


    Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:08:18 +0000

    ASIA: The 1·3 km cross-border rail link connecting Poipot with Arayaprathet was officially...read more



  • Vivarail D-Train enters passenger service


    Tue, 23 Apr 2019 11:31:37 +0000

    UK: West Midlands Trains put its first Class 230 ‘D-Train’ DMU into passenger service on April 23,...read more



  • Stadler awarded Ottawa DMU contract


    Tue, 23 Apr 2019 09:35:17 +0000

    CANADA: The City of Ottawa and TransitNEXT consortium leader SNC Lavalin have formally declared...read more



  • Ironhorse buys Tennessee railways


    Tue, 23 Apr 2019 05:00:00 +0000

    USA: Shortline group Ironhorse Resources has acquired the Sequatchie Valley Railroad and the...read more



  • Tipping wagons expand UWC range


    Mon, 22 Apr 2019 11:00:00 +0000

    RUSSIA: United Wagon Co is expanding its range with the development of two side tipping wagons for...read more



  • Yapı Merkezı enters signalling market


    Mon, 22 Apr 2019 10:05:00 +0000

    TURKEY: Infrastructure manager TCDD has begun testing signalling equipment developed by Yapı...read more



  • World rail freight news round-up


    Mon, 22 Apr 2019 05:00:00 +0000

    RheinCargo has ordered two new Vossloh DE18 diesel locomotives for delivery in October, joining its...read more



  • World rail infrastructure market - April 2019


    Sun, 21 Apr 2019 05:00:00 +0000

    Afghanistan: Kazakh company Integra Construction has won a contract to build 43 km of the Khaf...read more



  • World rolling stock market - April 2019


    Sat, 20 Apr 2019 05:00:00 +0000

    Australia: The NSW government has awarded the RailConnect consortium of Hyundai Rotem, Mitsubishi...read more



  • Light monitoring pilot


    Fri, 19 Apr 2019 13:00:00 +0000

    NORTH AMERICA: A Class 1 railway has ordered a pilot installation of TekTracking's Safety Light...read more



  • Travel information and adverts at Stansted Airport


    Fri, 19 Apr 2019 11:00:00 +0000

    UK: The baggage reclaim area at Stansted Airport now has digital screens which show live car, coach...read more



  • Railway supply industry news round-up


    Fri, 19 Apr 2019 05:00:00 +0000

    India’s Chittaranjan Locomotive Works produced 402 locomotives in the 2018-19 financial year, up...read more



  • Greenbrier to acquire American Railcar Industries in $400m deal


    Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:04:04 +0000

    USA: The Greenbrier Companies Inc has agreed to acquire the manufacturing business of American...read more



  • Montréal increases CRRC coach order


    Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:00:00 +0000

    CANADA: Montréal metropolitan region transport authority EXO has placed a firm order for CRRC...read more



  • VR signs contract for ‘top of the line’ Stadler locomotives


    Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:22:15 +0000

    FINLAND: VR Group has formally signed a contract for preferred bidder Stadler to supply 60...read more



  • Costs rise as Auckland City Rail Link contract awarded


    Thu, 18 Apr 2019 09:35:38 +0000

    NEW ZEALAND: Project promoter CRL Ltd has selected the Link Alliance as preferred bidder for the...read more



  • Croatian infrastructure manager signs MoUs with Chinese companies


    Thu, 18 Apr 2019 08:00:00 +0000

    CROATIA: Infrastructure manager HŽ Infrastruktura signed memoranda of understanding with two...read more



  • UK railway news round-up


    Thu, 18 Apr 2019 05:00:00 +0000

    Network Rail recorded 619 balloon-related incidents in the past year, many involving helium...read more



  • Eurostar aims to reduce paper ticket use with Google Pay


    Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:40:56 +0000

    EUROPE: Eurostar passengers can now save paperless tickets on Google Pay, in what the cross-Channel...read more



  • Vossloh signs turnout framework deals worth €100m


    Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:38:21 +0000

    EUROPE: Vossloh has agreed multi-year framework deals for the supply of turnout components to...read more



  • ‘National Train’ EMUs on course for delivery this year


    Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:15:00 +0000

    TURKEY: State-owned passenger train manufacturer Tüvasaş expects to begin construction of the first...read more



  • Länderbahn awarded first Czech operating contract


    Wed, 17 Apr 2019 05:00:00 +0000

    CZECH REPUBLIC: The Ústí nad Labem regional authority has awarded Netinera subsidiary...read more



  • Firm orders for Hybrid PowerPacks


    Tue, 16 Apr 2019 15:23:32 +0000

    EUROPE: Contracts have been signed for Rolls-Royce to supply nine MTU Hybrid PowerPacks to...read more



  • Warri line cleared for passenger operation


    Tue, 16 Apr 2019 14:31:34 +0000

    NIGERIA: Federal Transport Minister Rotimi Amaechi has instructed Nigerian Railway Corp to start...read more