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  • Serbian infrastructure contracts signed during Putin visit


    Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:14:21 +0000

    SERBIA: Further agreements for Russian Railways to support the modernisation of the Serbian rail...read more



  • Belarus orders more Flirts


    Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:07:14 +0000

    BELARUS: Stadler announced on January 17 that it had received an order from Belarussian national...read more



  • Jeremy Vine to host 21st Rail Business Awards


    Fri, 18 Jan 2019 12:02:46 +0000

    UK: The rail industry is gearing up for the 21st Rail Business Awards which take place at the...read more



  • DB Cargo signs 100 locomotive framework deal


    Fri, 18 Jan 2019 10:53:10 +0000

    GERMANY: DB Cargo and Siemens Mobility announced the signing of a framework agreement covering up...read more



  • Slovakian passenger service reinstated


    Fri, 18 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000

    SLOVAKIA: Passenger services on regional Line 153 running 74 km south from Zvolen to Šahy on...read more



  • Railway supply industry news round-up


    Fri, 18 Jan 2019 06:00:00 +0000

    Strukton Rail increased its stake in the Italian rail contractor CLF Group from 60% to 100% with...read more



  • DB sets out five-point improvement plan


    Thu, 17 Jan 2019 16:53:33 +0000

    GERMANY: Passengers travelling with Deutsche Bahn can expect to see better punctuality and...read more



  • Machine vision to support autonomous trains


    Thu, 17 Jan 2019 16:05:21 +0000

    CHINA: US-based visual perception technology company PerceptIn has worked with rolling stock...read more



  • Modi inaugurates Odisha enhancement works


    Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:39:46 +0000

    INDIA: Visiting the eastern state of Odisha on January 15, Prime Minister Narendra Modi formally...read more



  • Ermewa buys intermodal wagon fleet


    Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000

    EUROPE: SNCF’s wagon leasing subsidiary Ermewa announced on January 14 that it had acquired the...read more



  • UK railway news round-up


    Thu, 17 Jan 2019 06:00:00 +0000

    The West Midlands Rail Executive group of 16 local authorities published its Rail Investment...read more



  • Taiwan orders 50 inter-city trainsets


    Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:30:30 +0000

    TAIWAN: A NT$44·3bn contract for Hitachi to supply 50 12-car inter-city trainsets was signed by...read more



  • Shift2Rail publishes 2019 call for proposals


    Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:42:10 +0000

    EUROPE: The Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking issued its 2019 call for proposals on January 16, with...read more



  • State approves Bangalore suburban rail network


    Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:01:00 +0000

    INDIA: The Karnataka state cabinet has approved a four-route suburban railway network planned for...read more



  • Alstom joint venture to maintain RENFE trainsets


    Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:00:00 +0000

    SPAIN: National operator RENFE has renewed three contracts for Alstom to undertake the full...read more



  • Eurotunnel calls for clarity on post-Brexit border


    Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:59:34 +0000

    EUROPE: Channel Tunnel concessionaire Eurotunnel has called on political leaders to clarify...read more



  • Bangladesh Railway orders Progress Rail locomotives


    Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:46:28 +0000

    BANGLADESH: A contract for Progress Rail to supply 40 diesel locomotives was signed by Bangladesh...read more



  • Poland upgrades border facilities to handle Eurasian freight boom


    Wed, 16 Jan 2019 06:00:00 +0000

    EUROPE: Polish infrastructure manager PKP PLK has called tenders for the design of a planned...read more



  • Alstom train makes first run in Dakar


    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:45:14 +0000

    SENEGAL: President Macky Sall was among the invited guests who joined the first test run of an...read more



  • Wabtec and GE Transportation expect to merge in first quarter


    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 10:19:30 +0000

    USA: The US Department of Justice has closed its review of the pending merger of Wabtec and GE...read more



  • Work starts on Mandalay – Kunming study


    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 09:47:41 +0000

    MYANMAR: A joint team of local and Chinese engineers has started work on ground surveys to finalise...read more



  • Wheelchair ramp on test


    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 06:00:00 +0000

    UK: Greater Anglia has worked with design consultancy Trainways and manufacturer Portaramp to test...read more



  • ČD buys ex-DB GTW DMUs


    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 06:00:00 +0000

    CZECH REPUBLIC: National operator ČD has purchased 12 second-hand Stadler GTW2/6 two-car diesel...read more



  • Paris RER Line A refurbishment contract awarded


    Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:43:41 +0000

    FRANCE: Île-de-France Mobilités and RATP have signed a €121·3m contract for CAF to refurbish the 43...read more



  • Narrow gauge DMU contract signed


    Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:42:03 +0000

    ITALY: Ferrovie Appulo Lucane has awarded Stadler a €22·8m contract to supply four three-car 950 mm...read more



  • Contract signed for first stage of new line in southern Poland


    Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:24:59 +0000

    POLAND: Infrastructure manager PKP PLK signed a 180m złoty contract at Podłęże station on January 7...read more



  • World rail freight news round-up


    Mon, 14 Jan 2019 06:00:00 +0000

    Italian infrastructure manager RFI has completed a €2·1m remodelling of Monfalcone station on the...read more



  • Co-operation to promote Eurasian rail freight


    Sun, 13 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0000

    INTERNATIONAL: The International Union of Railways and freight association FERRMED signed a...read more



  • Dangerous goods regulations updated


    Sat, 12 Jan 2019 06:00:00 +0000

    INTERNATIONAL: The latest version of the Regulation concerning the International Carriage of...read more



  • Competitive Freight Wagon deployment to be planned


    Fri, 11 Jan 2019 14:08:47 +0000

    EUROPE: Wagon leasing company Ermewa is to draw up a deployment concept for innovative wagons to...read more