News of the railway industry ○ Wednesday, November 26, 2014

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China has opened the world's longest train journey, crossing the whole of Central Asia and Europe writes Digital Journal.Labeled the new Silk Road...

Plans for a new station in Broadway in Great Britain have been approved. Work has begun to prolong a heritage railway after a public donations...

In a bid to meet increasing demand for urban transit, Singapore’s Land Transit Authority (LTA) recently announced the launch of first two new...

Ukrzaliznytsya, Ukraine’s national railway operator, posted significant losses in the segment of passenger railway transportations for the 10...

The British West Midlands Unified Transport Authority and the Rail Delivery Group are recommending that HS2 should be linked to the existing...

Building of a new high-speed railway line between Moscow and Beijing only on the territory of Russia will require 2.5-2.8 trillion rubles (US$60...

Vietnam Railways (VNR) officially launched its e-ticket booking system at the Hanoi Railways Station on November 21.

Swiss Stadler Rail Group has officially commissioned a new enterprise for the production of railway transport in Belarus, according to the company...

Alstom has been awarded a contract worth over 230 million EUR by Metrolinx, the regional transportation agency for the Greater Toronto and...

Recently, an Alstom-supplied tram was inaugurated in Dubai, UAE. This first tramway in the entire Gulf region is expected to serve about 27,000...

Norfolk Southern Corp. (NS) and the Delaware & Hudson Railway Co. (D&H), a subsidiary of Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) recently announced...

Alstom, leader of a consortium composed of Alcatel Lucent Romania and Pas 97 Impex, will supply the Romania national railway company (CFR S.A.)...

Bulgarian Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski has unveiled plans to relaunch the privatisation of...

China is working hard to build railways across the world, and has recently concluded a multi-billion dollar deal. China’s CRCC will build a 1400...

Canada’s Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt yesterday announced new regulations to enhance railway safety oversight in Canada.

Russian RZD has no plans to increase the volume of loans and credits in its debt portfolio in 2015, according to the company.

Japan’s recently unveiled maglev train will be the world’s fastest subway. Currently, world’s fastest passenger train is Shanghai’s maglev, which...

TramRus LLC, a joint venture of Alstom and its partner Transmashholding (TMH), signed a contract to supply St.Petersburg with 3 low-floor trams in...

A new underwater railway tunnel will soon connect England and Ireland, according to some UK media reports. It is planned that the new tunnel will...

The government of India has appointed Suresh Prabhu as the new Minister of Railways effective 10 November. In a meeting with media persons, Prabhu...

Russian RZD posted a net loss of almost 24 billion rubles (US$700 million) for the first nine...

Bombardier Transportation has signed a contract to deliver 27 new four-car trains for Govia...

Finmeccanica informs that - on schedule - it received the offer of Hitachi Ltd., one of the two...

The share of RZD in the national market of cargo transportations will decline from the current...

Moldova’s state-run railway company Calea Ferata din Moldova (CFM) has secured an investment...

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Ministry of Railways, Government...

Germany plans to start deliveries of materials and technology, including railways for the...

Russian RZD experiences a shortage of funds for the implementation of its investment program...

Chinese central government's increase its efforts to promote economic development in restive...

Tender for purchase of 17 train sets was proclaimed recently by Izmir Municipality of Turkey....

EBRD and its partners are supporting Moldovan railway on track with 52.5 B EUR Credit: Bank co-...

German Siemens plans to invest 60 million euros in the expansion of depots for the services of...

The construction industry in London and the South of England has a positive future. Richard...

Skanska has signed a contract with the Swedish Transport Administration to expand a section of...

An international consortium of Chilean Empresas Navieras SA, the Japanese Mitsubishi Corporation...

The Canadian Georgetown South (GTS) Project rail transit expansion in Toronto is one of the...

China’s Shanghai Railway Bureau has teamed up with US firm Ruckus Wireless to introduce Ruckus...

The government of Uzbekistan plans to launch a new electrified railway line Angren-Pap, which is...

The EU's TEN-T Programme will back with over €1 million studies on improving and extending the...

Evraz, one of Russia’s largest metallurgical holdings and the country’s largest rails’producer,...

Australian state of Victoria will get new trains and trams under a $3.9 billion plan that will create 3500 jobs if the Liberals are re-elected.

The Russian Ministry of Transport has developed a new strategy for the development of rail transport in Russia until 2030. As part of the strategy...

The Ukrainian government plans to impose duties on the imports of railway equipment and locomotives from Russia, according to an official...

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation and CSR Nanjing Puzhen Co. Ltd (CSR Puzhen), two of the world’s largest rail suppliers, have...

Alstom has been awarded a contract worth €85 million from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to supply 25 advanced metros to Kochi Metro Rail...

Hungary’s passenger carrier MÁV-Start has unveiled plans to acquire 21 electric multiple units (EMUs). Under the plan, the trains are to enter...

ABB has won orders worth around $16 million to supply traction substations and auxiliary power supply for a new rail corridor in Ethiopia.

A consortium of South Korean companies, among which are POSCO, Korail and Hyundai Merchant Marine, are considering participating in the project...

In spring 2013, the Austrian rail operator ÖBB ordered new trains for local and regional services from Siemens.

In a new report earlier this year, during the Congress Future of Rail 2050, the ARUP unveiled their vision of the future of rail travel in light...

Numerous organizations in Assam's Hill district of Dima Hasao in India have advised railway authorities to protect the century-old meter gauge...

Belmond Ltd, a global multinational of luxury hotel and travel adventures, has bought ten carriages from Irish Rail and they plan to transform...

Russian RZD is considering resuming implementation of the project for the building of a railway line in Libya and is looking for ways to...

he Chinese company was likely to build the Eilat railroad line through Negev desert in Southern Israel.

The north MSP (Member of Scottish Parliament) in has called for providing a rail link at Inverness Airport to be given a higher priority....

Detroit-based tram operator M-1 Rail has handed a $30 million contract for the supply of new trams to Czech Republic’s rolling stock marker Inekon...

The high-speed rail project in Mexico has faced opposition from local lawmakers.

The EU's TEN-T Programme will co-finance with almost €1 million a study on improving the East Coast rail line near Sundsvall in Sweden. The...

The municipal authorities of Rzeszo have unveiled plans to build a new...

Between 1 April and 30 September 2014, Alstom booked a record €6.4 billion...

Around 15,000 people get killed in India every year due to 'trespassing' on...

Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has received...

Newly published case study presents how the China Railway Corporation (CRC...

Transport ministers of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia have signed a document...

The city of Wellington rejected light rail. This kind of commuter transit is...

Rail industry suppliers are demonstrating strong confidence in their long-...

In a bid to reduce diesel consumption, Indian Railways is planning to use...

Katy Gallagher, Canberra mother of 3 who is also Australian Capital...

The British Government's plan to create a "Northern Powerhouse", which aims...

The Company RATP Dev contributes with its expertise to service of Manila...

A Chinese-led consortium will build a high-speed passenger rail link between...

The level of profitability of Russian RZD since 2007 has decreased from 22...

The Greenbrier Companies recently reported financial results for its fourth...

Bulgaria and Macedonia are planning to launch a new rail line between the...

Metsä Group is planning to invest over one billion euros in the building of...

The first high-speed train between Delhi and Agra in India expected to run...

German train drivers Union GDLs is going to start another nationwide strike...

Revenue of the Ukrainian railway transport during the period of January-...

The unprecedented level of rail congestion in Chicago is causing major...

The transfer of Areva TA’s Command & Control for Transportation (CCT)...

Total investments in the modernization of the North Korean railway line may...

China’s National Development and Reform Commission has given a green light...

Recently the government closed an $865 million financing package that funds...

The Ukranian government is considering building a new railway line for the...

With the beginning of the new EU funding programme for 2014-2020, a...

According to Last news Ombudsman of the press-center of the Belarusian...

he Slovakian government made a bold move today by approving free rail...

A New York construction company has been given the $58.8 million contract to...

Diesel Loco Modernization Works (DMW), a unit of Indian Railways, is...

Russian railway monopoly RZD has announced its plans to invest up to RUB 80...

The U.S. state Pennsylvania Department of Transportation gave three million...

Indian Railways recently launched the Wifi facility at Bangalore City...

Eurostar, the operator of the cross-channel high speed rail service between...

CAF will deliver trainsets for NS, the national passenger operator in the...

RZD plans to reduce the load of its activities on the environment by 2 times...

The President of the Association of American Railroads (AAR) recently said...

Freight rail contributes at least $28.5 billion to the Washington state...

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