News of the railway industry ○ Tuesday, July 29, 2014

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Bulgarian Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Danail Papazov said that Deutsche Bahn is to form a partnership with...

The Czech Railway Infrastructure Administration (SZDC) has purchased natural gas for its central headquarters, seven regional headquarters (in...

The area surrounding Shinagawa Station and Tamachi Station is rising in importance as a transport hub connecting the Tokyo Metropolitan Area with...

BNSF has recently inaugurated its Big Lift automotive facility in Littleton, Colorado. The facility has has 2,200 parking bays for holding new...

Men tend to see railway lines as part of the transport infrastructure. For animals it is part of their environment, familiar, but potentially very...

Eurostar, the high speed rail service between the UK and mainland Europe, recently reported continued growth in both passenger volumes and sales...

France is facing a period of complex restructuring of its rail sector, intended to set the scene for a healthier future. Government plans will see...

According to a new report from MEED Insight, billions of dollars are being invested in rail and metro projects for the first time across the Mena...

Bombardier Transportation recently celebrated the official opening of its new Bogie Technical Centre in Siegen, Germany.

On 23 September, when InnoTrans 2014, the international trade fair for transport technology opens its doors, more than 2,700 exhibitors from 51...

Swiss Stadler Rail has established a new joint venture in Azerbaijan with local company International Railway Distribution LLC following the...

Transport for London has choosen MTR Corporation (Crossrail) Limited as operator for Crossrail, the new railway that runs from east to west London...

Romanian company Metrorex has purchased new trains from Spanish CAF. The whole deal stretched to EUR 97 million. New trains started to run on the...

A train trip from Romania’s capital Bucharest to the seaside resort Constanta now only takes two hours, according to a statement of the national...

According to Indian Railways, soon it will begin to operate with high-speed bullet trains to connect the country's major cities. The funding is...

Poland’s regional tram operator Silesian Tramways (TS) has awarded a deal for the supply of 12 low-floor trams to local rolling stock producer...

The company Huawei has received the assignment to install the eLTE urban communication system on the Addis Ababa Light Rail Transit in Ethiopia....

German Railway Industry Association (VDB) remarked recently the new German rail approval procedures.

Wroclaw is planning to purchase new single-direction and low-floor trams under an investment estimated to be worth about PLN 100 million ($32...

German Siemens, French Alstom and Canadian Bombardier plan to participate in the tender for the supply of a system of signals and interlocking to...

Russia plans to stop production of outdated models of rail cars, according to Nikolai Bochkarev...

The day after the accident in the Moscow metro, which resulted in 22 casualties and over 100...

Ukranian Railways, Ukraine’s national railway carrier, plans to invest up to 8.2 billion hryvnia...

Latvian UVZ Baltija, one of Latvia’s largest machine-building companies and a subsidiary of...

Nokia supports train operators to improve operational safety and efficiency. The company evolves...

At least 12 people have died and more than 100 was injured when a subway train in Moscow...

Several rail improvements for Cornwall have been announced by the British Prime Minister.

South Africa acquires 3600 new train coaches in the next 15 years. This is creating hundreds of...

Poland’s regional train operator Mazovia Railways (KM) has launched a tender to acquire 12 five-...

New York´s subway line number 7 extension has now passed its completion date with six month....

The Japan International Contributory Agency begins the technical study of the Gurgaon-Manesar-...

Slovak municipality Košice has awarded a contract to construct a new tram line to a consortium...

The Macedonian Ministry of Transport and Communications has signed a deal with China’s rolling...

Detroit city council recently approved the M-1 Rail Line (also known as the Woodward Avenue...

Balfour Beatty has been awarded a £16 million Crossrail contract by Network Rail Infrastructure...

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is investing in the modernisation of...

The first completed Class 700 Desiro City train, designed and built by Siemens for Thameslink,...

The Norfolk Southern Operation Lifesaver safety train aims to raise public awareness about being...

East Japan Railway Co. recently unveiled the designs for a ultra-luxury train that’s slated to...

Bombardier Transportation and the leasing company Railpool have signed a framework agreement for...

The Swedish railway agency Trafikverket will replace its current railway switch standards UIC60 and BV50 with the new 60E standard.

Bulgaria’s state-owned railway company BDZ has announced plans to launch a high-speed train connection between Varna, in the country’s eastern...

Union Pacific Railroad will strengthen Wisconsin's transportation infrastructure by investing $11 million in the rail line between Rusk and near...

Bombardier Transportation has signed a contract with Virgin Trains to extend the provision of maintenance of its Super Voyager fleet operating on...

Alstom, as part of a consortium, has been awarded a contract by Qatar Railways Company to supply a turnkey tramway system for a 4-line tram...

Ukraine plans to start building of a railway line from the city of Lviv to the border with Poland, according to Maxim Bourbak, Ukraine’s Ministry...

Pakistan Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has confirmed his promise to turn the department into profitable entity, ruling out the...

Transport minister Baroness Kramer stayed at Huyton and Roby stations to see how more than £1 billion of investment will transform rail journeys...

Russian RZD has signed an agreement of cooperation with the country’s nuclear giant Rosatom.

The Rail Baltica key-section is at stake now. Modernisation works were launched on Tłuszcz – Szewnica section. It is a part of the 1st stage of...

City of Phoenix prolongs the Northwest Metro Light Rail, which today is a 32 km light rail line operating in the U.S. state of Arizona. The Valley...

China, Russia, Canada and the US are considering implementing a giant project, which involves building high-speed railway line, that will connect...

Bucharest-based metro operator Metrorex is planning to hold a tender worth of about RON 856 million (€195 million) plus VAT for performing...

In support of its customers' growing needs for truck-competitive service between western U.S. markets and Chicago, Union Pacific recently has...

Russia, North Korea and South Korea have reached an agreement on the extension of the Trans-Siberian railway, the world’s longest railway, which...

The Amtrak program to modernize its long-distance train equipment has advanced to a key milestone as the first of four new passenger car types is...

The Durchmesserline cross-city line though Zürich recently started passenger service. The tunnel is expected to increase capacity, and offers a...

Passenger rail services between Russia and Ukraine have fallen by 70% over the past three months, according to Mikhail Akulov, RZD’s vice-...

Bombardier Transportation has unveiled its high comfort Omneo Premium train...

Japan’s Mitsubishi Corp. has inked a deal with the metropolitan authorities...

The Greenbrier Companies and Watco Companies recently announced a new...

Crossrail recently started its shortest tunnel drive from Limmo Peninsula,...

Bombardier Transportation has added a new European Rail Traffic Management...

The European Commission has published the results of a Eurobarometer survey...

Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT)...

Once completed, the $25 million station project will include the renovation...

CEO´s of European rail freight companies and European rail infrastructure...

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited has announced that it intends to purchase...

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA...

Brighton & Hove City Council has won a successful first round bid from...

Union Pacific Railroad received the 2013 Award for Logistics Excellence in...

The Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council achieved in Brussels, a...

Indian Railways transported 180.63 M Tons Cargo in April-May 2014.

The European Commission has approved an investment grant worth some €409.5...

Vyksysnky Melals Plant, one of Russia’s largest metals plants, based in the...

Luganskteplovoz, Ukraine’s flagship producer of locomotives and multiple...

Finnish rail operator VR published an invitation to the tender for the...

The Russian government currently has no plans for localization of production...

The government of Azerbaijan has signed an agreement with Swiss Stadler Rail...

The Russian government plans to invest up to RUB 950 billion (USD$28 billion...

The governments of Armenia and Iran plan to invest up to USD$3,5 billion in...

Vladimir Yakunin, head of Russian railway monopoly RZD, may leave the...

Moscow metro plans to purchase up to 104 trains during the period of 2014-...

Russian RZD together with the government of Mongolia plans to invest up to...

Polish locomotive producer Newag Gliwice has signed a deal with Croatian...

On 4 June, CEOs of European rail freight companies and European rail...

The Czech Railway Infrastructure Administration, state organisation (SŽDC)...

Saudi Railway Company (SAR) has invited prequalification bids for the...

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 268 million to the manager...

Canada Transport Minister Lisa Raitt has proposed new regulations to...

Recently, Alstom introduced the Coradia Liner V200, its latest, innovative...

In early June, a new refrigerated boxcar service was officially launched in...

Mumbai metro system's first line entered operation recently. Mumbai Metro...

STIF, Paris regional transport authority, has decided to make an order for...

Polish rolling stock manufacturer Newag has signed a contract with the...

These 626 new carriages make up around half of the Sydney Trains fleet, and...

Aimed at reducing the number of incidents at level crossings involving...

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