News of the railway industry ○ Tuesday, September 2, 2014

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VIA Rail Canada has inaugurated a newly renovated Park car featuring an accessible cabin designed for people with disabilities on its train (the...

Moscow metro has purchased 128 new rail cars since the beginning of the current year, according to press-service of the Moscow city government.

Plans to relink two track sections of historic railway in UK have taken a huge leap forward with permission granted for a bridge to span the gap...

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has approved a request by the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority to...

Balfour Beatty has been awarded work to design and implement £8 million of enhancements to Euston Station, London for Network Rail.

In order to improve safety and inform track upgrade works, France’s national railway company SNCF has used a mobile laser scanning system from 3D...

From 23 to 26 September 2014 Voith Engineering Services will be at InnoTrans in Berlin, the leading international trade fair for transport...

New order for 38 trams South Korean rolling stock maker Hyundai Rotem has obtained a 83.7 billion won ($81 million) order to supply tram cars to...

Turkey’s high-speed train link between Istanbul and Turkish capital Ankara has begun passenger service from Istanbul’s Pendik station. Around 7.5...

The number of passengers riding Deutsche Bahn trains rose in the first half of 2014.

About 60 kilometers of new subway lines will be built in Moscow during the period from 2015 to 2017, according to the city’s deputy mayor on urban...

Several U.S. railroad experts are assuming that the planned expansion of Tri-Rail service in Southern Florida would cause a commuters setback in...

Switzerland’s SBB Cargo and companies in the logistics and port industry sectors will establish a new enterprise that will operate the new Basel-...

The current Saudi rail line between Riyadh and Dammam Four gets new passenger trains in the beginning November this year.

Bombardier Transportation and the leasing company Akiem S.A. have signed a contract for the delivery of 10 Bombardier Traxx DC locomotives, with...

Local council planners approved newly the reconstruction of Ealing Broadway railway and tube station in west London.

Mosinzhproekt, one of Russia’s leading engineering companies, to invest up to 564.7 billion rubles (USD$19 billion) in the building of new...

On August 16, the first passenger train began to operate along a 253 km line from Lhasa west to the town of Xigaze, which is located in Tibet...

Poland’s Pomerania region has unveiled plans to acquire 34 new trains. The rolling stock will be deployed to the region’s urban light rail network...

ADIF Alta Velocidad has awarded the consortium of CAF Signalling, Revenga Ingenieros and FCC Industrial e Infraestructuras Energéticas a € 98.6m...

Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) is ordering a further nine Railjet trains from Siemens, with...

DB Schenker Rail has expanded its transport services to Turkey, a growth market, and now offers...

The Northern section of G:link, also known as the Gold Coast Light Rail, has opened in Australia...

More and more parts of the European railway network are becoming part of the standardised ETCS...

The UK Department of Transport has launched a study into potential Crossrail extension that...

Amtrak is investigating options to upgrading its on-board Wi-Fi service in the Northeast...

A groundbreaking ceremony for a new Virginia Railway Express (VRE) station recently took plance...

As of 2014, the Minneapolis – St Paul METRO system contains of three lines (Blue, Green, and Red...

The Dart or Dublin Area Rapid Transit, has newly celebrated its 30th birthday, transporting 500...

New underground rail line Cross River Rail is planned in Brisbane, Australia. The project...

As fourth-largest public transit organization in North America, Montreal transit system Société...

Quintiq, a global supplier of supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), recently...

ION is a new rapid transit system planned for the region of Waterloo, Canada. It will connect...

The construction of Detroit’s new M-1 rail line has begun. The streetcar line will stretch from...

Network Rail has been penalized lately. The company has to pay £53.1 million because the...

Rail Cargo Hungaria Zrt. and Zahony-Port entered a Cooperation framework agreement on the 64th...

Nippon Sharyo Manufacturing recently started their production of new passenger rail cars at the...

Helsinki City Transport Company HKL has good experience of the two new trams which have been...

"Investing in Russia" , an investment agency, which was established for the attraction of funds...

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has not yet taken a final decision on the reappointment of...

ZAO "Transmashholding", Russia’s largest producer of rolling stock together with RZD plans to implement a project for the building of the world's...

RZD needs additional 574 billion rubles (USD$20 billion) for the organization of heavy railway service on the Trans-Siberian and Baikal-Amur...

Chinese investors have expressed an interest in the participation in several large-scale projects in the field of railways in Russia, according to...

Latvijas dzelzcels, the main state-owned railway company in Latvia, plans to invest up to 220 million euros in the development of its...

DP World Vancouver will stop accepting U.S.-bound containers intended for direct transfer to rail, citing a lack of railcars to handle the surge...

JSC "Central Suburban Passenger Company", a suburban passenger company, which serves passengers in all areas of the Moscow railway line plans to...

The cargo volumes of the Estonian Railways are expected to sink by one fourth this year, at least partly due to the economic sanctions against...

Private financiers are starting to express interest in funding part of California's planned high-speed rail line, giving a kick to the $68 billion...

Thirty-five locomotives once owned by the railroad responsible for last year’s deadly derailment in Lac-Megantic, Quebec have been sold at an...

The volume of losses of Ukranian Railways, Ukraine’s railway operator, will reach more than UAH 3 billion (over $250 million) this year, according...

Swiss train company Rhaetische Bahn has announced that a local train has derailed in the eastern parts of Switzerland. According to initial...

Though the construction on this new Canadian Metro Line was completed on time, it's taking longer than expected for the signaling contractor to...

Poland’s largest railway freight operator PKP Cargo has acquired regulatory approval for operations in Lithuania, the company announced newly in a...

The German states of Berlin and Brandenburg have proclaimed their intention to directly award DB subsidiary S-Bahn Berlin GmbH an temporary...

According to the recent rail outlook study from German transport research Institute, SCI Verkehr GmbH “Rail Transport Markets – Global Market...

The Lithuanian government will oblige all cargo handlers to provide preliminary information about cargo carried by rail, including Russia, to the...

The Czech Railways bought newly 14 new trains to run on longer domestic routes, the company proclaimed in a press release. The contract for the...

Thailand's military government sanctioned a vast budget to promote the country's railways with high-speed rail that would eventually link with...

The Czech government has announced plans to launch works on setting up the...

Russian government has signed an agreement with the Vietnamese government...

RZD together with Deutsche Bahn plan to participate in the projects for...

RZD is close for signing an agreement with the government of Iran for...

Swiss Stadler Bussnang AG won a tender for the supply of new commuter rails...

Uralvagonzavod (UVZ), Russia’s largest producer of rolling stock, plans to...

The government of Belarus has reserved a corridor for the construction of a...

The volume of private investments in the building of the Baikal-Amur...

Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed the government to take a...

Russian RZD is still interested in the acquisition of the Greek railway...

The level of localization of production of Russian Ural Locomotives, (a...

Up to 250 km of railways will be built in Moscow by 2020, according to Marat...

Chinese Corporation for Trade and Economic Cooperation and the Latvian Belam...

The production of freight rail cars in Ukraine continues to be in crisis. In...

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin decided to dismiss Ivan Besedin from the post...

State-run China Railway Signal & Communication Corporation (CRSC) has...

The project is part of a greater plan to expand public transportation in...

Alstom and NTL are rejoicing the delivery of the first car to the Ayacucho...

As part of the upcoming $203 million Wilson Station Reconstruction Project,...

The railway line from Kemi to the station in Kolari in Finnish Lapland has...

The Labour leader Ed Milliband declared recently that his party would let...

After more than four years of planning, environmental analysis, technical...

Historic Eads BridgeA three-year ARRA-funded project to preserve a St. Louis...

Construction of the tunnel began in 2009 and the link extension is expected...

There is outspoken wish among the commuters in U.S. state of Louisiana to...

RZD has signed an agreement with ZAO "Transmashholding", Russia’s largest...

Disconnectors DM1130/13 from Munich located Schaltbau have passed the...

Braunschweigs first low-floor Tramino tram has arrived from the Solaris Bus...

The construction of the first phase of the Luxemburg’s light rail network,...

Swiss Stadler Rail Group has successfully completed the delivery of the 38...

Evraz, a Russian metals producer and one of the country’s largest...

The UK and China plan to strengthen cooperation in the field of high-speed...

Bulgarian Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications...

The Czech Railway Infrastructure Administration (SZDC) has purchased natural...

BNSF has recently inaugurated its Big Lift automotive facility in Littleton...

Men tend to see railway lines as part of the transport infrastructure. For...

France is facing a period of complex restructuring of its rail sector,...

According to a new report from MEED Insight, billions of dollars are being...

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