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News of the railway industry ○ Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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...

Bulgaria’s state-owned railway company BDZ has announced plans to launch a high-speed train...

Union Pacific Railroad will strengthen Wisconsin's transportation infrastructure by investing $...

Bombardier Transportation has signed a contract with Virgin Trains to extend the provision of...

Alstom, as part of a consortium, has been awarded a contract by Qatar Railways Company to supply...

Ukraine plans to start building of a railway line from the city of Lviv to the border with...

Pakistan Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has confirmed his promise to turn the department...

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 for intercity travel at 200 km/h.

Japan’s Mitsubishi Corp. has inked a deal with the metropolitan authorities of Istanbul to supply 21 trains to the new metro line in Turkey’s...

The Greenbrier Companies and Watco Companies recently announced a new company that will create a network of railcar repair shops. The 50/50 joint...

Crossrail recently started its shortest tunnel drive from Limmo Peninsula, beside Canning Town station, towards Victoria Dock Portal in east...

Bombardier Transportation has added a new European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) Level 2 high speed reference to its portfolio with the...

The European Commission has published the results of a Eurobarometer survey on urban public transport. According to the survey 69% of EU citizens...

Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, recently announced that its GSM-R solution has won...

Once completed, the $25 million station project will include the renovation of the U.S. Customhouse, a nationally-registered historic location,...

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...

London Bridge, one of Britain’s busiest stations, is being completely...

Deutsche Bahn CEO Grube introduced newly the competition report number 13....

A new study shows that seven Swedish cities plan to construct totally 120...

Bulgarian, Romanian and Hungarian state-run railways are currently in...

Croatia's Đuro Đaković Specijalna vozila, one of the companies making up...

Ningbo in China recently opened its first metro line. Line 1 is the first of...

The first Edinburgh tram to operate in the Scottish capital for 58 years...

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has allocated loans of EUR 130m and EUR...

The first metro line in city of Wuxi, China, started trial operation on May...

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London

22 Jul, 2014

North, Gentle breeze, 3.9 m/s17°C

0 mm precipitation

Pressure: 1022.3 hPa

Paris

22 Jul, 2014

North-northwest, Gentle breeze, 4.2 m/s17°C

0.2 mm precipitation

Pressure: 1019.4 hPa

Frankfurt am Main

22 Jul, 2014

North, Gentle breeze, 5.1 m/s21°C

0 mm precipitation

Pressure: 1013.0 hPa

New York

22 Jul, 2014

West, Light breeze, 1.7 m/s26°C

0 mm precipitation

Pressure: 1019.7 hPa

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