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News of the railway industry ○ Thursday, April 2, 2015

China CNR Corp, one of China's largest producers of locomotives, plans to participate in the...

Uzbekistan Railways, Uzbek national rail carrier, has officially started implementation of the...

Spain’s rolling stock maker Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) has obtained an...

The Siemens Charger is a diesel-electric locomotive designed by Siemens Mobility, intended to...

Workforces of Amtrak, the publically-funded railroad service, earned themselves a round of...

Railcare Sweden Ltd has signed a 5-year contract with Network Rail, the manager of almost all...

Bombardier Transportation has delivered the last of 220 Flexity trams built for the Brussels...

The FirstGroup and UK Department for Transport (DfT) signed a contract concerning TransPennine...

The Greenbrier Companies recently announced that it received new orders in its second quarter...

The Russian National Wealth Fund (NWF), Russia's sovereign wealth fund, plans to provide up to...

Alstom has started manufacturing Kochi Metro coaches at its Sri City facility in India. The...

Polish rolling stock maker PESA Bydgoszcz has expanded its production facility with the aim of...

Swiss Federal Railways signed contracts totaling SFr136m a year for the lease of 65 tampers,...

Between Alstom Transport and the municipality of Calw in the German Land of Baden-Württemberg a...

The governments of Hungary and Austria have unveiled plans to launch two rail modernisation...

Recently, State JSC Latvijas dzelzceļš opened the second rail track on the Skrīveri-Krustpils...

After one final blast, at exactly 12:00 noon today, Tuesday, March 17, 2015, the miners in the...

India plans to invest up to US$138 billion in the development of national railways over the...

In a bid to strengthen position in the international transport technology and service domain,...

The Russian government, together with national railway carrier RZD, continue tests of Ermak...

The government of Ukraine plans to allow the use of private locomotives on the national railway infrarstructure during the next several years,...

RZD International, RZD’subsidiary for overseas projects, has officially started modernization of the northern parts of the Trans-European...

Serbian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure Zorana Mihajlovic has announced plans by the government...

German Siemens, together with Russian Sinara, will continue the production of locomotives for RZD at the capacities of their Russian joint venture...

L&T Infotech has received a new contract worth USD 10 million to integrate business functions of Rail Vikas Nigam (RVNL), a PSU under the...

Talgo has received a new contract worth more than USD 200 million to supply six trains with 13 coaches to Saudi Railways Organization (SRO).

Business leaders say new station would have huge impact on Baltic Triangle and proposed Cains brewery village

Upgraded rail line between London and Thanet intended to cut journey times. Network Rail and government funds aim to pay for major upgrade to...

Efforts to reestablish a passenger rail line between Orlando and New Orleans received a nod from Congress last week as representatives approved a...

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has criticized RZD, the national railway carrier, for unclear tariff policy and the existing problems with the...

The newly built railway track between Madhu Road and Talai Mannar Pier covering a distance of 63 kms was commissioned to the public use of Sri...

The planned Californian so called bullet train path is going to cut through several farmlands.

Harsco Corporation recently announced the acquisition of Protran Technology, a US based firm involved in the design and production of safety...

Alstom recently signed a contract worth EUR 2 million with Empresa de Trens Urbanos de Porto Alegre (Trensurb) to provide preventive maintenance...

Novocherkassk Electric Locomotive Plant, one of Russia’s largest producers of electric locomotives, plans to fire up to 900 workers by June, 1...

Russian RZD has signed an agreement with Transmashholding, Russia’s leading producer of rolling stock and Ural Locomotives on the supply of...

Krakow City Transport has started testing its new energy-efficient Solaris Tramino trams, with a three-month trial phase now ongoing on the city’s...

The Finnish government has applied for funds from the TEN-T programme for several railway projects, including 12.2 million euros for the planning...

The global rail market offers huge opportunities for big data technology providers.

Municipally-owned operator Metrorex has awarded an order for 43 six-car trains with an option for a further eight units to Spanish rolling stock...

BNSF recently announced that its 2015 capital program for its operations in...

Hitachi Rail Europe and Abellio announce that they have signed a contract...

According to the newly released report "Rolling Stock Market by Rolling...

Thales will provide a fully integrated solution for supervision,...

Recently, the Alstom Coradia Lint trains delivered to OC Transpo entered...

Mongolia plans to build a new rail line, bypassing Russia, for the transit...

Slovakia’s state-run rail freight operator ZSSK Cargo has sold 12,000 rail...

India’s Ministry of Railways has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)...

Japan’s Sumitomo and Nippon Sharyo has received a new contract worth JPY 13...

Evraz, one of Russia’s largest metal producers, has completed production of...

Mr Dan M. Costescu was appointed Director General of the National Railway...

The European Investment Bank (EIB) granted four loans totalling more than...

Ukranian national railway operator Ukranian Railways is considering a...

Kiruna Wagon has been selected to develop Europe’s next generation of bulk...

Chinese and Japanese companies to bid for the contracts, for the building of...

Uralvagonzavod, one of Russia’s largest producers of rolling stock, plans to...

Ukrainian national railway operator Ukranian Railways plans a significant...

Bombardier Transportation and the Stockholm Traffic Administration presented...

The government of Greece has postponed tenders for the sale of the national...

On Monday, an Amtrak train derailed in North Carolina after hitting a truck...

Swiss manufacturer Stadler Rail and Hungary’s state-owned rolling stock...

The first eight of the 16 rakes of the new Bombardier make trains are...

Prototype battery-powered ‘IPEMU’ carried passengers for first time. For the...

A long-standing disagreement between the City of Ottawa and the National...

Deutsche Bahn’s station management business unit DB Station & Service...

The Romanian government has unveiled plans to allocate at least €890 million...

The Company CSR Qingdao Sifang of China is about to deliver the first four-...

The EU's TEN-T Programme will co-finance with over €1 million studies for...

Training, technology and investments helped Union Pacific improve safety in...

Finland’s Prime Minister Alexander Stubb has newly revealed that the...

Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway...

Alstom has inaugurated a new production line for Citadis trams at its...

Eress organisation has announced that SNCF (Société nationale des chemins de...

Six companies in the railway industry - Alstom Transport, Bombardier...

A strong Christmas sales period, coupled with consistent October and...

The Canadian fund manager Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is...

The government of Latvia plans to allocate up to 400 million euros in the...

Russian RZD to receive 60.2 billion rubles (US$1 billion) from the National...

Alstom Pendolino, Alstom’s high speed train, has successfully covered one...

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