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News of the railway industry ○ Monday, April 27, 2015

Central Japan Railway Co (JR Tokai) announces that its new ultra-high speed magnetic levitation...

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day (April 16), Chicago law firm Much Shelist, along with...

The governments of Iran and Iraq have signed an agreement for the building of a new railway line...

Nizhny Tagil Metallurgical Plant (which is part of Evraz), plans to invest up to US$300 million...

Following 4 successful editions, conference organiser Europoint will launch the 5th...

Virginia Railway Express is opening a new Northern Virginia station this summer, marking the...

Canadian National Railway (CN) has announced plans to invest approximately CAD 500 million to...

This year the Swedish Government wants to invest 66 million euros to improve rail maintenance....

Hit Rail b.v. and Raildata, two of Europe’s leading railway organisations in the promotion of...

TDSi, an integrated security solutions manufacturer based in the UK, has signed a five year...

Poland’s railway network operator PKP PLK has handed a contract worth PLN 282 million ($76...

France’s Angers municipality is planning to allocate €245 million to set up its second tram line...

A major overhaul of Hayes & Harlington station has been decided by Hillingdon city council....

Rail operator Deutsche Bahn has until 3 pm on Friday to respond to demands from the Train...

Major improvements to West Drayton station as part of the Crossrail programme have been agreed...

Estonian private operator Go Rail, which runs the passenger trin connection Tallinn – Moscow and...

The Cermak-McCormick Place station on the Green Line of Chicago 'L' rapid transit system was...

Employees of Gysev Cargo Zrt. will in the future be able to participate in a high-level course...

Transport for London (TfL) has started the selection process of the next train operator to run...

Amtrak received recognition for workplace excellence by earning a spot in Forbes magazine’s...

Agnès Ogier, CEO of Thalys, Jo Cornu, CEO of SNCB, and Rachel Picard, Managing Director of Voyages SNCF, recently signed the agreements to...

A new ferry complex is to be built in the port of Kuryk in Kazakhstan on the Caspian Sea, as part of the country’s new “Nurly zhol” economic...

The Alstom Citadis trams of the Toulouse conurbation will from now on link the airport of Toulouse Blagnac to the centre of Toulouse.

Russia may provide large credits to Greece in exchange for some of the country’s rail assets, according to results of a recent visit to Moscow of...

Ukranian Railways, Ukraine’s national railway operator, posted a 24.5% decline of rail cargo transportations in the first quarter of the current...

The production of rail cars in Russia since the beginning of the current year has declined by 56%, compared to the same period of last year,...

Russian RZD is considering a proposal of China to invest about 300 billion rubles (US$7 billion ) in the building of Moscow-Kazan high-speed rail...

Russian Railways Logistics recently acquired a 50 percent stake in Liepajas naftas transits (LNT), a Latvian rail freight company.

France’s Thales has obtained a €17 million tram contract in Taiwan.

The municipal authorities of Bordeaux have placed an order for a further five Citadis trams from French manufacturer Alstom.

GE Transportation has completed the first production test of its GE Evolution Series Tier 4 engine.

China CNR Corporation has received a new contract to supply 17 train sets to Turkey’s Izmir Metropolitan Municipality.

A draft strategy for the development of the Bulgarian rail network in 2015-22 and the restructuring of state railway company Holding BDZ was...

Mexican company Ferromex has taken delivery of the first 10 of a batch of 19 additional Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACe locomotives ordered last...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Germany recently on the second leg of a three-nation tour during which he searched Germany’s support for his...

Economic experts say Bombardier's rail division could be worth roughly $4.6 billion.

Violent aggressiveness against German train staff increased by 25 percent in 2014, according to rail operator Deutsche Bahn (DB), although there...

New generation of electric multiple-unit prototype is recently unveiled by East Japan Railway to operate the company´s 1 067 mm gauge Yamanote...

Federal Way Link Extension is a planned southern extension of the Central Link light rail line, spanning 7.6 miles (12.2 km) from Sea-Tac Airport...

The extended sector of the metro line stretches 15km and includes seven stations, reports state news agency WAM.

Japan's transport authorities have ordered a railway operator to improve its...

The Russian government plans to create conditions for the increase of...

China's state-owned China Railway plans to take part in the tender for the...

The share of production of innovative rail cars in Russia remains small,...

More than 11 billion rubles (US$200 million) were generated by RZD from the...

Shanghai Alstom Transport Co, (SATCO), a joint venture of Alstom and...

The first of Virgins First Class Pendolino carriages, which have been...

The German government will provide a US$500 million loan to Ukraine for the...

Czech firm Inekon delivered recently a prototype low-floor tram with off-...

The Spanish Ministry of Development presented in March several proposals...

Russian metals company Evraz plans to start rail exports to Europe in 2016,...

The government of Ukraine is designing a new law "On railway transport",...

China is offering to build a rail link to rival the almost century-old...

The Colombian National Agency of Infrastructure (ANI) is interested in...

The demand for passenger and freight rail cars in Russia is estimated at...

Clear signs indicate, according to company Finavia, the way from trains to...

Kazakh Railways (KTZ) has commissioned KZ4AT passenger locomotive, jointly...

In a bid to strengthen railway telecommunications, Algerian railways...

Nanjing Metro line number 3 started operation on 1 April 2015 and is 44.1...

The Ugandan share of the new Standard Gauge Railway project between Kenya,...

The municipal council of Saint-Etienne has voted in favour of setting up the...

Miami’s Airport Train Station is finally open for business.

MASS Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA) granted four contracts on...

Italian rolling stock producer AnsaldoBreda has obtained an order to supply...

Houston Metro ordered newly 39 of the H3 cars from CAF USA. Those first six...

The Russian industry of rail car building is in crisis, which is reflected...

Uralvagonzavod, one of Russia’s leading producers of rolling stock, is...

Deutsche Bahn and Bombardier Transportation have agreed on an out-of-court...

The first off-wire capable light rail vehicle ordered by Dallas Area Rapid...

When the scheduled light rail link along Ring 3 between Lundtofte and Ishøj...

Siemens has secured a deal to supply 82 Desiro HC electric multiple units (...

Detailed engineering design and development work is to get underway shortly...

Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey intend to set up a joint transport company...

The first phase of the project for the electrification of the 140.8...

The innovative Finnish AiRRport concept offers a solution for seamlessly...

Art collective Multicoloured Dreams has painted the railway station, which...

Romania’s Minister of Transport Ioan Rus said the government is aiming to...

A possible extension of anti-Russian sanctions by Western countries will...

GE Transportation (GE) has signed a contract with AEnergia to supply 100...

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