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News of the railway industry ○ Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Track construction is now complete on the Istanbul - Eskisehir section of the 533km high-speed...

Polish railway operator PKP PLK has awarded a PLN 176.53 million ($58.2 million) rail...

Alstom will supply 6 new Coradia Lint regional trains to Germany’s Lower Saxony State public...

Union Pacific Railroad will strengthen Nebraska's and Iowa's transportation infrastructures by...

The volume of investments for the building of a bridge across the Kerch Strait, with the aim to...

Amtrak is actively recruiting the thousands of veterans who are returning to civilian life and...

Russia’s Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has proposed to extend the currently built Kyzyl-...

United Wagon Company, one of Russia’s largest builders of rail cars, has officially announced...

Railway service between Ukraine and Crimea has been officially stopped, according to Ukranian...

The governments of St. Petersburg and St. Petersburg region plans to invest up to RUB 1.9...

Russian RZD will receive 25 billion rubles (USD$800 million) of subsidies annually for the...

Russia has nationalized all the wagon depot and car repair depots in Crimea, which were...

German railway company Deutsche Bahn reported a total passenger volume of 2.016 billion, up 2%...

EXPO Ferroviaria, which was arranged 1-3 of April, is Italy's only regular exhibition of railway...

The most significant manufacturers in the field of rail infrastructure can still be found in...

Rail unions of Ukraine have called on the country’s government to avoid massive lay-offs in the...

German Siemens will continue to increase the level of localization of its production in Russia...

The Russian Ministry of Transport has designed a bill, stimulating private investors to invest...

Russian RZD is considering investing up to RUB 60 billion (USD$2 billion) in building of a rail...

Bombardier has announced the value of the contract between its subsidiary Bombardier...

Wabtec Corporation has signed contracts for $16.6 million with Alaska Railroad Corporation to provide Positive Train Control (PTC) equipment and...

Union Pacific Railroad will strengthen Missouri's transportation infrastructure by investing nearly $11.8 million in the rail line between near...

A consortium led by Spanish construction company Dragados has won a rail modernisation tender launched by Poland’s state-owned railway operator...

Amtrak President and Chief Executive Officer Joe Boardman expressed his support for a new business coalition announced in the end of March that...

British government has announced its intention to extend Crossrail beyond Maidenhead west of London to Reading, Berkshire – a key commuter route...

Hundreds of people were recently waiting the first electric train arriving to Kemijärvi railway station. People came to witness the train which...

Budapest has launched its fourth metro line at a ceremony attended by Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.

Russian RZD may start building of a railway line to Crimea, in accordance with a recent order of Russia’s President Vladimir Putin.

The volume of investments in the development of the Moscow railway hub will reach 2.27 trillion rubles (USD$60 billion).

“21st century freight railroads are listening to our customers and communities, innovating to meet their needs, and steadily improving our ability...

The government of the US has officially announced that it included Vladimir Yakunin, head of Russian railway monopoly RZD in the list of persona...

Implementation of the project for the modernization of The Baikal-Amur Mainline and Transsiberian railways, Russia’s longest railway lines is...

Russia’s United Wagon Company together with the US Timken, the world's largest producer of cassette bearings, has signed an agreement on the...

Russian RZD has officially announced about the sale of part of its stake in Aeroexpress Ltd, the operator of air rail link services in Moscow....

METALS-invest, one of Russia’s leading metal companies, plans to invest up to $3.1 billion in building a plant for the production of automotive...

French railway operator Réseau Ferré de France (RFF) is planning to invest €1 billion in this year’s rail modernization programme in the country’s...

GATX Corporation recently nannounced its purchase of GE Capital Rail Services’ North American per diem boxcar fleet, consisting of more than 18,...

The Danish consultancy firm Cowi has acquired Apsilon, a Danish railway consultant. Cowi expects it will strengthen its competencies in railway...

Alstom has been granted the Authorisation for Commercial Use (AMEC) for its Régiolis, the latest generation of regional train from the Coradia...

CN recently announced it spotted 4,456 hopper cars for loading at country grain elevators in Western Canada during the grain-crop Week 33 just...

RTD FasTracks broke ground on the North Metro Rail Line, a new commuter rail...

Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL – Swiss Federal Institute of...

Hitachi recently announced that it will create the post of Global Chief...

Rusforest AB, a Swedish forestry company with operations in Russia, recently...

The first Bombardier Flexity tram fully equipped with eco-friendly LED lamps...

Pan-European Corridor VIII railway construction of the biggest...

Hitachi's transport businesses moving to the UK could pave the way for a...

To accommodate for the inevitable growth in population, Tampere, Finland’s...

Renfe, the Spanish Railways has launched direct AVE trains (Series 100...

Deutsche Bahn has asked Bombardier to supply 29 new Talent 2 electrical-...

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

The overall length of the existing high-speed rails in China reached 11,028...

Russian RZD is considering acquiring Piraeus, the largest Greek seaport, and...

Russia and the US are considering building a railway tunnel, which will...

The Korean Hyundai Engineering & Construction will take place in the...

Tver Carriage Works, one of Russia’s leading producers of rolling stock, to...

The ground-breaking ceremony for a new fast line between Konya and Karaman...

South Africa’s state-owned freight transport and logistics company, Transnet...

The Departments of Transportation for the U.S. states of Illinois,...

The British institute The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (...

Few weeks after the inauguration of Ankara metro M3 line, the M2 line...

ABB and its consortium partner UK Power Networks (UKPN) Services have been...

During its six years in business, Renfe’s AVE high speed rail network...

During 2014, Amtrak plans to move forward on key improvement projects,...

The new Chairman of HS2 Ltd, David Higgins, has published his review of the...

Slovakia’s Košice municipality has ordered 23 new low-floor trams from Czech...

Port of Antwerp together with the North Rhine-Westphalia Chamber of Industry...

Selecta Company sets a landmark in the 100-year-old partnership with Société...

The Council of European Union agreed recently a general approach regarding a...

Crossrail is already having an impact on the property market with...

Prydniprovska Railways (Dnipropetrovsk) has refuted reports in the mass...

France is about to launch Wifi connections at some train stations....

Poland’s passenger carrier PKP Intercity has awarded a contract for 10 Gama...

Russian Railways Logistics successfully organised the trial low temperature...

The city of Sydney, Australia, has moved another step forward with three...

BNSF Railway Co. has issued a request for proposals (RFP) to major rail-car...

Alstom has been awarded a contract worth over 220 million euros1 by Metro SA...

The South Island Line (East) is one step closer to opening with the arrival...

Michigan based Federated Railways, Inc., an affiliate of Federated Capital...

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

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London

16 Apr, 2014

East-southeast, Light breeze, 2.2 m/s3°C

0 mm precipitation

Pressure: 1029.1 hPa

Paris

16 Apr, 2014

Northeast, Gentle breeze, 3.6 m/s4°C

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Pressure: 1027.4 hPa

Frankfurt am Main

16 Apr, 2014

North-northeast, Gentle breeze, 3.4 m/s2°C

0 mm precipitation

Pressure: 1029.6 hPa

New York

16 Apr, 2014

Northwest, Moderate breeze, 6.8 m/s1°C

0 mm precipitation

Pressure: 1019.6 hPa

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