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News of the railway industry ○ Thursday, April 24, 2014

French rail firm SNCF will be allowed to bid for contracts in the US state of Maryland where...

The Prydniprovska railway’s Crimean directorate reduced freight transportation by 32 percent or...

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Investments Bank (EIB)...

Denmark’s rail infrastructure manager, Banedanmark, has published the names of five companies...

The volume of passenger traffic by rail between mainland Ukraine and the Autonomous Republic of...

The market for Metro vehicles is continuing to grow dynamically worldwide: in the coming five...

Passengers using Lincoln station will now be welcomed to a completely refurbished ticket office...

The line between Rose Grove and Colne has reopened after improvement work was carried out to...

A new report details how the Northeast Corridor (NEC), carrying 750,000 daily Amtrak and...

The market for Metro vehicles is continuing to grow dynamically worldwide: in the coming five...

Swiss Railways (SBB) has completed a five-year project since 2009 to renovate its fleet of 232...

"Navigating the Changing Landscape" is the theme of the 2014 North American Rail Shippers...

Finnish transport agency Liikennevirasto has awarded a € 5,8m contract to Mipro for renewal of...

The Croatian Government has adopted a proposal for amendments to the Electronic Communications...

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 the establishment of R&D center, which will...

Railway service between Ukraine and Crimea has been officially stopped, according to Ukranian Railways, Ukraine’s state-owned railway company.

The governments of St. Petersburg and St. Petersburg region plans to invest up to RUB 1.9 trillion (USD$50 billion) in the development of...

Russian RZD will receive 25 billion rubles (USD$800 million) of subsidies annually for the compensation of costs, associated with suburban...

Russia has nationalized all the wagon depot and car repair depots in Crimea, which were previously owned by Ukranian Railways (Ukrzaliznytsya).

German railway company Deutsche Bahn reported a total passenger volume of 2.016 billion, up 2% from 1.974 billion a year earlier, the operator...

EXPO Ferroviaria, which was arranged 1-3 of April, is Italy's only regular exhibition of railway equipment, products and services. For companies...

The most significant manufacturers in the field of rail infrastructure can still be found in Western Europe. Following the Chinese, Russian...

Rail unions of Ukraine have called on the country’s government to avoid massive lay-offs in the industry, due to complex situation in the Ukranian...

German Siemens will continue to increase the level of localization of its production in Russia and will continue implementation of its long-term...

The Russian Ministry of Transport has designed a bill, stimulating private investors to invest in the development of the domestic railway...

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

Bombardier has announced the value of the contract between its subsidiary Bombardier Transportation South Africa and Transnet Freight Rail for the...

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...

The volume of investments in the development of the Moscow railway hub will...

“21st century freight railroads are listening to our customers and...

The government of the US has officially announced that it included Vladimir...

Implementation of the project for the modernization of The Baikal-Amur...

Russia’s United Wagon Company together with the US Timken, the world's...

Russian RZD has officially announced about the sale of part of its stake in...

METALS-invest, one of Russia’s leading metal companies, plans to invest up...

French railway operator Réseau Ferré de France (RFF) is planning to invest €...

GATX Corporation recently nannounced its purchase of GE Capital Rail...

The Danish consultancy firm Cowi has acquired Apsilon, a Danish railway...

Alstom has been granted the Authorisation for Commercial Use (AMEC) for its...

CN recently announced it spotted 4,456 hopper cars for loading at country...

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...

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...

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London

24 Apr, 2014

West, Light breeze, 3.2 m/s10°C

0 mm precipitation

Pressure: 1019.9 hPa

Paris

24 Apr, 2014

Northwest, Light breeze, 2.2 m/s13°C

0 mm precipitation

Pressure: 1019.3 hPa

Frankfurt am Main

24 Apr, 2014

North-northeast, Light breeze, 2.5 m/s12°C

0 mm precipitation

Pressure: 1019.8 hPa

New York

24 Apr, 2014

Northwest, Moderate breeze, 5.6 m/s5°C

0 mm precipitation

Pressure: 1010.7 hPa

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