New News information at Railway Technology New and updated information from News listed on www.railway-technology.com http://www.railway-technology.com/ en-us http://www.railway-technology.com/ New News information at Railway Technology http://www.railway-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Deals this week: Stadler, PCEP, Wabtec http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-stadler-pcep-wabtec-5824555 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-stadler-pcep-wabtec-5824555 AB Transitio has subcontracted Stadler to deploy Teleste's passenger information system on-board 33 four-carriage double-decker Dosto trains that are set to operate around the Lake Mälaren area in Sweden. Thu, 25 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT India's first underwater rail tunnel completed ahead of schedule http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsindias-first-underwater-rail-tunnel-completes-ahead-of-schedule-5825680 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsindias-first-underwater-rail-tunnel-completes-ahead-of-schedule-5825680 India's Kolkata Metro Railway Corporation (KMRC) has completed the construction of an underwater rail tunnel below Hooghly river ahead of schedule. Thu, 25 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT New Zealand to invest $384m in rail network improvement http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsnew-zealand-to-invest-384m-in-rail-network-improvement-5825667 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsnew-zealand-to-invest-384m-in-rail-network-improvement-5825667 The Government of New Zealand has allocated NZ$548m ($384m) in this year's budget to maintain and upgrade rail network and freight movement capabilities across the country. Thu, 25 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Union Pacific to develop Missouri rail infrastructure http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsunion-pacific-to-develop-missouri-rail-infrastructure-5825656 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsunion-pacific-to-develop-missouri-rail-infrastructure-5825656 Rail operating company Union Pacific is set to invest nearly $49m for the development of railway infrastructure across Missouri this year, in a bid to improve passenger safety. Thu, 25 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Eurostar to introduce e320 trains on London-Brussels route http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newseurostar-to-introduce-e320-trains-on-london-brussels-route-5824410 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newseurostar-to-introduce-e320-trains-on-london-brussels-route-5824410 Eurostar has previewed its new e320 train on the London-Brussels route before its formal introduction into service on 28 May. Wed, 24 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Metra to replace cameras in locomotives with upgraded system http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsmetra-to-replace-cameras-in-locomotives-with-upgraded-system-5824473 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsmetra-to-replace-cameras-in-locomotives-with-upgraded-system-5824473 Metra has awarded a contract to US-based Railhead to replace the camera system on its trains with an upgraded solution. Wed, 24 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Alstom to supply ten Coradia Lint regional trains to HzL http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsalstom-to-supply-ten-coradia-lint-regional-trains-to-hzl-5824428 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsalstom-to-supply-ten-coradia-lint-regional-trains-to-hzl-5824428 Alstom has secured a contract worth approximately €50m for the supply of ten Coradia Lint regional trains to German company HzL Hohenzollerische Landesbahn. Wed, 24 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Manchester's Victoria station remains closed following terrorist attack http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsmanchesters-victoria-station-remains-closed-following-terrorist-attack-5823202 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsmanchesters-victoria-station-remains-closed-following-terrorist-attack-5823202 Manchester's Victoria railway station remains closed following a terrorist attack at the adjacent Manchester Arena, which killed 22 people and injured 64 others. Tue, 23 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Network Rail to refurbish Cutty Sark rail bridge in Scotland http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsnetwork-rail-to-refurbish-cutty-sark-rail-bridge-in-scotland-5823216 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsnetwork-rail-to-refurbish-cutty-sark-rail-bridge-in-scotland-5823216 UK's Network Rail is set to carry out repair and refurbishment works on the Cutty Sark railway bridge, in order to extend its lifespan and ensure safe operations. Tue, 23 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Caltrain to receive $647m federal funding for electrification project http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newscaltrain-to-receive-647m-federal-funding-for-electrification-project-5823225 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newscaltrain-to-receive-647m-federal-funding-for-electrification-project-5823225 The US Federal Transit Administration is set to approve full funding grant of $647m for Caltrain's Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project (PCEP) following several months of delay. Tue, 23 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Greater Anglia's Cambridge North station opens http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsgreater-anglias-cambridge-north-station-opens-5821962 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsgreater-anglias-cambridge-north-station-opens-5821962 Greater Anglia's new railway station for Cambridge has now officially opened, which is expected to improve access and journey times for passengers. Mon, 22 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Stadler to equip trains for Swedish supplier AB Transitio with Teleste's PIS http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsstadler-selects-telestes-passenger-information-system-for-trains-5821671 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsstadler-selects-telestes-passenger-information-system-for-trains-5821671 Rail vehicle construction solutions provider Stadler has signed an agreement to install Teleste's passenger information system on-board trains for Swedish rolling stock supplier AB Transitio. Mon, 22 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Work on new tracks to ramp up on St Kilda Road, Melbourne http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsvictoria-to-ramp-up-metro-tunnel-work-5821652 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsvictoria-to-ramp-up-metro-tunnel-work-5821652 The Government of Victoria is set to ramp up development works on new tracks that will carry trams around the Domain construction site next month as a part of the A$11bn ($8.24bn) Metro Tunnel Project. Mon, 22 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Ontario to bring high-speed rail to Canada's Toronto-Windsor corridor http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsontario-to-bring-high-speed-rail-to-canadas-toronto-windsor-corridor-5820809 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsontario-to-bring-high-speed-rail-to-canadas-toronto-windsor-corridor-5820809 The Canadian province of Ontario is moving ahead with preliminary design plans and environment assessments for a new high-speed rail (HSR) corridor from Toronto to Windsor. Sun, 21 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Wabtec wins PTC installation contract from SFRTA http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newswabtec-wins-ptc-installation-contract-from-sfrta-5820386 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newswabtec-wins-ptc-installation-contract-from-sfrta-5820386 Wabtec has signed a $40m contract to design, install, test and commission Positive Train Control (PTC) for the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA). Sun, 21 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Greenbrier and Astra Rail receive regulatory approvals to complete merger http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsgreenbrier-astra-rail-receive-regulatory-approvals-to-complete-merger-5820372 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsgreenbrier-astra-rail-receive-regulatory-approvals-to-complete-merger-5820372 Greenbrier Companies and Astra Rail Management have received all necessary regulatory approvals from respective European antitrust officials for their proposed merger. Sun, 21 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Rolls-Royce to supply MTU Series rail engines for CRRC locomotives http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsrolls-royce-to-supply-mtu-series-rail-engines-for-crrc-locomotives-5818992 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsrolls-royce-to-supply-mtu-series-rail-engines-for-crrc-locomotives-5818992 Rolls-Royce has won a contract to supply MTU Series 4000 rail engines to China Railway Rolling Stock (CRRC). Thu, 18 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT MBTA announces opening of Boston Landing Station http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsmbta-announces-opening-of-boston-landing-station-5819247 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsmbta-announces-opening-of-boston-landing-station-5819247 Baker-Polito Administration has opened the new $20m Boston Landing Commuter Rail Station to begin rail service to the Allston-Brighton community. Thu, 18 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Astaldi Group JV, KBR, Systra http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-astaldi-group-jv-kbr-systra-5818020 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-astaldi-group-jv-kbr-systra-5818020 A joint venture (JV) led by Astaldi Group has been awarded a €171m ($190.5m) contract to upgrade a section of the N-7 Warsaw Wschodnia Osobowa-Dorohusk railway line in Poland. Thu, 18 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT India's South Central Railway electrifies two sections of rail route http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsindias-south-central-railway-electrifies-two-sections-5818973 http://www.railway-technology.com/news/newsindias-south-central-railway-electrifies-two-sections-5818973 South Central Railway of India has commissioned electrical traction on Guntakal-Raichur-Wadi section and Nallapadu-Cumbum section of Guntur-Nandyal rail route. Thu, 18 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT