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Southern rail passengers to receive compensation for train delays

The UK’s Department for Transport (DfT) has announced that Southern rail passengers hit by long-running network disruption will be refunded the equivalent of a month’s travel...

Southern rail passengers to receive compensation for train delays

England’s Network Rail to share services with new rail operators

England’s Network Rail to share services with new rail operators

GWA acquires Glencore Rail for $849m

The Australian subsidiary of US-based short-line railroad holding company Genesee & Wyoming has acquired Glencore Rail for A$1.14bn...

GWA acquires Glencore Rail for $849m

Wabtec acquires French rail products company Faiveley Transport for €1.7bn

US-based Wabtec has completed the previously announced acquisition of majority ownership of French rail products company Faiveley Transport for...

Wabtec acquires French rail products company Faiveley Transport for €1.7bn

Midas secures $33.70m international and PRC supply contracts

Jilin Midas Aluminium Industries, a subsidiary of Singapore-based investment holding company Midas, has received five international and People's Republic of China (PRC) supply contracts of a...

Midas secures $33.70m international and PRC supply contracts

Downer wins $1.2bn Sydney Growth Trains contract

Downer wins $1.2bn Sydney Growth Trains contract

Deals this week: Talgo, Exim Bank

Talgo has won a €787m ($836m) contract from Renfe to provide 15 high-speed Avril trains and fleet maintenance for 30 years....

Deals this week: Talgo, Exim Bank

Hitachi Rail Italy wins three rail service contracts worth €108m

Hitachi Rail Italy has won three service contracts worth €108m to maintain Frecciarossa 1000, Frecciarossa 500 and TSR regional trains....

Hitachi Rail Italy wins three rail service contracts worth €108m

Hollysys secures two ground-based high-speed rail signalling deals

China-based Hollysys Automation Technologies has signed two high-speed rail signalling contracts with a combined worth of $15.88m for Harbin-Jiamusi and Jiujingqu lines....

Hollysys secures two ground-based high-speed rail signalling deals

Indian Cabinet approves $1.6bn Mumbai Urban Transport Project Phase III

Indian Cabinet has approved the Rs10.9bn ($1.6bn) Mumbai Urban Transport Project Phase III (MUTP 3), which is aimed at expanding rail infrastructure in the state of Maharashtra....

Indian Cabinet approves $1.6bn Mumbai Urban Transport Project Phase III

YIT, VR Track and Pöyry to implement Tampere light rail project in Finland

Finnish companies YIT Construction, VR Track and Pöyry have signed an agreement with the City of Tampere for implementation of the €238.8m Tampere light rail project. ...

YIT, VR Track and Pöyry to implement Tampere light rail project in Finland

French Government and Alstom reveal plans to maintain Belfort site activities

The French Government and Alstom have set-out new plans for maintenance of rail and industrial activities at the company’s Belfort site to protect 400 jobs....

French Government and Alstom reveal plans to maintain Belfort site activities

Sail starts production of single piece rail from URM

The Steel Authority of India (Sail) has kick-started commercial production of a 130m rail from its new universal rail mill (URM) at its Bhilai steel plant. ...

Sail starts production of single piece rail from URM

Environmental study released for MTA’s Long Island Rail Road expansion project

A new environmental study draft has been released for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) proposed third track for the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) expansion project in New York, US....

Environmental study released for MTA’s Long Island Rail Road expansion project

Swiss FOT approves Bombardier Traxx trains for Gotthard Base rail tunnel

Swiss FOT approves Bombardier Traxx trains for Gotthard Base rail tunnel

Renfe awards €787m contract to Talgo for 15 Avril trains

Renfe awards €787m contract to Talgo for 15 Avril trains

Plans unveiled for new tram-train link between Glasgow Airport and city centre

Plans unveiled for new tram-train link between Glasgow Airport and city centre

Exim Bank grants $398.33m for 84km Tema-Akosombo railway line

Exim Bank grants $398.33m for 84km Tema-Akosombo railway line

CDPQ Infra adds three new stations to Canada’s REM project

Canada-based CDPQ Infra has announced the addition of three new stations for the Réseau électrique métropolitain (REM) project in Quebec....

CDPQ Infra adds three new stations to Canada’s REM project

Hackers attack San Francisco’s Muni rail transport system

San Francisco Municipal Transportation System (Muni) has been reportedly hit by hackers using ransomware, forcing the agency to close its light-rail ticketing machines and point-of-payment...

Hackers attack San Francisco’s Muni rail transport system

Iran train crash kills 44 people and injures 103

A passenger train crash has killed 44 people and injured 103 in the northern province of Semnan in Iran....

Iran train crash kills 44 people and injures 103
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