GE Transportation has signed an agreement to install its Trip Optimizer solution on-board KTZ-Freight Transportation's fleet of TE33A Evolution-series locomotives.
UK-based train operator West Midlands Trains has entered a contract worth $724m for the procurement of 333 new AVENTRA vehicles.
US-based rail company Norfolk Southern has begun operating trains across the new Portageville Bridge on its Southern Tier Line following a two-year construction period.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has agreed to provide a €160m sovereign loan to the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv for the extension of its metro network.
Keolis Nederland has commenced the operation of regional train services in the Eastern Netherlands, representing the second rail network to be operated by the company in the country.
German railway company Deutsche Bahn (DB) has introduced the first vehicles from its fleet of Siemens-made ICE 4 trainsets into regular service on schedule.
Train operating company ScotRail has introduced Class 380 electric trains on the route that runs from Edinburgh to Glasgow via Falkirk High.
Sapphire subsidiary Ranken Railway Construction Group has secured three new rail transit contracts featuring a combined value of S$57m ($42.19m) for works along the Chengdu metro line in China.
Design firm Stantec and its partner Amec Foster Wheeler have secured a contract to provide technical assistance for Metrolinx’s Bowmanville Rail Expansion project in Ontario, Canada.
South African state-owned enterprise company Transnet has received the first TRAXX locomotive from Bombardier Transportation, which is expected to be used for freight traffic applications.