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EIB to provide €500m for Bangalore Metro project in India

EIB to provide €500m for Bangalore Metro project in India

Singapore LTA awards $228m railway station building contract to Chinese firm

Singapore's Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded a S$310.8m ($228m) contract to China Railway Tunnel Group (Singapore Branch) for the construction of Circle Line 6's (CCL6) Prince...

Singapore LTA awards $228m railway station building contract to Chinese firm

Alstom unveils first Pendolino high-speed train for Italy's NTV

Alstom unveils first Pendolino high-speed train for Italy's NTV

UK to introduce smart ticketing by end of next year

The Government of UK has unveiled details of a £80m programme to introduce smart ticketing across England and Wales by the end of next...

UK to introduce smart ticketing by end of next year

WSP selected for North Texas-Houston bullet train project

Texas Central has selected WSP USA to provide engineering support to the North Texas to Houston high-speed passenger train project, which is currently in the pre-construction phase of...

WSP selected for North Texas-Houston bullet train project

Victoria fast tracks $307m Hurstbridge Line upgrade works

The Government of Victoria in Australia has expedited the A$395m ($307m) Hurstbridge Line upgrade project with the commencement of associated works for the new Grange Road bridge...

Victoria fast tracks $307m Hurstbridge Line upgrade works

Bombardier opens new rail maintenance facility in Italy

Bombardier opens new rail maintenance facility in Italy

Indian cabinet approves MoU with Switzerland on collaboration in rail sector

The Government of India’s union cabinet has approved the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed between Ministry of Railways and Switzerland concerning technical collaboration in the railway...

Indian cabinet approves MoU with Switzerland on collaboration in rail sector

New Alstom rail academy opens in Cheshire, UK

New Alstom rail academy opens in Cheshire, UK

Deals this week: Yapi Merkezi Insaat VE Sanayi, Sound Transit, EllisDon

Yapi Merkezi Insaat VE Sanayi, a Turkish construction company, has secured a $1.92bn contract from Reli Assets Holding Company (RAHCO), a Tanzanian state-run railway firm, to build a...

Deals this week: Yapi Merkezi Insaat VE Sanayi, Sound Transit, EllisDon

Thales to maintain 2,400km railway line in Saudi Arabia

Thales has secured a contract to maintain the signalling, telecommunication and electromechanical systems of the Northern Train project in Saudi...

Thales to maintain 2,400km railway line in Saudi Arabia

CAF to supply ten streetcars to SDOT in US

Rolling stock manufacturer CAF has secured a contract to supply ten three-module streetcars based on the Urbos platform to the Seattle Department of Transport (SDOT) in the...

CAF to supply ten streetcars to SDOT in US

Second stretch of Kochi Metro in India becomes operational

The second stretch of the Kochi Metro in the Indian state of Kerala has begun operations, providing rail services from Palarivattom to Maharaja's College...

Second stretch of Kochi Metro in India becomes operational

Alstom introduces new generation of Coradia regional trains

Alstom introduces new generation of Coradia regional trains

ERTMS deployment still a ‘patchwork’, finds EU audit

A new report from the European Court of Auditors has found that implementation of the European Union (EU) wide railway signalling system known as the European Rail Traffic Management System...

ERTMS deployment still a ‘patchwork’, finds EU audit

Network Rail to upgrade Ipswich and Felixstowe line in UK

Network Rail to upgrade Ipswich and Felixstowe line in UK

Turkey's Yapi Merkezi wins $1.92bn Tanzania railway contract

Turkish construction company Yapi Merkezi Insaat VE Sanayi has secured a $1.92bn contract to build a 422km high-speed electric railway line in...

Turkey's Yapi Merkezi wins $1.92bn Tanzania railway contract

KiwiRail deploys Quintiq solution to improve workforce planning

KiwiRail deploys Quintiq solution to improve workforce planning

Indian Railway collaborates with ISRO to improve operational safety

Indian Railways has collaborated with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to expedite satellite-based mapping of all its railway assets and help increase the safety of train journeys...

Indian Railway collaborates with ISRO to improve operational safety

Sound Transit approves $285.9m to advance West Seattle and Ballard light rail project

Seattle-area US public transit agency Sound Transit has approved $285.9m to conduct preliminary engineering on the West Seattle and Ballard Link...

Sound Transit approves $285.9m to advance West Seattle and Ballard light rail project

European Commission proposes to update rail passenger rights

The European Commission is updating its rules pertaining to rail passenger rights in a bid to ensure their protection in case of delays, cancellations or...

European Commission proposes to update rail passenger rights