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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

MTA introduces new online dashboard to measure subway performance

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) in the US has introduced a new online dashboard that will feature detailed performance metrics across the subway...

MTA introduces new online dashboard to measure subway performance

Construction begins on $350m Ivy Station in Los Angeles, US

A development team comprising Lowe, Aecom Capital and Rockwood Capital has started construction of the $350m Ivy Station in the...

Construction begins on $350m Ivy Station in Los Angeles, US

Deals this week: State Transport Leasing Company (STLC),Laing O’Rourke and John Holland JV, Nomad Digital

Russia's State Transport Leasing Company (STLC) has signed a contract with the United Wagon Company (UWC) to purchase 5,122 freight...

Deals this week: State Transport Leasing Company (STLC),Laing O’Rourke and John Holland JV, Nomad Digital

Ottawa and EllisDon sign deal to expand Belfast Yard LRV maintenance facility

The City of Ottawa in Canada has signed a C$106m ($84m) contract with construction company EllisDon, as part of the Rideau Transit Group Partnership (RTG), to expand the Belfast Yard...

Ottawa and EllisDon sign deal to expand Belfast Yard LRV maintenance facility

PORR signs €97m deal to modernise Polish railway line

PORR signs €97m deal to modernise Polish railway line

Sweco to design Grand Paris Express metro depot in France

Swedish engineering firm Sweco has been contracted by Société du Grand Paris to carry out detailed design work and project management for the maintenance complex of the Grand Paris Express...

Sweco to design Grand Paris Express metro depot in France

First driverless train arrives for $6.5bn Sydney Metro Northwest project

First driverless train arrives for $6.5bn Sydney Metro Northwest project

Trimble develops new trolley solution for rail track survey

Software processing tools manufacturer Trimble has developed the new GEDO IMS System, the latest addition to its track survey and scanning rail...

Trimble develops new trolley solution for rail track survey

Siemens signs MoU to combine rail business with Alstom

German industrial group Siemens has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to combine its mobility and rail traction drive business with...

Siemens signs MoU to combine rail business with Alstom

Network Rail to upgrade signalling on Norwich, Yarmouth and Lowestoft lines

Network Rail to upgrade signalling on Norwich, Yarmouth and Lowestoft lines

UK to upgrade TransPennine rail route

The Government of the UK is planning to upgrade the TransPennine route into the country's first digitally controlled intercity rail line, as part of its £13bn rail infrastructure investment for...

UK to upgrade TransPennine rail route

Russia's STLC to buy 5,122 freight railcars from UWC

Russia's STLC to buy 5,122 freight railcars from UWC

Adelaide–Melbourne rail freight movement to improve by 20%

The Government of Australia has funded a rail upgrade project that is set to improve freight movement between Adelaide and Melbourne by approximately...

Adelaide–Melbourne rail freight movement to improve by 20%

Nomad Digital to provide Wi-Fi services to CrossCountry

Nomad Digital to provide Wi-Fi services to CrossCountry

Laing O’Rourke JV wins $191m Sydenham Station upgrade contract in Sydney

Laing O’Rourke JV wins $191m Sydenham Station upgrade contract in Sydney

Hyperloop One raises another $85m funding

Hyperloop One has closed an additional investment round of $85m, bringing the total financing raised since the company's formation in 2014 to...

Hyperloop One raises another $85m funding

Virgin Trains to auction empty First Class train seats through new app

Virgin Trains to auction empty First Class train seats through new app

Aecom to invest in Heathrow Airport rail link project

Global infrastructure firm Aecom has agreed to invest in the Heathrow Southern Railway (HSRL), a private sector venture formed to improve rail access to London’s Heathrow...

Aecom to invest in Heathrow Airport rail link project

Deals this week: SMRT Trains, Siemens, Cowi and Multiconsult JV, Strukton Rail

SMRT Trains has secured a S$1.7bn ($1.26bn) contract from the Land Transport Authority (LTA) to operate the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) in Singapore for an initial period of nine years...

Deals this week: SMRT Trains, Siemens, Cowi and Multiconsult JV, Strukton Rail