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Akiem gains electric and diesel locomotive maintenance provider mgw Service

French locomotive leasing firm Akiem has acquired Germany-based mgw Service, a company involved in electric and diesel locomotive...

Akiem gains electric and diesel locomotive maintenance provider mgw Service

DB Cargo and Toshiba partner to develop hybrid locomotives

DB Cargo, the rail freight division of German Rail, has entered into a technology partnership with Japan’s rail vehicle technology supplier Toshiba, for the joint development of hybrid...

DB Cargo and Toshiba partner to develop hybrid locomotives

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

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

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

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

Bombardier to operate AMT’s commuter rail fleet in Canada

Bombardier to operate AMT’s commuter rail fleet in Canada

Network Rail to get additional £10m for railway line resilience

Network Rail is to receive an additional £10m from the UK Government for protection works of the railway line from Exeter to Newton Abbot through Dawlish....

Network Rail to get additional £10m for railway line resilience

US MTA approves order for 94 rail cars for Metro-North Railroad’s New Haven Line

The US Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has approved an order for up to 94 additional new M8 rail cars for Metro-North Railroad’s New Haven...

US MTA approves order for 94 rail cars for Metro-North Railroad’s New Haven Line

Deals this week: Active Railway Signalling, Alstom

As a part of the Andrews Labor Government’s A$50m ($38m) safer country crossings programme, a A$8.2m ($6m) upgrade contract has been awarded to Active Railway Signalling (ARS) by the Government...

Deals this week: Active Railway Signalling, Alstom

Artesyn's ControlSafe Expansion Box Platform gains SIL4 certification

Artesyn Embedded Technologies has secured Safety Integrity Level 4 (SIL4) certification for its ControlSafe Expansion Box Platform with EXB software used for train control and rail signalling....

Artesyn's ControlSafe Expansion Box Platform gains SIL4 certification

Deals this week: Siemens, Hitachi Rail

The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) has ordered 45 S70-light rail vehicles (LRVs) from Siemens for operation on its Mid-Coast Trolley expansion line and on the under-construction...

Deals this week: Siemens, Hitachi Rail

M&As this week: Giffen Holdings, Genesee & Wyoming (G&W)

Rail signalling and electrical building services provider Giffen Holdings has been acquired by infrastructure engineering firm Renew for £5m ($6.23m) in issued share capital....

M&As this week: Giffen Holdings, Genesee & Wyoming (G&W)

Deals this week: Helsinki City Transport HKL, Siemens

Helsinki City Transport HKL is to buy 40 new trams with a €60m ($65.4m) loan from the Nordic Investment Bank (NIB)....

Deals this week: Helsinki City Transport HKL, Siemens

Deals this week: Eurovia, Mipro

Transport infrastructure construction company Eurovia has been awarded a €80m ($87.23m) contract to deliver the second phase of a tramway system upgrade project in Kosice, Slovakia....

Deals this week: Eurovia, Mipro

Deals this week: Bay Line Railroad, Petards, Expolink

Genesee & Wyoming (G&W) subsidiary Bay Line Railroad has announced the signing of an agreement with Panama City Port Authority....

Deals this week: Bay Line Railroad, Petards, Expolink

Deals this week: Republic of Moldova, Asian Development Bank, Angel Trains

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is to provide a €50m ($55.95m) in funding to the Republic of Moldova for the modernisation and improvement of the railway network and rolling stock in the country....

Deals this week: Republic of Moldova, Asian Development Bank, Angel Trains

M&As this week: Versarien, Wabtec

Versarien plc has completed the acquisition of AAC Cyroma Limited from its shareholders Steve Clements (15%) and The Breakfast Club 2000 Ltd (85%)....

M&As this week: Versarien, Wabtec

Deals this week: Granite Construction, Bombardier Transportation, Siemens

The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation of Hawaii has appointed a joint venture (JV) comprising Granite Construction Company, Shimmick Construction and Traylor Bros to design and...

Deals this week: Granite Construction, Bombardier Transportation, Siemens

29% of UK young adults distracted by mobile phones when crossing railways

Almost a third of young adults questioned in the UK have admitted to using their mobile phones when encountering railway level crossings, according to new figures from Network Rail....

29% of UK young adults distracted by mobile phones when crossing railways

Mitsubishi Electric to deliver railcar electrical equipment to China's CRRC Qingdao Sifang

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has secured a contract from the CRRC Qingdao Sifang in China to deliver railcar electrical equipment. ...

Mitsubishi Electric to deliver railcar electrical equipment to China's CRRC Qingdao Sifang

Nomad Digital to provide WiFi for new Arriva Flirt trains in Netherlands

Connectivity solutions provider Nomad Digital has partnered with Swiss-based train manufacturer Stadler to provide WiFi for 36 new Arriva Flirt trains in the Netherlands....

Nomad Digital to provide WiFi for new Arriva Flirt trains in Netherlands
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