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Deals this week: Alstom, HSH Nordbank, UGL, and Rhaetian Railway

Alstom has received a contract worth $44m for the supply of traction systems for Line 3 of the Chengdu Metro in...

Deals this week: Alstom, HSH Nordbank, UGL, and Rhaetian Railway

Deals this week: CRRC Nanjing Puzhen Rail Transport (NPRT) and EDI Rail Bombardier Transportation

CRRC Nanjing Puzhen Rail Transport (NPRT) has been awarded four contracts for the supply of metro trains and trams in...

Deals this week: CRRC Nanjing Puzhen Rail Transport (NPRT) and EDI Rail Bombardier Transportation

Report: Multi-billion dollar rail investments made to help Australia’s construction industry

A recent report by Timetric reveals investment in infrastructure projects for rail and road will benefit Australia's stagnant construction industry....

Report: Multi-billion dollar rail investments made to help Australia’s construction industry

Deals this week: Mermec, Siemens, and Summa Group

Mermec has secured a ten-year contract with a five-year extension option from the Finnish Transport Agency to provide measurement and inspection systems for a 5,960km railway line beginning...

Deals this week: Mermec, Siemens, and Summa Group

Report: Saudi Arabia’s construction industry to benefit from multi-billion dollar railway investment

The construction industry in Saudi Arabia is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 7.05% from 2016 to 2020. This is an increase from 6.35% in 2015, according to a report by Timetric....

Report: Saudi Arabia’s construction industry to benefit from multi-billion dollar railway investment

Deals this week: Twitter, Deutsche Bahn, CH2M

The UK's Transport for London (TfL) has partnered with social networking service provider Twitter on a pilot passenger alert service to keep customers informed regarding delays on the...

Deals this week: Twitter, Deutsche Bahn, CH2M

Queensland to invest $467m in new signalling system

Queensland's Government is set to invest A$634m ($467m) over the next eight years to fund a new rail signalling system ready for Brisbane's Cross River Rail...

Queensland to invest $467m in new signalling system

Deutsche Bahn signs two MoUs to expand presence in China’s rail market

German rail company Deutsche Bahn has signed two memoranda of understanding (MoU) in Dalian in a bid to increase its presence within the Chinese rail...

Deutsche Bahn signs two MoUs to expand presence in China’s rail market

Knorr-Bremse opens production facility in China

German company Knorr-Bremse has opened an expanded rail vehicle systems production facility and testing center in Suzhou, China....

Knorr-Bremse opens production facility in China

GWR leases new Bombardier class trains from Porterbrook

UK-based First Group's subsidiary Great Western Railway (GWR) has finalised a contract with Porterbrook to lease 37 Class Bombardier 387 Electrostar trains in addition to the eight sets already...

GWR leases new Bombardier class trains from Porterbrook

Report: Rail projects to play a key role in improving Canada’s construction industry outlook

The construction industry in Canada is forecast to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.13% in real terms by 2020, despite shrinking by 1.7% in 2015, says a report by...

Report: Rail projects to play a key role in improving Canada’s construction industry outlook

Deals this week: DFCCIL, European Locomotive leasing, and Scomi

Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DFCCIL) has awarded a contract worth $126.9m to L&T-Instalaciones Inabensa consortium for the design and construction of the 1,856km...

Deals this week: DFCCIL, European Locomotive leasing, and Scomi

Construction is completed on the Rowsley Crossing Loop in Australia

The Government of Victoria has announced that construction of the Rowsley Crossing Loop in Australia has come to an...

Construction is completed on the Rowsley Crossing Loop in Australia

Virgin Trains develops new on-board entertainment service for passengers

UK-based Virgin Trains has launched an entertainment system, which allows customers to watch films and TV programmes on demand using their own...

Virgin Trains develops new on-board entertainment service for passengers

Auckland Transport begins construction on $1.7bn City Rail Link project

New Zealand's Auckland Transport has started construction on the NZ$2.5bn ($1.7bn) City Rail Link (CRL) project from the Britomart Train...

Auckland Transport begins construction on $1.7bn City Rail Link project

Rockwell launches new network platform to increase railroad safety

US-based Rockwell Collins has introduced ARINC RailwayNet, a new network and messaging service for passenger and freight railroads....

Rockwell launches new network platform to increase railroad safety

Report: High-speed railway projects to revitalise Russia’s construction industry

The construction industry in Russia is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.52% from 2016 to 2020, indicating a recovery after shrinking by 2.19% during...

Report: High-speed railway projects to revitalise Russia’s construction industry

Deals this week: Femern Link Contractors and NV5 Global

The Danish Government has awarded three contracts totalling approximately $3.8bn in value to the joint venture Femern Link Contractors....

Deals this week: Femern Link Contractors and NV5 Global

Victoria to refurbish North East line’s fleet of trains

The Government of Victoria in Australia is set to refurbish north east line's fleet of classic trains and plans to replace them with new rolling...

Victoria to refurbish North East line’s fleet of trains

Queensland delays $709m Moreton Bay Rail Link project due to signalling system issues

The Queensland Government in Australia has announced that the A$988m ($709m) Moreton Bay Rail Link (MBRL) project will not open on schedule due to issues with the signalling...

Queensland delays $709m Moreton Bay Rail Link project due to signalling system issues

NCC to build central station phase of West Link project in Gothenburg

NCC Infrastructure has been selected by Swedish Transport Administration to construct the central station phase of West Link project in Gothenburg,...

NCC to build central station phase of West Link project in Gothenburg