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Alstom delivers signalling system for Spain's Málaga Metro
24 July 2014 Alstom has delivered a new signalling system to be equipped on the Málaga Metro in Spain, under a €15.4m contract that was awarded in...

Singapore’s LTA receives first new trains for Circle Line and North East Line
24 July 2014 Singapore's Land Transport Authority (LTA) has taken delivery of the first new metro trains for the Circle Line (CCL) and the North East Line (NEL), which aim to reduce congestion and...

US DoT proposed new measures for safe rail transportation of flammable materials
24 July 2014 The US Department of Transportation (DoT) has announced its comprehensive proposed rulemaking to improve the safe transport of large quantities of flammable materials by...

RAD to equip Sao Paulo Monorail route with communication systems
23 July 2014 Israel-based communications provider RAD is to offer a wireless communications solution for the São Paulo Monorail project in...

Crossrail manufactures final concrete segment for eastern twin tunnels
23 July 2014 Crossrail has manufactured the last of its 250,000 concrete segments, which will be used to line the 12km-long eastern twin tunnels connecting east London and...

Alstom and Eversholt Rail agree to extend DC motor work
23 July 2014 French train maker Alstom and UK-based rolling stock operator Eversholt Rail Group have agreed to extend a TM2141 DC motor contract by an additional two...

Hitachi Rail Europe launches new AT200 commuter train
22 July 2014 Hitachi Rail Europe has launched a newly developed AT200 commuter train, which aims to improve the travelling experience for future...

Abellio Greater Anglia unveils new rail services between Cambridge and Stansted
22 July 2014 UK train operator Abellio Greater Anglia (AGA) has unveiled new rail services between Cambridge and Stansted Airport, in a bid to offer better travelling options for...

Queensland's Gold Coast light rail system begins passenger services
22 July 2014 Australia's Queensland Government has started passenger services on the Gold Coast new light rail...

Network Rail plans £12.5m development at Euston station
21 July 2014 UK Network Rail is planning to invest £12.5m in the development of London's Euston station, which will provide passengers with additional food and beverage...

Mitsubishi to supply APM systems to Orlando Airport
21 July 2014 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Sumitomo Corporation has secured a contract to design, build, operate and maintain three separate automated people mover (APM) systems from the Greater...

UK TfL to award £1.4bn contract to MTR to operate Crossrail services
21 July 2014 The UK Transport for London (TfL) is set to award an eight-year, £1.4bn contract to MTR Corporation (MTR) to serve as a key partner in delivering the new Crossrail...

TGV train crash in France injures 25 people
18 July 2014 A high-speed TGV train has collided with a regional TER train on the Pau-Bayonne line in southern France, injuring 25...

NIB grants €53m loan for Lithuania’s AB Lietuvos
18 July 2014 Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has agreed to grant a €53m loan to Lithuanian rail company AB Lietuvos gelezinkeliai for the construction of new tracks and rail corridors upgrades in the...

The Queen officially opens Reading station
18 July 2014 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has officially opened Reading's renovated railway station in Berkshire,...

Alstom delivers first Translohr STE5 train to Ayacucho project in Colombia
17 July 2014 French train manufacturer Alstom has delivered the first Translohr STE5 model to the Ayacucho LRV project in Medellín,...

San Francisco to procure 260 LRVs from Siemens
17 July 2014 The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority (SFMTA) in the US is set to award a $1.2bn contract to Siemens to supply light rail vehicles (LRV) for the city's Central Subway...

UK DfT awards Essex Thameside franchise contract to c2c
17 July 2014 The UK Department for Transport has officially awarded the new Essex Thameside franchise to its current operator,...

UK DfT and Arriva agree to offer extra rail services between England and Wales
16 July 2014 The UK Department for Transport and Arriva Train Wales have agreed to a £1.2m deal to provide extra rail services between England and...

TMB to provide technical assistance for Panama City metro line 2 project
16 July 2014 A consortium comprising Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB), Ayesa and Louis Berger, has secured a €23.5m contract to provide technical assistance in Panama City's metro line 2...

TfL shortlists bidders to supply electric trains for London Overground routes
16 July 2014 Transport for London (TfL) has shortlisted four bidders to supply new rolling stock to operate on the London Overground...


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