Latest News

Systra consortium to provide consultancy for Brussels metro modernisation

Systra consortium to provide consultancy for Brussels metro modernisation

Victoria to remove three congested level crossings on Frankston line

The Government of Victoria in Australia is set to remove three more dangerous and congested level crossings on the Frankston line, with further plans to build two new stations....

Victoria to remove three congested level crossings on Frankston line

ABB to supply traction and on-board power equipment to three rail operators

ABB to supply traction and on-board power equipment to three rail operators

Siemens to equip China's Nanjing-GaoChun LuGao line with automatic protection

Nanjing Metro has awarded a contract to Siemens to equip a rail line with the Trainguard MT automatic train protection system for the Nanjing-GaoChun LuGao section in China....

Siemens to equip China's Nanjing-GaoChun LuGao line with automatic protection

Thales to provide signalling system for Taiwan Light Rail Transit extension

Thales has secured a contract to implement a signalling system for the extension of China Steel's Light Rail Transit (LRT) in Kaohsiung, Taiwan....

Thales to provide signalling system for Taiwan Light Rail Transit extension

Queensland Government to approve upgrade of Sunshine Coast rail line

Australia's Queensland Government is reportedly set to approve a plan to upgrade Sunshine Coast railway line that connects Brisbane with the Sunshine Coast....

Queensland Government to approve upgrade of Sunshine Coast rail line

Construction of $1.5bn Lagos-Ibadan rail line in Nigeria to begin

The Nigerian Federal Government is set to begin construction of a 156.65km standard gauge rail line from Lagos to Ibadan....

Construction of $1.5bn Lagos-Ibadan rail line in Nigeria to begin

Ottawa's $2bn O-Train rail transit system to use 54 Otis lifts

Otis Canada has won a contract to supply 54 elevators and modernise two existing units for the $2bn O-Train Confederation Line, which is the first phase of Ottawa's electric Light Rail...

Ottawa's $2bn O-Train rail transit system to use 54 Otis lifts

UK’s NPIF to fund digital signalling technology from 2018-19 to 2020-21

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has announced in his latest Autumn Statement that the National Productivity Investment Fund (NPIF) will allocate an extra £450m to trial...

UK’s NPIF to fund digital signalling technology from 2018-19 to 2020-21

Strukton to build five underground stations at Line 3 in Santiago, Chile

Strukton International has won a €46m contract from Metro de Santiago for construction of five underground stations (package group 1 and 2) at Line 3 in Santiago, Chile....

Strukton to build five underground stations at Line 3 in Santiago, Chile

Alstom to supply traction systems and TCMS for Shanghai Metro Line 10 in China

Alstom to supply traction systems and TCMS for Shanghai Metro Line 10 in China

UK awards £900m contracts for Phase I of HS2 project

The UK Government has awarded contracts worth £900m for enabling Phase I works of the High-Speed 2 (HS2) project linking London with the West Midlands....

UK awards £900m contracts for Phase I of HS2 project

John Holland wins contract for $453m Mernda Rail Extension project

John Holland wins contract for $453m Mernda Rail Extension project

Arriva takes control of London Overground rail network

Arriva takes control of London Overground rail network

Skanska and partners win £453m contract for Waterloo and South West Upgrade

Skanska and partners win £453m contract for Waterloo and South West Upgrade

Patriot Rail acquires United Transportation Group in US

US-based Patriot Rail Company’s subsidiary Lakeshore Railcar Services has acquired the assets of United Transportation Group (UTG) as part of plans to expand its rail services portfolio....

Patriot Rail acquires United Transportation Group in US

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

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: 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

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: 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
cachename:Newscachekey:rd-137342983_-1219200573_rd-1665407042_1857678299_rd-488908060_1460672566_ap1460672566_1857678299_-952247152