Latest News

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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