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Greenbrier and Astra Rail receive regulatory approvals to complete merger

Greenbrier Companies and Astra Rail Management have received all necessary regulatory approvals from respective European antitrust officials for their proposed...

Greenbrier and Astra Rail receive regulatory approvals to complete merger

ABB opens new traction transformer plant in South Africa

ABB has opened a new traction transformer production facility in Johannesburg, South...

ABB opens new traction transformer plant in South Africa

TÜV SÜD acquires Swedish company MiW Rail Technology

TÜV SÜD acquires Swedish company MiW Rail Technology

CD Cargo to expand Vectron locomotive fleet

CD Cargo to expand Vectron locomotive fleet

Greenbrier opens railcar axle machining facility in California

Greenbrier has opened its new railcar axle machining facility GBSummit in California,...

Greenbrier opens railcar axle machining facility in California

Stagecoach and Virgin to partner with SNCF for West Coast Partnership bid

UK rail operators Stagecoach and Virgin are set to partner with French company SNCF to jointly bid for the West Coast Partnership rail...

Stagecoach and Virgin to partner with SNCF for West Coast Partnership bid

Trainline appoints Klaus Kreher as Carrier Development head

UK train ticket retailer Trainline has announced Klaus Kreher has been appointed as the head of Carrier...

Trainline appoints Klaus Kreher as Carrier Development head

ERFA establishes Alliance of Rail New Entrants association

ERFA establishes Alliance of Rail New Entrants association

Unipart Rail to form joint venture in Saudi Arabia with ARC

Unipart Rail and Arabian Railway Company (ARC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to form a joint venture company intended for developing world-class projects, and offering...

Unipart Rail to form joint venture in Saudi Arabia with ARC

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

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

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: 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

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
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