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SMRT wins tender to operate Thomson-East Coast Line in Singapore

Rail operator SMRT Trains has secured a contract to operate the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) in Singapore for an initial nine-year period starting from 2019, at a total service fee of...

SMRT wins tender to operate Thomson-East Coast Line in Singapore

Blast on London Underground train leaves several injured

An explosion that occurred on a Tube train at Parsons Green underground station in West London has injured several...

Blast on London Underground train leaves several injured

MTR secures contract to operate Melbourne Train System in Australia

Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM), a 60% owned subsidiary of Hong Kong-based rail operator MTR, has secured a new seven-year franchise from the Government of Victoria to operate and maintain...

MTR secures contract to operate Melbourne Train System in Australia

US NYCT begins Q Line renovation work in Brooklyn

Metropolitan Transportation Authority's New York City Transit (NYCT) in the US has started an extensive maintenance, cleaning and repair operation on the Q Subway line in Brooklyn as part of...

US NYCT begins Q Line renovation work in Brooklyn

Arriva Trains Wales completes DAS installation to reduce fuel usage

Arriva Trains Wales completes DAS installation to reduce fuel usage

Commuter's Wi-Fi data can improve Tube journey, TfL pilot study finds

The UK's Transport for London (TfL) has successfully conducted a pilot study that involved collecting depersonalised Wi-Fi data from commuters in order to reduce overcrowding at Tube stations...

Commuter's Wi-Fi data can improve Tube journey, TfL pilot study finds

Hitachi Rail's new intercity train completes first Edinburgh test journey

Hitachi Rail's new intercity train completes first Edinburgh test journey

United Wagon starts castings shipment for North American freight cars

United Wagon starts castings shipment for North American freight cars

Amtrak unveils new Siemens Charger locomotives for US Midwest operations

Amtrak unveils new Siemens Charger locomotives for US Midwest operations

UK's Ely-Peterborough line reopens following repair works

UK's Ely-Peterborough line reopens following repair works

CP introduces direct rail service between Vancouver and Detroit

Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) has launched a direct rail transportation service between Vancouver in Canada and Detroit in the US in a bid to increase its reach to key...

CP introduces direct rail service between Vancouver and Detroit

UK to invest £1bn in West Midlands services

The UK Government is set to invest nearly £1bn in services on the West Midlands network as part of a new franchise, in a bid to improve rail services and infrastructure in the...

UK to invest £1bn in West Midlands services

UK rail companies agree on creation of new ombudsman service to settle complaints

UK rail operating companies associated with the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) have supported the creation of a new independent ombudsman service that will be responsible for investigating and...

UK rail companies agree on creation of new ombudsman service to settle complaints

Siemens to deliver 100 locomotives to DB Cargo

Siemens to deliver 100 locomotives to DB Cargo

New Hitachi intercity trains pass UK DfT digital tests

New Hitachi intercity trains pass UK DfT digital tests

UK Government announce new plans for rail services in Wales, Midlands and North

The UK Department for Transport (DfT) has revealed plans for new bi-mode trains, which are expected to provide faster and more comfortable journeys for passengers in Wales, the Midlands and...

UK Government announce new plans for rail services in Wales, Midlands and North

British rail companies to adopt stricter punctuality measures

UK rail companies are working together under the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) to adopt stricter transparency measures regarding train punctuality in a bid to improve rail services across the...

British rail companies to adopt stricter punctuality measures

UK's TfL to increase train frequency on Elizabeth Line

UK's Transport for London (TfL) has announced plans to increase the frequency of trains on the Elizabeth Line, which is set to become completely operational from December...

UK's TfL to increase train frequency on Elizabeth Line

London's transport network completes one billion contactless payment journeys

Transport for London (TfL) has revealed that its passengers have made more than one billion pay-as-you-go journeys with contactless payment cards, the new form of payment...

London's transport network completes one billion contactless payment journeys

Alstom opens train modernisation plant in UK

Alstom opens train modernisation plant in UK

Arriva re-awarded Swedish Rail Franchise contract of €550m

Pan-European passenger transport company Arriva has won an eight-year contract valued at €550m to run the Pågatågen train services in Sweden up to December...

Arriva re-awarded Swedish Rail Franchise contract of €550m
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