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Transnet reveals first locomotive to be completely produced in Africa

Transnet has unveiled one of the first locomotives to be designed, engineered, and manufactured in...

Transnet reveals first locomotive to be completely produced in Africa

Southern Rail and ASLEF agree to end driver-only trains dispute

Southern Rail and the ASLEF union have reached a deal to end a dispute over driver-only operated (DOO) trains, following two weeks of intensive talks....

Southern Rail and ASLEF agree to end driver-only trains dispute

Rolls-Royce to supply 140 MTU PowerPacks to CAF

Rolls-Royce to supply 140 MTU PowerPacks to CAF

Canada's public-rail safety issues warnings on trespassing

Public-rail safety programme Operation Lifesaver Canada has released three public service announcements (PSAs) to warn about the dangers of trespassing on railway properties in the country....

Canada's public-rail safety issues warnings on trespassing

Brightline unveils first trainset BrightBlue

Brightline unveils first trainset BrightBlue

Sail starts production of single piece rail from URM

The Steel Authority of India (Sail) has kick-started commercial production of a 130m rail from its new universal rail mill (URM) at its Bhilai steel plant. ...

Sail starts production of single piece rail from URM

Iran train crash kills 44 people and injures 103

A passenger train crash has killed 44 people and injured 103 in the northern province of Semnan in Iran....

Iran train crash kills 44 people and injures 103

Network Rail predicts 25% rise in drunken incidents on train lines in December

Network Rail predicts 25% rise in drunken incidents on train lines in December

Victoria Government to launch 80 new regional train services

Victoria Government to launch 80 new regional train services

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

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

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

Arriva takes control of London Overground rail network

Arriva takes control of London Overground rail network

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

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
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