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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

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

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

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

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
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