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Alstom to renovate 23 locomotives for Akiem

French multinational company Alstom has secured a contract from Akiem to carry out the mid-life overhaul of 23 BB 36000 locomotives to improve their longevity and...

Alstom to renovate 23 locomotives for Akiem

First Hitachi-built Intercity Express Train arrives in UK

The first Intercity Express Train built at Hitachi's factory in Japan has arrived in Southampton port,...

First Hitachi-built Intercity Express Train arrives in UK

GE signs $575m deal to supply 100 locomotives to Egyptian railways

GE signs $575m deal to supply 100 locomotives to Egyptian railways

GE Transportation to supply 20 locomotives to Pakistan Railways

GE Transportation to supply 20 locomotives to Pakistan Railways

Greenbrier and MUL sign deal to expand railcar business in North America

The Greenbrier Companies and Tokyo-based Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance (MUL) have entered agreements to expand their partnership in North America in accordance with the Memorandum of...

Greenbrier and MUL sign deal to expand railcar business in North America

SNCB gets €600m EIB loan to modernise rolling-stock

Belgium's state-owned Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Belges (SNCB) has secured a loan of €600m from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to invest in modernising rolling-stock. ...

SNCB gets €600m EIB loan to modernise rolling-stock

Hoppecke wins contracts for SWT and Moorgate

Hoppecke wins contracts for SWT and Moorgate

Alstom wins €100m X'Trapolis trainsets supply contract from PTV

Alstom wins €100m X'Trapolis trainsets supply contract from PTV

Alstom delivers new trainset for Mexico's Guadalajara metro

Alstom delivers new trainset for Mexico's Guadalajara metro

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

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

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
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