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UK's TfL awards £1.4bn Crossrail services contract to MTR

The UK Transport for London (TfL) has awarded a £1.4bn contract to MTR Corporation (MTR) to serve as a key partner in delivering the new Crossrail...

UK's TfL awards £1.4bn Crossrail services contract to MTR

Grand Central and Birmingham New Street station to open in September 2015

Network Rail has announced that the Grand Central and redeveloped Birmingham New Street station will be officially opened in September...

Grand Central and Birmingham New Street station to open in September 2015

UK TfL awards $700m ticketing and fare collection contract to Cubic

Cubic Transportation Systems has been awarded a $700m ticketing and fare collection contract by the Transport for London (TfL) in the...

UK TfL awards $700m ticketing and fare collection contract to Cubic

Atkins secures contract to design Doha Metro Gold Line in Qatar

UK-based engineering firm WS Atkins has secured an £80m design contract for the Doha Metro Gold Line in...

Atkins secures contract to design Doha Metro Gold Line in Qatar

Bombardier secures order for 22 Francilien commuter EMUs

Rail technology provider Bombardier Transportation has secured a €162m order from SNCF for 22 additional Francilien commuter...

Bombardier secures order for 22 Francilien commuter EMUs

Thailand’s $75bn transport infrastructure upgrade plan receives approval

Thailand's transport infrastructure is set to undergo transformation over the next eight years, following the approval of a $75bn master plan by the country's ruling...

Thailand’s $75bn transport infrastructure upgrade plan receives approval

Opal card pop-up kiosks available in 28 train stations in Sydney

New South Wales transport minister Gladys Berejiklian has announced that Opal card pop-up kiosks have been installed at 28 train stations in Sydney, Australia, in a move to retire old paper...

Opal card pop-up kiosks available in 28 train stations in Sydney

Upgraded Folkestone West station opens in UK

UK Transport Minister Susan Kramer has officially opened the upgraded Folkestone West station in Kent, which is redesigned to offer comfort and convenience for...

Upgraded Folkestone West station opens in UK

Construction begins on Detroit's M-1 light rail project

Construction has started on the $140m M-1 light rail project in Detroit, US, which is also known as the Woodward Avenue...

Construction begins on Detroit's M-1 light rail project

Chicago Transit to rebid $2bn rail car procurement project

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) and the Chicago Federation of Labour (CFL), has launched the 'Build Chicago' partnership to rebid a $2bn project to add 846 new 7,000-series...

Chicago Transit to rebid $2bn rail car procurement project

Morocco’s ONCF selects Thales consortium for GSM-R

Morocco's national railway operator Office National des Chemins de Fer has selected a Thales consortium to modernise telecommunications on the country's rail...

Morocco’s ONCF selects Thales consortium for GSM-R

MBTA to equip commuter rail lines with new Wi-Fi system

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) in the US has signed a new licence agreement with inMOTION Wireless to install a new Wi-Fi system on its commuter rail line...

MBTA to equip commuter rail lines with new Wi-Fi system

US DoT opens Phase I of Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project

The US Department of Transportation (DoT) has opened Phase I of the $3.14bn Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project, which is also known as Silver...

US DoT opens Phase I of Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project

Ansaldo STS-led consortium to deploy electromechanical systems on Indian metro

A consortium led by Ansaldo STS has secured a €78m turnkey contract to construct a new metro system in Navi Mumbai,...

Ansaldo STS-led consortium to deploy electromechanical systems on Indian metro

Alstom receives operational approval for new Coradia Lint regional trains in Germany

The German Federal Railway Office (Eisenbahn-Bundesamt) has granted operational approval for Alstom’s 91 new Coradia Lint diesel multiple units (DMU), which are expected to begin...

Alstom receives operational approval for new Coradia Lint regional trains in Germany

Indra to equip Spain's high-speed rail lines with signalling technology

IT firm Indra, part of the Adif consortium, has secured a €35m contract to install control, security and signalling technology on high-speed rail lines between Valladolid and Leon, and Venta...

Indra to equip Spain's high-speed rail lines with signalling technology

Alstom delivers signalling system for Spain's Málaga Metro

Alstom has delivered a new signalling system to be equipped on the Málaga Metro in Spain, under a €15.4m contract that was awarded in...

Alstom delivers signalling system for Spain's Málaga Metro

US DoT proposed new measures for safe rail transportation of flammable materials

The US Department of Transportation (DoT) has announced its comprehensive proposed rulemaking to improve the safe transport of large quantities of flammable materials by...

US DoT proposed new measures for safe rail transportation of flammable materials

Crossrail manufactures final concrete segment for eastern twin tunnels

Crossrail has manufactured the last of its 250,000 concrete segments, which will be used to line the 12km-long eastern twin tunnels connecting east London and...

Crossrail manufactures final concrete segment for eastern twin tunnels

Alstom and Eversholt Rail agree to extend DC motor work

French train maker Alstom and UK-based rolling stock operator Eversholt Rail Group have agreed to extend a TM2141 DC motor contract by an additional two...

Alstom and Eversholt Rail agree to extend DC motor work

RAD to equip Sao Paulo Monorail route with communication systems

Israel-based communications provider RAD is to offer a wireless communications solution for the São Paulo Monorail project in...

RAD to equip Sao Paulo Monorail route with communication systems