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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

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

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

Nomad Digital to provide WiFi for new Arriva Flirt trains in Netherlands

Connectivity solutions provider Nomad Digital has partnered with Swiss-based train manufacturer Stadler to provide WiFi for 36 new Arriva Flirt trains in the Netherlands....

Nomad Digital to provide WiFi for new Arriva Flirt trains in Netherlands

JV team with Granite secures $875m design-build transit contract in Hawaii

A joint venture (JV) comprising Granite Construction Company, Shimmick Construction and Traylor Bros has been awarded the Airport Guideway and Stations Design-Build Contract by the...

JV team with Granite secures $875m design-build transit contract in Hawaii

Deals this week: Downer EDI Works, AB Transitio, Thales

Downer EDI Works has secured a contract from the NSW Government to upgrade Homebush Station on the main suburban line in Sydney....

Deals this week: Downer EDI Works, AB Transitio, Thales

Deals this week: Evolution Rail consortium, CAF

Evolution Rail consortium has been chosen by the state of Victoria in Australia to deliver the High-Capacity Metro Trains (HCMT) public-private partnership (PPP) project for the Melbourne...

Deals this week: Evolution Rail consortium, CAF

Deals this week: Astaldi JV, Škoda Transportation

A new €1bn ($1.12bn) contract to construct a major section of the Brenner Railway Tunnel in Italy has been awarded to an Astaldi-led joint venture that also comprises Ghella, Oberosler, COGEIS...

Deals this week: Astaldi JV, Škoda Transportation

Deals this week: China Railway Construction, Alstom, Huber+Suhner

Nigeria's Kano State Ministry of Works, Housing & Transport has awarded a $1.85bn contract to a China Railway Construction consortium. ...

Deals this week: China Railway Construction, Alstom, Huber+Suhner

Deals this week: Hitachi Rail Europe, Crossrail, and MyHSR

Hitachi Rail Europe (HRE) has awarded a three year contract to ISS Group, which is extendable up to five...

Deals this week: Hitachi Rail Europe, Crossrail, and MyHSR

Deals this week: Transport for NSW, CAF Mexico, and Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board

Transport for NSW (TfNSW) has awarded a new construction and maintenance contract to RailConnect New South Wales (NSW), a joint venture (JV) of Hyundai Rotem, Mitsubishi Electric Australia, and...

Deals this week: Transport for NSW, CAF Mexico, and Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board

Report: Rail and energy sector to drive Spanish construction industry growth

The output value of the Spanish construction industry is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.42% from 2016 to 2020 says a Timetric...

Report: Rail and energy sector to drive Spanish construction industry growth