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GWR leases new Bombardier class trains from Porterbrook

UK-based First Group's subsidiary Great Western Railway (GWR) has finalised a contract with Porterbrook to lease 37 Class Bombardier 387 Electrostar trains in addition to the eight sets already...

GWR leases new Bombardier class trains from Porterbrook

Virgin Trains develops new on-board entertainment service for passengers

UK-based Virgin Trains has launched an entertainment system, which allows customers to watch films and TV programmes on demand using their own...

Virgin Trains develops new on-board entertainment service for passengers

Construction is completed on the Rowsley Crossing Loop in Australia

The Government of Victoria has announced that construction of the Rowsley Crossing Loop in Australia has come to an...

Construction is completed on the Rowsley Crossing Loop in Australia

Auckland Transport begins construction on $1.7bn City Rail Link project

New Zealand's Auckland Transport has started construction on the NZ$2.5bn ($1.7bn) City Rail Link (CRL) project from the Britomart Train...

Auckland Transport begins construction on $1.7bn City Rail Link project

Rockwell launches new network platform to increase railroad safety

US-based Rockwell Collins has introduced ARINC RailwayNet, a new network and messaging service for passenger and freight railroads....

Rockwell launches new network platform to increase railroad safety

Deals this week: Femern Link Contractors and NV5 Global

The Danish Government has awarded three contracts totalling approximately $3.8bn in value to the joint venture Femern Link Contractors....

Deals this week: Femern Link Contractors and NV5 Global

Report: High-speed railway projects to revitalise Russia’s construction industry

The construction industry in Russia is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.52% from 2016 to 2020, indicating a recovery after shrinking by 2.19% during...

Report: High-speed railway projects to revitalise Russia’s construction industry

Victoria to refurbish North East line’s fleet of trains

The Government of Victoria in Australia is set to refurbish north east line's fleet of classic trains and plans to replace them with new rolling...

Victoria to refurbish North East line’s fleet of trains

Queensland delays $709m Moreton Bay Rail Link project due to signalling system issues

The Queensland Government in Australia has announced that the A$988m ($709m) Moreton Bay Rail Link (MBRL) project will not open on schedule due to issues with the signalling...

Queensland delays $709m Moreton Bay Rail Link project due to signalling system issues

Deals this week: Amsted-Maxion Cruzeiro, Siemens, and Bombardier Transportation

Amsted-Maxion Cruzeiro has agreed to sell 19.5% of its stake to Greenbrier Companies for...

Deals this week: Amsted-Maxion Cruzeiro, Siemens, and Bombardier Transportation

NCC to build central station phase of West Link project in Gothenburg

NCC Infrastructure has been selected by Swedish Transport Administration to construct the central station phase of West Link project in Gothenburg,...

NCC to build central station phase of West Link project in Gothenburg

Report: Major rail projects to drive growth of Kuwait’s construction industry

The construction industry in Kuwait is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.44% from 2016 to 2020, according to a report by...

Report: Major rail projects to drive growth of Kuwait’s construction industry

Siemens and CRRC to provide 46 trains to BTSC

Bangkok Mass Transit System Public Company (BTSC) has awarded contracts worth THB11bn ($307m) to Siemens and Changchun Railway Vehicles (CRRC) for the supply of 46 new four-car...

Siemens and CRRC to provide 46 trains to BTSC

CHSRA and FRA amend American Recovery and Reinvestment Act agreement

The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) in the US have revised the 2010 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grant...

CHSRA and FRA amend American Recovery and Reinvestment Act agreement

Hoppecke to refurbish and replace Transport for London's battery systems

Hoppecke Industrial Batteries has been selected by Transport for London (TfL) to manage on-board systems for its underground...

Hoppecke to refurbish and replace Transport for London's battery systems

UK’s Rail Delivery Group launches drive to highlight PlusBike portal

UK-based Rail Delivery Group (RDG) has launched a new campaign to highlight the portal PlusBike, which can be used by people to obtain more information about cycle-friendly train...

UK’s Rail Delivery Group launches drive to highlight PlusBike portal

Stadler Bussnang to use Mitron’s passenger information system on trains

Swiss company Stadler Bussnang has selected Mitron's passenger information system for its...

Stadler Bussnang to use Mitron’s passenger information system on trains

Cimic-led consortium wins contracts for Canberra’s light rail project in Australia

The Australian Capital Territory Government (ACT Government) has awarded contracts to the Cimic-led Canberra Metro consortium for stage one of Canberra's light rail projects, known as Capital...

Cimic-led consortium wins contracts for Canberra’s light rail project in Australia

Construction begins on Hurstbridge line upgrade

The Government of Victoria in Australia has started early work on the Hurstbridge line modernisation in...

Construction begins on Hurstbridge line upgrade

Israel’s NTA publishes tender for Red Line’s operation and maintenance

Israeli government-owned company TEL AVIV Metropolitan Mass Transit System (NTA) has invited bids for the operation and maintenance of the Red...

Israel’s NTA publishes tender for Red Line’s operation and maintenance

Victorian Government seeks expressions of interest for new Metro Tunnel project

The Government of Victoria in Australia has installed advanced high-capacity signalling on an existing network for the Metro Tunnel...

Victorian Government seeks expressions of interest for new Metro Tunnel project