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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

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

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

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

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

ORR approves applications for new train services between London and Edinburgh

UK regulator the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has approved applications submitted by Virgin Trains East Coast and FirstGroup for new services on the East Coast Main Line (ECML) between London...

ORR approves applications for new train services between London and Edinburgh

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

Orascom wins €270m third phase contracts for Cairo metro line 3

Contractor Orascom Construction has secured two contracts worth €270m for work on Cairo metro in...

Orascom wins €270m third phase contracts for Cairo metro line 3

Shaw report dismisses Network Rail privatisation

A report by HS1 chief executive Nicola Shaw has dismissed the indication of any forthcoming plans to privatise the UK rail infrastructure manager Network...

Shaw report dismisses Network Rail privatisation

UK Government allots £300m for Crossrail 2 and High Speed 3 projects

The UK Government has allocated £300m in the national budget for the proposed Crossrail 2 project and High Speed 3...

UK Government allots £300m for Crossrail 2 and High Speed 3 projects

14km rail track extension in Helsinki to open in August

Project promoter Länsimetro Oy announced that the 14km rail track extension from Ruoholahti to Matinkylä in Helsinki will open on 15...

14km rail track extension in Helsinki to open in August

More than 90% of V/Line trains to run again in two weeks

More than 90% of V/Line trains will begin operating in two weeks, following months of major disruptions on the regional network that has been plagued with...

More than 90% of V/Line trains to run again in two weeks

Los Angeles’ Metrolink launches JustRide mobile ticketing system

Southern California regional rail authority Metrolink has launched the first version of its mobile ticketing app to enable passengers to use their smartphones to buy and display...

Los Angeles’ Metrolink launches JustRide mobile ticketing system