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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

Virgin Trains expands Edinburgh-London services

UK-based Virgin Trains has unveiled plans to expand its services between Edinburgh and London in...

Virgin Trains expands Edinburgh-London services

Indra to equip Argentina's Buenos Aires rail network with ticketing technology

Argentina's national rail operator has awarded a contract to Indra to provide access control and ticketing technology across the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Area (BAMA) rail...

Indra to equip Argentina's Buenos Aires rail network with ticketing technology

Alstom to deliver 26 Citadis tram kits for Setif, Algeria

Alstom has secured a €85m contract from Entreprise Métro d'Alger (EMA), a part of the Cital joint venture (JV), to supply 26 Citadis low-floor light rail vehicle (LRV) kits for Setif,...

Alstom to deliver 26 Citadis tram kits for Setif, Algeria

West Coast Main Line to reopen next week after Lamington viaduct repairs

The UK's ScotRail Alliance has announced that train services will resume on the West Coast Main Line (WCML) next week, which was closed down for seven weeks due to the water-damaged Lamington...

West Coast Main Line to reopen next week after Lamington viaduct repairs

Hitachi Rail Italy to manufacture Great Western Railway's AT300 fleet

Hitachi Rail Europe is to manufacture AT300 trains at its facility in Pistoia, Italy, for UK train operator Great Western Railway (GWR)....

Hitachi Rail Italy to manufacture Great Western Railway's AT300 fleet

Alstom to supply 70 trains for Panama City Metro project

Metro de Panama has selected Alstom-led consortium to supply additional cars for Line 1 of Panama Metro....

Alstom to supply 70 trains for Panama City Metro project

11 people killed in Pakistan train accident

A derailed train in the Bolan district of Pakistan's Baluchistan province has killed at least 11 people, including the driver and assistant driver, and left 100 others...

11 people killed in Pakistan train accident

Three more EU rail freight corridors become operational

The European Commission has announced that three more EU rail freight corridors (RFCs) have become operational, which completes the European rail network for competitive...

Three more EU rail freight corridors become operational

Hungary opens Budapest train station as Europe struggles with migrant crisis

Hungary has reopened Budapest's Keleti train station for migrants but cancelled trains to Western...

Hungary opens Budapest train station as Europe struggles with migrant crisis

US FTA proposes new safety programme rules for transit industry

The US Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has proposed a rule to establish a safety programme that would create a framework for the agency to monitor, oversee and enforce safety in the...

US FTA proposes new safety programme rules for transit industry

Crossrail project moves from tunnelling to track laying phase

Europe's largest infrastructure project Crossrail (CRL) has announced that a 465m-long concreting train has arrived at the Plumstead railhead in south-east London, UK, which will help...

Crossrail project moves from tunnelling to track laying phase

NSW releases tender for Broadmeadow railway station upgrade

Australia's New South Wales (NSW) Government has released a tender for the design and construction of a major upgrade of Broadmeadow Railway...

NSW releases tender for Broadmeadow railway station upgrade

TfL introduces new fan chiller technology to help Tube passengers keep cool

The UK's Transport for London (TfL) has introduced a new fan chiller system at St Paul’s Tube station, which pumps cold air onto the eastbound Central line...

TfL introduces new fan chiller technology to help Tube passengers keep cool

First Siemens Class 700 train for Thameslink arrives in UK

The first Siemens-built Class 700 Desiro City train has arrived at the new Three Bridges traincare facility near Gatwick Airport,...

First Siemens Class 700 train for Thameslink arrives in UK