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Sexual offences rise by 20% on UK railways

The British Transport Police (BTP) has reported that the number of sexual offences on the UK's rail network has increased by more than 20%, when compared with the previous...

Sexual offences rise by 20% on UK railways

Costain Skanska JV excavates Crossrail tunnels at Paddington Station

The Costain Skanska joint venture (JV) has excavated new Crossrail tunnels at Paddington Station in London, UK, as part of the construction of the new...

Costain Skanska JV excavates Crossrail tunnels at Paddington Station

Bombardier secures order for ten TRAXX DC locomotives

Rail technology provider Bombardier Transportation has secured a €33m contract from Akiem for ten TRAXX DC...

Bombardier secures order for ten TRAXX DC locomotives

LU awards Northern line extension contract to Ferrovial

London Underground (LU) has awarded a £500m design and build contract for the Northern line extension to Ferrovial Agroman Laing...

LU awards Northern line extension contract to Ferrovial

Alstom and Transmashholding JV launches new low-floor tramway in Moscow

A new low-floor tramway has been launched in Moscow, Russia, by TramRus, a joint venture between rail manufacturers Alstom and...

Alstom and Transmashholding JV launches new low-floor tramway in Moscow

Canada's TSB records rise in rail accidents involving dangerous goods during 2013

Canada's Transportation Safety Board (TSB) recorded 1,067 rail accidents in 2013, marking a 4% increase from 1,027 incidents in...

Canada's TSB records rise in rail accidents involving dangerous goods during 2013

US DoT offers $1.28bn fund for Phase II Metrorail Silver Line extension

The US Department of Transportation (DoT) has provided a $1.28bn loan to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) for Phase II of the Metrorail Silver Line...

US DoT offers $1.28bn fund for Phase II Metrorail Silver Line extension

MHI receives São Paulo Metro Line 6 turnkey contract

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has received the São Paulo Metro Line 6 turnkey contract from the Concessionária Move São Paulo in Brazil, which is in charge of the construction and operation...

MHI receives São Paulo Metro Line 6 turnkey contract

SNCF employs StreetMapper for improved track safety

French railway company SNCF has used FIT ESIC's rail-mounted StreetMapper to improve safety and inform track upgrade...

SNCF employs StreetMapper for improved track safety

Hong Kong's MTR to upgrade Hung Hom Station

Hong Kong's metro operator MTR is set to carry out improvements at Hung Hom Station, under the Shatin to Central Link (SCL)...

Hong Kong's MTR to upgrade Hung Hom Station

Perth’s Butler rail station to open on 21 September

Western Australia's Transport Minister Dean Nalder has announced that the extension of Butler rail station in Perth is set to open on 21...

Perth’s Butler rail station to open on 21 September

CTA begins second phase of Brown and Purple Line renovation project

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) in the US has awarded a $40.3m contract to Kiewit Infrastructure, marking the start of the second phase of the Brown and Purple Line renovation...

CTA begins second phase of Brown and Purple Line renovation project

New Crossrail tunnel from Limmo Peninsula to Victoria Dock completed

Crossrail's new tunnel from Limmo Peninsula to Victoria Dock in east London, UK, has been completed, bringing the total number of finished rail tunnels under the programme to...

New Crossrail tunnel from Limmo Peninsula to Victoria Dock completed

Fourth phase of upgrade work on Lincolnshire rail completed

The fourth phase of upgrades to the Great Northern Great Eastern (GNGE) line in the UK has successfully been completed, in a bid to deliver better services to the...

Fourth phase of upgrade work on Lincolnshire rail completed

Kapsch successfully installs GSM-R technology on two routes in Czech Republic

Rail radio communication systems provider Kapsch has successfully installed GSM-R technology on two rail routes in the Czech...

Kapsch successfully installs GSM-R technology on two routes in Czech Republic

Australia unveils plans for $2bn Perth Airport rail link

The Western Australian (WA) Government has unveiled plans for a $2bn Forrestfield-Airport Link, which will connect Forrestfield to the Perth's...

Australia unveils plans for $2bn Perth Airport rail link

DB Netz selects Züblin and HOCHTIEF joint venture for Rastatt rail tunnel

Germany-based Deutsche Bahn subsidiary DB Netz has commissioned a Züblin and HOCHTIEF joint venture to build a rail tunnel in Rastatt,...

DB Netz selects Züblin and HOCHTIEF joint venture for Rastatt rail tunnel

Network Rail undertakes study on reinstated railway between Bletchley and Claydon

The UK's Network Rail is set to conduct a study on how to improve safety on the planned reinstated railway between Bletchley and...

Network Rail undertakes study on reinstated railway between Bletchley and Claydon

US DoT funds $4.7bn Red-Purple Line Modernization Project in Chicago

The US Department of Transportation (DoT) has granted $35m in funding to the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) for its $4.7bn Red-Purple Line Modernization...

US DoT funds $4.7bn Red-Purple Line Modernization Project in Chicago

Network Rail to upgrade Blackpool rail line in north-west England

Network Rail has announced plans for additional investment to improve the rail line between Preston and Blackpool North, in order to provide better services in north-west...

Network Rail to upgrade Blackpool rail line in north-west England

Transnet secures $557.7m funding guarantee to buy US locomotives

South African rail operator Transnet has secured a $557.7m funding guarantee with US export credit agency US-Exim for the purchase of more than 1,000...

Transnet secures $557.7m funding guarantee to buy US locomotives