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Bikrant Kumar Singh

Network Rail awards £800m rail haulage and seasonal services contracts

Network Rail has awarded contracts worth £800m for the haulage and operations of its engineering trains and seasonal treatment services.

CTA installs cameras across Red and Blue line subway stations

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has completed the installation of 1,000 high-definition (HD) surveillance cameras across the Red and Blue line subway stations to help reduce the crime rate.

Vodafone makes Birmingham New Street the first UK 5G train station

British telecom major Vodafone has launched a live trial of its 5G cellular mobile communication technology at Birmingham New Street rail station.

Virgin Trains develops VR technology for recruits’ training

UK-based rail firm Virgin Trains has teamed up with students from Solihull College & University Centre to develop virtual reality technology that will be used for health and safety training for on-board and catering teams.

French Group SNCF acquires Belgian rail freight operator Railtraxx

Captrain Belgium, a subsidiary of the French Group SNCF Logistics, has acquired Belgian rail freight operator Railtraxx for an undisclosed amount.

PT Industri starts construction of rolling stock factory in Indonesia

PT Industri Kereta Api Indonesia, a state-owned train manufacturing firm, has broken ground for the construction of a rolling stock factory in Banyuwangi, Indonesia.

Bombardier wins $255m contract to upgrade NGR trains in Queensland

Bombardier Transportation has won an A$361m ($255m) contract from the Queensland Government to deliver modifications to the New Generation Rollingstock (NGR) trains.

CN to invest $182m in Quebec rail improvements

Canadian National Railway (CN) will invest nearly C$245m ($182.64m) to strengthen its rail network in Quebec province in 2019, in order to improve safety and facilitate efficient service.

Salini Impregilo wins contract for Naples-Bari railway project

A consortium led by Italian engineering firm Salini Impregilo has secured a €608.1m ($683.4m) contract to build a section of a high-capacity rail line between the Italian cities of Naples and Bari.

Stadler to supply 127 trains for Atlanta Metro in US

Swiss railway vehicle manufacturer Stadler has been awarded a $600m contract by the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) for the supply of 127 trains for Atlanta Metro in the US.