French rolling stock manufacturer Alstom has started the production of passenger electric locomotives Prima M4 KZ4AT at its Kazakhstan facility in Nur-Sultan (Astana), and Sacyr-led Grupo Vía Central consortium (GVC) has received a contract to deliver the €735m Uruguay Central Railroad project. Railway-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from May 2019.
UK-based train operating company West Midlands Trains has deployed the first Vivarail-developed Class 230 D Train for commercial services. Railway-technology.com wraps up key news stories from April 2019.
PHAR Philippines and Trackmate Business Solutions have reportedly partnered to deploy a passenger information system on Metro Manila trains, and Alstom has won contracts worth over $101.1m to supply communication-based train control technology to India. Railway-technology.com wraps up key news stories from March 2019.
The European Commission blocked the proposed merger of Siemens and Alstom mobility businesses preventing the creation of a European rail business leader, and California is set to significantly reduce the scope of its $77.3bn high-speed rail project due to spiralling costs, delays and lack of transparency. Railway-technology.com wraps up key headlines from February 2019.