All articles by Hasini Devarasetti

Hasini Devarasetti

SBB places $1.42bn order for 60 double-decker trains with Stadler

Swiss railway operator SBB has awarded a contract for 60 additional InterRegio (IR) double-deck trains to rolling stock manufacturer Stadler for $1.42bn (Sfr1.3bn).

Alstom consortium delivers signalling solution for Poland’s E65 rail line

A consortium of Alstom, Thales and Nokia have completed the delivery of its ERTMS/ETCS Level 2 signalling solution for the E65 railway line in Poland.

OÜ Reaalprojekt and Nord Projekt design Rail Baltica rolling stock depot

OÜ Reaalprojekt and Nord Projekt have completed the concept design of the Rail Baltica Ülemiste rolling stock depot in Estonia.

India approves phases 2A and 2B of Bangalore Metro Rail Project

The Indian Government has approved the development of phases 2A and 2B of the Bangalore Metro Rail Project.

Canadian National offers superior proposal to acquire Kansas City Southern

Canadian National Railway (CN) has stepped up its offer to acquire Kansas City Southern (KCS) in a cash-and-stock bid worth approximately $33.7bn.

LIRR signs agreement with Alstom to test electric commuter trains

New York-based commuter rail system Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) has signed an agreement with Alstom to test electric railcars on the Oyster Bay Branch route.

India’s NHSRCL signs MoU with JRTC for advisory services for MAHSR corridor

India’s National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) and Japan Railway Track Consultant (JRTC) have signed an MoU for training and certification and advisory services for the construction of track works for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail (MAHSR) corridor.

Alstom Algeria begins last phase of dynamic testing on Constantine tramway

Alstom Algeria has launched the last phase of dynamic testing, as well as system integration, on the extension of the Constantine tramway line.

ABB to supply traction converters and energy storage systems to Stadler

Swiss-Swedish multinational corporation ABB has secured a contract from rail vehicle manufacturer Stadler to deliver energy storage systems and traction converters.

ST Engineering to supply platform screen doors for Cross River Rail project

ST Engineering has been awarded a contract to supply platform screen doors (PSD) for the Cross River Rail project in Queensland, Australia.