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Kavya Chivukula

Alstom-led consortium signs LoI for Baghdad Elevated Train project

An Alstom-led consortium and its partner Hyundai Engineering & Construction have signed a letter of intent (LoI) with the Iraqi Ministry of Transport for a framework for all the required steps to expedite the execution of the Baghdad Elevated Train (BET).

Freight train carrying diesel derails and catches fire in Llangennech, UK

Residents living in Llangennech, near Llanelli of Carmarthenshire, Wales, the UK, were evacuated from their homes after three carriages of a freight train carrying diesel caught fire and exploded on 26 August.

Siemens commissions signalling system at Hither Green

Siemens Mobility has completed the commissioning of the UK’s Hither Green Area Resignalling Project, which will help provide a better passenger service.

Kone to supply 70 escalators for Grand Paris Express Line 15 South

Engineering company Kone Corporation has received an order to provide and install more than 70 elevators for the Grand Paris Express in France.

Queensland to boost freight on Townsville-Mount Isa Line

Australia’s Queensland Government has launched projects as part of a A$50m ($35.6m) investment for the Mount Isa rail line.

Touax Rail signs agreement to boost capital with DIF Capital Partners

Touax SCA subsidiary Touax Rail has entered an agreement with DIF Capital Partners to boost its capital by €81.9m to increase the development of its long-term leasing activities of freight wagons in Asia and Europe.

Linxon to provide power supply package for Kochi Metro extension

India’s Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) has selected Linxon for the complete power supply package, which includes the third rail line extension for the Urban Mass Rapid Transit System in Kochi.

Trenitalia places $943m order for 23 Frecciarossa 1000 high-speed trains

Hitachi Rail and Bombardier Transportation have signed a €797m ($943m) contract with Italian train operator Trenitalia to deliver 23 Frecciarossa 1000 very high-speed (VHS) trains.

High Speed Rail Group urges for railway decarbonisation by 2040

The High Speed Rail Group (HSRG) has urged the government to commit to the decarbonisation of UK railways by 2040.

Bombardier delivers first two FLEXITY trams to Germany’s AVG

Bombardier Transportation has delivered the first two FLEXITY trams to Germany-based Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft (AVG).