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Construction work starts for Hurstbridge line upgrade in Australia

Construction work for the major upgrade project on the Hurstbridge railway line has commenced in Melbourne, Australia.

Thales to supply telecommunications system for Vietnam’s Hanoi metro Line 3

Thales has secured its first transportation contract in Vietnam to deliver a complete telecommunications system for Line 3 of the Hanoi metro, currently being constructed in the country’s capital city.

Barclaycard renews ten-year contract with TfL for contactless payments

Barclaycard has retained its contract for providing advanced contactless payment solutions to Transport for London (TfL) in the UK.

Network Rail to reopen Settle to Carlisle railway ahead of schedule

Engineers from UK Network Rail have made considerable progress to reopen the major Settle to Carlisle service next month, earlier than planned.

DB Regio orders new EMUs from Siemens for regional services on Rhine Valley line

Deutsche Bahn subsidiary DB Regio is to order two new electric multiple unit (EMU) fleets from Siemens to start running regional services on the Rhine Valley rail line from 2020.

Bombardier to deliver 300 Talent 3 trains in Austria for $1.9bn

Bombardier has signed a $1.9bn framework contract with national railway operator Austrian Federal Railways (OBB) for delivery of up to 300 Talent 3 trains in the country.

Hong Kong’s MTR South Island Line starts revenue service

Hong Kong’s medium-capacity MTR South Island Line (SIL) railway that connects Admiralty Station to the Southern District has entered revenue service.

Bombardier and NUG JV wins first contract in China

Canadian firm Bombardier has won its first contract in China as part of the Bombardier and New United Group Signalling Solutions (BNS) joint venture (JV).

Alstom begins supply of 30 additional Coradia EMU trains in Sweden

French rail transport company Alstom has commenced delivery of 30 additional Coradia trains, under an order from Sweden’s regional public transportation authority Skånetrafiken.

Government of Victoria aims to improve Melbourne’s train services

The Government of Victoria in Australia is planning to modernise telecommunications on Melbourne’s rail system in a bid to provide improved train services and precise information for passengers.