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Mrinmoyee Hazarika

UK’s Network Rail awards £7bn contracts to upgrade routes in the south

Network Rail has awarded three contracts worth up to £7bn to three separate firms for renewing and improving routes in the south of England.

UK’s ORR directs Network Rail to improve performance

The UK’s Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has asked Network Rail to improve the performance of its track management and infrastructure. 

Study reveals 40% of UK’s train stations not disabled-friendly

A study conducted by charity Leonard Cheshire has shown that over 40% of UK railway stations are not accessible for disabled people.

telent secures contract to revamp infrastructure at HS1 stations

telent Technology Services has won the HS1 SCSR contract to overhaul the network infrastructure of High Speed 1 (HS1) stations across St Pancras International, Stratford International, Ashford and Ebbsfleet in the UK. 

RB Rail starts guideline development for Rail Baltica project

RB Rail has begun the process to develop the architectural, landscaping and visual identity guidelines for the railway infrastructure elements of the Rail Baltica, a cross-border railway project between the three Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

London Underground awards £1.5bn deal to Siemens for 94 Tube trains

Transport for London (TfL) subsidiary London Underground has awarded a contract valued at around £1.5bn to Siemens Mobility to design and build 94 Tube trains.

BART to launch app for improved train ride experiences

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) in the US is set to launch its official app to provide riders with an improved experience across its stations and on trains.

BAV grants operating licence to SBB’s Bombardier TWINDEXX trains

Switzerland’s Federal Office of Transport (BAV) has granted the operating licence to Swiss Federal Railways’ (SBB) Bombardier TWINDEXX trains for a period of two years.

Brightline railroad and Virgin Group form partnership

US-based intercity passenger railroad Brightline has unveiled a strategic partnership and trademark licensing agreement with the Virgin Group to further support its growth.

Texas Central and Renfe sign deal for Texas high-speed train project

Texas Central has signed an agreement with Spanish train operator Renfe for the operation of the Texas high-speed passenger train project.