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Mrinmoyee Hazarika

KiwiRail to receive government funding to upgrade electric trains

KiwiRail is set to receive NZD35m ($23m) in funding from the Government of New Zealand to modernise 15 of its electric trains that operate between Hamilton and Palmerston North.

Vivarail delays delivery of London Northwestern Class 230 trains

Vivarail has postponed the delivery of Class 230 trains to London Northwestern Railway due to technical issues.

Trafikverket selects Efacec for level-crossing protection systems

Swedish rail and road infrastructure manager Trafikverket has contracted Efacec and its local partner to develop new-generation automatic level-crossing protection systems.

Hitachi to acquire Elliott’s stake in Ansaldo for €808m

Hitachi has signed an agreement to purchase Elliott International’s 31.794% stake in Ansaldo, for a total sum of €808m.

Northern Railways receives PEA for Ovoot-Arts Suuri rail link

Northern Railways (NR) has received a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) from Perfect Road Project for a rail link between the Mongolian Ovoot Tolgoi mining complex and the Russian-Mongolian border Arts Suuri port.

Northern starts operation of refurbished Class 170 train

Northern has started the commercial operation of its upgraded Class 170 train, which mainly runs between York and Leeds via Harrogate in the UK.

Victoria unveils designs of new train station at Cobblebank

The Government of Victoria in Australia has unveiled the designs of a train station at Cobblebank, which will serve Melbourne’s growing outer western suburbs.

India to trial indigenously developed engineless train

India is set to test Train 18 (T18), its first indigenously developed engineless train.

UK Government to provide £350m loan to Crossrail

The UK Government is set to provide a £350m loan to Crossrail to complete its Elizabeth line, which will operate between Shenfield, Stratford and Abbey Wood through central London to Reading and Heathrow.

Port of Los Angeles receives grant for rail yard expansion

The Port of Los Angeles in the US has received a $21m grant from California’s Trade Corridor Enhancement Program (TCEP) to support the expansion of its on-dock rail operations.