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Divya Tirumalaraju

Jacobs wins consultancy role on Etihad Rail project in UAE

US-based Jacobs Engineering Group has been awarded a contract by Etihad Rail to provide technical and programme consulting services for the UAE’s freight and passenger railway network.

Germany approves Alstom’s hydrogen train for passenger service

The German Railway Office (EBA) has given the greenlight to Alstom’s hydrogen fuel cell passenger trainset for commercial operations in the German railway networks.

HGS Railway acquires two rail lines from CSX

HGS Railway, an affiliate of OmniTRAX, has acquired the Alabama & Tennessee River Railway (ATN) and the Fulton County Railway (FCR) from CSX.

Alstom to supply integrated metro system for Taipei Metro

French rolling stock manufacturer Alstom has won a €378m contract to supply an integrated metro system for Taipei Metro Line 7 phase one.

Network Rail advances Southend Victoria rail line upgrade project

UK infrastructure manager Network Rail has completed the installation of nearly 12km of new overhead wire between Shenfield and Wickford, as part of a £46m project to renew the overhead lines on the Southend Victoria branch line.

TfL’s Holborn tube station expansion plan receives public support

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that its plan to increase the Holborn Tube Station’s capacity to manage an increased number of trains and passengers has received support from the public and local community.

Stadler inaugurates new production facility in Switzerland

Swiss train manufacturer Stadler Rail has held the traditional ground-breaking ceremony to inaugurate its new production facility in St. Margrethen, Switzerland.

Victoria begins survey works for Gippsland rail line

The Government of Victoria in Australia has started survey works at Traralgon station as a part of A$530m Gippsland Line upgrade project.

Hitachi’s electric trains receive regulatory clearance in Scotland

Hitachi’s electric commuter trains, Class 385s, have received approval from the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) ahead of starting passenger service on Scotland’s Central Belt, including the Edinburgh-Glasgow line.

NS gets €450m EIB loan to acquire 79 InterCity Next Generation trains

Dutch national railroad company Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) has obtained a loan of €450m from the European Investment Bank (EIB), which will be used to acquire 79 new InterCity Next Generation trains.