All articles by Noah Bovenizer

Noah Bovenizer

Noah is a reporter across our transport sites. You can get in touch with him by emailing noah.bovenizer@globaldata.com

Alstom completes Stockholm metro cars modernisation

The six-year project saw the installation of more than 27,000 seats and 240km of cable.

KiwiRail expands loco order with Stadler and adds shunts

The latest locomotives ordered will be fitted with ETCS technology to allow them to be used on the North Island rail network and in the Auckland area.

SNCF outlines action plan after train breakdown on Paris – Clermont line

The national operator will take actions such as ensuring emergency food and water is stocked at all station to supply after a two hour delay.

Queensland proposes direct line to Brisbane for Sunshine Coast

The state government is hoping to receive matched funding of A$2.75bn for the project from the national government.

US DOT grants $631m for new rail vehicles

The three grants mark the second round of funding for the RVRP, which also gave more than $700m to six projects in May 2023.

Chicago’s Metra places $154m order for eight Stadler BEMUs

The commuter rail network will retire some of its oldest and most polluting trains when it receives the new trainsets from 2027.

Union Pacific reveals details of $3.4bn capital investment plan

The railroad will put the majority of its investments towards its upgrading infrastructure.

Ancora steps up takeover bid of Norfolk Southern

The investment group has described CEO Alan Shaw as “unfit” for the role and proposed eight people for membership of the board.

DB upgrades must not become “valley of death” for German rail – Güterbahnen

The rail company’s five-month renovation concept will be carried out for the first time in July but projected costs have increased 160%.

Birmingham University research centre to work with JR East

The two organisations will work on a variety of projects together including research into digital transformation and decarbonisation.