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Preeti Behuria

Stadler to supply 12 new EMUs to Matterhorn Gotthard Railway

Swiss train manufacturer Stadler has secured a contract from railway firm Matterhorn Gotthard Railway (MGBahn) to supply 12 three-car meter-gauge rack electric multiple-units (EMUs) to replace hauled stock on its regional services.

Covid-19: Japan’s bullet train ridership plummets by 56% amid outbreak

Rail operator Central Japan Railway has revealed that the number of passengers on Japan’s bullet train has declined by 56% in early March when compared with last year.

One dead and several injured in Mexico underground metro crash

At least one person was killed and more than 40 injured after two underground metro trains collided in Mexico City.

UGL secures $180m rail sector contracts in Australia

CIMIC Group’s Australia-based subsidiary UGL has secured two rail sector contracts worth more than $180m in New South Wales (NSW) and South Australia.

Metrolink’s Trafford Park Line to launch on 22 March

Transport for Greater Manchester in the UK has announced that the new £350m Trafford Park Line will open on 22 March.

Construction to begin at HS2’s interchange station site in Birmingham

Construction work is set to commence at HS2’s interchange station site near Birmingham Airport.

Jacobs secures high-speed rail contract in Sweden

US-based construction firm Jacobs Engineering Group has secured a contract for new high-speed railway lines planned between Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö in Sweden.

Alstom-led consortium wins railway upgrade contract from CFR

An Alstom-led Asocierea RailWorks consortium has secured a contract from Romanian state rail carrier CFR to provide digital train control, traffic management and electrification infrastructure for the Rhine to Danube corridor in Romania.

Siemens Mobility invests in Stratasys 3D printers for Russian project

Siemens Mobility Services is continuing its investment in Stratasys 3D printing technology to expand rail maintenance operations in Russia.