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Samseer M

Google to deliver Wi-Fi service at 400 railway stations in India

Indian Railways has collaborated with Google Fiber to deliver Wi-Fi hotspots in more than 400 stations across the country.

UK to keep five-year hold on regulated rail fares cap at 1% RPI

The UK Government has decided to extend the five-year hold on regulated rail fares at 1% Retail Prices Index (RPI) inflation.

Hitachi Rail Europe to open new train manufacturing plant in September

Hitachi Rail Europe is set to open its new rolling stock manufacturing and assembly plant in the UK on 3 September.

Metrolinx selects Crosslinx as preferred proponent for Canada’s Eglinton Crosstown LRT

Crosslinx Transit Solutions has been named as preferred proponent by Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx to design, build, finance and maintain the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) in Toronto, Canada.

KiwiRail to receive additional funding from government

New Zealand Finance Minister Bill English has announced that state-owned rail operator KiwiRail is set to receive $249m in additional transport funding over the next four years.

Metro opens Green and Purple lines in Houston, US

Houston’s Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO) in the US has opened its Green (East End) and Purple (South-East) lines, offering better connections on the network.

UK’s Network Rail to improve key lines on Scotland’s railway

UK rail infrastructure operator Network Rail is set to provide more than £12m of improvements on key lines on Scotland’s railway during this month.

Victorian Government to invest $257m in regional rail network

Australia’s Victorian Government is set to invest $257m in developing new regional rail carriages and infrastructure to increase capacity across the regional network.

Refurbishment of LU’s 106 Northern line trains completed

London Underground (LU) in the UK has completed the refurbishment of 106 Northern line trains, as part of a two-year upgrade programme.

UK’s TfL seeks partners to renovate Down Street Tube station

Transport for London (TfL) in the UK has invited innovative ideas from business firms to renovate Down Street Tube station for commercial business, as part of its plans to generate £3.4bn in non-fare revenue.