All articles by Srivani Venna

Srivani Venna

Astronics wins rail test systems supply contract from Stadler US

Astronics Corporation subsidiary Astronics Test Systems (ATS) has secured a $30m contract to supply rail test systems to Stadler US.

Knorr-Bremse acquires additional stake in Rail Vision

Braking systems manufacturer Knorr-Bremse has bought an additional 19.8% stake in Israeli start-up Rail Vision in a $10m deal.

New rail bridge over Avon River in Stratford nears completion

Australia’s Victoria Government has announced that the new rail bridge in Stratford is on track for completion ahead of schedule, as part of the Gippsland Line Upgrade.

Russian Railways to receive funding from AIIB

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is set to extend its $300m loan to Russian Railways (RZD), which owns and operates the country’s integrated national passenger and freight railway network.

Indian Railways launches new service to passengers for luggage delivery

Indian Railways has announced the launch of the new ‘App-Based Bags on Wheels’ service for passengers for luggage deliveries.

Wales to bring full rail franchise ownership under control

The Welsh Government has confirmed its decision to bring complete ownership of the Wales and Borders rail franchise under public control.

GBRf extends freight operation in partnership with LINEAS

GB Railfreight (GBRf) has announced an extension to its European freight operation in partnership with rail freight operator LINEAS.

Indian Railways approves JSPL’s heat-treated rails

The Indian Railways has approved another grade of rails developed by Jindal Steel & Power (JSPL) for high-speed and high-axle load applications.

Motherson Sumi Systems to acquire EWIS activities of Bombardier

Motherson Sumi Systems (MSSL) has signed an agreement to acquire Bombardier Transportation’s Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems (EWIS) activities.

Indian Railways receives 120 applications for 12 clusters

Indian Railways has received a total of 120 applications from 15 firms for the 12 clusters in response to the Request for Qualification (RFQ) for PPP in Passenger Train Operations Project worth Rs300bn ($4.08bn).