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Srivari Aishwarya

London Midland selects start-ups to improve train journeys

UK train operator London Midland has announced a group of ten start-ups that will work to improve passengers’ experiences.

UK DfT begins consultation into next South Eastern franchise

The UK Department for Transport (DfT) has launched a ten-week public consultation, which will help shape targets for the next South Eastern rail franchise.

Network Rail progresses upgrade of Wimbledon, Sutton and Mitcham route

Work is currently underway to revamp the Sutton to Wimbledon and Mitcham corridor in Surrey and south London as part of UK Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan.

Alstom wins €100m X’Trapolis trainsets supply contract from PTV

Australia’s Public Transport Victoria (PTV) has contracted Alstom to deliver additional X’Trapolis trainsets for Melbourne’s suburban rail network.

Siemens to supply signalling systems for India’s Nagpur Metro project

Siemens has received a contract to provide signalling systems for the new metro in Nagpur, India.

Government of Victoria launches 80 new regional train services

The Government of Victoria has introduced 80 new regional train services and opened an additional station in Caroline Springs, Melbourne, Australia.

Frauscher launches new distributed acoustic sensing technology for railways

Austrian company Frauscher Sensortechnik has expanded its rail detection technologies portfolio with a new distributed acoustic sensing (DAS) technology product range.

MTR receives first XRL train from CRRC Qingdao Sifang

Hong Kong-based MTR has received the first of nine new high-speed trains from CRRC Qingdao Sifang for the Guangzhou Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link (XRL) project.

PANYNJ approves $400m project to overhaul PATH tunnels

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) has approved a $400m project to repair two PATH tunnels E and F damaged by Superstorm Sandy in 2012.

Bombardier and CRRC to collaborate on global rail projects

Bombardier Transportation and China Railway Rolling Stock (CRRC) have agreed to partner on projects in the Chinese market, as well as internationally.