All articles by Umesh Ellichipuram

Umesh Ellichipuram

Russian JV secures contract to make 120 Vande Bharat trains in India

In a joint venture (JV) with RVNL, TMH will make these trains at a facility in Latur.

Irish Rail and Alstom unveils DART+ carriage model in Dublin

The company claims that the new trains will have more capacity and offer decarbonisation benefits.

Alstom receives signalling contract for Lantau Extension project

The project will improve connectivity between Lantau Island and the urban areas via rail.

Spain’s Malaga Metro doubles capacity with new extension

With this inauguration, the metro network has now extended to the city centre.

Illinois Commerce Commission approves annual rail safety upgrades

Funds will be used to cover the costs of 34 new bridge projects, 365 new grade crossing projects.

First tram-train for South Wales Metro delivered at TfW depot

TfW is investing more than £800m on new trains for the Wales and Borders network.

Stadler to deliver 50 Eurolight Dual locomotives to Trenitalia

Trenitalia plans to deploy these locomotives all over the Italian railway network.

Phase one of Carstairs Junction upgrade close to completion

The upgrade works have been executed as part of a £164m Scottish Government investment.

Rail operator Avanti West Coast receives contract extension in UK

The operator is said to have made improvements, including a reduction in service cancellations from nearly 25% in August 2022 to 4.2% this month.

Tripartite LoI signed to bolster Rail Baltica project

The LoI is expected to further stregthen the partnership between Rail Baltica project partners.