All articles by Umesh Ellichipuram

Umesh Ellichipuram

Patriot Rail closes Delta Southern Railroad purchase in US

The acquisition of DSRR is said to be in line with Patriot Rail’s continuing growth strategy.

UK’s HS2 attains milestone with new East West Rail bridge

The bridge was assembled on site and lifted into position by a team headed by HS2 main works contractor EKFB.

AfDB provides $301m funding to refurbish Uganda’s MGR rail line

The funding package includes loans and grants from AfDB and its concessional lending window, the African Development Fund.

India’s Namma Metro Phase 3 secures state government nod

This phase will cover two corridors, one along the west of Outer Ring Road (ORR)) and the second through Magadi Road.

Deutsche Bahn to upgrade two key rail corridors in Germany

Work on the 280-km Hamburg-Berlin corridor will include revamp of the tracks, points and overhead lines.

Brightline holds topping-off ceremony for Boca Raton station in Florida

Brightline’s new station will enable passengers to travel from Boca Raton to Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach.

KEC International secures new orders in India’s railway sector

The firm secured order for 2 x 25 kV Overhead Electrification for semi high-speed rail, and related works for speed upgradation

EU offers funding for Cameroon’s Belabo-Ngaoundere rail upgrade

The funding will support enhancements to the rail tracks, station facilities, and rail cross safety.

Alstom hands over first semi high-speed train for India’s RRTS project

These trains are anticipated to result in a 40% decrease in journey times between the Delhi and Meerut route.

Network Rail to build new footbridge at Royston station in UK

Construction works on the new bridge are set to begin this year.