Customer relationship management services provider Atento has developed a self-service automation system for Spanish railway operator RENFE.
Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions has received a JPY40bn ($368m) contract to deliver 68 units of electric locomotives and their spare parts to the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA).
UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has reportedly said that German state-owned Arriva-operated firm Northern could be nationalised.
The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) of Bangladesh has approved two large mass rapid transit (MRT) projects worth BDT940bn ($10.8bn).
Kenya has commissioned the second phase Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project linking the capital city of Nairobi to Naivasha.
Swiss rail manufacturer Stadler has won a €165m ($182m) contract from Taiwan Railway Administration to supply 34 diesel-electric locomotives.
US-based passenger railway service Amtrak has announced plans to refurbish four New Jersey train stations in collaboration with NJ Transit.
Rolling stock manufacturer Hitachi Rail has published concepts for 'train stations of the future', which could use robots and digital technology to improve passenger experiences.
Typhoon Hagibis has caused widespread destruction in Japan and led to disruption to train services.
German public transport authority Schleswig Holstein (NAH.SH) has awarded Stadler a €600m contract for the supply of 55 battery-powered FLIRT Akku multiple units.