CAF preferred for NS Sprinter order

Nederlandse Spoorwegen’s (NS) has announced that Spanish manufacturer CAF is the preferred bidder to supply 120 next-generation Sprinter trains (SNG). The electric-multiple units (EMU), which will be compatible with ERTMS[...]
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Cost of Australia’s high-speed rail project could be halved

The cost of constructing a high-speed railway on Australia’s east coast could cost half as much as early estimates suggested, a new report has claimed. A high-speed line linking Brisbane,[...]
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Alstom to supply Kochi Metro trains

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has ordered 25 Metropolis trainsets for the Kochi Metro project. Alstom will design, manufacture, test and commission the new three-car trains from its Sricity factory in[...]
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Mayor of London puts forward Crossrail 2 preferred route

London Mayor, Boris Johnson, has revealed the preferred route for Crossrail 2 – a project he believes is “vital” if London is to cope with its growing population. Following a[...]
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Mayor of London puts forward Crossrail 2 preferred route

London Mayor, Boris Johnson, has revealed the preferred route for Crossrail 2 – a project he believes is “vital” if London is to cope with its growing population. Following a[...]
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Bombardier reveals Riyadh metro design

Bombardier has revealed artist impressions of the Innovia Metro 300 train that it will be supplying to Riyadh. The Canadian multinational is building 47 two-car trains for Line 3 (Orange)[...]
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MTR to purchase 78 new metro trains

Hong Kong’s MTR Corporation has invited expressions of interest for a tender to supply 78 new eight-car trainsets. The new vehicles, which will need to be compatible with communication-based train[...]
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Higgins calls for east-west ‘HS3′

Improving east-west links by constructing the so-called ‘HS3′ trans-Pennine rail link is one of several recommendations put forward in a new report by HS2 chairman David Higgins. Presenting his second[...]
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How Britain is training China’s rail safety staff

Technically speaking, China has one of the most advanced railway networks on the planet. In an astonishingly short period of time, the country has built the world’s most extensive high-speed network[...]
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Alstom completes commuter train order for SuperVia

Rail operator SuperVia has received the last of 10 Metropolis trains ordered from Alstom. SuperVia ordered the new eight-car units in 2012, with the first train entering service in February[...]
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Moscow approves light rail extension

Moscow has approved a 3.6-kilometre extension of the city’s tram network from Shosse Entuziastov metro station to the Ivanovskoye District. The line, which will have a length of around six-and-a-half kilometres, will[...]
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Nottingham tram extension one step nearer

A party from Nottingham’s twin city of Karlsruhe joined the first group of people to cross onto the Karlsruhe Friendship Bridge over Nottingham Station recently.

The Oberbürgermeister of Karlsruhe, Dr ...
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